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  1. Photographic Memories

    Photographic Memories

    The photographs on display date mostly from 1850–1910, and the subjects range from formal portraits of princes to picturesque views of palaces and temples to depictions of dancers and tightrope...

    03.01.09

  2. Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    The Hammer's curatorial department leads a free 15-minute discussion on Erich Heckel's 1916 work, Irrer Soldat (Mad Soldier). Heckel (1883-1970) was a German painter and printmaker, and a founding...

    03.01.09

  3. 27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March. The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian...

    03.01.09

  4. Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the US and China

    This one-day conference is the first to bring together leading green design specialists from the fields of research, technology, architecture, business, and policy from the U.S. and China to build...

    04.03.09

  5. Boolean Valley

    Boolean Valley

    Potter Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani collaborated on this room-sized installation, which is comprised of 400 cut-clay objects that together form a topographic sculptural landscape. The...

    03.20.09

  6. Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    During the years spanning the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, Russia was in spiritual, social, and cultural crisis. This exhibition explores the way Russian avant-garde poets and artists responded to...

    03.20.09

  7. Art Auction 2009

    Art Auction 2009

    A live auction, hosted by guest auctioneer Andrea Fiuczynski, president of Christie's Los Angeles, will include original contemporary artwork by emerging and established California artists,...

    03.26.09

  8. Tiny Houses by Mimi Zeiger

    Tiny Houses by Mimi Zeiger

    Loud Paper Magazine founder and frequent Dwell contributor Mimi Zeiger will sign copies of Tiny Houses, her newly released book from Rizzoli that features diminutive homes under 1,000 square...

    03.26.09

  9. Postopolis! LA

    Postopolis! LA

    Postopolis! LA is a live 5-day blogathon of back-to-back discussions, interviews, panel talks, slideshows, films and parties with scheduled and unscheduled guests, themed around landscape and the...

    03.31.09

  10. Asia Society Northern California Sixth Annual Dinner

    Focus: Leading the Way Toward a Sustainable Future The theme of this year’s Annual Dinner is sustainability—both locally and in Asia. As issues of energy production, global warming, and...

    04.03.09

  11. Esque Show at Heath

    Esque Show at Heath

    Andi Kovel and Justin Parker of Portland-Oregon–based Esque Studio will be onhand to discuss their work, which will be display at Heath through mid-May.

    04.02.09

  12. Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Stop by Flora Grubb Gardens to hear Seth Hogan of Sauvie Island, Oregon–based nursery Cistus speak about his recent projects, including a yucca-studded green roof in Portland's Pearl District...

    04.03.09

  13. Dwell Conversations: Objectified in America

    Dwell Conversations: Objectified in America

    Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and Sustainability in Our Changing Economy   The story of America for the past 60 years is essentially tied to the story of our stuff. From cars to ...

    04.03.09

  14. The LA Garden Show

    This is a three-day celebration showcasing sustainable gardening practices and edible plants, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and grains, and their decorative and functional uses in gardens....

    04.09.09

  15. BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    Great design helps us humans enjoy comfortable, modern lives and since many dogowners consider their furry friends members of their families too, shouldn’t they also benefit from good design?...

    04.30.09

  16. Hands-on Greywater and Rainwater Workshop

    Interested in learning how to retrofit a home to collect rainwater and recycle greywater? Come to this double workshop on rainwater/greywater to learn how. The morning will be about rainwater...

    04.13.09

  17. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  18. Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    This exhibition features a selection of travel sketches, figure drawings and building renderings by one of modernism’s most important architects, Richard Neutra (1892-1970). The pieces range...

    04.20.09

  19. Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    At the opening for sculptor Deborah Butterfield’s current show at L.A. Louver gallery, which runs through May 9, visitor after visitor walked up to the monumental bronze horses, leaned...

    04.27.09

  20. The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration

    The art of live film narration reached its peak with the benshi, a performer who voiced silent films from the stage. Reviving this tradition with a contemporary twist, the "neo-benshi"...

    04.27.09

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