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Eye on L.A. for Jan. 17, 2009

Originally aired Sat., Jan. 17, 2008, at 6:30 p.m.
January 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
This week on Eye on L.A.: Mt. Wilson Observatory, Margaret Herrick LibraryMOUNT WILSON OBSERVATORY
The Mount Wilson Observatory, located in the San Gabriel Mountains, is a world-class historical landmark celebrating its centennial anniversary. Some say this is where modern astronomy was born. Mount Wilson is geared up to continue its discoveries well into the 21st century and beyond.

The observatory is open to visitors every day from the first weekend of April through the last weekend of November, weather permitting.

MWI Mountain Operations Office
Mt. Wilson Observatory
Mt. Wilson, CA 91023
(626) 440-9016
www.mtwilson.edu

MARGARET HERRICK LIBRARY
"The Margaret Herrick Library" is the cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is supported by the Academy Foundation. The library holds some of the world's most extensive and comprehensive research on the subject of motion pictures.

The library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and is located at the Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study.

Margaret Herrick Library
333 S. La Cienega Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California 90211
www.oscars.org/library

VANITY FAIR EXHIBIT
"Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913?2008" showcases 150 portraits from the magazine's historic archive. The exhibit displays celebrity photographs from its inception to present day, paying special attention to renowned photographers Edward Steichen and Annie Leibovitz. The exhibition will run at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art until March 1, 2009.

LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org

"CALIFORNIA, SEEN" EXHIBIT
California, Seen examines the important California Scene painting movement through paintings depicting the rural, urban, and changing landscape of southern California by featured artists. This exhibit is on display at the Long Beach Museum of Art through April 5, 2009.

Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 439-2119
www.lbma.org


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