I can’t quite put my finger on it. Maybe it’s because of my love for all things 1960’s or because I treasured my family’s Friday nights at Lamppost Pizza as a kid. It might be the simultaneous bombardment of lights and sounds, compounded with the tactile qualit
The Art Department of Central Library hosts a fall film series with three motion pictures whose directors took risks with their visual stories. While the subjects, the use of photography, and the film scores differ, all three directors created filmic experiences with provocative endings tha
An extremely popular service that the Art, Music and Recreation Department provide that not everyone may know about is orchestral service. Our orchestral music collection contains scores and parts that are loaned to orchestras and performing groups in Southern California. The service
In 2001 Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film adventure was still the ultimate trip. Now BluRay technology brings this epic odyssey in space to the present. Join us for a film screening of Kubrick’s space odyssey film on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Central Library from 1-4 p.m.
If you feel like trying your hand at drawing or painting for the first time, or would like to sharpen your talents, the Art, Music & Recreation Department has plenty of resources to get you started. Check out the catalog, or come along and browse the shelves in person to find dozens of
The Getty Research Institute exhibit currently at the Central Library, a Nation Emerges – The Mexican Revolution Revealed, tells the story of an uprising that spread like wildfire across Mexico - marking the beginning of the Mexican Revolution in November 1910.