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Obscura Society LA: California’s Gold - Huell Howser Movie Night

Petroglyphs, painted mountains, mammoths, and a pet cemetery?! That’s amazing!

Join the Obscura Society LA for a special screening of California’s Gold with an introduction by archivist, Angel Diaz!

Between the 1994 and 2012, Huell Howser traveled the state of California interviewing and documenting unique people and places to create California’s Gold, the classic PBS travel series. Finding wonder and surprise around every corner, Huell was a passionate explorer and a master storyteller. He was the Golden State’s original definitive guide to wondrous and curious places.

Help us celebrate the legacy of Huell Howser with a screening of four of our favorite episodes of California’s Gold: Petroglyphs, Pet Cemetery, Slab City, and Mammoths

This screening will take place at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock. Built nearly a century ago in 1915, this historic Carnegie-designed former library is a great representative of the Mission Revival Style architecture found across Los Angeles. It was included on the National Register for Historic Places in 1987.

Notes for this adventure:

- The program will start promptly at 7:30 and go to approximately 10 pm. 

- At the end of the screening, we will have a question & answer session with Angel Diaz, California's Gold archivist.

- Chairs will be available, but you are more than welcome to bring blankets and low lawn chairs.  

- Wine, beer, soda, water, and snacks will be available for a small donation. 

- The space is historic and 99 years old, so we ask attendees to be respectful.

- Street and meter parking are available.

- Part of the ticket proceeds will go to helping preserving the archive.