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UNIFIED COMMUNITIES. URBAN XICAN@S. UNCOMMON CARTOGRAPHY. UNIQUELY FASCINATING LOS ANGELES!

Thursday Aug 06 2015   7:00 PM
West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room  625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA  map

Cultural geographer Ron Davidson will moderate a panel with LAtitudes contributors Michael Jaime-Becerra, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sylvia Sukop, Rosten Woo, and LAtitudes cartographer David Deis at the Community Room of the West Hollywood Library. This event is sponsored by Heyday, WeHo Reads, and the West Hollywood Library.

Free and open to the public; for more information contact Corey Roskin at croskin@weho.org or (323) 848-6403 or visit latitudesbook.com/events/20150806.

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Three views of Los Angeles from “LAtitudes”

Friday Aug 07 2015   7:00 PM
Vroman’s Bookstore  695 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA  map

Join LAtitudes contributors Sylvia Sukop, Laura Pulido, and Lynell George for a reading and signing.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit vromansbookstore.com/latitudes-august-2015.

Photo by Miguel Farias

San Francisco’s Jewel City: Richmond Museum of History Lecture

Saturday Aug 08 2015   2:00 PM
Richmond Museum of History  400 Nevin Avenue, Richmond, CA  map

Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco’s Jewel City, will deliver a lecture on the PPIE for the 100th anniversary of “Richmond Day” in the Seaver Gallery. This event is hosted in conjunction with then Panama Pacific International Exhibit.

Free for members, General Admission $5 for adults, $3 for seniors/students, free for children under 12; for more information, visit http://richmondmuseum.org/events/lecture-panama-pacific-international-exposition-by-award-winning-author-laura-ackley/.

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Literary Industries Travels Back to Its Roots

Monday Aug 17 2015   7:00 PM
Bryn Du Mansion  537 Jones Rd., Granville, OH  map

Kim Bancroft, editor of Literary Industries: Chasing a Vanishing West, will travel to the birthplace of her great-great grandfather Hubert Howe Bancroft to give a lecture and sign copies of her edited version of his book.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit bryndu.com/calendar/82-life-local/168-life-local-h-h-bancroft.

Photo by Miguel Farias

San Francisco’s Jewel City: Disney Museum Lecture

Monday Sep 21 2015  
The Walt Disney Family Museum  104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA  map

 

 

 

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San Francisco’s Jewel City: Larkspur Library Lecture

Thursday Sep 24 2015   7:00 PM
Larkspur Library   400 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur , CA  map

Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco’s Jewel City, gives a talk on the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at the Larkspur Library. Held in the City Council chambers, upstairs from library.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit http://www.ci.larkspur.ca.us/calendar.aspx?view=list&year=2015&month=9&day=24.

Photo by Miguel Farias

San Francisco’s Jewel City: Book Club of California Lecture

Monday Sep 28 2015   5:00 PM
The Book Club of California  312 Sutter St #500, San Francisco , CA  map

Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco’s Jewel City, will present an illustrated talk, “A Whirlwind Tour of the PPIE,” tracing the history of the fair from its original concept in 1904, through its development, and all the way to its gala opening in February 1915. Presented in conjunction with PPIE100, the citywide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the PPIE.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit http://www.bccbooks.org/programs/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/.

Photo by Evan Johnson

ArtStay at Emandal

Wednesday Sep 30 2015 - Sunday Oct 04 2015 
Emandal-A Farm On A River  16500 Hearst-Post Office Rd., Willits, CA  map

Kate Marianchild, author of Secrets of the Oak Woodlands, will teach a class, “Secrets of the Oak Woodlands: Exploring Emandal’s Web of Life,” as part of ArtStay at Emandal––four days of nature explorations, gourmet food, and wonderful company.

$575 (includes 4 nights of lodging, food, and instruction); for more information visit emandal.com/artstays-ii.