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Monday, September 1

Latino Heritage Month: Metro Crawl

Union Station

800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

9:00am to 8:00pm

(SEPT. 1-OCT. 31) METRO CRAWL - Throughout Los Angeles near Metro stops – L.A. is proud to collaborate with the MTA on the “Metro Crawl” – a mutually beneficial opportunity for Metro rail and bus riders to show their TAP cards and enjoy deep discounts at Latino-owned and -themed businesses near Metro stops throughout the city, while we help promote both local small businesses and Metro. 

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Resistance and Vortex

Museum of Latin American Art

628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA

11:00am

Resistance and Vortex / Resistencia y Vórtice showcases the work of Marcela Armas, an artist who has made significant contributions to the development of contemporary art and new media from Mexico. For the second Project Room exhibition of the year, Armas presents the light installation Resistance and a body of work (artifacts, documentary video, and sculpture) made in support of her sculpture, Vortex.

Through January 4, 2015, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

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Magical Realism and Modern Oaxaca

Museum of Latin American Art

628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA

11:00am

In homage to the recent passing of world-renowned novelist, Gabriel García Márquez, The Museum of Latin American Art presents selections from the Permanent Collection that celebrate the influence of Realismo Mágico / Magical Realism, Latin American’s most influential literary movement popularized by Márquez. Painters Laura Hernández, Rodolfo Morales, and Francisco Toledo, all presented here, catalyze the influence of Realismo Mágico in Modern Latin American Art. Through November 30, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

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Visibly Invisible

California African American Museum

600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

11:00am to 5:00pm

The exhibition reflects Jamaican born artist Yrneh Gabon Brown’s personal journey and awakening while researching and documenting the devastating effects of prejudice, ignorance, and/or violence inflicted upon people affected with albinism in Tanzania, Jamaica, and, to a lesser degree, the United States. Through March 1, 2015, Tuesdays through Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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see the “island of lemurs: madagascar,” in 3d imax

California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

2:30pm

“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” is now showing at the California Science Center in 3D IMAX, and it’s a must-see movie that tells the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered. Learn how these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

Good to know: parking is $10, cash only, (or you can take the Metro) and plan on spending the day – when you purchase your movie tickets you can reserve your free, timed tickets to visit the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

 

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Tuesday, September 2

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