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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

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, 2017 @ 3:00 pmNovember 19, 2017 @ 1:00 am

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

November 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pmNovember 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
La Habra Library, 221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631 United States

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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8:30 am

EAST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY– Author Presentations by Reyna Grande at Three Schools

November 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am2:30 pm
Edna Hill Middle School, 140 Birch St
Brentwood, CA 94513 United States

BRENTWOOD, OAKLEY, ANTIOCH-- Author Reyna Grande will make three presentations to schools in East Contra Costa County on Thursday, November 16, 2017.  Ms. Grande will discuss the Young Reader edition of her book, the East County Reads selection The Distance Between Us, which describes the author’s experiences as a young child growing up in poverty …

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4:00 pm

GRASS VALLEY– Fine Art Show Opening Reception: “A Place to Call Home: Stories Inspiring Transformation”

November 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 314 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945 United States

GRASS VALLEY--Six artists working in various media (photography, encaustic painting, sculpture, painting, and mixed-media assemblage) exhibit their work in the Granucci Gallery and Main Gallery at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, CA. Each artist’s work interprets and communicates stories of homelessness and inclusion/common humanity with homeless people, and the idea that “They …

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7:00 pm

GRASS VALLEY– A Place to Call Home: Stories Inspiring Transformation

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 314 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945 United States

GRASS VALLEY-- Enjoy an innovative and engaging stage event that brings alive the stories captured from more than 30 people touched by homelessness. The issue of homelessness is a growing concern throughout the country. The Councils of Grass Valley and Nevada City have made it a top priority for 2017. Finding a manageable long-term solution will …

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SAN FRANCISCO– Film Screening: Real Veterans. Reel Stories.

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Marine Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

SAN FRANCISCO-- Special screening of California veterans interred at Bay Area National Cemeteries from the Civil War to the War in Iraq. Production was funded by the National Cemetery Administration, Veterans Administration.

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8:00 pm

LOS ANGELES– Race & Space in Los Angeles X: 16mm Films from the 1950s -1970s

November 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States

LOS ANGELES-- A sequel to the sold out programs of the same name that took place in 2014 and 2016, Echo Park Film Center will project five short 16mm films about race and space in Los Angeles from the UCLA and USC film archives, this time focused on Mexican-Americans in the city. FREE!

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