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You're Invited to the Southern California PBK Association's Key Connections welcome event for new members and members new to the area!
When: Sunday, September 9, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Golden Road Brewing, Atwater Village, 5410 W. San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Cost: $10 for 2017 and 2018 Graduates
$15 for 2008-2016 Graduates
$25 for all others
To RSVP and for more information, please click here
Space is limited, so register today!
Please save the date, Sunday, Feb. 11th at noon. A luncheon is planned with featured speaker, Emily Lakdawalla of the Planetary Society. The venue is the Westside Tavern located in the Westside Pavilion on Pico in West L.A.. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Frederick M. Lawrence, Secretary and CEO, Phi Beta Kappa Society.
More information is available under the "Events" tab above. Hope to see you there!
On October 17th PBK hosted (En)Lightning Talks Los Angeles - a series of electrifying five-minute talks by local experts in the arts and sciences MC'ed by Cara Santa Maria from the Talk Nerdy podcast.
For more information, please visit https://www.pbk.org/web/la
The latest publication of Key Notes (our annual newsletter) is now available for download! Please check it out!
As part of PBK National's Key Connections initiative, PBK in So Cal will be hosting a young professionals mixer at the San Antonio Winery in Downtown LA on September 10, 2017. Registration information is available here.
Key’s to Action Week is December 5 – 10, 2016, in connection with Phi Beta Kappa’s 240th Anniversary. Celebrate the occasion in a number of ways. For suggestions, visit: https://www.pbk.org/web/keystoaction.
In mid-November, Southern California Association members and their guests enjoyed tours of the The Broad, the latest addition to Los Angeles’s exciting cultural scene. The response was overwhelming with over 160 reservations received for the program, resulting in double duty for the museum’s docents. They discussed the building’s unique “veil-and vault” architectural design and focused on the highlights of the collection.
Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad founded the museum in September 2015 to house 2,000 works of art, said to be “among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide” (www.thebroad.org). The collection includes works by major artists of the 1950’s such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Cy Twombly. A prominent part of the collection is represented by works of Pop artists of the 1960’s, including Roy Lichtenstein, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol. Also well represented are such artists of the 1980’s: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Barbara Kruger, and Jeff Koons.
Members responded with rave reviews of the experience. Many were particularly appreciative of the opportunity to interact with fellow Phi Betes and form new friendships.
Photos by Joan Chu Reese, So Cal Association Councilor, PBK, Harvard, 1985.
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