The Long List: May 25–31

Art openings and events this week.

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Michael Mandiberg, from Mechanical Tramp, 2016–17.
Image courtesy of LACMA.

Thursday, May 25

Art, Culture, and Community: Eli Broad + Dominic Ng, The Broad (Downtown), 10am.

Unpacking: The Marciano Collection and JIM SHAW: THE WIG MUSEUM, Marciano Foundation (MacArthur Park), 11am–5pm.

Botany Bay Series: Plant Science for Gardeners and Citizen Scientists – May, The Huntington (San Marino), 4:30pm.

DAVID ERTEL + SYMRIN CHAWLA EXHIBITION OPENING & LASER, UCLA (Westwood), 5–9pm.

Tortoise General Store: Tenugui Demonstration from Kamawanu, MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown), 5–8pm.

Polaroid Black closing reception, Big Picture LA (Mid-City), 6–10pm.

Kristen Morgin: There’s No Need to Fear, Marc Selwyn Fine Art (West Hollywood), 6–8pm.

Broken Language, Shulamit Nazarian (Fairfax), 6–9pm.

Closing reception: Nicole-Antonia Spagnola & Bedros Yeretzian: Pig Kingdom Come // Barak Zemer: Morning Glory, Full Haus (Silver Lake), 6–9pm.

Myles Little: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality, Annenberg Space for Photography (Century City), 6:30pm.

Talk: Art Work and the Gig Economy, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 7pm.

Pippa Garner in conversation with Melissa Lo, Redling Fine Art (Hollywood), 7pm.

Street Photography Round Table, Fathom Gallery (Downtown), 7pm.

Legacies of Trauma / Legacies of Resilience, Human Resources (Chinatown), 7–9pm.

A Redistributed Reading from The Sabotage Manuals & Still Dirty, The Public School Los Angeles (Chinatown), 7–9pm.

CONVERSATIONS, READINGS: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm.

Oracle Film Series: Kappa + Sud Pralad (Tropical Malady), The Broad (Downtown), 7:30pm. $10.

Huang Ruo: Excerpts from ‘Paradise Interrupted’ and Traditional Kun Operas, The Huntington (San Marino), 7:30pm.

CHRISTINA ONDRUS, awhrhwar (Highland Park), 8–10pm.

Steve Maloney: Take Me Home Huey, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (Simi Valley).

JFK Centennial Exhibition: Happy Birthday, Mr. President, The Perfect Exposure (Mid-City).

Friday, May 26

April Bey Artist Lecture / Womanism: From Bell Hooks to Beyoncé, Glendale Community College (Glendale), 1–3pm.

INTERSECTIONS–SENIOR PROJECTS SHOWCASE 2017, UCLA (Westwood), 3pm. $6. Also May 27.

Shanghai Express, Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena), 6–7:30pm.

A Conversation On Disability, Neurodiversity, & Chronic Illness, Women’s Center for Creative Work (Frogtown), 6:30–8:30pm.

Latin American Lifestyles: Buen Provecho, Museum of Latin American Art (Long Beach), 7–8:30pm.

Movie Nights at the Museum: Awake: Gaza Surf Club, Los Angeles Poverty Department (Downtown), 7pm.

ERMF Locals Night, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock (Eagle Rock), 8pm. $8–10.

LACDC / INCUBATION: a choreographer’s showcase, Diavolo Dance Space (Lincoln Heights), 8:30pm. $15–20. Also May 27.

Saturday, May 27

Gallery Talk with Vanessa Prager, Richard Heller Gallery (Santa Monica), 11am.

Elisa Harkins: Adoption, Electronic Music, and Enrollment, Human Resources (Chinatown), 11am–12pm.

Library Build Day Two, Side Street Projects (Pasadena), 11am–1pm.

Finding Autonomy and Connection through Contact Improvisation: Workshop Series, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 12–3pm. $30.

What does intergenerational collaboration look like?, Human Resources (Chinatown), 1–2pm.

Tijuana: The Future Is Female Vol. 2, Mamut Brewery Co (Baja), 1–5pm.

Beginnings Marathon, The Bowtie Project (Frogtown), 2–8pm.

PRESERVING YOUR ARTISTIC LEGACY, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (East Hollywood), 2:30–4pm.

Pippa Garner in conversation with Zackary Drucker, Redling Fine Art (Hollywood), 3pm.

The Basilisk Tour with Aaron Moulton, Nicodim Gallery (Downtown), 3pm.

Gallery Talk, Animating the Archives with Charlotte Cotton, Avenue 50 Studio (Highland Park), 3–5pm.

Artists’ Talk: The 4 Invitational Artists: Andy Moses, Brad Howe, Jennifer Wolf & Kelly Berg, Porch Gallery (Ojai), 3pm.

Boot Camp for Revolutionaries, Women’s Center for Creative Work (Frogtown), 4–7pm.

Joel Holmberg/Tory J. Lowitz, Michael Benevento (Koreatown), 5–7pm.

Ojai Invitational 2017: California Space & Light, Porch Gallery (Ojai), 5–7pm.

Material as Metaphor and Betye Saar: Keepin’ It Clean, Craft & Folk Art Museum (Miracle Mile), 6–9pm. $12.

DIY Screen-printing with Dewey Tafoya, Self Help Graphics & Art (Downtown), 6pm.

Benjamin Weissman: We Never Kissed, The Box (Downtown), 6–9pm.

REACH LA presents: The Miss Slay LA Drag Pageant, 356 Mission (Downtown), doors, 6pm; show, 7pm. $25.

Benjamin Weissman: We Never Kissed, The Box (Downtown), 6–9pm.

José Manuel Ciria, Baert Gallery (Downtown), 6–8pm.

Eirik Sæther: Blow 2, Jenny’s (Silver Lake), 6–8pm.

Disco / New Wave Date Night, One Colorado (Old Pasadena), 6:30–9:30pm. $10–20.

Summer Concert Series Launch: It’s Only Castles Burning, Craft in America Center (Beverly Grove), 7pm.

Kelly Loudenberg: Foam Sweet Foam, Monte Vista Projects (Downtown), 7–9pm.

Liz Young: Of Blood And Dirt, PØST (Downtown), 7–9pm.

Jeff Gillette: Total Dismay, Gregorio Escalante Gallery (Chinatown), 7–10pm.

Anna Zemánková, The Good Luck Gallery (Chinatown), 7–10pm.

Lavialle Campbell: In The Shadows, Coagula Curatorial (Chinatown), 7–11pm.

Barrio Queer, 2006 East Cesar E Chavez Los Angeles CA 90033 (Downtown), 7:30pm–12am.

MAISON FUTURO, Ace Hotel (Downtown), 8–11pm.

Oro En Paz, BBQLA (Downtown), 8pm–12am.

Sunday, May 28

L.A. Zine Fest 2017, CALIFORNIA MARKET CENTER (Downtown), 10am–6pm.

The Sensing Body: Making Space for the Creative Impulse, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 10am–12:30pm. $30–50.

Reading Group 2: Georges Bataille’s The Accursed Share with Glenn A.Elmer Griffin, ARTBOOK at Hauser & Wirth (Downtown), 11am.

Mujeres de Maiz 20 Yr. Retrospective Exhibition, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (Downtown), 12–5pm.

Nut Art, Parker Gallery (Los Feliz), 12–4pm.

Performance on Santa Monica Beach – Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences, 18th Street Arts Center (Santa Monica), 4–6pm.

THE FARMER AND THE CHEF FESTIVAL, Hauser & Wirth (Downtown), 4–9pm.

Accidents of Birth: seren sensei, Human Resources (Chinatown), 4–5:30pm.

Parker Day: Icons Book Release, Signing & Pop-Up Exhibit, LA LUZ DE JESUS GALLERY (Los Feliz), 6–9pm.

Melanie Griffin: Ritual for Mutual Black Care, Human Resources (Chinatown), 7–9pm.

Tuesday, May 30

Film: The Fugitive, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 1pm.

Counter-Inaugural: WHW, Anne Ellegood & Erin Christovale, Clockshop (Frogtown), 7:30–9pm.

Wednesday, May 31

THE PHILOSOPHY OF JAPANESE ARCADE CULTURE, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm.