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FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
The second installation of the PLAY MOCA performances series features music by Zola Jesus and Active Child, a DJ set by Ariel Pink and visuals by L.A. Dance Project, Benjamin Millepied and Rodarte This collaborative multimedia event is presented by Smashbox Cosmetics and curated by IAMSOUND and IO ECHO. This free event is sold-0ut, email firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to win tickets.
Golden Golden Fundraiser
Human Resources (Chinatown)
This event features screenings of queer experimental films by artists Jess Dobkin, Leeroy Kun Young Kang, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Shawn Tamaribuchi, Chris Vargas, and Greg Youmans. Proceeds from the event benefit a film-in-progress by Erica Cho. Music to be provided by E.Z. and Rey Fukuda. $5 donation at the door.
Contemporary Solo Cello Music: A Retrospective
Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena)
This free performance features cellist Maksim Velichkin performing modern music in Norton Simon’s 20th-century gallery. Stickers for ensured seating to be distributed starting at 6:00pm.
Monster, Erica Cho. Film still, site-specific installation, 2009. Courtesy of the artist.