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Death Valley After Dark: Astronomy and Photography in the Backcountry

Dec 5—Dec 9, 2018

In the otherworldly landscapes of Death Valley, practice your night photography skills under some of the world's clearest, starriest skies.

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A photochrom postcard published by the Detroit Photographic Company.
Apr 22

Los Angeles, California

The Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles

Join writer and Field Agent Hadley Meares as we tour the sites of L.A.'s forgotten burial grounds.
Apr 22

Los Angeles, California

Heritage Square Twilight Tour

A rare, after-hours stroll through the living history of Victorian-era Southern California.
Old Zoo.
Apr 28

Los Angeles, California

Abandoned Zoo Ruins

Roam the grounds of L.A.'s old zoo, former home of Ivan the Terrible.
The Mighty Wurlitzer.
Apr 29

El Segundo, California

Old Town Music Hall

Sing along to the whimsical warbles of the Mighty Wurlitzer, an organ with over 2,000 pipes and multiple instruments, many of which are illuminated with glow-in-the-dark paint.