We write to update you on LAVA's occasional Literary Salon series.
The series in currently on hiatus. However, for the benefit of those LAVA members who are only subscribed to this newsletter, we write to pull your sleeves to some upcoming bookish LAVA happenings that we think you will enjoy.
Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center (Cal State L.A.)
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pmEvent Description:
Future Studio Gallery
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pmEvent Description:
Prospect Park Books will celebrate two recent publications at Future Studio Gallery: "100 Not-So-Famous Views of L.A."--100 paintings by Barbara A. Thomason, inspired by Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. Barbara has painted scenes that only locals might know--beautiful images and a great test for LA nerds.
Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pmEvent Description:
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, attempted husband slayings, Byzantine estate battles and mad bombings, visit the shortest street in Los Angeles (15' long Powers Place, with its magnificent views of the mansions of Alvarado Terrace), discover which fabulous mansion was once transformed into a functioning whiskey factory using every room in the house, and stroll the haunted paths of Rosedale Cemetery, site of notable burials (May
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pmEvent Description:
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 is making an incredible return. But while many of the historic buildings remain, their human context has been lost. Esotouric's downtown double feature tour is meant to bring alive the old ghosts and memories that cling to the streets and structures of the historic core, and is especially recommended for downtown residents curious about their neighborhood's neglected history.
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pmEvent Description:
A Special Event Esotouric bus adventure: Richard’s one-time only Birthday Bus Tour of Public Mausolea of Los Angeles & Orange Counties hosted by Nathan Marsak.
For Richard’s once-a-year birthday bus adventure, we invite you to climb aboard for a 7-hour excursion exploring some of the greatest buildings in the Southland that you’ve never seen—unless you go to a lot of funerals.
Lunch is included in the ticket price.
SW corner of Fair Oaks & Arlington
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pmEvent Description:
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. Dip into the confidential files of old Pasadena and meet assassins and oddballs, kidnappers and slashers, Satanists and all manner of maniac in a delightful little tour you WON'T find recommended by the better class of people!
The Daily Dose
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pmEvent Description:
Go East, Young Crime Fiend!