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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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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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12:00 pm

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

November 7 @ 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

LA HABRA– Exhibit of Books about Racism and Bigotry in Society

November 7 @ 2:00 pmNovember 30 @ 7:00 pm
La Habra Library, 221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631 United States
Free

LA HABRA-- With a grant from California Humanities, the La Habra Library proudly introduces the second film in the series: Dismantling Archetypes: Breaking down barriers through film.  The La Habra Library presents  film professors, historians, directors and artists who discuss films covering race, ethnicity and gender identity to encourage dialogue about these important issues.  For the …

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5:30 pm

BERKELEY– Screening of BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY at UC Berkeley

November 7 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm
Wurster Hall, Bancroft and College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
Free

BERKELEY-- Come join us for a reception, film screening of BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY, and panel on the incarceration system and how its policies intersect with urban planning, public health, and education. UPDATED Details: Ben Wang, the filmmaker, Eddy Zheng, the protagonist, Harrison Suega, APSC's Director of Reentry, and Roger Chung, APSC's Volunteer Professor will …

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6:00 pm

ANTIOCH– Know Your Rights Immigration Workshop

November 7 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Antioch Public Library, 501 W. 18th St
Antioch, CA 94509 United States
Free

ANTIOCH-- The International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) will be presenting information on the status of current U.S. immigration policies at the Antioch Library on Tuesday, November 7 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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6:30 pm

BRENTWOOD– Book Club Discussion of The Distance Between Us

November 7 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak Street
Brentwood, CA 94513 United States
Free

BRENTWOOD-- Join the Brentwood Library’s book club group The Book Ends to discuss Reyna Grande’s The Distance Between Us on Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St. in Brentwood.

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7:00 pm

OAKLAND– Screening of THE THURSDAY CLUB

November 7 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
$10 - $12

OAKLAND-- The New Parkway Theater in Oakland, California, will screen George Csicsery’s film, “The Thursday Club,” on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 7 p.m. The screening of the film, which offers a look into the lives and stories of the Oakland police officers who battled demonstrators and Black Panthers in the 1960s, is timed to …

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