Events

The Dartmouth Club of Los Angeles organizes a wide range of activities for our highly diverse alumni base and their families.

Reservations and cancellations to DCLA events are most easily made online by all registered users of this website. Reservations and cancellations can also be placed by email at admin@dartmouthla.org.

Reservation/Cancellation Policy


Smart Women Plan Ahead - Women of Dartmouth Launch event

Date: Wednesday, October 18th
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Place: Home of Hilary Richards
555 North Tigertail Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Cost: Free for Everyone (Free)

Come kick off the Fall season and join Dartmouth alumnae for an evening of networking, and learning what every smart and savvy woman needs to know about topics like investing, insurance, estate planning, matrimonial law, and fertility planning.

Meredith Brower '01 is a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist. She provides comprehensive care in the area of reproductive medicine and infertility. Her areas of expertise include infertility, in vitro fertilization, fertility preservation, oocyte cryopreservation, recurrent pregnancy loss and PCOS.

Cari Jackson Lewis ‘88 is an estate planning attorney with Terri Hilliard PC in Westlake Village, CA, and whose practice includes trusts and estates, elder- and special-needs law and nonprofit management.

Stacy D. Phillips ’80 P ’12, Certified Family Law Specialist, is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Blank Rome LLP. Ms. Phillips represents a wide variety of high net worth and high profile clients as they undergo the significant and often difficult changes involved in divorce and custody issues. She is involved at a leadership level in many philanthropic endeavors, including the Firm’s Adopt-A-Center Program. Ms. Phillips is also a speaker and author of Divorce: It’s All About Control – How to Win the Emotional, Psychological and Legal Wars.

Robyn Thomas is an attorney and advisor in employment and human resources practices. After spending nearly a decade at Google, Ms. Thomas joined Snapchat's Legal team in May 2015 and was shortly promoted to its VP of Legal and HR, where she led the Human Resources and Employment legal teams through its IPO.

Lindsay Wilcox '94 MBA '04 joined Goldman Sachs in 2004 as a Private Wealth Advisor in the firm's Los Angeles office. Lindsay's team provides strategic financial advice to high net worth families and foundations.

They’ll share their expertise and discuss a wide range of topics focusing on what you should know about each of these fields as you plan ahead.

Special thanks to Hilary Richards ‘92 for hosting!

 

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IVY Entertainment Summit & Awards

Date: Saturday, October 28th
Time: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Place: American Film Institute - Mark Goodson Theater
2021 North Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost: $40 for Everyone ($40-$150. Please click on the RSVP link for more details.)

You are invited to the first ever IVY Entertainment Summit and Awards, an exclusive experience and AFI. Learn how to sell your story, create your winning team with an agent or manager, fund and produce your project, and get the edge with distribution and marketing. The event will feature a power networking reception FREE for All Access Pass Holders. Featured speakers include Aisha Tyler (GHOST WHISPERER, CRIMINAL MINDS, "Archer"), Jewerl Ross (rep for Barry Jenkins, 2017 Best Picture Oscar Winner Moonlight Writer & Director), Gavin Dorman (Vertigo Entertainment / THE LEGO MOVIE), and Kohei Obara (Disney). Variety and the Hollywood Reporter will be invited. Additional speakers will be listed here as they confirm so check back frequently.

SCHEDULE
9am - 9:30am - Arrival & Networking
9:30am - 11am - How to Sell Your Story
11am - 11:30am - Break
11:30am - 12:30pm - A Conversation with Visionary Rep Behind 2017 Oscar Winner Moonlight / Mentoring Roundtable
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm - A Conversation with Aisha Tyler of "Criminal Minds" and "Archer" / Mentoring Rountable
3:00pm - 3:30pm - Snack
3:30pm - 5:00pm - Digital Distribution: How Streaming Services Impact Content / Mentoring Roundtable
5:00pm - 7:00pm - Networking Reception
 
HOW TO SELL YOUR STORY
Six and Script Notes: The Six Audiences You Need to Write For
Moderated by Jordan Michael (Nickelodeon)
 
CREATE YOUR WINNING TEAM
A Conversation with Visionary Rep Behind 2017 Oscar Winner Moonlight
 
HOW TO FUND AND PRODUCE YOUR PROJECT
A Conversation with Aisha Tyler of "Criminal Minds" and "Archer"
 
GET THE EDGE WITH DISTRIBUTION & MARKETING
Digital Distribution: How Streaming Services are Impacting Content
 
FREE POWER NETWORKING RECEPTION
Complimentary exclusive reception for All Access Pass Holders

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Echo Mountain Hike in Altadena

Date: Saturday, October 28th
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Place: Sam Merrill Trailhead in Altadena
3399 N. Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
Cost: Free for Everyone

Echo Mountain is one of the few moderate-difficulty hikes in L.A. that delivers the same sort of spectacular views found on hikes with super-challenging difficulty levels. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mt. San Jacinto in San Bernadino to the east, and all the way to Catalina Island to the southwest!

Site of Thaddeus Lowe's famous mountain railroad hotel at the turn of the 19th century. Sadly, the resort burned down in the early 1900s, but the remnants of the hotel and cog railroad make for an excellent perch to take in the view of L.A. County today!

DIFFICULTY: 6 miles round-trip. 1400 feet of elevation gain. Moderate for experienced hikers; challenging for beginning hikers.

DOGS: Dogs are permitted on this trail.

KIDS:  As always, kids of all ages are welcome if they are up for the physical challenge described above, or you are ready/willing/able to carry them.  

TIME TO FIND PARKING:  Budget about 15 minutes.  There is ample unrestricted street-parking available near the trailhead, however this is a popular hike on the weekends.  

CAR-POOLING:  If you are interested in potentially car-pooling with others to this event, click here to either offer rides in your car or accept rides that have been offered.  Car pool option not guaranteed.  https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/v4tg05

RSVP REQUIRED: October 28th

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DCLA Happy Hour/Networking with Ventura Spirits Co. - SAVE THE DATE

Date: Thursday, November 2nd
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Place: TBD in DTLA
Downtown Los Angeles
Cost: Free for Member, $15 for Non-Member (Free for members; $15 for non-members)

Join the DCLA on November 2nd for an evening of networking and cocktails in downtown Los Angeles. Craft spirits and cocktails will be provided by our very own, Andrew Caspary '06 and Henry Tarmy '06, who in 2010 launched the Ventura Spirits Company, a craft distillery based in Los Angeles. Since then, they have been featured in the LA Times, on NPR, and in numerous local blogs and newspapers. You can visit Ventura Spirits' website here

More details to follow.

RSVP REQUIRED: November 1st

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Exclusive Docent-Guided Tour of the Autry Museum co-hosted by NAAAD

Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 10:00am - 11:15am
Place: Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost: $12 for Everyone ($12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, children under 3 free.)

Join DCLA and NAAAD for a one hour docent guided tour of the California Continued galleries of the Autry Museum. The Autry Museum is truly one of LA's treasures and if you haven't been, yet, come out and discover it!

"The most transformative project in the Autry's nearly 30-year history! Through immersive storytelling and nearly 20,000 square feet of gallery and garden spaces, California Continued shares how traditional ecological knowledge gained through centuries of experience can help present-day residents understand and care for the California environment. Two new exhibition galleries present extraordinary art, artifacts, and personal ephemera, including many objects from the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection on view for the very first time! Beyond the galleries, a new ethnobotanical garden features more than 60 Native plants and activities that explore how generations of peoples, especially First Californians, have made use of plants and water. Connecting and complementing each of the experiences, a dual-screen projection room reveals landscapes and close-ups across California, from deserts to the coasts." 

Additionally, an exhibition of The Life and Work of Mabel McKay is on display.

"Explore the Autry’s first-ever solo show dedicated to a Native American woman’s life and work. Mabel McKay (1907–1993), a Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo woman from Northern California, represents a fascinating modern figure who maintained traditional ways. McKay is celebrated as a master basket weaver, traditional healer, advocate for her community and the environment, and teacher who shared her knowledge of Pomo traditions worldwide."

"Autry's vision takes and great leap forward . . .[with] hundreds of Native American works, some from present day, others centuries old, many never seen publicly."

RSVP REQUIRED: November 3rd

Please RSVP by November 3rd to aid with planning. We will be purchasing tickets with the Autry directly and will be limited to 15 guests for this tour so a wait list will open up once we've reached 15 RSVP's. 


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Michael O. - Live at the W Hotel

Date: Thursday, November 9th - Friday, November 10th
Time: 10:00pm - 1:30am
Place: W Hotel Hollywood
6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90028
Cost: $10-20 for Everyone

Join the DCLA with a special intimate performance with Dartmouth's own, Michael O., at the W Hotel Hollywood on November 9th 2017. Proceeds of tickets sold will support Dartmouth's coats to the coast fund, as well as Global Giving's Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief fund. Please purchase tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-in-the-living-room-michael-o-tickets-38636136725

Bio:

Michael O. ('12) is a singer, songwriter, performer and producer who harnesses his personal and cultural influences to create a powerful sound all his own. In 2011, Michael led  The Dartmouth Aires to a second place finish on NBC’s “The Sing Off”. With over 6.5 million viewers weekly, Michael wowed audiences and was even dubbed “incredible” and “timeless” by Ben Folds of Ben Folds Five, and “a freaking superstar” by Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman. 

After graduating, Michael immediately moved to Los Angeles and released his first EP, “In the Beginning”, in 2013. Within 24 hours of its official release, “In the Beginning” jumped to the top 5 on the iTunes R&B charts, and remained the best-selling EP in Northern New England for that entire year. In 2015, Michael appeared in the major motion picture, Pitch Perfect 2, as the lead singer of the singing group in the film, The Singboks, soloing on the song “Anywhere You Want It”. He was also featured on the soundtrack, which won an American Music Award for best soundtrack. Both the film and soundtrack were #1 in May of 2015. Michael has performed all over the world, including sold-out shows at Merrill Auditorium, The Lincoln Center, and in 2011, sang for President Obama at the White House. 

A powerhouse performer in his right, Michael aims to expand his reach, both in content and in form, creating a unique entertainment experience that brings people together through the power of his music and entertainment. Michael’s canvas is a stage, and he aims to paint the image that, “as people, we are more alike than we are different”. Beginning May 2017, Michael will be releasing new singles and performing nationwide.

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Dartmouth Veterans Banquet & James Wright Award Presentation

Date: Saturday, November 11th
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Place: The Langham Boston Hotel
250 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110
Cost: $105-115 for Everyone, $85-95 for Young Alum Member (Ticket Cost Varies Depending on Entree Selection)

The Dartmouth Uniformed Service Alumni (DUSA), in partnership with the College, student veterans organizations, Dartmouth Army ROTC, and the Dartmouth Club of Greater Boston, cordially invite you to honor our veterans in Boston – our first Banquet outside of Hanover. The Banquet takes place one day after the Dartmouth vs. Brown football game at Fenway Park on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 as we kick off our Veterans Weekend. More Veterans Weekend Info

The Banquet includes a Cocktail Reception with Hors d'oeuvres, Three-Course Meal with Wine Pairings, Dessert Duo, Coffee/Tea, Silent Auction, and Presentations.

  • We will honor all of our veterans with a focus on our Vietnam Veterans. 
  • Keynote Speaker: President Emeritus James Wright '64A has graciously accepted our invitation
  • Presentation of the 5th Annual James Wright Award along with tributes and service awards.
  • Performances by The Sing Dynasty a capella group members Parker Banks ‘20 and Alice Bennett ’20, who have performed at the USS Arizona Pearl Harbor Memorial and The White House. 

Thanks to a generous donation by Terry Keible, in memory of her late husband Ed Keible '65, one of DUSA's beloved founding fathers, and a veterans discount by The Langham Boston, DUSA is able to provide tickets below cost. As always, Dartmouth student veterans may attend for free. 

On Keynote Speaker Dartmouth College President Emeritus James Wright ’64A: A USMC veteran and American historian, Jim is the author or editor of six published books, including Those Who Have Borne the Battle: A History of America’s Wars and Those Who Fought Them and Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War. He serves on the Boards of the Semper Fi Fund/America's Fund and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the Advisory Board of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, and the Campaign Leadership Committee for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Education Center. Full Bio on President Emeritus James Wright '64A

The winner of the 2017 James Wright Award for Distinguished Service: John N. Baldwin MD FACS '55, US Army - Vietnam Veterans, Surgeon, Servant Leader
Upon completion of his medical training at Cornell and surgical training at New York Hospital and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Baldwin was drafted in 1967 and served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps as Chief of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery from 1967 to 1969 at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam. He received the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, and the Legion of Merit for his wartime service. After leaving military service, Dr. Baldwin worked as a vascular surgeon in Central California and served in a number of important institutions, including as president of the UCSF Surgical Society, Diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiac Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons’ Consultant to the White House. An active member of the great Class of 1955, Dr. Baldwin chairs the “Fifty-Five Cares” program which offers discreet comfort and expert advice to classmates and their families.

All are welcome to join as we honor our veterans on Sat, November 11, 2017 in Boston! Thank you for your support!

Prices increase on Nov 1, 2017. Ticket Sales close on Mon, Nov 6, 2017. Thank you!

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Dartmouth vs. Princeton Football Viewing and Coats from the Coast Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Place: Little Bar
757 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: $10 for Everyone ($10 for everyone)

Watch Dartmouth Big Green Football's final game of the 2017 season vs. Princeton football live, Saturday, November 18, at Little Bar on La Brea & Wilshire in Miracle Mile! Dartmouth Big Green Football is off to a great start to the season leading the league (2-0) bolstered by amazing come backs against Penn and Yale.

Kick off is at 10:30 AM but doors will open at 9:30 AM for a Green Eggs & Ham breakfast - a Dartmouth tradition and salute to alumnus Dr. Seuss, aka Theodore Geisel '25. 

At the event, enter the Football Squares pool and win your choice of fabulous Dartmouth swag. Cash bar w/ 18 craft beers on tap. We've given the bartender our secret recipe for Green Machines and they will be served. Voluntary donation of $5, $10 or $20 to enter the pool. 

100% of proceeds from the event will benefit Coats from the Coast, a program started by the Dartmouth Club of Los Angeles to provide incoming first-year students on full financial scholarship from the Southern California area with a $250 gift certificate to L.L. Bean so they can purchase a proper coat, boots, and gloves able to withstand Hanover winters.

Please RSVP via the RSVP button below and we will email you a confirmation and invoice.

If you'd like to make a donation to our Coats from the Coast program, whether you can attend the live football event or not, please go here: http://dartmouthla.org/payment/

Thank you for your generosity! 

RSVP REQUIRED: November 17th

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DCLA Holiday Party 2017

Date: Saturday, December 2nd
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Place: The home of Peter Neumann '84 (address provided upon RSVP/payment)
Santa Monica
Cost: $35 for Member, $40 for Non-Member, Free for Student Member, $30 for Young Alum Member (Students and kids 12 and under are free. Parents and guests/siblings age 13 and over will be charged at the appropriate member/non-member rate. )

Join us for a Saturday afternoon of food, drink, merriment, and song to celebrate the holiday season at the home of Peter Neumann '84. 

Enjoy a performance by Dartmouth's The Sing Dynasty, named #1 a capella group in NH by New Hampshire Magazine with previous performances at The White House and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

Please note that the cost is waived for current students! You will not receive an invoice.

RSVP REQUIRED: November 30th

To aid in the planning of this event, please RSVP by November 30th.

Upon receipt of payment, the address of the party will be provided to you.  Please note that prepayment is required to gain entry into the party.  You must pay your invoice and receive a confirming email to ensure you are on the list and will be let into the party.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

If you have any general questions or a question regarding your invoice please contact Marco Chu at info@dartmouthla.org.

For membership status questions, please contact Michael Burbank at membership@dartmouthla.org


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