Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
“Writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White journeys deep into the world’s oceans in his new book Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean. From investigating the growth of tidal power generation in Chile and Scotland to delving into the threat of rising sea levels in Panama and Venice, join us for this exploration of the current state of our oceans’ infinitely complex and ever-changing ecosystems and the forces that keep our planet’s waters in constant motion.”
When: March 16, 7:15pm
Where: Mark Taper Auditorium-Central Library
L.A. Nature Fest
Experience nature in a whole new way! NHMLA is giving you two days to get up close and hands-on with all things nature. Whether you’re an avid hiker or a nature newbie – L.A. Nature Fest is for you, with over 30 exhibitor booths in partnership with local organizations, access to scientists and nature experts to answer all your questions, live animal presentations, stage performances and nature walks, expert tips on how to attract wildlife to your garden, nature crafts, and early morning bird walks.
When: March 18 and 19, 9:30 am – 5 pm
Where: Exposition Park, 900 Exposition Blvd
Dream Big 3D
“From the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big 3D celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. Discover the inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration that reveal the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.”
When: Now playing
Where: 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037
David Bowie: Among the Mexican Masters
This unique archive captures intimate moments between the legendary musician and the cultural heritage of Mexico made during Bowie’s only visit to Mexico City 20 years ago.
When: Now till June
Where: Forest Lawn – Glendale – Museum
Hanging On: A Tale of Two Desert Icons
“The ocotillo and Joshua tree are iconic plants of the California deserts, indeed the entire Southwest. Not only are they two of the largest plants found on California desert flatlands, both species are widely planted as ornamentals and have names or images adorning hundreds of souvenirs and business logos from Las Vegas to Tucson and beyond. Cornett will share the results of his decades-long studies on the population dynamics of these two iconic species with particular emphasis on the Joshua tree as his research on this species has just finished.”
When: March 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center Discovery Laboratory