If you are looking for some history and fun this weekend, you may want to travel to Exposition Park to see treasured fabric that was traded across the Silk Road from Eastern China, Central Asia and the Middle East.
Miss Gayle Anderson has all the details for you on this, other exhibits and more in today’s ‘Gayle On The Go’.
California Baby & Kidz Expo
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
The California Baby & Kidz Expo offer parents resource and product information all in one location.
The event at the Pasadena Convention Center is filled with non-stop family entertainment, the latest products, services, vendors, and stage presentations.
Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Travel to Exposition Park for the West Coast debut of “TRAVELING THE SILK ROAD: ANCIENT PATHWAY TO THE MODERN WORLD.”
The exhibition is named for the treasured fabric that was traded across the known world, the Silk Road stretched from eastern China through the cities of Central Asia to the Middle East. More than a conduit for material goods, the Silk Road also carried scientific knowledge, technological advances, folklore, art, music, and religious beliefs through contact among peoples and cultures.
Fowler At Fifty
Admission is FREE!
The Fowler Museum is located in the heart of UCLA’s north campus.
The Fowler Museum at UCLA is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a suite of special exhibitions and programs entitled FOWLER AT FIFTY. Nearly 1,000 objects from the Fowler’s more than 100-thousand acclaimed and diverse artifacts, from Africa to Latin America and more, are on display.
If you like bling, then you will enjoy this exhibit “A Quest for Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels.”
Find more than 200 pieces of rare gems from the private collections of Van Cleef & Arpels in Santa Ana at the Bowers Museum.
The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years is waiting for you at the Annenberg Space for Photography. Famous of its stunning images, this exhibit offers a wide range of National Geographic’s photographic themes – as well as a documentary – all free to the public!
Works on Paper
California Pop Artist / Realist Wayne Thiebaud
Pepperdine’s Weisman Museum
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
310 506 4522
Printmaking has always been an important medium for California Pop artist Wayne Thiebaud ( TEE- BOW ). Throughout his career, he turned to graphics to develop pictorial ideas by exploring unique qualities of line and color. This exhibition covers his entire career from the 1950s to the present and includes examples of his work in etching, lithography, woodcut, and other graphic media.
Journey of a Dress Exhibition
Wilshire May Company Building
6067 Wilshire Boulevard
646 525 9797
Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg celebrates the 40th anniversary of her famous wrap dress with the exhibition “Journey of a Dress.”
The exhibition features a retrospective of vintage and contemporary DVF wrap designs from four decades.
33rd Annual Black Doll Show: Dolls Gone Wild
William Grant Still Arts Center
2520 South West View Street
“Dolls Gone Wild” comprise the 33rd annual exhibition of Black Dolls at the William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles. Take a look at the handmade and collectible dolls inspired by animal prints.
A Memoir in Movement: Carmen De Lavallade Geoffrey Holder
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
213 744 7432 www.caamuseum.org
Salute and celebrate award winning dancers and choreographers Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder are in the spotlight at the California African American Museum.
The talented team have been creating continuously since the 1940s.
Pet Food Shortage spcaLA Shelters
7700 East Spring Street, Long Beach
12910 Yukon Avenue, Hawthorne
5026 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles
323 730 5300 X252
spcaLA’s is struggling to get through a holiday season food shortage. The non-profit needs both wet and dry puppy and dog food as well as cat and kitten food.
spcaLA says it uses an average of 30,000 pounds of pet food a year.
Apparently, there is plenty of food for marine life. Scientist report a rare and unprecedented number of Sperm whales, Humpback whales, Fin Whales, AND Orcas can be seen off the coast at the moment.
So, what’s going on in your world. Let me mind your business. Say something via snail-mail, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, whatever you like. Please be sure to provide video with you request. Please don’t wait until the last minute. The deadline for your information is Wednesday at 5pm.
Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.