Events for Wednesday, December 04, 2013
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10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lectures, Bel Air
Jonathan Dobrer at University Women College Understand the currents of world and local events that link and separate disparate stories, issues and controversies. We will learn about and discuss the people, places and conflicts both in the headlines and hidden from plain view that stir our passions...
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lectures, Bel Air
with Gwen and Oscar Farmer, at University Women College This hands-on course is a personal creative exploration offering a broad study of the arts including composition, drawing and painting and is suitable for the beginning artist and the more experienced. Topics will include: Paintings and their...
Campus, Los Angeles
Project XO is a community effort to protect teenage girls from sexual assault. We are creating educational series teaching women’s self defense for PE teachers in high schools and middle schools. The educational series will be distributed FREELY to 300 high schools and middle schools, enrolling...
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood
What does Lucy, Jeannie, Jed Clampett and Tony Soprano have in common? They are all celebrating Christmas at The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building. Guests can view “I Dream of Jeannie’s” magical lamp, the classic truck from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” the Max Factor...
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arts & Entertainment, Orange County
This exhibition features exquisite pieces of jewelry set with stones that many have never seen or heard of such as benitoites, rainbow feldspars and yogo sapphires. Although set in common jewelry forms such as necklaces, pins and pendants and with other easily recognizable stones and diamonds,...
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harry Potter’s legendary wizardry lives on at The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood, located in the Historic Max Factor Building. The Museum’s new collection of sorcery includes acquisitions from the Harry Potter film franchise, considered among the highest-grossing films of...
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Join renowned local artists, taste extraordinary organic soups, and shop for lovely handmade goods at the 2nd Annual Holiday Boutique benefitting WhatCanWe™. WhatCanWe is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to raising funds and awareness to assist licensed, nonprofit animal rescues with...
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Seniors, Beverly Hills
Wisdom Circle is a newly formed dynamic and wide ranging community of individuals and couples who gather once a month for learning and fun. November 7th: 11 am – 12 pm Presentation by Bruce Phillips, Ph.D., Sociologist and Professor of Jewish Communal Service at HUCJIR about the impact of the...
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles
U.S. premiere! Journey through a three-dimensional landscape of striking architecture in this career- spanning exhibition of Moshe Safdie’s work. Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie surveys the renowned architect’s career from his formative period in the 1960s and early 1970s to...
Events, Century City
StandWithUs is hosting an After Party for Young Professionals (ages 21-39) after the annual Festival of Lights gala! Come join for drinks, live entertainment and celebrity DJ Aviel Altit! WHEN: Sunday December 8, 2013, at 9:00 PM at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City. COST: The after...
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sports, Los Angeles
Friends, please come and try a krav maga class as my guest. This is self defense system of the Israeli military, special forces and anti-terror units. Easy to learn, hard to forget and a fun workout. Suitable for men and women aged 14 and up. Class is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7-8pm....
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sports, Mid Wilshire
Have fun and get some exercise! Every Wednesday, the Gilbert Table Tennis Center (located on the ground floor of the Westside Jewish Community Center) hosts a round robin table tennis tournament. All ages are welcome, and there are no requirements beyond knowing tournament rules for table tennis...
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Lectures, Los Angeles
Attend a rare L.A. appearance by leading Israeli journalist and writer Ari Shavit, who discusses his new book, My Promised Land—a groundbreaking examination of the story of Israel told through interviews, historical documents, private diaries and letters, and Shavit’s own family story. My...
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles
A sexy, savage, darkly comic (and very modern) take on the battle of the sexes, David Greig’s new version of August Strindberg’s psychological thriller will now make its Los Angeles Premiere in a co-production between two of the city’s most respected theaters, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and...