Through his film and recordings, Chuck Jonkey, the "Indiana Jones of the music world," evokes a trip through Morocco and its Berber culture, Gnawa trance music, mountain village life and more.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220
Mort Loveman will present "Taiwan."
When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills
Admission, info: $1 for Beverly Hills residents; $2 for others. (310) 550-4761
How to prepare for adventures, whether a local weekend getaway or a three-week family camping road trip.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday, REI store, 12218 Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga
Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360
"Women Traveling Solo" will offer tips on health, safety, transportation and other topics.
When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday, Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., Santa Monica
Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-3413.
Adrian Kalvinskas will lead a visual journey through Florence, from the Renaissance to today, as well as to other Renaissance cities such as Siena and Pisa.
When, where: Noon Saturday, Café Brasil, 11736 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles
Admission, info: $18.50 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to (323) 578-3601?
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