Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Here are some very keen sounding events coming up, many having to do with film and art:

Wednesday March 30
This film is presented in conjuction with Fair Use: Appropriation in Recent Film and Video, an exhibition on view through May 29. Spin (1995) collects satellite feeds of TV personalities and politicians in front of a live camera with open microphones before they go on air and again during commercial breaks. Springers film unmasks the broadcasts, showing politicians being made up, covering up, and discussing their preferred prescription drugs.

Friday April 1
Los Angeles Abstract Film and Video Workshop
As usual, it will be at 7:30pm at the Museum of Jurassic Technology 9341
Venice Boulevard Culver City, California 90232

Saturday April 2
Kronos Quartet Performs
Time: Between 6:00 and 6:30 for dinner or cocktails at Cicada/8:00 performance
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall
Cost: $65 Orchestra West section. Guests buy own food and drinks at Cicada.

LACMA Late Night
Time: 8:00 to 11:00pm
Where: LACMA (on the Plaza)
Parking: Free lot parking after 7pm at Wilshire Blvd. and Spaulding Ave. and at Wilshire and Ogden Dr.
What to wear: Dancing shoes and a rain coat. Most outdoor areas are covered in case of rain.

Monday, April 11
Time: 6-9 pm
Multimedia Arts by Youth & Homeless in Cities including Boston’s Chinatown, South Central and East L.A., and San Francisco
Speaker: Mike Blockstein
Location: Harris Hall Room 102, School of Fine Arts University of Southern California
Food: pastries and coffee

Thursday April 14
8:30 p.m. Redcat Theatre
Opening night features avant-garde films from the 1920s, and will include rare screenings of three short films by Germaine Dulac, the first woman avant-gardist (accompaniment by CalArts pianists), René Clair's delightful dadaist provocation, Entr'acte (with Erik Satie's original score), and a spectacular archival print from the George Eastman House of Teinosuke Kinugasa's riveting and hallucinogenic experimental narrative A Page of Madness (accompanied by International Metal Supply).

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