March is designated as Women's History Month! While I'm all for celebrating the accomplishments and rich history of women all year round, I'm very happy that we have a month designated to focus on the theme of women. Here's a selection of events from our calendar that celebrate not only women's history, but also women's stories, accomplishments, and art.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
|Left-to-Right: Lisa See, Naomi Hirahara, |
Hector Tobar, Lynell George, and Brighde Mullins
at "Exile and Place" in Tales from Two Cities
Photo by Gary Leonard
The second conference of Writing from California: Tales from Two Cities took place at the Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles from February 20-22, 2014 . This two-part conference in Northern and Southern California, offered insight into how writing - poetry, fiction, non-fiction, print and digital - in the state has been influenced by these regions of California.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
|Edward Frankel and Chris Carter|
Photo by Gary Leonard
At first glance, one might wonder what Love, Mathematics, and The X-Files might have in common. This ALOUD event held on February 13th, 2014 - the day before Valentine's Day of course - isn't your average picture of romance, but perhaps it should be. Taking in the conversation between mathematician and author Edward Frankel and The X-Files creator Chris Carter (who also recently launched the excellent pilot The After on Amazon Pilot Season), it was easy to understand the deep mystery of math and in its importance in our everyday lives.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Experience Tchaikovsky with the LA Phil and the incredible musicians of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. TchaikovskyFest at Walt Disney Concert Hall offers concert experiences that feature Tchaikovsky's symphonies and more!
Thursday, February 06, 2014
|dineLA Winter 2014 Menu at Badmaash|
Hoping to not let dineLA completely pass us by, my friends and I decided to check out Badmaash - an Indian Gastropub - on the last day of LA's Restaurant Week. As we were all fairly central to Downtown, I hopped on the Red Line and - true to the spirit of Downtown L.A. - we all walked to the restaurant. Grabbing a pre-dinner drink at nearby Edison, we then settled in at Badmaash to explore their dineLA menu.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
|Free Day Tickets at LACMA|
This year the stars aligned and my birthday turned out to be the same day as the Museums Free-For-All. I took it as a sign that the best way to experience my birthday this year was going to one of my favorite places - Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - with some of my favorite people. Given the museum's location near Fairfax/Wilshire, I was also inspired to add in one of my favorite eateries to the itinerary - Canter's Deli!
Thursday, January 23, 2014
While you discover new and favorite museums at this Saturday's Museums-Free-For-All, you should also make plans to experience new and favorite restaurants with DineLA - Restaurant Week which began on January 20th and runs through January 31st.