Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, April 21st, 2019

Happy Sunday! Happy Easter! Happy Passover!

Southern California has a host of events marking this very important Sunday. Some of the events are FREE! Take a look! Enjoy! :-)

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April Only! Free Spay / Neuter Certificates for Cats & Kittens
L.A. Animal Services Center
*Visit the Nearest L.A. Animal Services Center for Certificate
*Obtain Certificate online
http://www.lacityvet.com/onlinevoucher
For more information about the free cat spay / neuter program, take a look at the website: http://www.lacityvet.com/onlinevoucher

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Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
15501 East Arrow Highway
Irwindale
626 969 4750
RenFair.com
Step out of the modern, weary world, and into a land of unbridled imagination, celebration, and compassion. The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire – the world’s oldest – presents its 57th anniversary season at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale.

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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
5704 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad
http://www.theflowerfields.com
You will see a rainbow of Tecolote ranunculus graces the 50 acres of rolling hillsides that overlook the Pacific Ocean, making it the ultimate flower paradise. Also, find hands-on workshops featuring art, basket, and gardening classes and there’s a picnic area where visitors can bring their own food.
The Flower Fields is open to the public from 9am – 6pm from March 1 to May 12, 2019. The Flower Fields provides two free parking areas, restroom facilities and accessibility for people with disabilities. Admission is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors 60+, $9 for children 3–10 and free for children under the age of 3. Season passes and group tours are also available.

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Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
15501 East Arrow Highway
Irwindale
626 969 4750
RenFair.com
Step out of the modern, weary world, and into a land of unbridled imagination, celebration, and compassion. The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire – the world’s oldest – presents its 57th anniversary season at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale.

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Holy Hollywood History!: The Batman 66 Exhibit
Hollywood Museum in the Historic Factor Building
1660 North Highland Avenue
Hollywood
thehollywoodmuseum.com

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Black is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles
310 440 4500
http://www.skirball.org
See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.”
Featuring more than forty photographs of black women and men with natural hair and clothes that reclaimed their African roots, Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite, organized by Aperture Foundation, New York, is the first-ever major exhibition dedicated to this key figure of the second Harlem Renaissance.

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Soul of Nation: Art in the Age of Black 1963-1983
The Broad
221 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles
http://www.thebroad.org
This is NEW at The Broad. “Soul of a Nation”: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963 – 1983. The exhibition shines a light on the contribution of Black artists beginning in 1963. Here you will find more than 60 influential artists at this landmark exhibition, where we can see era defining paintings, sculptures, photography, and murals that changed the fact of art in America.

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Springtime Easter Festival
Underwood Family Farms
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark
underwoodfamilyfarms.com
Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark is proud to present the Springtime Easter Festival now through Monday, April 22 from 9:00am to 6:00pm daily.
Activities will take place in the grass field behind the Animal Center. Animal Shows, Animal Races & Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides are included with admission. Cameras are encouraged!

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SUNDAY “GAYLE ON THE GO!”
Plaza West Covina
Easter Art Displayed in Center Court
112 Plaza Drive
West Covina, CA 91790
http://www.shoppingplazawestcovina.com

Plaza West Covina Hosts EGG-CITING Easter Art Display featuring the work of several talented local artists who will design and paint, sculpt, or create a collage to enhance five large 48” x 36” fiberglass Easter eggs.
The artists’ work, which symbolizes new life and rebirth, will be on display in Center Court. Participating artists include Ron Robles, Gladis Alejandre, Outside The Lines, as well as the San Jose Charter Academy Art Lab. The public is invited to view the display FREE of charge. To learn more, visit https://www.shoppingplazawestcovina.com/events/.

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Spring Fling “EGG-travaganza
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles
http://www.lazoo.org/springfling
This event highlights conservation and sustainable living in celebration of Earth Day, along with “EGG-citing” programs, inviting guests to partake in a host of fun, engaging, and educational activities.
Spring-themed entertainment for kids includes a monarch butterfly-themed aerialist show, roaming bee and butterfly puppeteers, honey tasting (for an additional fee), a “planting for pollinators” station with a native wildflower seed giveaway (while supplies last), a bee-and-butterfly craft station, springtime photo ops, and more.
The L.A. Zoo’s residents get in on the fun with daily up-close creature encounters during Animals & You, showcasing bunnies and other fuzzy critters; along with special animal feedings, featuring Earth Day-inspired treats on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21. Spring Fling also includes two Big Bunny Weekends with Big Bunny photo ops (for an additional fee), and bunny-ear crafts on Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14 and Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21.
To learn more about Spring Fling and for a full schedule of activities and times, please visit http://www.lazoo.org/springfling.

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Closing Today!
Cult to Culture
Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach
562 439 2119
http://www.lbma.org

Learn about the man the New York Times nicknamed “The Godfather of Surf Photography.” CULT TO CULTURE: PHOTOGRAPHS BY LEROY GRANNIS is an exhibition of more than 30 of Grannis’ mesmerizing images that capture surf culture in California and Hawaii. This exhibition is especially timely since surfing will make its competition debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
This exhibition is at the Long Beach Museum of Art closes today, Sunday, April 21st.

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Antarctic Dinosaurs
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles
213 763 3466
http://www.nhm.org
Get ready to travel to Antarctica in search of dinosaurs. This exhibition lets you follow in the footsteps of scientists and explorers who have made this journey for centuries, and continue today, in search of rare dinosaurs found only on this icy continent.
The exhibition tells the story of modern day paleontologists, NHM's Dr. Nathan Smith and Dr. Pete Makovicky, Curator of Dinosaurs at Chicago's Field Museum, and their expedition to excavate fossils beneath the ice and stone. Visitors experience the adventure themselves, as they choose protective gear and supplies, drop in on Snow School training, and set up their remote Antarctic field site. Hands-on excavation activities, touchable specimens, and media touchscreens take visitors behind-the-scenes on what these expeditions are really like!

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SUNDAY “GAYLE ON THE GO!”
Guo Pei: Beyond Couture
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714 567 3600
http://www.bowers.org
Internationally renowned couturier Guo Pei is the spotlight at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. Among the more than 40 breathtaking pieces at this new exhibition BEYOND COUTURE, this gold, floral creation that celebrates Spring.
Fashion designer Pei made headlines in 2015 when pop singer Rihanna wore one of her dramatic creations to the Met Gala in New York City. This is the U.S. west coast premiere of GUO PEI: BEYOND COUTURE. For tour and ticket information check the http://www.bowers.org.

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SUNDAY “GAYLE ON THE GO!”
Pompeii: The Exhibition
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley
http://www.reaganfoundation.org
This unique exhibition at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum features more than 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the renowned Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy. These are not replicas, but rather original, 2,000-year-old objects that were preserved in the ash. These artifacts include wall-sized frescos, marble and bronze sculptures, jewelry, ancient Roman coins, and full body casts of the volcano’s victims.

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SUNDAY “GAYLE ON THE GO!”
Free Admission!
Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria
Fowler Museum at UCLA
398 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles
310 825 4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
We can see these for free at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. DRESSED WITH DISTINCTION: GARMENTS FROM OTTOMAN SYRIA explores the region’s textile production during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when Syria was an international hub for the trade and production of handwoven cloth. The fowler.ucla.edu website has tour and parking information.

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SUNDAY “GAYLE ON THE GO!”
The Historic Hotel Figueroa
939 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles
866 734 6018
http://www.hotelfigueroa.com
We can observe WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH at the historic HOTEL FIGUEROA. One of the longest standing hotels in downtown Los Angeles was the largest commercial building funded by women for women when it opened in 1926 as a safe place for single women travelers. The property has been completely renovated and restored.
For more information about the now hip Hotel Figueroa, including its women-centric events, art collection, and more, check the website: http://www.hotelfigueroa.com

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Victory From Within: The American Prisoner of War Experience
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa
714 708 1500
ocfair.com
In Costa Mesa, we can learn the story of four Orange County men who were prisoners of war at this exhibition “Victory from Within: The American Prisoner War Experience.” Among the stories told here, the horrors experienced by Korean War veteran Lloyd L. Roberts.
Also at this exhibition, the book Mr. Roberts has written about his near death prisoner of war experience. KOREA: ONE POW’S STORY. The book and the exhibition are in Heroes Hall at the Orange County Event Center. Hours and admission information can be found at ocfair.com

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Free!
Crumbling Empire
Upside-Down Propaganda
The Wende Museum
10808 Culver Boulevard
Culver City
http://www.wendemuseum.org
The Wende Museum presents CRUMBLING EMPIRE and UPSIDE-DOWN PROPAGANDA, two new exhibitions featuring subversive art by Soviet painters, Shepard Fairey, Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, and North Korean defector Sun Mu on view now through June 2, 2019

Even the most restrictive authoritarian regimes are unable to completely silence voices of dissent. Two new exhibitions at the Wende Museum explore the role of art in grassroots and subversive expression, from the Soviet Union to North Korea to the United States. Across borders and generations, American street artist Shepard Fairey, Soviet artists of the glasnost and perestroika era, and North Korean propaganda-poster artist turned dissident painter Sun Mu appropriate and reinterpret the aesthetics and symbols of authority to create messages of liberation. This will be the first exhibition of Sun Mu’s work in a U.S. museum.

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Winning Numbers
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
http://www.petersen.org
These are “Winning Numbers”, the first, the fastest, and the most famous vehicles in the world. California Car enthusiast Bruce Meyer says among this Petersen Automotive Museum exhibition, this 2009 Corvette.
See all ten of the important cars in this exhibition entitled WINNING NUMBERS at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. By the way, there a companion book in the museum gift shop about these extraordinary cars from the Bruce Meyer Collection.

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Electric Revolution
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
http://www.petersen.org
Also new at the Petersen, ELECTRIC REVOLUTION, the world’s first exhibition featuring only electric motorcycles and the pioneers of the electric motorcycle revolution.
ELECTRIC REVOLUTION features 21 contemporary and historic electric two-wheelers, including prototype, production, off-road, racing, and custom bikes.

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Let’s make it a wonderful two-wheel weekend. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

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