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Events for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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  • Picturing Paradise / Destellos del Paraiso
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Venice/Marina DR

    A series of thirty-nine embroidered and appliquéd fabric artworks (cuadros) of varying sizes and themes created by two women’s cooperatives in Peru, celebrating women, faith and creativity as a force for transformation. Cuadros are embroidered and appliqued fabric pictures created by women of...

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  • Fallen Fruit of the Skirball
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Bel Air

    The Skirball Cultural Center is pleased to present an exhibition project with the Los Angeles–based art collaborative Fallen Fruit (David Burns and Austin Young). Fallen Fruit’s community-based projects use fruit as a medium to explore social engagement. The exhibition will include a display of...

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  • Marilyn: The Exhibit
    10:00 am - 5:46 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Commemorating the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing, Marilyn: The Exhibit returns to The Hollywood Museum showcasing an intimate look at the actress’ life and legacy. The Exhibit showcases Marilyn’s gorgeous gowns and personal wardrobe, including the one and only million-dollar dress...

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  • The Ultimate Recycling Machine @ Pretemnd City
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Family, Orange County

    This summer Pretend City is introducing the Ultimate Recycling Machine. This large scale hands-on experience geared towards school-aged children combines engineering, collaboration, and sustainability. The challenge is to design and build a machine, “The Ultimate Recycling Invention” that...

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  • The Ultimate Recycling Machine @ Pretemnd City
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Family, Orange County

    This summer Pretend City is introducing the Ultimate Recycling Machine. This large scale hands-on experience geared towards school-aged children combines engineering, collaboration, and sustainability. The challenge is to design and build a machine, “The Ultimate Recycling Invention” that...

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  • Downtown Summertime Series
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    SUMMER COMES ALIVE IN DOWNTOWN LA Get ready to start the summer in Downtown LA with outdoor films, concerts, dancing, or just a little leisure time soaking up the sun – all for free Los Angeles, CA (June 3, 2014) - Live bands & DJs – check. Movies under the stars – check. Countless nights...

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  • I First Saw the World Through a Mosquito Net…
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, New York

    Manhattan, NY – The BBLA Gallery, in New York’s Upper East Side Czech and Slovak Cultural center, presents works on paper by Maryland artist Miriam Mörsel Nathan. The solo exhibition will be on display from June 11 – July 14, 2014, with an Opening Reception from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on...

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  • South African Jews- past, present and post Mandela
    10:00 am - 12:00 am
    Adult Education, Bel Air

    Explore the 120 year history of the Jews of South Africa from an international and political perspective. Understand the factors influencing Jewish immigration and emigration and the affects and consequences of apartheid on Jews and the South African Government’s relationship with Israel.

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  • Free Speech and Language Screenings at Pretend City
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Family, Los Angeles

    Pretend City Children’s Museum’s Good to Go From Head to Toe child development initiative is committed to ensuring that all children under the age of 5 years receive routine developmental screenings. Because your child’s first 5 years of life are so important, Pretend City wants to help you...

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  • Womens’ Lunch & Learn
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    What Are We Doing When We Pray? •Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Abner & Roslyn Goldstine Dean’s Chair, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies; Vice President, AJU

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  • The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats
    12:00 pm - 9:03 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Bel Air

    Journey through the evocative world of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) in this exhibition, featuring over eighty original works by the artist. Ranging from preliminary sketches and preparatory books to final paintings and collages, the works displayed...

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  • Sewers/Crafters Workshop
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Volunteer Services, Beach Cities

    Do a Mitzvah and decorate or sew Happy Hats for hospitalized children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in Israel and local hospitals every Tuesday from 12:30-2:30pm.

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  • VOLUNTEER SEWERS/CUTTERS/CRAFTERS
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Volunteer Services, Beach Cities

    Join a fun workshop and make a difference in the lives of hospitalized children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in 50 hospitals throughout the US and Israel. Sew/cut patterns/or decorate Happy Hats each Tuesday from 12:30-2:30pm in Torrance.  Please call (310) 787-0970 to reserve...

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  • Is Anti-Semitism in the Suburbs Fact or Fiction? Ask Novelist Harriet Pike
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Lectures, Beverly Hills

    Join Lev Eisha Hadassah for a discussion and book signing with Harriet Pike, author of “Enemy in the Garden.” The novel reveals the anti-Semitic strain that lies just below the surface of American life. The fast-paced thriller moves rapidly from a tranquil suburban world to one of...

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  • THE BOOK OF FACES, (or) Try A Real Conversation Sometime
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    Tweet or like or pin or post? In a dynamic amalgam of physical theatre, vocal percussion, text and poetry, combining explosive realism with hilarious fantasy, THE BOOK OF FACES dives full force into the ocean of modern communication (or the lack thereof) to scrutinize, dismember and ogle personal...

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  • The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom with Prof. William Jacobson, Esq.
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Lectures, Los Angeles

    In a nation that overwhelmingly supports Israel at historically high levels, a highly organized cadre of anti-Israel radicals was able to pull off a multi-year effort successfully.  They put their people in charge of a previously non-partisan academic organization, waited to ambush the opposition,...

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