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Screening at the Skirball: FOOD CHAINS
 

 On Thursday, January 28, the Skirball Cultural Center will present FOOD CHAINS, a documentary film followed by an insightful panel discussion. With more interest in the food industry these days than ever, this documentary directs our attention to the hands that pick it. Narrated by…

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Panel discussion at the Skirball – “Turn Your Radio On: Bill Graham and the Rise of FM Radio”
 

 Visitors to the Skirball Cultural Center on Sunday, July 26, have a unique opportunity to recall the tumultuous rise of FM radio as told by pioneers in the field, including Raechel Donahue, Ben Fong-Torres, and Bonnie Simmons. Moderated by KPCC’s Alex Cohen. The explosion of…

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Skirball Cultural Center presents INTO THE NIGHT: PROGRESSION
 

 Featuring bands Avi Buffalo and People Get Ready, and a site-specific dance performance by Jmy James Kidd and The Sunland Dancers Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m. $15 Advance | $20 Day of Show/Door FREE parking; carpooling strongly encouraged Tickets available at www.skirball.org or…

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Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open – at the Skirball Cultural Center starting April 25, 2013
 

 On April 25, the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles will be premiering the career survey exhibition of artist, illustrator and toy designer Gary Baseman. Titled GARY BASEMAN: THE DOOR IS ALWAYS OPEN, this first major museum survey of the artist’s life and work features…

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Amazing homemade bread for retail sale in Silver Lake, Pagnol Boulanger
 

 It has been said that bread is the staff of life. However for those who follow a gluten-free diet or observe bread avoidance for weight maintenance or celiac disease, this is not the post for you! Saturday, January 19 was the first day that handmade…

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Manifesto-a-No-Go? National Day of Unplugging 2012
 

 Something to consider, just 24 hours of unplugging and learn about 10 Principles to observe at least once a week. Visit the Skirball Cultural Center for your very own Cell Phone Sleeping Bag on Saturday, March 24. http://blog.skirball.org/2012/03/manifesto-a-no-go-or-a-manifestivus-for-the-rest-of-us/#more-1566

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NURIYA performing tonight at the Skirball Cultural Center
 

 NURIYA Thursday, August 11, 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.) ADMISSION FREE; no reservations Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking: $10 per car (cash only) Carpooling encouraged • Street parking strictly prohibited Or take Metro Rapid 761 ——————————————————————————– ABOUT THE PROGRAM Nuriya…

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Yemen Blues to play free concert at the Skirball Cultural Center
 

 Thursday, August 4 Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis YEMEN BLUES Be dazzled by this band’s groundbreaking revitalization of Yemenite Jewish musical traditions. Founded by rising star and charismatic Yemenite Israeli vocalist Ravid Kahalani and arranger/bassist Omer Avital, the nine-member Yemen Blues plays an…

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Sunset Concerts at the Skirball – July 21 through August 25 at 8:00 p.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center
 

 Starting tonight, the Skirball Cultural Center kicks off its fifteenth annual Sunset Concerts series.  It takes place over six consecutive Thursday evenings from July 21 through August 25, at 8:00 p.m., free of charge, in the Skirball’s festive outdoor courtyard. The 2011 Sunset Concerts season…

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Ride an actual Cable Car without leaving home! 49 hours of SF culture in Los Angeles this weekend!
 

 49 Hours of SF:Arts & Culture kicked off last month with online ads and billboards in the Los Angeles area. SF has been forever linked to 49 with it’s geography being 7 miles x 7 miles or 49 square miles, 49’s of both sports and…

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Backyard Bread Baking Los Angeles – Mark Stambler
 

 Are you looking for the best bread? We’ve noticed a trend happening with more people seeking out locally made bread in the Los Angeles/Pasadena area. One such example of this locally produced bread is that from Mark Stambler. Mark makes his bread in a backyard…

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Houdini: Art and Magic to open at the Skirball Cultural Center on April 28, 2011
 

 Houdini: Art and Magic is a traveling exhibition exploring the career and legacy of magician, escape artist, and showman extraordinaire Harry Houdini (1874­–1926). Organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, the exhibition uses biographical and historical artifacts to relate Houdini’s story. Among more than 150…

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Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) on view now at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles
 

 A very charming exhibition just opened this week at the Skirball in L.A. and will remain on view through February 13, 2011. Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) is the first museum survey of the work of Maira Kalman (b. 1949 Tel Aviv),…

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