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Japanese being escorted to Internment camps Poster declaring Executive Order 9066
INSTRUCTIONS TO ALL PERSONS: Reflections on Executive Order 9066
Learn about 1942’s Executive Order 9066 which forced Japanese American citizens into relocation centers at the
onset of WWII when The Japanese American National Museum sheds light on a dark chapter in American history.
“Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066” tells the story of these trying times with historic
documents, photographs, artifacts and contemporary artworks, providing insight and context for these historic events.


Miniature model boats Model of the Galileo Seven from Star Trek
VALLEY CON MODEL SHOW
Witness the work and creativity that goes into creating detailed models and miniatures when the Petersen
Automotive Museum serves as the pit stop for Valley Con 2017. The annual show and competition features hundreds
of entries including scale models of cars, planes, boats and popular sci-fi vehicles! Interviews with the organizers,
a glimpse at the “Best of Show” winner, and a peek at some of the Petersen’s wondrous collection of vehicles are just
a few of the highlights in this colorful and entertaining exhibition!


Tusken Raider from Star Wars Deadpool and Harley-Quinn with guest
LONG BEACH COMIC EXPO
Mingle with comic icons like Batman, Spider-man, Deadpool and Darth Vader as the
Long Beach Comic Expo swings into the Long Beach Convention Center! Unlike the 800
pound gorilla that stampedes San Diego each summer, this gathering is a visitor-friendly
event offering more interaction with the artists and creators of some of our most cherished
comic heroes, and the costumed Cosplay star power is just as strong, gathering enough
Marvel, DC and Star Wars characters to fill a space cruiser!


Mastodon Dire wolves of the Cenozoic Era
MASTODON! Prehistoric Elephants in the Southwest
Experience a monumental exhibition of Mammoth proportions when the San Bernardino County
Museum unveils “Mastodon! Prehistoric Elephants in the Southwest” featuring a life-sized
depiction of a mastodon and her calf. See how these huge ancient beasts lived over ten
thousand years ago sharing a primeval world with mammoths and saber-toothed cats,
and glimpse fossils from the museum’s extensive collection of ancient mammals.


Petersen Automotive Museum Roger with James Bond's Austin Martin DB5
PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM GRAND REOPENING
The Petersen Automotive Museum unveils its slick new cherried-out façade that is reminiscent of
its fabulous collection of classic automobiles! The museum’s new facelift underscores the priceless collection
of classic vehicles that now occupy its three floors. See two Aston Martin vehicles from the
James Bond series, learn how an engine works from Pixar’s “Cars” characters, and see
the future car designers sculpt their newest models as the Petersen shifts into high gear
to celebrate the past and future of automobiles!


Hammered DulcimerHammered Dulcimer
HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
There’s music to celebrate when we relish the soothing, siren call of the Dulcimer at a festival that is
devoted to these unique and wondrous instruments. Each year the Harvest Festival of Dulcimers attracts
an eclectic group of talented musicians to the United Methodist Church in Culver City.
Musicians participate in workshops, mingle with other players, and participate in impromptu
jam sessions where both the Mountain dulcimer and the Hammered dulcimer get equal
playtime. “Dulcimer” means “sweet sound” and how sweet it is indeed to savor
every note that resonates from these magical musicians who fill the air
with the light and airy melodies of a time long passed.


Beefy Participant in Cupid's Undie RunParticipants prepare to run their pants off
CUPID'S UNDIE RUN
Experience a brief encounter with the brave men and women who drop their drawers to sprint in
their underwear! Cupid’s Undie Run features participants from cities across the country and
the annual event comes to LA for the very first time to showcase a bevy
of beautiful bodies who bare nearly all to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation.


Roger at Dinosaur HallT-Rex skull
DINOSAUR HALL
See Los Angeles' biggest new attraction as the Natural History Museum of LA County
unleashes Dinosaur Hall to its unsuspecting visitors. Twenty fully articulated fossilized skeletons
roar their way through two galleries among them the fearsome Allosaurus, the armor
plated Stegosaurus, the spike horned Triceratops and a trio of Tyrannosaurus Rex
which make up the world's first T-Rex growth series. Visit with the head curator and
project manager and find out why this new exhibit is such an important and groundbreaking
additon to a world class museum.


Plein Air Painting in TopangaTwo Steps by Helen Groenekamp
PAINT OUT IN TOPANGA
Watch talented artists create their inspired works in the free open air of the outdoors
as Allied Artists share their passion for Plein Air Painting. "Plein Air" means "in the open air"
and these talented painters take advantage of the serenity and peaceful rolling hills
of Topanga State Park by creating colorful splashes of scenic wonder. Relish with us
the warm soothing breezes, enjoy the changing colors of the majestic landscapes and listen
to the artists as they share with us inimate details of the passion and inspiration that
goes into creating their expressive works.


Bodybuilder HidetadoBodybuilding with David Hughes
CAPITOL DRUGS' SAMPLE SATURDAY
Find out how to look and feel your best as West Hollywood's Capitol Drugs hosts its
annual Sample Saturday by offering free samples to its customers in the form of diet supplements,
health advice and free massage sessions. Interviews with professional bodybuilders, demonstrations
of acupuncture, and the pleasure of witnessing a bevy of beefcaked volunteers getting spray tanned
are just a few of the reasons to enjoy this enlightening and revealing edition!


Elephants at Elephant OdysseyElephant
ELEPHANT ODYSSEY
Visit with the playful pack of pachyderms at San Diego's wondrous
new habitat "Elephant Odyssey." The state-of-the-art facility opened in early 2009
and is home to seven of these magnificent creatures who roam, splash and play
in their vast new surroundings. A model of an ancient tar pit, a new animal care facility
and a section devoted to the California Condor make this spectacular attraction simply one
of many reasons to rediscover this world class zoo!


Happy Jui Jitsu winner Roger with gorgeous modelsSuper Nutrition Dude
Pro Fight Supplements Los Angeles Fitness Expo
Join Roger as he visits some of the best bodies in town at the LA Convention Center's annual assembly of the
city's beefiest and most beautiful! The Pro Fight Supplements Los Angeles Fit Expo features a
vein-popping assortment of muscled bodies and chiseled physiques, and features street dancing, cage fighting
and one of the city's largest Jui Jitsu competitions. And don't miss this year's event!


Corvettes1974 Corvette
CORVETTE FUNFEST
WINNER- 2004 WESTERN ACCESS VIDEO EXCELLENCE AWARD
See which episode of Out & About won the 2004 W.A.V.E. Award for Best Community
Event as we experience the nostalgic days of the classic Corvette at a spectacular
celebration in the Midwest! The crew of out & About embark upon an epic journey
as they travel to Effingham Illinois to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Chevrolet's classic
Corvette! The two day event celebrates the entire Corvette mystique, from its history and
development to the huge following of devoted fans for whom the Corvette represents a state
of mind! A tour through a Corvette upholstery facility, a spectacular helicopter flyover and
a toe-tapping concert of Beatles music courtesty of "1964: The Tribute" are some of the
highlights of this grand party, making Corvette Funfest the definitive do-all, end-all
Corvette Celebration!