Talks

Watts Riots @ 50: "More Than A Riot: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story" film screening

August 15, 2015 2 PM Film Screening: "More Than A Riot: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story"
Film Screening and panel discussion with the filmmakers and Ms. Gaines, led by King Carter, MCLM Board Member

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.

SONGS FROM SKID ROW | a fundraising event

THESE DAYS, MORE THANNE and GAME GIRLS are hosting an event connecting the new and old Downtown Los Angeles. We’ll be celebrating the launch of the Game Girls Indiegogo Campaign, where we seek your support to complete a unique documentary about the female experience in skid row.

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.

From Pop to the Pit: Ed Colver Presents Music Photos 1978-1989

Culled from the Herald-Examiner photo archive and the Gary Leonard Collection, Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection presents a glimpse into a decade in the musical life of a city that produced scores of hit singles, strikingly diverse genres, and tremendous excitement. Join us in reliving an extraordinary time in Los Angeles’ music scene with rarely seen images of the bands that helped define the era.

On Display in the History & Genealogy Department from January 8 to June 28, 2015

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From Pop to the Pit: Gary Leonard Presents Music Photos 1978-1989

Culled from the Herald-Examiner photo archive and the Gary Leonard Collection, Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection presents a glimpse into a decade in the musical life of a city that produced scores of hit singles, strikingly diverse genres, and tremendous excitement. Join us in reliving an extraordinary time in Los Angeles’ music scene with rarely seen images of the bands that helped define the era.

On Display in the History & Genealogy Department from January 8 to June 28, 2015

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