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September 2018

Recommended: Native American Experiences / NHM

September 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Natural History Museum, 900 W Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
Free

"This fall, we are delighted to offer a Digging Deeper series to further explore stories and interpretation in Becoming Los Angeles. Learn more about the people who shape Los Angeles as they make it their home, dig deeper into the history of this region, and explore interpretive techniques with your peers that will enrich our work in the exhibition. "Whether you attended the training or not, you can choose to attend the sessions that interest you. Please send your RSVP…

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LA GUIDES EDUCATIONAL EVENT: Los Angeles River Wander

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park, 2944 Gleneden Street
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
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Free

"Learn about the LA River as we stroll the Glendale Narrows! "During this walk, you will learn about the past, present and future of the 51 mile river that made the pueblo of Los Angeles possible. We’ll discuss why our fresh water source was channelized, how that action affected the population, and the significance of the river’s revitalization. The event will begin with a presentation in the shade and then a flat walk along the bike path (less than one…

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Recommended: The Browns of California – The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation / LAPL

September 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 West 5th Street; Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Free

Free - Requires RSVP. "Miriam Pawel, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author of the definitive biography, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez, continues to chronicle the fascinating history of California and the exceptional people who have shaped our state. In Pawel’s newest work, she demystifies transformative moments of California history—from the Gold Rush to Silicon Valley—as she considers the significant impact of one family dynasty. Beginning with Pat Brown, the beloved father who presided over California during an era of unmatched…

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October 2018

Recommended: African American Migration to Los Angeles During and After WWII / NHM

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Natural History Museum, 900 W Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
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Free

"This fall, we are delighted to offer a Digging Deeper series to further explore stories and interpretation in Becoming Los Angeles. Learn more about the people who shape Los Angeles as they make it their home, dig deeper into the history of this region, and explore interpretive techniques with your peers that will enrich our work in the exhibition. Whether you attended the training or not, you can choose to attend the sessions that interest you. Please send your RSVP to…

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LA Guides Meeting – October

October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
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Our meeting this month takes place at the historic Lasky-DeMille barn, where the first full-length feature movie in Hollywood was filmed. Cecil B. DeMille and Jesse Lasky rented the barn and used it as a “studio” for production of The Squaw Man. Production began in 1913 and the movie was released in February 1914. Some history on the barn itself: It was constructed in a Hollywood citrus field on Vine St. at Selma in 1895. L.L. Burns, the founder of…

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Recommended: Japanese American Experience In Los Angeles / NHM

October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Natural History Museum, 900 W Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
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Free

"This fall, we are delighted to offer a Digging Deeper series to further explore stories and interpretation in Becoming Los Angeles. Learn more about the people who shape Los Angeles as they make it their home, dig deeper into the history of this region, and explore interpretive techniques with your peers that will enrich our work in the exhibition. Whether you attended the training or not, you can choose to attend the sessions that interest you. Please send your RSVP…

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November 2018

Recommended: Becoming Los Angeles Exhibit + Meeting / NHM

November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Natural History Museum, 900 W Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
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Free

"The Museum’s permanent exhibition, now open, tells the story of how Los Angeles transformed from a tiny pueblo to a sprawling metropolis. It’s a 500-year saga of how L.A. went from cowboys to cars, which battles raged in its backyards, how Hollywood was born, and why an aqueduct changed everything. "The newly reimagined exhibition is an even larger story. The most profound change is the bigger presence of the diverse voices of Angelenos. You’ll see a video in which community leaders share what it means…

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