Join us for a conversation with architect Frank Gehry, whose Walt Disney Concert Hall is featured in the new PBS program 10 Buildings that Changed America.
We will get a sneak preview of the program, discuss the making of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, find out what the hall means for the future of downtown L.A. and the nation, and discover how this building fits into Frank Gehry's body of work.
Preview: Dan Protess, producer and writer, 10 Buildings that Changed America
Moderator: Geoffrey Baer, host and supervising producer, 10 Buildings that Changed America
* Frank Gehry, architect of Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gehry Partners, LLC
* Dana Hutt, architectural historian
* Michael Webb, architecture writer
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library
6:00PM - 7:00PM reception in the Flora Thorton Courtyard
7:00PM - 8:30PM screening and panel discussion in the Mark Taper Auditorium
630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles CA 90071
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served
Business attire suggested
Please contact PBS SoCaL directly at 714-241-4132 should you have any questions regarding this event.
The Los Angeles Public Library does not own or operate public parking facilities near the Central Library. Participants of this event can receive a parking validation if parking in the Westlawn Garage (entrance at 524 S. Flower St.) after 4:00PM, located underneath the Central Library. Validation will be available during check-in for the event at the Flora Thornton Courtyard and Mark Taper Auditorium.
Local funding to PBS SoCaL for this outreach initiative has been provided through a grant from the Corporation of Public Broadcasting and WTTW. Special thanks to the Los Angeles Public Library for their partnership on this event. National major funding for 10 Buildings that Changed America provided by The Negaunee Foundation, ITW, Robert & Joan Clifford, and BMO Harris Bank.