Happy Saturday and Welcome to November! Celebrate the new month and the Fall season at one of the many new events on the Saturday “Gayle on the Go!” list. Enjoy!
Fund the Getaway
Restoration of the 1969 Corwin Getaway Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
323 964 6331
We can join the Petersen Automotive Museum effort to restore this 1969 Corwin Getaway. The vehicle was built in Los Angeles by African American Cliff Hall and named after Beverly Hills businessman Louis Corwin, the primary financial backer of the project. Hall designed the vehicle as practical and inexpensive transportation more practical than a motorcycle. For donation information, go to Petersen.org website.
The Spirit of Monozukuri Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
323 964 6331
Also happening at the Petersen, in conjunction with this, the museum’s exhibit spotlight Japanese craftsmanship in the automotive industry, is this weekend’s “Twilight Festival.” The only automotive exhibition of its kind will also feature Japanese artisans, craftsmen and performers.
African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies
2002 North Main Street
714 567 3600
African Twilight at the Bowers captures the continent’s vanishing rituals and ceremonies. The mesmerizing images are the result of a 15 year project organized by photojournalists Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.
You can find more than 80 of their powerful photographs as well as a companion book filled with more vivid images at the Bowers Museum is Santa Ana.
J.D. Hobby Center
471 West 6th Street
310 514 3702
This is described as Southern California’s largest hobby shop. The J.D. Hobby Center offers something for everyone interested in model building and collectibles.
Owner Louis Lee says massive hobby shop is open Tuesday through Saturday ready for holiday shopping.
Property from the Career of “The Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin
Two Day Music Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll Auction
Friday, November 9th & Saturday, November 10th
Hard Rock Cafe New York & Online
Julien’s Auctions of Los Angeles is preparing for the auction of onstage costumes and accessories of the late singer – songwriter Aretha Franklin are available at online and at New York’s Hard Rock Cafe. To all of the items available as well as bidding information, take a look at the juliensauctions.com website.
American Heroes Air Show
Hansen Dam Sports Complex
11480 Foothill Boulevard
The American Heroes Air Show, the nation’s premier helicopter-only admission free event, is happening at the Hansen Dam Sports Complex in Los Angeles. The goal of this show is to teach us about rotary wing use in law enforcement, public safety, communications and search and rescue as well as homeland security and defense.
World War One: The Great War. A Retrospective
Planes of Fame Air Museum
14998 Cal Aero Drive
The Planes of Fame Museum observes the 100th anniversary of World War One with a special retrospective entitled THE GREAT WAR. Joining members of the Museum’s Education Programs team will be several noted educators and authors and several special displays, including the Museum’s Hanriot HD1 aircraft – a World War I veteran. In addition, we will be screening the short film, “Intrepid Birdmen: Fighter Pilots of World War I.”
20th Anniversary of Aquarium of the Pacific
New Exhibitions! New Information! New Facility!
100 Aquarium Way
The Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its 20th anniversary all year long with new exhibitions, new events and the construction of a new facility.
Lost at Sea: The Explorations of Dr. Robert Ballard
The Battleship Iowa Museum
250 South Harbor Boulevard
877 446 9261
Explore the new exhibition LOST AT SEA: THE EXPLORATIONS OF DR. ROBERT BALLARD about the Battleship Iowa in San Pedro. Learn about the man who found the sunken Titanic and more!
Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals
Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
213 403 3000
This is THE PHOTO ARK produced by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. His incredible project to shoot studio-quality portraits of every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, including mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, and even insects is on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City. His goal is to inspire people not only to care, but also to help protect animals from extinction before it’s too late. This exhibition is free.
Make it a “photographic” weekend. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
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