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Events happening Monday

January 10, 2011

ART

Digital Imagining: The Art of T.C. Hengst Created over several years, this suite of colorful, large-format digital works demonstrates complex layering and bold composition. Trained as a medical and biological illustrator, Hengst adopted digital illustration methods in the late '80s and has illustrated more than 60 medical and surgical texts. CLU Art Gallery, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, through Feb. 5. Artist reception, Jan. 22. Free. (805) 492-2411. http://www.callutheran.edu.

BOOKS

The Lucky Ones In this lecture and her book of the same name, author and history professor Mae Ngai chronicles three generations of the Tapes, a family of Chinese American immigrant brokers and interpreters whose unique in-between status both benefited and marginalized them. Their story is a microcosm of the complex cultural landscape faced by Chinese Americans in the last century. The Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. 7:30 p.m. Free. (626) 405-2100. http://www.huntington.org.

Michelle L. Turner Turner signs and discusses "The Rose Bowl," a detailed exploration of Pasadena's famous multipurpose sports venue. With archival photographs and historical anecdotes, the book showcases how the bowl has become central to the city's cultural identity. Vroman's. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 7 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. http://www.vromansbookstore.com.

MUSIC

Grouplove The local combo hatched its musical ambitions on a trip to Greece and has led a similarly charmed existence ever sense on the strength of its ambitious, upbeat indie pop, including a stint opening for Florence & the Machine. The group holds down a January residency at the Bootleg. Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., L.A.. 8 p.m. Free. (213) 389-3856.

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