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“Almost all people are hypnotics.
The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced and the people believed properly.”
— Charles Hoy Fort

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

LOWFI Holyland Bible Exhibition tour this Saturday! July 12 @ 3pm!

The League of Western Fortean Intermediatists (L.O.W.F.I) invites you to join us on a trip to the

HOLYLAND BIBLE EXHIBITION
Saturday, July 12 @ 3pm
2215 Lake View Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-3162

We have been invited to Holyland Bible Exhibition, an absolutely unique and bizarre repository of Biblical knowledge, this Saturday. Betty, the caretaker and guide of the property will give us a talk on the Bible and the old Testament, complete with Paul Laffoley-style charts and diagrams from the 1930s, a tour of the rooms full of antiquities gathered by founder A.J. Futterer (who was the real-life inspiration for Indy's adventures in The Raiders of the Lost Ark), perhaps punch and cookies, and a visit to one of the most interesting gift shops this side of Jerusalem.

The Holyland Exhibition was built in the late 1920s as an educational center and museum; the two-story complex houses an incredible collection of Egyptian, middle Eastern and Biblical items. The Bible Art and Archaeology Room has stones, pottery and other items from Nazareth, Bethlehem and the Jordan River. Travel back in time with us and brush up on your ancient history, religious studies, geography and archaeology!

$2.50 per adult
Directions: a house at 2215 Lake View & Allesandro Way, Los Angeles
Going North on 5 Fwy.: exit Stadium Way, quick left on Riverside Dr.;
left on Allesandro St.; right on Oak Glen Pl.; right on Allesandro Way.

From Pasadena: Take the Glendale (2) Fwy. south to Golden State
(5) Fwy. south, exit Riverside and cross over Riverside to Allesandro St,
left; Oak Glen Pl., right; Allesandro Way, right, to corner of Allesandro & Lake View.

After the tour, those who are interested will head down to Echo Park Lake for the Lotus Festival.
LOTUS FESTIVAL official site:
http://www.laparks.org/grifmet/lotus/events.htm

Please, kids,
RSVP to me and let me know if anyone is interested in carpooling!

Look for future emails about LOWFI's yahoo discussion group, updating our website, etc. Is anyone interested in becoming the official LOWFI videographer? (I think we need someone for this event.)

Yours in Fort,
Skylaire

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