Angeleno Datebook- November 17, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

  • Los Angeles Press Club honors Hugh Hefner at its Fourth Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards dinner at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel
  • Victoria Patterson speaks at Gustavo's [ Arellano] Awesome Lecture Series at Fullerton Library about her new novel, This Vacant Paradise. 6:30 PM
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra hosts "Austria a la Carte" at the Austrian Consul's residence in Brentwood.
  • Author Richard Polsky converses with Shepard Fairey about Polsky's book, The Art Prophets: The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World, at Book Soup. 7 PM

Friday, November 18, 2011
  • The Spa Less Traveled: Discovering Ethnic Los Angeles, One Spa At a Time editors read their book at Vroman's. Oh, and happy 5th birthday to Prospect Park Media. 7 PM
  • Pasadena Children's Guild hosts its 44th Annual Snow Ball Preview Party and Auction at the Castle Green in Pasadena. 6:00 PM. Event continues with a brunch and holiday boutique at the same location on Saturday.
  • Filmmaker Wim Wenders discusses and signs Places, Strange and Quiet at Book Soup at 4 PM.
  • Randall Robinson discusses his novel, Makeda, at Eso Won Books at 7 PM.
  • Soil Desire People Dance performance starts at The Velaslavasay Panorama. Continues to Saturday. 8 PM

Saturday, November 19, 2011

  • 11th Annual Waltz Night at UCLA at UCLA Powell College Library 2nd Floor Rotunda. RSVP Required to 8 PM
  • Southern California Food Industries Circle hosts its 38th Annual Harvest Ball and Silent Auction to benefit City of Hope at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
  • Leadership Circle Reception and Members Opening of "Naked Hollywood: Weegee in Los Angeles" exhibit at Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade:" English Books Around the World: India and the Globalization of the English Book-trade" at the William A. Clark Memorial Library at 3 PM
  • Associates for Breast & Prostate Cancer Studies honor Cathy and Sheldon Bachrach at its Talk of the Town Black Tie Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
  • "Water Began It All: A New Look at the San Gabriel Mission" exhibit of rare maps and illustrations opens at Huntington Library and Garden

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Monday, November 21, 2011
  • Saban Free Clinic honors Tony Carey and Michael Lombardo at its 35th Annual Dinner Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 6:30 PM
  • Ben Ehrenreich discusses and signs Ether at Book Soup at 7 PM
  • Physics on the Fringe Discussion: Margaret Wertheim and James Carter converse at ALOUD at Central Public Library. 7 PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
  • Silent Movie Night at the Villa Aurora screens "The Moon of Israel", with organist Gerhard Gruber. 8 PM
  • Japan America Society of Southern California greets the new Los Angeles Consul General from Japan, the Honorable Jun Niimi, at its Welcome Reception at the Kyoto Grand Hotel & Gardens 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Uh, I got nothing. Everyone's too busy traveling or cooking on Thanksgiving Eve, I guess.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Thanksgiving. Have a happy one.

Friday, November 25, 2011
If Black Friday shopping isn't your thing, Loscon 38 starts today at the LAX Marriott. Get your tickets now.

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