It’s Sunday! It’s an opportunity to explore and to learn something new. Here are some Sunday “GAYLE ON THE GO!” suggestions.
Enjoy! Please stay safe!
Architecture Summer Camp
Southern California Chapter
The National Organization of Minority Architects
Live Online Workshops & Activities
Virtual Building & Office Tours
In Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles, construction is underway for the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, somewhat delayed due to the pandemic. The grand opening is now planned for 2023.
Stantec, the architect of record for the project, is generating the next generation of architects at The Architecture Summer Camp produced by the Southern California Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects — is open to interested youngsters — ages 10-to-17. Stantec is teaching students to re-imagine the new museum’s neighboring Exposition Park as a “museum park” that would embody the attributes of JEDI – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
Summer camp registration instruction and fees are on the SoCal Noma website.
AIDS Walk LA 2021
AIDS Walk Los Angeles is happening. It’s a virtual event this year, helping more than 18-thousand people in L.A. County combat HIV and AIDS. To get in on the fun and the fundraising, register at the aidswalkla.org website.
Blood Donations Needed
Cedars-Sinai Blood Donor Services
8700 Alden Drive
South Tower, Street Level, Room 1690
310 423 4170
There’s a critical blood product shortage. Cedars-Sinai is one of many Los Angeles hospitals appealing to the public to donate. Hospitals as well as the American Red Cross report less than a half day supply of Type O blood group is the most needed by hospitals as well as platelets, the clotting portion of blood.
To make an appointment for a Covid safe donation, call or visit the Cedars-Sinai Donor Services website.
Catalina Island Museum’s Family Free Day
217 Metropole Avenue
310 510 2414
It’s Family Free Day at the Catalina Island Museum. Explore Catalina’s connection to the Chicago Cubs, World War Two, and more. Visitor details are on the catalinamuseum.org website.
Bruce Meyer’s American Car Cruise-In @9:30am
Honoring Ed ”Isky” Iskenderian’s Centennial
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
323 964 6331
Celebrate the 100th birthday of “The Godfather of Hot Rodding, Ed “Isky” Iskendarian’s, at the Petersen Automotive Museum’s first ever Hot Rod Cruise-In!
The cruise-in will feature a one-of-a-kind panel of hot rodding and the guest of honor himself, Ed “Isky” Iskendarian. Stroll through rows of some of the most iconic hot rods with the hot-rodding legends themselves. All attendees are required to wear a face covering and adhere to the museum’s COVID -19 policies. Details are on the petersen.org website.
Double Corpse Flowers
Green Boy & Stinkie
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, & Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
626 405 2100
We are glad we do not have “smell-a-vision” because the famous Corpse Flowers are blooming at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. Museum officials report the world’s largest flower rarely blooms, but when it does the fragrance is similar to rotting flesh. We might not appreciate I but insects love it. Find details about this most unusual flower and when you can see it at huntington.org.
Pageant of the Masters Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach
650 Laguna Canyon Road
800 487 3378
While you’re in Laguna Beach, see the Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters, one of the most unique productions in the world. Performances bring to life famous works of art on stage creating living pictures. The theme for this Summer’s show: “Made in America: Trailblazing Artists and Their Stories.” Details and ticket information are available at foapom.com.
Summer Sawdust Festival
Now Thru Sunday, September 5th
It’s back! The Summer Sawdust Festival! Due to the pandemic, there are 167 local artists as opposed to the usual 200, however the artists who are here bring their one-of-a-kind award-winning work.
The Laguna Beach event is open now thru Sunday, September 5th.
So, let’s make this an “arts and culture” Sunday. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.