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SANTA BARBARA– Sacred Art in the Age of Contact

September 15, 2017 @ 10:00 amJanuary 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 E De La Guerra St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

SANTA BARBARA--The new exhibition brings together, for the first time, a diverse body
of objects from local collections, from the first decades following the Chumash’s first contact
with the Spanish, c. 1769-1824.

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LOS ANGELES– Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in Los Angeles

September 17, 2017 @ 10:00 amFebruary 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library, 630 W. 5th St. (Second Floor Rotunda)
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Tlacolulokos, Smile Now Cry Later, 2017. Photograph: Fausto Nahúm. Courtesy of Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Image Credit: Tlacolulokos, Smile Now Cry Later, 2017.  Photograph: Fausto Nahúm. Courtesy of Library Foundation of Los Angeles LOS ANGELES--  Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A. is an exhibition and programming series—presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles in conjunction with the Los Angeles Public Library—as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: Latin America/Los Angeles initiative. The …

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LA HABRA– Book Display about Mental Health and Society

October 1 @ 2:00 pmOctober 31 @ 7:00 pm
La Habra Library, 221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631 United States
Free

LA HABRA-- The La Habra Library will display books on modern views of mental health and euthanasia and how society deals with end of life issues.

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EAST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY– The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande

October 2 @ 3:00 pmNovember 19 @ 1:00 am
Free

ANTIOCH, BRENTWOOD, OAKLEY and PREWETT--Libraries in East Contra Costa County will participate in a community-wide read of the autobiography The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. We invite community members to pick up a free copy of the book in English or Spanish at the Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Prewett libraries beginning October 2nd (October …

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11:00 am

IRVINE– History of Chinese Cuisine in America

October 29 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
Irvine University Park Library, 4512 Sandburg Way
Irvine, CA 92612 United States

IRVINE--This is a 45-minute presentation on the history of Asian American Cuisine by University of California Irvine (UCI) professor, Dr. Yong Chen. Based on his book, Chop Suey USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America, Dr. Chen will take us on a tasty journey exploring the history and culture of Chinese food in America's …

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12:00 pm

SAN FRANCISCO– Art & Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps

October 29 @ 12:00 pm6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 15, 2017

University of San Francisco Thacher Gallery, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco, Near the corner of Temescal Terrace and Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA United States
Free

SAN FRANCISCO--Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura.

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2:00 pm

MORENO VALLEY– BALLAD OF GREGORIO CORTEZ (1982)

October 29 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Harkins Theater, 22350 Town Circle
Moreno Valley, CA 92553 United States
Free

MORENO VALLEY--Screening of Academy Film Archive Restoration DCP. 99 minutes. Panelists: Film scholar Dr. Carlos Cortes, Edward James Olmos (schedules permitting). Directed by Robert M. Young. Produced by Moctesuma Esparza, Michael Hausman. Screenplay Victor Villasenor. Based on the book With His Pistol in His Hand by Americo Paredes. Cast: Edward James Olmos, Tom Bower, James Gammon, Brion James, Bruce McGill, …

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LA HABRA– Film Screening and Discussion of the classic film ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

October 29 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm
La Habra Library, 221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631 United States
Free

LA HABRA-- Robert James, film historian and author of Who won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars will curate and discuss the film Arsenic and Old Lace, as well as lead a discussion about mental health issues, euthanasia, and end of life rights.

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3:00 pm

LOS ANGELES– Forced Sterilization: Then and Now

October 29 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

LOS ANGELES-- A discussion in conjunction with the screening of documentary film No Más Bebés. Forced sterilization of women who are poor, have mental health problems, or are incarcerated was commonplace in California—and nationwide—only 50 years ago. While today legally banned, forced sterilization and other means of controlling the reproductive rights continue to insinuate themselves …

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6:00 pm

Let’s Celebrate You! Cultural Event Series- Dim Sum Then Some

October 29 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
Irvine University Park Library, 4512 Sandburg Way
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
Free

IRVINE--Learn how to make traditional Chinese dishes such as spring rolls and dumplings with Dim Sum Then Some at the Irvine University Park Library on Sunday, October 29th at 11 a.m.

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