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Skirball Sunset Concerts Summer 2012 @skirball_la
 

  SUNSET CONCERTS Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga Thursday, July 26, 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.) Start the season with the infectious rhythms of Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga. More… Admission: Parking: $10 per car (cash only); Carpooling encouraged • Street parking strictly…

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Something Blue Screening
 

    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 7:30pm Skirball Cultural Center Magnin Auditorium 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA  90049 6:30pm   Reception; cash bar & snacks 7:30pm   Screening, Something Blue 9:00pm   More cash bar, schmoozing $5 suggested donation at the door RSVP (requested but…

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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. https://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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Houdini – Art of Magic Opens at Skirball Los Angeles @Skirball_LA
 

 Houdini – Art of Magic Opens at Skirball Los Angeles @Skirball_LA The excitement has been building for months as many Houdini fans and those who love magic have anticipated the opening of the Houdini – Art of Magic at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles….

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TED DANSON at Skirball March 18, 2011 @skirball_la #teddanson
 

 Beloved actor (Cheers, Bored to Death) and longtime environmental activist Ted Danson stops by the Skirball to discuss his book Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them. Danson is a founder of the influential nonprofit organization American Oceans Campaign, serves…

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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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National Archives to house infamous Nazi papers
 

 This morning we are learning that pages from the Nuremberg Laws are being handed over to the National Archives. These papers carried by Gen. George Patton out of Germany illegally  and given to Huntington are being turned over to the government-run National Archives. “Had General Patton…

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Sunset Concerts at the Skirball – tips for a great evening
 

 If you have ever attended a Sunset Concert at the Skirball Cultural Center, you know that it is an amazing, world-music filled evening.  However, the logistics of it all can sometimes feel a bit daunting if you don’t know what you are getting yourself into….

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Skirball Cultural Center Monsters and Miracles Exhibit
 

 Skirball Cultural Center opened

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MAKING FACES Playful Portraits of People You Know by Hanoch Piven
 

  Skirball Cultural Center presents MAKING FACES Playful Portraits of People You Know by Hanoch Piven March 10–July 18, 2010 Free admission Israeli artist makes witty caricatures from everyday objects Left: Albert Einstein, published in The Atlantic Monthly, 1998; light bulb, cables, gears, and gouache on…

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Skirball Sunset Concert – last of season
 

 This coming Thursday August 13, 2009 is the last Sunset Concert of the season at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles near the Getty. Here’s some info on the concert coming up Thursday, be there around 6:30 to get in line, as each time slot…

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Skirball Sunset Concerts Wild Magnolias
 

 New Orleans Louisiana funkiest tribal jazz troupe Wild Magnolias at Skirball tonight, 8pm FREE! #sunsetconcerts Get there early More info: https://www.skirball.org/index.php?option=com_ccevents&scope=prgm&task=detail&oid=573 This disco ball is going up now. The Wild Magnolias Sunset Concerts Thursday, August 6, 8:00 p.m. ADMISSION: Free admission; no reservations Plentiful on-site…

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Noah’s Ark Puppets Visit The Grove
 

  Noah’s Ark Puppets Visit The Grove Tuesday, July 14, 2:00–4:00 p.m. ADMISSION: Free Be there when puppets from Noah’s Ark at the Skirball journey to The Grove for a delight-filled, family-friendly afternoon. Enjoy live music—At 2:30 p.m., hear a musical performance by Masanga Marimba,…

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Danny Hillis and Dr. Robert Thurman at Skirball
 

  We are happy to announce a program featuring Danny Hillis and Dr. Robert Thurman. We hope you are able to attend! Readings and Lectures Danny Hillis A CONVERSATION ON SCIENCE, ETHICS,  AND RELIGION Robert Thurman and Danny Hillis Thursday, February 12, 8:00 pm In celebration…

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DFR – Digital Family Reunion 2008 at The Skirball – recap
 

 Following will be a recap of the Digital Family Reunion.

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Digital Family Reunion
 

  COME 1.0, COME ALL! On Thursday, December 11th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, the Digital Family Reunion (DFR) is bringing the Southern California technology and business communities together for the holidays at the Skirball Cultural Center. In association with some of the region’s top trade…

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