August 2014 Calendar


*Partial Calendar for August 2014
Since we are posting this late…

 

John Johnson’s Art Exhibit Runs through Aug. 21

at UnUrban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. Call (310) 315-0056 or visit unurban.com.
Read More: http://argonautnews.com/a-journalists-secret-passion/

 

Sunday, August 17

3:00 PM, “Sir! No Sir!” film screening and Q&A with director David Zeiger about GI Resistance during Vietnam War
Revolution Books/Libros Revolucion
5726 Hollywood Blvd. at Wilton, LA 90028
$10 at door; 323-463-3500

3 & 4:30pm Sock Puppet Sitcom Theater 
presents Jack and the Beanstalk

7:00pm Richard Smith, (tango) 
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

 

Wednesday, August 20

7:00 PM KPFK Local Station Board meeting & Delegates Assembly
Peace Center, 3916 S. Sepulveda Blvd.,Culver City CA 90230
The Delegates will consider and vote on amendments to the By Laws of the Pacifica Foundation; the LSB will address the proposed budget for KPFK for fiscal year 2015.

7-10:00 pm: MOM – MEDIA DISCUSSION
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice CA
http://venicewake.org/Events/current.html

7:00pm Birdies’ Playhouse children’s (interactive.bilingual)
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

 

Thursday, August 21

8:00pm Omega String Quartet/ (Soul Rock) 
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

Skirball SUNSET CONCERTS
8:00 PM Yiddish Tango Club 

(Doors at 7:00 p.m.)
Travel to Jewish Buenos Aires, where the greatest songs of Yiddish tradition have been reworked in tanguero style.

8:00 pm Cambalache (Latin traditional)
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

8:00pm Young Dubliners (celtic rock) 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Friday, August 22

8:00 PM, Cornerstone Theater Company’s California: The Tempest produced by the Cornerstone Theater Company Grand Performances

8:00 pm, Brothers Joscephus & the Love Revolution (soul.rock.gospel) 
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

 

Saturday, August 23

11:00 AM -7:00 PM, Democratic Socialists of America, EcoSocialist Film Festival & Teach-In
Doors open 10am
Get Informed! FREE and open to the public
Go to dsa-la.org for schedule of films/speakers
Speakers invited from: Citizens Climate Lobby • 350.org • Food & Water Watch• Money Out Voters In • Anti-FrackingCampaign • Occupy Venice • and more!
At Peace Center West: 3916 Sepulveda Blvd ., Culver City CA 90230. Parking in Rear.
RSVP: carolnewtn@gmail.com • 323-665-8124

8:00 pm John Fullbright and Brother Sun (americana.folk.rock)
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

8:00 PM, Cornerstone Theater Company’s California: The Tempest produced by the Cornerstone Theater Company
Grand Performances

7-10:00 pm JAZZ FUNK FEST
Unurban Cafe, 3301 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica CA, free
http://laughtears.com/jazzfunkfes-VL-articlet
http://www.laughtears.com/jazzfunkfest
http://blackshoepolish.blogspot.com/

8:00 pm, Rocky Dawuni (reggae) 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Sunday, August 24

11:00 AM -7:00 PM, Democratic Socialists of America, EcoSocialist Film Festival & Teach-In
Doors open 10am
Get Informed! FREE and open to the public
Go to dsa-la.org for schedule of films/speakers
Speakers invited from: Citizens Climate Lobby • 350.org • Food & Water Watch • Money Out Voters In • Anti-Fracking Campaign • Occupy Venice • and more!
At Peace Center West: 3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City CA 90230. Parking in Rear.
RSVP: carolnewtn@gmail.com • 323-665-8124

6:30 pm Birdie’s Playhouse (Children’s.interactive.bilingual) 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Wednesday, August 27

7:00 PM Activist Support Circle: State Senate Candidate Ben Allen 
Santa Monica Friends Meeting Hall
1440 Harvard Street, Santa Monica, 90404
(doors open 6:30 PM for snacks)

 

Thursday, August 28

Skirball SUNSET CONCERTS 
8:00 p.m. Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (Doors at 7:00 p.m.)
One of the most influential accordionists, fiddlers, and vocalists in zydeco today, Jeffery Broussard takes the stage on the final night of the season.

8:00 pm La Resistencia (Latin ska) 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Friday, August 29

8:00 pm Quetzal (Latin traditional.chicano) 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Saturday, August 30

National Chicano Moratorium March & Rally, Ruben Salazar Park
Whittier Blvd. East Los Angeles

5pm & 8pm Tierra Blanca & La Santa Cecilia 
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

 

Sunday, August 31

10:30 AM Ross Altman performs his annual Labor Day Sunday Program
Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, Santa Monica 90405;
free and open to the public. 310-399-1631

 

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UPCOMING: SAVE THE DATE!

 

Monday, September 1

Labor Day March & Rally 
Wilmington CA
March 10 AM, Rally and Picnic, 12 Noon

 

Wednesday, September 3

7:00 PM Health Care for All – California -advocating for Medicare (single-payer healthcare) for All Californians
San Fernando Valley chapter meeting
Bernardi Multipurpose Community Center, 6514 Sylmar Ave., at Hamlin, in Van Nuys 91401.
http://healthcareforall.org/chapters/15-San-Fernando-Valley
or call Dessa at 818-766-7318

 

Sunday, September 7

Los Angeles Anarchist Black Cross and RAC-LA host the 5K Run/Walk/Bike around MacArthur Park.
10 a.m., MacArthur Park
This Run is designed to raise much-needed funds for the ABCF Warchest program and for RAC. For more info: http://www.abcf.net/losangeles or facebook.com/labcf

 

Monday, September 8

6-10pm DOCUMENTAL – Experimental Films at unurban 3301 pico blvd
FREE
http://www.laughtears.com/documental.html

 

Wednesday, September 10

7-10:00 pm: SUZY WILLIAMS at Danny’s
23 Windward Ave., Venice CA 90291, Free.
310-450-6052  http://www.dannysvenice.com/

 

Friday, September 12

8:00 pm – India Jazz Suites: Fastest Feet in Rhythm
Pt. Chitresh Das and Jason Samuels Smith

 

Saturday, September 13

Los Angeles Black Book Expo. 
all day
at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
http://labbx.org 
Phone: 323-365-2948

Saturday, September 13

4:00 pm: MESS – Author & LA Times writer David Ulin interview at
unurban 3301 pico blvd.
FREE
http://www.laughtears.com/mess.html

8:00 pm – Rosanna Gamson, Wife, Sheetal Gandhi

 

Wednesday, September 17

7-10:00 pm: MOM – MEDIA DISCUSSION at Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Venice CA
http://venicewake.org/Events/current.html

7:00 PM Activist Support Circle: State Senate Candidate Sandra Fluke 
Santa Monica Friends Meeting Hall
1440 Harvard Street, Santa Monica, 90404
(doors open 6:30 PM for snacks)

 

Saturday, September 20

1- 4:00 pm CA African-American Museum 
CURATORIAL WALK-THROUGH
CONVERSATION WITH YRNEH GABON BROWN – EXHIBITION TOUR
Join artist Yrneh Gabon Brown and the Exhibition and Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth for a dynamic walk-through of the exhibition
Visibly Invisible and an additional informal conversation.

 

Sunday, September 28

Long Beach Reggae Music Jerk & Food Fest
1-9:00 PM
Queen Mary Shoreline Park
1126 Queens Highway North, Long Beach CA 90802
Info: 562-353-4397; longbeachjerkfest@gmail.com

7pm OF TWO MINDS (bipolar documentary) with award-winning filmmakers Doug Blush and Lisa Klein 
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd Venice CA
310-822-3006 free http://www.laughtears.com/7dudleycinema.html and
http://laughtears.com/iwantmyRIA.html

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FREE Monthly Cultural Events

 

Fourth Sundays at Beyond Baroque
7 Dudley Cinema
7-10pm
http://www.laughtears.com/7dudleycinema.html 
http://www.laughtears.com
310-306-7330

2nd Mondays at Unurban
Documental
6-10pm
http://www.laughtears.com/documental.html

2nd Saturdays at Unurban Cafe
MESS Interviews
4-6:00 pm
http://www.laughtears.com/mess.html

Suzy Williams – 2nd Weds at Dannys 7-10pm 
http://www.laughtears.com/

First Tuesdays at MDRey Library
McLuhan-Joyce –
6-8pm
http://www.venicewake.org/

3rd Weds Media Fun
MOM – at Beyond Baroque 7-10:00 pm
http://venicewake.org/Events/current.html

 

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VENUES:

Unurban Cafe, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401 310-315-0056
http://www.unurban.com/

Marina Del Rey library, 4533 Admirality Way,MDRey CA 90292 310-821-3415
http://www.colapublib.org/libs/marina/

Danny’s, 23 Windward Ave., Venice CA 90291
310-450-6052 http://www.dannysvenice.com/

Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice CA
90291 310-822-3006
http://www.beyondbaroque.org/

 

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ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Every Sunday: Sunrise to Sundown 
Arlington West Memorial 
Located just north of the Santa Monica Pier on the sand — an installation representing the deaths caused by the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Come early in the morning to help set up or come 90 minutes before sundown to help take down the crosses and other symbols and the info booths. For more information, contact Michael at: 310-398-0056

Every Sunday – Noon to 5:00 PM 
RAC-LA Food Distribution 
Revolutionary Autonomous Communities Los Angeles, McArthur Park, SE Corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Parkview, Los Angeles 90057
Mutual Aid Program by Members of the MacArthur Park Community
For more information contact John Imani: johnaimani3@gmail.com

Every Monday – 8:00 PM 
Occupy Venice meets upstairs at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl.Venice CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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