Books

The Birth of Noir: James M. Cain’s Southern California Nightmare tour

Southern California 1931: Amongst the burgeoning urban sprawl built atop bulldozed orange groves and the bitter realization that you can’t eat the sunshine, recent emigré James M.

Bubblegum Music is the Naked Truth

Do you remember the daffy, colorful, sing-along sound of Bubblegum Music--"Yummy Yummy Yummy," "Green Tambourine" and "Sugar Sugar"? For a few incredible years starting in the late 1960s, top producers and session musicians made some of the most sophisticated, unexpected and downright infectious pop music ever heard for an audience of little kids.

LAVA's 43rd Sunday Salon

Please note that, due to limited room capacity, attendees must register to attend the LAVA Sunday Salon. To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login to your existing account and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup field will appear just to the left of this text. Enter your email address. No plus-ones; each guest must register individually. If you find you are unable to attend, please return to this page and cancel your reservation.

Sold out! Serial Killer Summer Session: The Night Stalker & The 60 Freeway Slayer

This event is sold out. If you'd like to know more about the event, or to get on the waiting list, click here. If you'd like to be contacted when another crime lab tour and lecture are scheduled, subscribe to LAVA's occasional Crime Lab Newsletter.

LAVA's 42nd Sunday Salon

Please note that, due to limited room capacity, attendees must register to attend the LAVA Sunday Salon. To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login to your existing account and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup field will appear just to the left of this text. Enter your email address. No plus-ones; each guest must register individually. If you find you are unable to attend, please return to this page and cancel your reservation.

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