Skirball Cultural Center

Meline Toumani — There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond

Armenian American author Meline Toumani discusses her thought-provoking new memoir, "There Was and There Was Not," with radio journalist Barbara Bogaev. Toumani examines the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and the complex role it plays in her own identity. The author spent four years conducting interviews with Turkish scholars, visiting the remains of Armenian villages, and building a complicated life in Istanbul—all part of what she calls “a love thine enemy experiment.” More

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The New Huntington Store at The Huntington Library

The Huntington Store, anchor of the north section of the new Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center welcomes shoppers with a selection of gifts and books, apparel, toys, and home decor relating to The Huntington’s vast library, art, and botanical collections. More

The Crawford Family Forum

AirTalk with Larry Mantle - Special 30th anniversary live broadcast (#AT30)

A gallon of gas cost about $1.10, a postage stamp cost 22 cents and Ronald Reagan was President. The compact disc gained popularity and production of New Coke began (and ended). Microsoft released Windows 1. More

Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Museum

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

NY Times Look West: Art & Collecting Now in Southern California

Find out what’s new, noteworthy and collectible in Southern California’s art scene, internationally recognized for the scope and diversity of its museums, galleries and artists. Join the conversation as some of its leading figures – including Dr. Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum; Paul Schimmel, partner in the new gallery space Hauser Wirth & Schimmel; Todd D. Smith, director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art; and rising young Los Angeles artist Samara Golden – discuss the state of the art with New York Times culture reporter Robin Pogrebin. More

El Nido Family Centers

Skills for Teen Parents Workshop

Los Angeles Public Library is connecting families with Skills for Teen Parents, a program offering free workshops to teen parents interested in continuing their education, finding employment, obtaining health care, and managing personal finances. More

Various Locations

CASA of Los Angeles Information Session

CASA of Los Angeles is hosting information sessions for those interested in learning more about becoming a trained and supervised court-appointed volunteer to advocate and mentor for an abused, abandoned or neglected child. In the information session you will learn how to become a CASA and have the opportunity hear from CASA staff members and current volunteers who have changed the lives of many children. More

CASA Training Room

CASA of Orange County Information Session

CASA of Orange County is hosting information sessions for those interested in learning more about becoming a trained and supervised court-appointed volunteer to advocate and mentor for an abused, abandoned or neglected child. CASA volunteers are ordinary people – men and women, students and executives, retirees and busy professionals. What makes them special is they each give their time and hearts to make an extraordinary difference in the lives of Orange County’s most vulnerable children. More

MAK Center at the Schindler House

The future of the single-family house: New housing models for Los Angeles (#3rdLA)

At once vulnerable and inviolate, a disappearing architectural species and the most protected building type in the city, the single-family house continues to play an outsize role in debates over architecture, planning and growth in Los Angeles. More

Gindi Auditorium at the American Jewish University

David Grisman Quintet in Concert

For nearly half a century, mandolinist/composer/bandleader/producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. David skillfully combines elements of the great American music/art forms - jazz and bluegrass -- with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom: "Dawg" music, the nickname given to him by Jerry Garcia. More

Clockshop L.A.

What Do We Want the L.A. River to Be? (#3rdLA)

A walking tour along the Bowtie Project in the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River followed by a discussion of the river’s emerging role as public and park space for Los Angeles. More