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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
The Eclipse Quartet
L&M Arts (Venice)
The event features The Eclipse Quartet performing Steve Reich’s “Different Trains.” This performance is presented in conjunction with the gallery’s current exhibition Jenny Holzer: The Future Please. This free show is part of L&M Arts’ Finissage Series, curated by Daniel Rothman.
Good Time Owl City
Sam Francis Gallery (Santa Monica)
Opening reception for a group show featuring works by artists including Jesse Willengbring, Joshua Nathenson, Eduardo Consuegra, Michael Krebber, and Heather Cook. Good Time Owl City is curated by Mateo Tannatt and the students at CrossRoads High School. On view through November 24, 2012.
Circle of Friends
Honor Fraser (Culver City)
Matt Siegle’s Circle of Friends is a re-performance of Hillary Clinton’s December 2011 address to the UN, in which she argued that queer rights are in fact universal human rights. For the duration of the evening, Siegle will deliver this speech backwards. This event is part of the weeklong series of performance and dance residencies, Move In.
UCLA Chinese Music Ensemble
Fowler Museum (Westwood)
This free event at the Fowler Museum features The UCLA Chinese Music Ensemble performing an array of arias from the Kun opera of the 16th century, traditional regional tunes, and contemporary compositions for Chinese ensembles. This performance is presented as part of the museum’s Fowler Out Loud performance series.
Architecture and Cinema: New and Rare Films
MAK Center at the Schindler House (West Hollywood)
Sponsored by MAK Center, this event is the second of a three part film screening series featuring architecture films from around the world. Curated by filmmaker Thom Andersen, the evening includes screenings of Maillart’s Bridges and A City at Chandigarh. Films will be screened in the courtyard of the Schindler House. Tickets are $10 and available online.
“Why Do We Need High Art?”
Skirball Cultural Center (Brentwood)
Presented by Zócalo Public Square, social critic Camile Paglia discusses why high art is crucial to American life and how to safeguard it for the future. Paglia is author of Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt To Star Wars.
(Re-) Cycles of Paradise
Opening reception for a group show that explores the relationship between gender and climate change and includes works by artists including Kim Abeles, Subhankar Banerjee, Charley Case, Anita Glesta, and Melodie Mousset. The exhibition features a panel discussion and performance on October 27. On view through December 16, 2012.
Discussion: “Can Artists Heal Nature in L.A.?”
240 S. Ave. 57 (Highland Park)
This event features 15 artists discussing the role of art in healing nature in and around Los Angeles. Moderated by Stephanie Pincetl, Director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities, this event is presented as part of the discussion series SOC(i)AL: Art + People; click here for a full schedule.
Some Parts are Limbs, Melodie Mousset and Zachary Sharrin. 2012. Courtesy of LACE.