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Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage & Culture Renewed

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

The great synagogue of Livorno, Italy

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more


Karla Klarin: Subdividing the LAndscape

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

Natalie's House

Raised in the San Fernando Valley, and one of the first artists to live and work in Downtown L.A. in the 1970s, Klarin’s paintings and constructions offer important images of a city in transition that defy cliché and stereotype. Read more

Assassins

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:30pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm

Assassins poster

Assassins (successful and failed) from different historical periods meet to explore their twisted view of the American dream. Read more

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