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

November 17 @ 12:00 pmNovember 26 @ 5:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 314 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945 United States
Free

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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IRVINE– Bollywood Dancing Demonstration & Workshop

November 19 @ 10:00 pm11:00 pm
Irvine University Park Library, 4512 Sandburg Way
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
Free

IRVINE--A local Bollywood Dance troupe will present two 20-minute dancing sessions and one 10-minute teaching session for children. This program will present traditional Indian dancing moves, traditional Indian costumes, and traditional Indian music. This bilingual program will be 60-minute long. This program is supported by California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab Grant Program. To find out …

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