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FRIDAY, MARCH 23
ANN 330 Gallery (Mid-City)
Opening reception for an exhibition by photographers Jeff Mclane, Amy Russell, and Katie Shapiro. The work of this trio —who share close relationships with each other —explores the implications of working with subject material found close-at-hand. On view through April 28, 2012.
David Kordansky Gallery (Culver City)
The second exhibition of new work by Elad Lassry at David Kordansky Gallery. Lassry has increasingly looked to diverse media––including drawing, sculpture, and performance––to test current possibilities for engagement with pictures. On view through March 26.
If You Can’t Fake It, Then Make It
Opening exhibition for the group exhibition, If You Can’t Fake It, Then Make It curated by JAUS Co-director Chris Tallon and featuring work by Charles Alexander, Raul Baltazar, Matthew Carter, Bryan Ricci, Natalie Mae Richards, and Randall Foster. On view through May 6, 2012.
Garboushian Gallery (Beverly Hills)
7-9pm Opening reception for this exhibition of new works by Los Angeles-based artist Roni Feldman. Feldman’s paintings depict the powerful energy that occurs in crowds. On view through April 28, 2012.
The Woman in the Wall
Masonic Lodge (Culver City)
World premiere of Overtone Industries’ new opera The Woman in the Wall, an operatic work by Composer O-Lan Jones and Librettist Kathleen Cramer. Inspired by the 14th Century tradition of The Anchoress, the opera is a “mystery play” in the medieval tradition. Tickets are $25-$50 and available online. Performances continue on March 24, March 30, and March 31.
Maya Deren on Film
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
Maya Deren is among the artists featured in LACMA’s exhibition In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States. She worked primarily in 16mm film and is considered the inventor of two genres: the dance film and the psychodrama. Tonight’s program presents all of her completed shorts including Meshes of the Afternoon and The Very Eye of Night.
Dennis Hollingsworth: Terestrial
Michael Kohn Gallery (Mid-City West)
Opening of this exhibition of new and recent paintings by Los Angeles-based artist, Dennis Hollingsworth. On view through May 4, 2012.
The Girl Who Knew Too Much
Human Resources (Chinatown)
Writer, poet and underground performance artist Penny Arcade appears at Human Resources for an performance event celebrating her book Bad Reputation. Admission $8.
Concord (Mt. Washington)
This immersive one night only literary experience invites guests to explore the 3000 square foot gallery searching out their own unique encounters with text. Work by more than twenty artists will appear throughout the space, from the gallery to bedrooms to vehicles and street corners.