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SANTA BARBARA– Sacred Art in the Age of Contact

September 15, 2017 @ 10:00 amJanuary 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 E De La Guerra St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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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
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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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EAST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY– The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande

October 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pmNovember 19, 2017 @ 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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10:00 am

OAKLEY– Citizenship Workshop

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm
Oakley City Hall, 3231 Main Street
Oakley, CA 94561 United States
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Free

OAKLEY--Attend the International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) workshop to see if you meet all the requirements for U.S. citizenship on Saturday, November 4 from 10:00-2:00 at Oakley City Hall, 3231 Main St. 

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11:00 am

BEVERLY HILLS– Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture 1967-2017

November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
Margaret Herrick Library, 333 South La Cienega Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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Free

BEVERLY HILLS--Participants in this event will help create new Wikipedia entries related to Latin American filmmakers and their films, and update existing records. Training sessions will be provided, and resources from the Academy’s collections as well as reference librarians will be available to assist the process. The event is free and open to the public, …

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SACRAMENTO — Immigrant Families Connect

November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 2, 2017 at 11:00am

Sacramento Public Library, Arcade Library, 2443 Marconi Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821 United States
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Free

SACRAMENTO -- Come connect with other immigrant and refugee families where you and your children can create a family art project, participate in playtime and enjoy the read-aloud storytime.

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12:00 pm

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

November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm6:00 pm
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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
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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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1:00 pm

FRESNO– Premiere Screening: Chicano Legacy of Fresno County: Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Fresno City College, Auditorium, 1443 E. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704 United States
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Free

FRESNO-- Premiere screening: Chicano Legacy of Fresno County:  Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences.  Through the oral testimony of several life-long Chicano rights activists, advocates and supporters, the interplay between the Chicano community of Fresno, County and law enforcement is examined. A special preview video screening of Chicano Legacy of Fresno County:  Unjust Practices and Lethal …

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2:00 pm

DAVIS– Film Screening: Part 2 of the “I Am Your Neighbor: A Tale of Two Cities” Documentary Film Series

November 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm5:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th Street
Davis, CA 95616 United States
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Free

DAVIS-- Join Yolo County Library for our screening of the films Inocente and When I Came Home, in part two of our film series in which we humanize the homeless experience by sharing stories through documentary films.

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