This Weekend!Wildhorse 16th Annual Powwow14901 Inglewood AvenueLawndale (310) 987 1274www.powwows.comwww.wildhorsesingersanddancers.orgLearn the culture of the Wild Horse Singers and Dancers, an intertribal pow wow drum group. Theyre having their 16th annual pow wow in Lawndale. What you will learn this weekend, they have taught in cultural exchange programs in Hawaii and Greece as well as elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities, and parades across the country.
Sunday2012 LA Chinatown Firecracker 5/10k Run/Walk Dodger Stadium to L.A. Chinatown Central PlazaDowntown Los Angeles(323) 256 1363firecracker10k.orgCheer the folks walking or running or participate in the 2012 L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5k 10k Run Walk. Look for our own Ginger Chan jogging her way to fitness and a medal. A day of exercise and fun begins at 6am and ends with a night festival until midnight.
Extended!Women Hold Up Half the SkySkirball Cultural Center2701 North Sepulveda BoulevardLos Angeles(310) 440-4500 www.skirball.orgOpen 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.
SundayMetropolis llLos Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Blvd.Los Angeles CA 90036tel 323 857-6000www.lacma.org Is this downtown Los Angeles? No, its Metropolis II, a complex kinetic sculpture, modeled to replicate a fast paced modern city. Artist Chris Burdens 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.
Sunday52nd OReilly Auto Parts NHRA WinternationalsAuto Club Raceway2780 Fairplex DrivePomona(800) 884 6472www.nhra.comSpeaking of fast cars, how about this 52nd OReilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals, one of drag racings grandest traditions. Check out the look and the sound of new cars, drivers, teams and sponsorships at this season opener.
Sunday @ 10am56th Annual Los Angeles Boat ShowLos Angeles Convention1201 South Figueroa StreetLos Angeles(213) 741-1151losangelesboatshow.comDont miss the last day of the largest and most prestigious boat show in the western United States. Event promoters claim nearly five-million attendees from across the nation, the last 55 years come to view the most spectacular array of boats and marine accessories available under one roof.
Sunday @ 9amCalling All Extras!Luck Open Casting CallSanta Anita Park 285 West Huntington Drive Arcadia(626) 574-7223www.santaanitalive.comWant to be a part of a major television show and make a little extra money? HBOs LUCK, recently picked up for a second season by the cable network, has a casting call all types of everyday race track characters and employees. LUCK stars Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte, Dennis Farina, and John Ortiz. It currently airs on HBO on Sundays at 9 p.m. All participants should bring a picture of themselves and prepare to meet. Approximately 500 extras were involved with Season One. Just as many if not more will be hired for Season Two.
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