LAVA Flows Weekly Newsletter

This is LAVA's weekly voice, featuring a curated look at the coming calendar, special offers and insights into our activities.

August 26, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
 
On Sunday, we're back on Broadway for the monthly LAVA Sunday Salon, offering free presentations from LAVA Visionaries. This month, Sean J. O'Connell presents on Charlie Parker in L.A.'s early Jazz scene and Soror Lilya of the Ordo Templi Orientis shares insights into living a magickal life. After the Salon, Richard Schave's free Broadway on My Mind Walking tour (reservations required) includes a visit to the celebrated Batchelder-tiled Dutch Chocolate Shop.  Join us, do!
  
We're delighted to announce that LAVA Visionary Martin Turnbull's Garden of Allah novels have been optioned for development. Martin talked about his books last summer at the LAVA Sunday Salon.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/million-dollar-arm-producer-snaps-...

New on the LAVA blog, video from David Boulé's LAVA Sunday Salon presentation on citrus in Southern California:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-davidboule-july2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 79: Bringing the Past to Life: Felix in Hollywood & Duffy's La Habra is now available. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

August 19, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
Many people have asked us when they can tour the Dutch Chocolate Shop with its stunning Batchelder tiles. We will be visiting the space as part of Esotouric's THE LOWDOWN ON DOWNTOWN bus and walking tour this Saturday. For more info, click here:
http://lavatransforms.org/lowdown914

New on the LAVA blog, video from David Boulé's July LAVA Sunday Salon talk on Southern California citrus lore:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-davidboule-july2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 78: Bunker Hill: Past, Present & Future is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

August 12, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
Many people have asked us when they can tour the Dutch Chocolate Shop with its stunning Batchelder tiles. We will be visiting the space as part of Esotouric's THE LOWDOWN ON DOWNTOWN bus and walking tour on August 23. For more info, click here:
http://lavatransforms.org/lowdown914

New on the LAVA blog, video from June's Broadway on My Mind walking tour, the second in a series looking at the buildings of R.B. Young:
http://lavatransforms.org/broadwayonmymind10

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 78: Bunker Hill: Past, Present & Future is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

August 5, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
Now on the LAVA blog, video from Milt Stevens' presentation on 24 notable science fiction authors from the June Sunday Salon:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-miltstevens-june2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 77: Legendary Southern Californians: The Orange & Huell Howser is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

July 29, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
New on the LAVA blog, video from Milt Stevens' presentation on 24 notable science fiction authors from the June Sunday Salon:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-miltstevens-june2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 76: Let There Be… Hollywood! is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

July 22, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you love what we do and want to support our free programming, click below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
 
On Sunday, we're back on Broadway for the monthly LAVA Sunday Salon, offering free presentations from LAVA Visionaries. This month, David Boulé shares citrus industry lore, Brent Walker celebrates a century of Charlie Chaplin in Los Angeles and the Broadway on My Mind Walking tour begins with an expanded Salon presentation from Charlotte Wolter on using Open Street Map and your smartphone to create historical map overlays.  Join us, do!
  
New on the LAVA blog, video from Craig Berry's June LAVA Sunday Salon presentation on the Magical World of Jack Parsons:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-jackparsons-june2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 75: Silent Sweethearts, Noirish Dives & The Mother Road is now available. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

July 8, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you're interested in supporting LAVA's creative work, please visit the link below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
Now on the LAVA blog, video from May's Broadway on My Mind walking tour, the first in a series looking at the buildings of R.B. Young:
http://lavatransforms.org/broadwayonmymind9

And on The Kept Girl blog, a love letter to LAPL Central:
http://www.thekeptgirl.com/2014/07/the-kept-girl-is-featured-review-in.html

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 73: 100 Years of "Dealing With" L.A.'s Skid Row is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

July 1, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you're interested in supporting LAVA's creative work, please visit the link below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
   
New on the LAVA blog, video from May's Broadway on My Mind walking tour, the first in a series looking at the buildings of R.B. Young:
http://lavatransforms.org/broadwayonmymind9

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 72: West Hollywood Preservationists Arise is now online. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

June 26, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you're interested in supporting LAVA's creative work, please visit the link below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support
 
On Sunday, we're back on Broadway for the monthly LAVA Sunday Salon, offering free presentations from LAVA Visionaries. This month, we celebrate the spirit of otherworldly creativity in Los Angeles. Speakers include Craig Berry, an initiate of Ordo Templi Orientis, who will take us on a journey through the magical world of Jack Parsons, rocket scientist and mystic. And Milt Stevens of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, which for many years met just down Broadway at Clifton's Cafeteria and counted Jack Parsons among its members, will take us on a guided tour of 20th Century science fiction. After the Salon, a free #broadwayonmymind walking tour celebrates the architecture of Robert B. Young. Join us, do!
  
Now on the LAVA blog, video from May's Circuit Bending program at the LAVA Sunday Salon:
http://lavatransforms.org/salon-circuitbending-may2014

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 71: Bunker Hill: Then & Now is now available. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

June 17, 2014

LAVA - The Los Angeles Visionaries Association

"[LAVA is] a network of creative types and thinkers working to grow Los Angeles up." - The New York Post. "LAVA gathers creative people in search of a different experience of life in Los Angeles." - Flavorpill. "LAVA always flows with red-hot nuggets of LA life." - The Rundown. "This organization is like an ongoing Masters program in Los Angeles cultural history." - Marguerite Darlington

Gentle reader,

Welcome to the LAVA dispatch, an invitation to get out into the open air and explore. The real Los Angeles reveals itself slowly, and rewards the earnest seeker.

Thank you for being part of the LAVA community. If you're interested in supporting LAVA's creative work, please visit the link below to learn how you can help.
http://lavatransforms.org/support

Have you heard You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Esotouric's podcast celebrating Los Angeles history? Episode 70: We Are Wyvernwood is now available. Give a listen at http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine or subscribe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/esotouric/canteatsunshine

Finally, if you haven't yet, won't you please sign our petition seeking restoration of the lost urban oasis that was once Pershing Square? You can read all about it at http://restorepershingsquare.blogspot.com

Now read on for the LAVA news you can use.

EVENT CALENDAR
Here are some brief highlights from LAVA's calendar.
Visit http://lavatransforms.org for full details and new additions. We hope you can join us for some of these Visionary-hosted events.

LAVA's 39th Sunday Salon

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #12

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Hotel Horrors & Main Street Vice crime bus tour

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the founding of the city through the 1940s, downtown was the true center of Los Angeles, a lively, densely populated, exciting and sometimes dangerous place. After many quiet decades, downtown...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1973

Kim Cooper

Lost & Found: The Los Angeles Photographs of Herman Schultheis

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Herman Schultheis was many things; engineer, photographer, archealogist, piano prodigy. A German immigrant who came to Los Angeles in 1937 with his New Jersey-born wife, Ethel, Herman embraced Los...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Weird West Adams crime bus tour

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

On this guided tour through the Beverly Hills of the early 20th Century, Crime Bus passengers thrill as Jazz Age bootleggers run amok, marvel at the Krazy Kafitz family's litany of murder-suicides,...

Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
2413 2nd Avenue
Los Angeles 90018

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Art Opening: Mystery Wreck 2 by Dan Van Clapp

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Could this be the answer to the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart? Come check it out--it's Second Saturday Gallery Night in North East Los Angeles. ALSO AT THE GALLERY IN SEPTEMBER: CHICKEN...

Future Studio Gallery
5558 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles 90042

323-254-4565

Amy Inouye

Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a...

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Ernest Batchelder & The Roebling Building

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "...

Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St Los Angeles
Los Angeles 90012

(213) 622-1261

Richard Schave

East Side Babylon crime bus tour

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Go East, Young Crime Fiend! For years, the devoted and demented crime historians of Esotouric have been stockpiling hideous 20th century crime tales from the east side of the Los Angeles River, and...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Pasadena Confidential crime bus tour

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don't be fooled by appearances....

street corner
1017 South Fair Oaks
South Pasadena 91105

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper

Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir panel

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm

WeHo Reads' A Day of Noir celebrates National Literacy Month with a panel "Femme Fatales, Hardboiled Dames and Dragon Tattoos: Examining and Expanding the Female Archetype in Noir" moderated by Paula...

West Hollywood Library and Park
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood 90069

Kim Cooper

LAVA's 40th Sunday Salon - LAVA Visionary of the Year Lecture

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join LAVA for our revived free monthly Sunday Salon series. We return to South Broadway, to the mezzanine of Les Noces du Figaro, which was recently opened by the family behind ...

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

(213) 915-8687

Richard Schave

The Flâneur & The City: Broadway On My Mind walking tour #13

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site, or login, and then return to this page. Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph....

Les Noces du Figaro
618 S Broadway
Los Angeles 90014

213 915 8687

Richard Schave

Lowriting: the Photography of Arturo Meza

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles. His photography infuses elements of his daily surroundings—his love for classic car and Lowrider culture, and pride of his Chicano upbringing—to produce...

Los Angeles Central Library (Mtg Rm A)
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles 90071

213-228-7403

Amy Inouye

Echo Park Book Of The Dead crime bus tour

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park,...

The Daily Dose
1820 Industrial St
Los Angeles 90021

213-373-1947

Kim Cooper