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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
Voices of Incarceration
January 25 – March 16, 2014
Loyola Marymount University, Fritz B. Burns Fine Arts Center, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 / Open: Wednesday – Sunday, noon – 4:00 p.m. (Closed March 1 – 9 for Spring Break)
Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris 1880 to 1914
January 26 – May 4, 2014
Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Although women were often exalted and idealized in late 19th century French graphic art, many women were leading lives of desperation and despair. This exhibit explores how more realistic images, whether of morphine addicts or prostitutes, began to portray the full range of women’s experiences.
Laura (Theatre Show)
February 14 – March 1, 2014
Whittier Center Theater, 7630 Washington Avenue, Whittier, 90601
Laura Hunt was the ideal modern woman: beautiful, elegant, highly ambitious, and utterly mysterious. No man could resist her charms – not even the hardboiled NYPD detective sent to find out who turned her into a faceless corpse. As this tough cop probes the mystery of Laura’s death, he becomes obsessed with her strange power. Soon he realizes he’s been seduced by a dead woman – or has he?
February 14, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
February 15, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
February 21, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
February 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
February 23, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
February 28, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
March 1, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Adults: $15.00 Seniors, Students and Military with ID: $10.00
Sex, Lies and Virtual Relationships
March 22-23, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Jewish Women’s Theater, National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles
The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California
March 27, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Mount St. Mary’s College, Doheny Campus, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA
How to Write an OpEd Advocacy Training
March 30, 2014, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Presented by the National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles
Film Screening: How to Die in Oregon
April 23, 2014, 11:30
Questions for My Mother and Questions My Mother Can’t Answer
May 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
The afternoon begins with Questions for My Mother, a documentary theatre piece created by Long Beach high school sophomores and juniors in Sparking Curiosity, a 12-week workshop led by CSULB Department of Theatre Arts faculty Andrea Caban. Questions My Mother Can’t Answer is a moving and funny show written and performed by Caban, in which she goes on a mind-body-soul healing mission after being hit by a New York City cab. Caban portrays eight women of-a-certain-age and finds that life is not about avoiding accidents or tragedies, but how we deal with them. A collaboration with CSULB Department of Theatre Arts. Free admission.
An Evening with Chelsea Handler in conversation with Gwyneth Paltrow
discussing her new collection of essays, Uganda Be Kidding Me
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91203
$25 General Admission
$50 Reserved Seats* + Chelsea Handler’s book, Uganda Be Kidding Me
$75 Premium Seats** + Chelsea Handler’s book
A book signing follows the event.
Chelsea Handler — superstar comedian, bestselling author and host of E!’s late night talk show, “Chelsea Lately” — joins us at the Alex Theatre for a conversation on the occasion of the release of her upcoming book, Uganda Be Kidding Me.
An Evening with Arianna Huffington
THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success
and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
All Saints Church-Beverly Hills
504 North Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
8:00pm (Reception 6:30-7:30pm)
$20 General Admission
$40 Includes Huffington’s new book, Thrive
$95 includes reserved seating + pre-event reception + the book
Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, which in 2012, won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She was named to the Forbes Most Powerful Women list in 2013, and to the Time 100, Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2006 and 2011. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. She serves on several boards, including EL PAÍS, PRISA, the Center for Public Integrity, and the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
March 6, 2014 Thursday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (daily until Mar 8, 2014)
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
It’s the Spring Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival at Fairplex with a huge variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and craft supply exhibits from many quality companies along with free seminars, workshops and daily door prize drawings
Admission is $10, good all three days; just $9 with coupon
Parking at Gate 17 on Fairplex Dr.
Visit the website for coupon and information
Cost: Payment required – Admission is $10, good all three days; just $9 with coupon
An Off-The-Gid Party to Celebrate Reboot’s National Day of Unplugging.
Join Reboot + Digital Detox + Camp Grounded for an Unplugged Party to Celebrate Reboot’s National Day of Unplugging. Check your phone at the door and together we’ll redefine what it means to truly be connected. It’s like summer camp for adults, in the city, for one epic night of pure unadulterated fun. Unplug after a busy week and take time off the grid to feel awesome.
Live music, board games, typewriters, analog photo booth, arts ‘n crafts, face painting, wellness lounge and more…
Everyone is invited (21+)
And it’s FREE!
Saturday, March 8th 2014 - 7:30pm-12:00am
ELECTRIC LODGE | 1416 Electric Avenue Venice
(just off Abbott Kinney)
No Work Talk or Networking
No Digital Technology, Cameras or Watches
We’ll all use Nicknames
Food Trucks and Beverage for purchase
Parking lot & street parking
STYLE FASHION WEEK
Fashion Show Runway Designer March 9, 2014 – March 13, 2014
Sunday 4:00 PM – Thursday 6:00 PM
Los Angeles, California 90015