Free! Saturday @ 10am Neighborhood Lift Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall B 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles www.neighborhoodlift.com Thinking about buying a home, but the fragile state of the economy has you worried? Then, you're invited to stop by the NEIGHBORHOOD LIFT PROGRAM Saturday at the Los AngelesConvention Center. Wells Fargo is working with local non-profit organizations in cities deeply affected by the foreclosure crisis. The plan is to support sustainable homeownership and advance neighnorhood stability. Prospective homebuyers are encouraged to register for this event in order to meet one‐on‐one with a housing professional. Also. tour buses are available for homebuyers to ride to and from homes they want to see firsthand. The tour buses are scheduled are the South Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, Central Los Angeles and San Fernando neighborhoods.
"Monster Energy AMA Supercross"
Main Event @ 7:00 PM
Doors Open/Practice & Qualifying @ 12:30 PM
2000 Gene Autry Way
The Monster Energy AMA Supercross is getting down and dirty Saturday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. The main event begins at 7:00 PM. Doors open for Practice and Qualifying at 12:30 PM. Among the major competitors, Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed and James Stewart.
Saturday @ 6:30pm
History of Gospel Music
"Say Amen Somebody"
REACH Community Church
Black History Month Celebration
22600 Lambert Street
(949) 597 - 0700
Orange County's REACH Community Church is celebrating Black History Month with special programs every Saturday in February, starting with the Saturday night screen of "Say Amen Somebody", the history of Gospel music. Subsequent Saturdays will feature a focus on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Hip Hop Generation and the church, and information about Black colleges and universities. Plus, Sunday morning February 5th, enjoy a Free Hoppin' John Soul Food Brunch.
"Dora and Diego: Let's Explore!"
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main Street
Also in Orange County, the fun exhibit "DORA & DIEGO: LET'S EXPLORE" has arrived at the Discovery Science Center. This interactive and educational venue features characters Dora and Diego from Nickelodeon's hit preschool series "Dora the Explorer" and "Go, Diego, Go!", along with their friends Boots, Map, Backpack, Isa, Tico, and of course Swiper. They explore "The Purple Planet" aboard a Purple Rocket Ship, a Pirate Ship, Tico's Tree and Car, Animal Rescue Center and more.
Women Hold Up Half the Sky
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Open since last October 27 at the Skirball Cultural Center, the exhibition Women Hold Up Half the Sky has been extended beyond its original March closing date through May 20, 2012. Based on the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide , by Pulitzer Prizewinning journalists Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the exhibition focuses on stories of women worldwide who have overcome daunting circumstances to remake their lives as well as improve conditions for their families and their entire communities. By the way, each visitor is able to direct a $1 microloan to a woman entrepreneur and follow her progress.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90036
tel 323 857-6000
While we're on the subject of exhibitions, have you seen this? Metropolis II, a complex kinetic sculpture, modeled to replicate a fast paced modern city. This unusual artwork includes steel beams that form a grid interwoven with an elaborate system of 18 roadways, including one 6 lane freeway, and HO scale train tracks. Miniature cars speed through the city at 240 scale miles per hour; every hour, the equivalent of approximately 100,000 cars circulate through the dense network of buildings. According to artist Chris Burden, "The noise, the continuous flow of the trains, and the speeding toy cars, produces the stress of living in a dynamic, active and bustling 21st Century city."
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