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Renegade Craft Fair at Grand Park: Looking for holiday gifts? 250 artisans and makers will be offering a multitude of DIY design wares, food, and other items at Los Angeles’ Grand Park over the weekend, December 10th and 11th.
When: December 10 + 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Grand Park
200 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 9001

California Continued (Garden): “In the outdoor ethnobotanical garden, discover more than 60 native California plant species and examples of their past and present uses. Designed by landscape architect Matthew Kennedy (Ponca), the 7,000-square-foot space comprises seating and relaxation areas, a wetlands cove, pond, waterfall, basalt columns, and a California Oak tree.”
When: 10:00 a.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Where: The Autry, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027

The Downtown Art Walk: A free, self-guided, public art event celebrating the vibrant Downtown Los Angeles art scene, each and every month on the 2nd Thursday. Hours vary by gallery, but most participating galleries and spaces operate between 12PM – 10PM, with tours led by Art Walk Ambassadors available.
When: Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Where: 634 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles: “…a permanent, cutting edge exhibition celebrating the growth and development of Chinese American enclaves from downtown Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley.”
When: Every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Where: 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Los Angeles River: Connecting Water & Art Hosted by Friends of the Los Angeles River: “One of a series of four events for all ages offered by the Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) about the history and promise of rivers and art. Look for the LA River Rover, a mobile museum designed to give visitors an interactive experience of the LA River’s past, present, and potential futures.”
When: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. every Sat., Sun.
Where: Cheviot Hills Recreation Center
2551 Motor Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064


Making L.A.: Embrace the Lake Tour: “Join us on Sunday, October 23rd as we come together with Silver Lake Forward for a series of walks around the reservoir to celebrate this important community resource. The first tour at 10:00am will focus on the future of Silver Lake, the second tour at 1:00pm will focus on the history, of which there is plenty. Each tour will also serve as an opportunity to discuss the construction currently underway, as well as to think about the tremendous potential to revitalize one of Los Angeles’s most important public spaces.”
When: Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10am-2pm
Where: Silver Lake Recreation Center, 1850 West Silver Lake Drive, Los Angeles, 90026

ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo: A Celebration of Place: New Orleans“Join the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world to gain perspective and establish new connections within the profession … 120 education sessions, 15 field sessions, 4 workshops, and 2 general sessions will be offered throughout the meeting … ASLA 2016 President Chad D. Danos, FASLA, explains how landscape architects create a celebration of place.”
When: Friday, October 21 – Monday, October 24, 2016
Where: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA, 70130

WestEdge Design Fair: “WestEdge is a three-day event that offers the best in modern design, all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events.”
When: Thursday, November 3 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
Where: Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Avenue, #203, Santa Monica, 90405

Lounge-aholics: The Social Life of Furniture in L.A.’s New Public Spaces: “As Los Angeles becomes more multi-modal and pedestrian-oriented, its neighborhoods are seeing a boom in interest for new parks, civic, and commercial spaces at various urban scales. Across the region, from Tongva Park in Santa Monica to FaB Park, Grand Park, and Pershing Square downtown, exciting and new public spaces are taking shape in the mode of a new and diverse urban era. Hear from L.A.’s leading civic and design leaders about the ways these new urban spaces are contributing to a more vibrant city culture and what they see for the future of public space in L.A.”
When: Friday, November 4, 2016, 4pm-5pm
Where: Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Avenue, #203, Santa Monica, 90405

Creating Seed BombsMake your own native seed bomb at Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont. This botanical garden has one of the largest collection of pressed foliage and flowers in the world, and it has the largest collection of seeds, if anything were to happen to our native resources.
When: Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10 – 11am
Where: Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden, 1500 N College Ave, Claremont, CA, 91711

What: What does it mean to be a refugee? Five internationally acclaimed photographers tell the story of individuals and families who have fled their homes in desperate search for safety and opportunity in neighboring or far distant countries.
When: Through August 21.
Where: Annenberg Space for Photography, Century City

Metro Bike Share Launch Celebration & Ride Off
What: The Metro Bike Share program debuts this week in Downtown LA. The program will feature at least 65 docking stations in DTLA with more than 1,000 bicycles. Sign up for the ride-off and RSVP for the launch party.
When: Thursday, July 7
Where: Grand Park, DTLA

Big City Forum: Los Angeles Revival – Downtown LA’s Many Changes
What: In connection with an oral history book project about Downtown LA, author Jeremy Rosenberg will moderate an evening conversation about Downtown’s transformations, featuring a diverse panel of guests.
When: Wednesday, July 6
Where: LA Plaza De Culturas Y Artes, DTLA

Made in L.A. 2016
What: The Hammer presents the Made in L.A. 2016 exhibition, featuring the work of Los Angeles artists, including Laida Lertxundi. You will find the Southern California landscape, from deserts to LA alleys, integral to her work.
When: Through August 28
Where: Hammer Museum/10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau
What: Do you prefer French landscapes of the late nineteenth century? Then check out the exhibition of French artist, Theodore Rousseau at the Getty.
When: Through September 11
Where: Getty Center, Brentwood