Oct. 21

This October, Los Angeles High School will celebrate 100 years at its current location at Olympic and Rimpau with “A Roman Renaissance,” heralding a new start and exciting new direction for LA High. The school, originally founded downtown in 1873, moved to its current, and fourth, location — 4650 W. Olympic Blvd. — in 1917.The celebratory weekend is planned for Oct. 20 & 21 at 7:00 pm, and will be hosted at the Petersen Automotive Museum in the Bruce Meyer Family Gallery. Alumni recipients George Takei, the actor and social justice activist; Milt Larsen, magician and entertainer and Gerry Brown, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and producer will honored at the gala. Limited to 300 seats, tickets for the gala are $150 and include entrance to the museum, dinner, walk around magicians, a photo booth and a fun and exciting awards show. Tickets are available at harrison-lahs.org/trust-event. For more information, contact Joyce Kleifield, executive director of The Harrison Trust at Los Angeles High School, at 323-900-4506 or [email protected].