Thu., Sept. 15: Lower Left Blue: L.A. Cartography at Libros Schmibros at the Hammer

Libros Schmibros at the Hammer will host a conversation about L.A. maps with author/LA Public Library librarian Glen Creason (Maps of Los Angeles) and artist J. Michael Walker (All the Saints in the City of Angels), whose painted map of the city graces the western wall of Libros Schmibros at the Hammer. The event starts at 5:30 PM.

The Hammer Museum is located at 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, at Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles 90024.

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This event is one of six weeks of events at both the Hammer Museum and at Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights that are part of the Hammer’s hosting of Libros Schmibros as part of the Hammer’s Public Engagement program.  For more information about the entire program, click here.  For the Libros Schmibros website, click here.

Thu., Sept. 8: Ruben Martinez and . . . Rueben Martinez at Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights’ lending library/book shop Libros Schmibros will host “Will the Real Ruben Martinez Please Stand Up?,” a conversation between namesakes, featuring author/scholar/broadcaster Ruben Martinez (The Other Side/El otro lado) and the Boyle Heights-bred, Santa Ana-based MacArthur award-winning bookseller Rueben Martinez.. The event starts at 7 PM.

Libros Schmibros is located at 2000 1st Street in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles.

For more information click here.

This event is one of six weeks of events at both the Hammer Museum and at Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights that are part of the Hammer’s hosting of Libros Schmibros as part of the Hammer’s Public Engagement program.  For more information about the entire program, click here.  For the Libros Schmibros website, click here.

Sat., Sept. 3: Jerome Vered’s Crosstown L.A. History Trivia Night at Libros Schmibros and Libros Schmibros at the Hammer

As part of the six-week “residency” of Boyle Heights’ lending library/book shop Libros Schmibros at the Hammer Museum in Westwood, and to mark the occasion of the new reissue of Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to Los Angeles, Libros Schmibros in both its Boyle Heights location and at it temporary digs at the Hammer will host a two-part trivia quiz created by Jeopardy! champ Jerome Vered. Contestants will be able to compete in the first round at the Hammer at 4 PM and/or in the second round in Boyle Heights at 7 PM. But note: Hammer and Boyle Heights scores will be combined to determine the ultimate champ. Attend both to win!

For more information click here.

This event is one of six weeks of events at both the Hammer and at Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights that are part of the Hammer’s hosting of Libros Schmibros as part of the Hammer’s Public Engagement program.  For more information about the entire program, click here.  For the Libros Schmibros website, click here.