Sexual violence is a psychologically, emotionally and physically damaging experience that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, depressive thoughts, even suicide. The recent sexual assault and harassment charges that have surfaced against producer Harvey Weinstein are shedding light on sexual violence in the entertainment industry. But beyond the realm of Hollywood, these allegations bring awareness to an even greater issue: The endemic of sexual violence. Sexual violence is about seeking power through violation of a person’s boundaries. Weinstein was a man of great authority and power in Hollywood, and he exploited that power to foster a culture of silence...Read More
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11:00 am Pasadena Doo Dah Parade @ Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
Pasadena Doo Dah Parade @ Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am
The 40th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade, the city’s annual display of loony fun, complete with wacky marchers, steps off at 11 a.m. in East Pasadena, led by Queen Imani Phoenix. Free.
2:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
Deb Perelman discusses and signs “Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites” at 2 p.m.
2:30 pm Silent Sundays at San Gabriel Mi... @ San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
Silent Sundays at San Gabriel Mi... @ San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
Nov 19 @ 2:30 pm
The Playhouse Silent Sundays film series presents the 1921 silent film “The Kid” starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and up.
5:00 pm Jazz Vespers at All Saints Church @ All Saints Church
Jazz Vespers at All Saints Church @ All Saints Church
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm
Jazz Vespers presents Chuck Manning and his band, the LA Jazz Quartet, featuring guitarist Larry Koonse, drummer Jason Harnell and bassist Darek Oles, starting at 5 p.m.
5:00 pm Jazz ‘N Paz Series @ Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
Jazz ‘N Paz Series @ Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm
The jazz series, “Jazz ‘N Paz” finishes its season featuring the Nick Mancini 4tet, performing a selection of standards and originals. Mancini, a master of vibes and marimba, is joined by LA jazz heavyweights Katisse[...]
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