First Fridays at NHM
L.A.’s own The Little Ones—who seem to be everywhere lately, even on Monday night’s episode of Gossip Girl with their song Like a Spoke on a Wheel—open the Natural History Museum’s 2009 forum and concert series First Fridays: Darwin Year.
This year marks Charles Darwin’s bicentennial and the 150th anniversary of his epic On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Section. The series promises entertaining and fascinating conversations with six of the world’s foremost authors and experts on the life of on the life of Darwin, the science of evolution, and the revolutionary impact of the man and his work.
Advanced tickets for First Fridays will be sold via Ticketweb.com. Free for NHM members. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6.50 for children. Curator-led tours, films, discussions and performances are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and early purchase is recommended. 900 Exposition Blvd., downtown, 213.763.DINO. Map K15 www.nhm.org/firstfridays
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Newly Renovated, the National History Museum of Los Angeles County a Fresh Destination
Though it’s one of the oldest cultural institutions in Los Angeles, the National History Museum of Los Angeles County can also be considered one of the freshest new LA attractions. That’s because the museum has just had a face lift, following $168 million in renovations and expansions as the museum celebrates its 100th birthday. The museum recently opened its North Campus, a 3.5 acre urban wilderness featuring a turtle pond, vegetable garden and a 1913-style garden. Step back in time as the museum celebrates over 100 years of excellence. It’s an historical event for a cultural institution you won’t want to miss.