If your looking for something exciting to do this weekend – Gayle’s your girl! She’s got all the details in today’s ‘Gayle On The Go’.
Chinese New Year Festival
North Hill Street
This is a 115-year old tradition. The Annual Chinese New Year Festival. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles says thousands enjoy the colorful festival celebrating Southern California’s Asian-American Community.
Negro League’s Baseball Museum
“Times, Teams, & Talents” Traveling Exhibit
Nakaoka Community Center
Gardena City Hall
1670 West 162nd Street
310 217 9552
The city of Garden celebrates Black History Month by hosting Kansas City’s Negro League’s Baseball Museum’s traveling exhibit “Times, Teams, & Talents.”
The museum and its traveling exhibits work to strengthen and expand the history of African American baseball.
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
323 937 4230
The work of artist Timothy Washington is on view at the Craft and Folk Art Museum. Washington is famous for his assemblages incorporating drawing, painting, and especially sculpture. Known especially for semi-abstract depictions of human figures, Washington believes combining various media produces greater visual impact.
Valentine Monotype Workshop
Craft in America Center
8415 West Third Street
323 951 0610
Make a unique piece of art for someone you love at a special printmaking workshop at the Craft in America Center.
All of the materials you need will be provided as part of the 35-dollar creative craft session.
L.A. Art Book Fair 2014
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 North Central Avenue
213 626 622
Printed Matter presents the second annual LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. Free and open to the public, the LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and more presented by more than 250 international presses, booksellers, artists, and independent publishers.
The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of the State of Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are in the neighborhood.
There are self-guided tours, public excursions, and educational programs for both vessels which have appeared in several motion pictures and television shows including “Once Upon a Time” and “Revolution.”
Ever wonder why cats spit up hair balls? You can find out the answer to all this nasty question and more at Animal Grossology!
Get up close and personal with some of the slimiest, stinkiest and downright yuckiest creatures on Earth with hands-on, interactive displays at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
Children can get both an art lesson and a whale watching experience in Newport Beach with Marine life artist Wyland and Dana Wharf Whale Watching.
The children’s art work will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes.
In Long Beach, the whales watchers from Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises are teaching both young and old about unprecedented number of Sperm whales, Humpback whales, Fin Whales, AND Orcas can be seen off the coast at the moment.
They say there is an abundance of krill, tiny crustaceans whales love, is in the area, which in turn has brought a large number and variety of whales to feed at they migrate south for the winter.
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Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.