President’s Series: Susan Orlean and Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nov. 4, 2019

A conversation between authors Susan Orlean (The Library Book) and Viet Thanh Nguyen (The Sympathizer) and moderated by William Deverell, director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.

 

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Our Common Table: A Journey Through L.A.’s Flourishing Culinary Communities
Nov. 23, 2019

Bill Esparza, author of "L.A. Mexicano: Recipes, People & Places," and Elisa Callow, author of "The Urban Forager: Culinary Exploring & Eating on L.A.'s Eastside," join award-winning journalist and L.A. chronicler Val Zavala in a Q&A about L.A. food culture. 

 
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Pollinating Blue Boy
Nov. 21, 2019

For one hundred years The Huntington has been spreading knowledge like pollen, helping scholarship bloom into exhibitions and publications. Sometimes the right pollen is hard to get though, that's why it's good to have friends who can help.

 
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Outstanding American Gardens: What are They, Where are They, and How Can They be Saved?
Nov. 17, 2019

James Brayton Hall, president of the Garden Conservancy, examines what America's gardens say about our culture and how new approaches pioneered by the Conservancy are helping to protect and document these landscapes for the future. Several examples of West Coast gardens are highlighted,...

 

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