Week of June 28, 2017 Edition


Jeanne Cordova: 
Butches, Lies, and Feminism Screening

Thursday, June 29, 2017
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
(625 N. San Vicente Blvd.)
7:30 pm
FREE!
RSVP today for the world premiere of Jeanne Cordova: 
Butches, Lies, and Feminism, a new documentary on the life and accomplishments of activist and author Jeanne Cordova, 
directed by Gregorio Davila.  

The screening, which is presented at part of the City's One City One Pride festival, will be followed by a discussion with Davila and Cordova's partner, Lynn Harris Ballen. 

For more information, please click here.
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Outfest West Hollywood Screening of Whitney: Can I Be Me?
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
(625 N. San Vicente Blvd.)
7:30 pm 
FREE!
The City of West Hollywood's WeHo Arts program partners with Outfest and Showtime Documentary Films to present Whitney: Can I Be Me?, a powerful film about music icon Whitney Houston, by acclaimed BAFTA Award winner Nick Broomfield.  

The documentary film uses behind-the-scenes footage, candid interviews, and performance footage to explore all sides of Whitney, her life, and the impact her death had on those close to her and on her fans.

For more information, please click here. 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

How to Get a Job at a Start Up


General Assembly
(1520 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE!
Fast growing startups can seem like a very attractive place to work. But breaking into one can sometimes feel like learning a new language. In this free class you'll get some insider tips as well as hear first-hand experience on how to launch a career with a high growth company.

You'll leave with a handful of suggested events and resources perfect for taking that next step in your own journey. The class is particularly useful for people with non-technical backgrounds who want to work somewhere that has moved past proof of concept.


For more information, please click here.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Shop Talk - Entrepreneur Edition


Born Trendy Boutique
(5076 West Pico Blvd.)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE!
BCG Branding and Born Trendy Boutique present an event you do not want to miss. This is a panel discussion and we will be focusing on Q & A to send our attendees off with valuable information and advice to help their businesses grow. Come out and get informed, sip cocktails, eat, and shop. Each guest will walk away with a gift bag full of goodies. We look forward to seeing you there!


For more information, please click here.
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Empower Breakfast 2017

Taglyan Complex 
(1201 Vine Street)
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Prices Vary!
Come celebrate 20 years of Women Helping Women Succeed! The Empower Breakfast celebrates the accomplishments of Dress For Success clients and female leaders. The 5th Annual Empower Breakfast attracts approximately 200 local influencers in business, fashion, and entertainment.

To purchase tickets, please click here.
Exhibit Runs Until 
June 30, 2017
Lesbians to Watch Out For: '90s Queer L.A. Activism

Plummer Park
(7377 Santa Monica Blvd.)
Fridays: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
FREE!
Showcasing a diverse collection of visuals and materials, LESBIANS TO WATCH OUT FOR features the The Lesbian Avengers: 25th Anniversary Exhibition , and tells the stories of LA queer women in groups ranging from ACT UP LA, Queer Nation LA and the LA Dyke March to untold histories of local lesbian groups including United Lesbians of African Heritage (ULOAH), Los Angeles Asian  Pacific Islander Sisters (LAAPIS), Lesbianas Unidas (LU) and other organizations, that created community and inspired a new generation of lesbian activists to 'reclaim the universe. The Exhibition runs thru June 30th!

This exhibit is presented as part of the City of West Hollywood's One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival.  

To RSVP, please click here.
Sunday, July 2, 2017

YPN & PEACE OVER VIOLENCE
Legendary Drag Queen Bingo

Hamburger Mary's
(8288 Santa Monica Blvd.)
8pm - 10pm
$20 Suggested doanation
Join us this Sunday, July 2nd, when the West San Gabriel Valley Association of Realtors Young Professional Network hosts Hambuger Mary's Legendary Drag Queen Bingo to benefit the services and programs at Peace Over Violence.

Come play bingo, win prizes, bid in the auction, and have fun!


For more information, please click here
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Water Is Life

West Hollywood Library, West Hollywood Room 
(625 N. San Vicente Blvd.)
11am - 12:30pm
FREE!
Join us in the West Hollywood Room for a special presentation on water resources in our world today. Topics will include modern definitions of drought, the effects of flooding, and what everyday people can do to help improve our environment.

This program is presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood's WeHo Arts through a Trans Arts Initiative Grant.

To RSVP, please click here
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Alexis Del Lago: Yesterday and Today

Gardenia Restaurant 
(7066 Santa Monica Blvd.)
Doors open at 7pm,  Showtime is 9pm

Pioneering trans artist Alexis Del Lago returns to the cabaret stage in Yesterday and Today, an autobiographical show debuting July 7th and 8th, 2017 at the Gardenia Restaurant in West Hollywood.

This program is presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood's WeHo Arts through a Trans Arts Initiative Grant.

for more information, please click here
Sunday, July 9, 2017

2017 Summer Sounds - Jack's Cats 

Kings Road Park 
(1000 Kings Road)
Doors open at 5pm
FREE!

Join us at 5pm to kick off of the 2017 Summer Sounds free concert series with Jack's Cats. These cats are ready to serve up pre-bop jazz that delights the ears and feet with a new-old sound unmistakably grounded in 30s - 40s vintage jazz and swing, that yet feels contemporary and alive. Reedman Jack Malmstrom leads the band of top-notch musicians drawn from Los Angeles' thriving vintage jazz scene. Their treatment of hand-picked standards, forgotten gems and period-correct originals will delight the ears and set dancers in motion.

for more information, please click here
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Women And Books

West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room
 
(
625 N. San Vicente Blvd
.)
7:00pm - 8:30 pm
FREE!
Women and Books is a monthly book club that meets the first Tuesday of the month to discuss books written by women authors.  This month's discussion is Swing Time by Zadie Smith.

It is co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood's Women's Advisory Board and the West Hollywood Library. Free parking with validation.

for more information, please click here
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Brown Girls Innovate Too


General Assembly
(1520 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA)
7:00pm - 9:30 pm
FREE!
Join us for an empowered conversation about valuing what you bring to the table as an entrepreneur, small business owner, and woman in tech.

More and more women are starting businesses, and creating their dent on the tech industry. Having an open dialogue about challenges, strategies and wins continues the creation of a much needed community among women. We are bold, but together we are badasses.

for more information, please click here
Friday, July 14, 2017

Pushing the Margins Symposium: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Charles E. Young Research Library 
(280 Charles E. Young Drive North)
9:00am - 4:30 pm
FREE!
This symposium will feature authors from the Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS book to discuss thematic issues that pertain to intersectionality, feminist theory, race and ethnicity, and libraries. Participants will break out into smaller groups to have critical discussions based on the themes presented.

for more information, please click here

 

 

 

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