Local Area Events

If you have a gender or women’s studies related event that you would like to add to the IWS calendar please email wstudies@scrippscollege.edu

UCLA Center for the Study of Women has many thought provoking events
to start the new academic year.
FMI: http://www.csw.ucla.edu/events

Queer Mondays is a non-elitist, un-curated LGBT experimental performance series that takes place on the last Monday of every month.
Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
FMI: http://highwaysperformance.org/highways/events-6/

Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films
May 27 – October 12, 2014
The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
FMI:  http://www.getty.edu/visit/exhibitions/future.html

Montezland ~ An exhibition on legendary drag performer Mario Montez
September 20, 2014 ~ January 11, 2015
ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA  90069 / Admission is free (suggested donation: $5.00). Please click here to view museum hours.
FMI: http://one.usc.edu/montezland/

Lecture:  Loretta J. Ross ~ Title to be determined
October 1, 2014
Orton Center, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
Loretta J. Ross was a co-founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005-2012, a network founded in 1997 of women of color and allied organizations that organize women of color in the reproductive justice movement.
FMI:  Women’s and Gender Studies Program, 909-748-8345

Project India: How College Students Won Friends for America
October 5, 2014 ~ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
UCLA – Faculty Center – California Room ~ 480 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA
FMI: http://happenings.ucla.edu/all/event/140884

Dinner With A Cause
October 9, 2014
JW Marriott, L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA
Benefits Downtown Women’s Center
FMI:  http://www.dwcweb.org/dinner/ or Events@DWCweb.org

Screening/Filmmaker Q&A:  America the Beautiful 3:  The Sexualization of Our Youth
October 19, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA  91601
View movie trailer at http://www.montenido.com/america_the_beautiful
Admission is free but tickets must be reserved in advance.
FMI:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/screeningfilmmaker-qa-america-the-beautiful-3-the-sexualization-of-our-youth-tickets-13131746407?aff=eorg

Exhibition: Light & Noir: Exiles and Emigres in Hollywood, 1933-1950
October 23, 2014 – March 1, 2015
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
FMI: www.skirball.org

Film: A Woman is Worth a Thousand Words
October 27 – 28, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater (REDCAT), 631 W. Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
FMI: www.redcat.org

The Aging Brain and Memory
October 30, 6:00 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women, LA Council House, 543 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90036
FMI:  323-852-8536 or maya@ncjwla.org

Pilgrim Place Festival 2014
November 14 – 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pilgrim Place, 625 Mayflower Road, Claremont, CA  91711
Pilgrim Place is a senior community of those who have spent their careers serving others through religious or charitable, nonprofit organizations.  Admission is free–festival proceeds benefit residents in financial need.
FMI:  www.pilgrimplace.org or 909-399-5500

Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California: Gabrielle Giffords
January 14, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California: Jane Pauly
February 9, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101