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"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

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CRITERION CHANNEL—Hollywood Chinese

August 12September 30
CA United States

New Series on the Criterion Channel Now Streaming: HOLLYWOOD CHINESE, a 25-film critical study of how the Chinese have been imagined in American films, centering on Arthur Dong's landmark documentary and book that span cinema's first hundred years to confront stereotypes and spotlight the indelible contributions of trailblazing talents Featuring a new introduction by filmmaker […]

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LOS ANGELES–Exhibit: It Really Is a River

August 12, 2022January 23, 2023
Los Angeles Central Library, 524 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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It Really Is a River Documenting an iconic urban waterway July 21, 2022–January 22, 2023 Central Library – History & Genealogy Department, Lower Level 4 Exhibit Curated by Tilly Hinton and Char Miller Encounters with the Los Angeles River have a way of intriguing, educating, and inspiring locals and visitors alike. It’s an almost otherworldly place, […]

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LOS ANGELES—Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971

August 25September 29
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, 6067 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Film still from Nothing But A Man, directed by Michael Roemer. LOS ANGELES, CA—The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced today details of its upcoming film programs including the first film series organized to accompany the landmark exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 on view August 21, 2022–April 9, 2023. These programs offer a survey of […]

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ESCONDIDO PUBLIC LIBRARY—Around the World in Many Ways

September 8
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One event on December 3, 2022 at 12:00 am

Escondido Public Library, 239 S Kalmia St.
Escondido, 92025
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Escondido Public Library kicks off Around the World in Many Ways, a series of family-friendly programs celebrating the cultural heritage of its immigrant communities. Saturday, September 8th 5-7 p.m. The series begins with a Mid-Autumn Festival on September 8th from 5-7pm. Local author Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan will share stories and invite participants to learn about […]

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SONOMA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY—Arrivals and Departures

September 8
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One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on October 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on December 3, 2022 at 12:00 am

Escondido Public Library, 239 S Kalmia St.
Escondido, 92025
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Sonoma Public Library is pleased to share Arrivals and Departures a series a series of public programs culminating in an anthology featuring stories of immigrants throughout Sonoma County. Did you know that 16.6% of Sonoma County residents were born in another country—according to the U.S. Census Bureau? The Sonoma County Library is highlighting immigration stories and experiences. […]

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PETALUMA—Agri-CULTURED Reflections of our Local Food Community by Land and by Hand

September 8 @ 6:00 am7:00 pm
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Petaluma Arts Center, 230 Lakeville Street
Petaluma, CA United States
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Agri-CULTURED Poetry Reading : Food & Memory | August 18 6:00-7:30 p.m. PT Join us at the Petaluma Arts Center on August 18th for an evening of poetry. Winners of our poetry competition, juried by new Sonoma County Poet Laureate Elizabeth Heron, will read their work in the galleries against the backdrop of the Agri-CULTURED […]

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