New Original Works Festival 2014

The annual three-week NOW Festival is back with eight new original works by Los Angeles dance, theater, music and multimedia performing artists. Each summer REDCAT celebrates the vitality of Los Angeles' vibrant and growing community of artists making work for the stage. More

La Luz de Jesus Gallery inside the Soap Plant / Wacko Complex

Billy’s Thursday Night Fishfry & Community Social #19

On the last Thursday of each month, Billy Shire and friends present "Billy’s Fish Fry and Community Social" at underground pop culture space Wacko / La Luz de Jesus Gallery. This month’s edition features a diverse grouping of music and spoken word artists including Jerry Stahl, Dan Fante and T.S.O.L.’s Joe Wood. More

California Plaza

"Les Triplettes De Belleville" Screening with Live Score

Grand Performances presents the beloved French animated film "Les Triplettes De Belleville" + a live score led by the original composer for a summer rendezvous. More

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Just Add Water: The Discussions

"Just Add Water: The Discussions," is a series of talks that focus on the hot– and sometimes– cold topic of water and the most important water issues that are faced in Southern California. Moderated by Jon Christensen, editor of "Boom," the series kicks off Thursday, July 11 and runs through August 7. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

John Dean and 'The Nixon Defense'

The Watergate scandal still resonates 40 years after the historic resignation of a sitting United States president. In light of the revelations about the NSA’s widespread surveillance program, it has taken on new significance. More

California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

Perinatal Support Specialist Training

Training and certification for perinatal health workers to provide pregnant women and new mothers emotional support, education and advocacy during pregnancy, childbirth and the immediate postpartum period. More

First Day of School

LAUSD students return to school. More

Norton Simon Museum

In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

"In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas" is the Norton Simon Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art, bringing together exceptional Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist sculptures along with significant thangka (flat field) paintings from throughout the Himalayan region. More

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Skirball Cultural Center

"The Snowy Day" and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

You can enter the evocative world of the groundbreaking children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, whose Caldecott Award-winning book "The Snowy Day" paved the way for multiracial representation in American children’s literature. Ranging from preliminary sketches and preparatory books to final paintings and collages, the works displayed in the exhibition explore a life and career that became an inspiration for generations. More

2014 Drought Advisory

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California offers the reminder that the current drought is one of the most severe in California history. You can find more information about the drought, water saving tips, and cost-reducing options. More