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AKRAM KHAN’S UNTIL THE LIONS

“Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” — African proverb The great dancer and choreographer Akram Khan will pay a rare visit to Los Angeles this week for a four-night run of his full-length piece UNTIL THE LIONS. Based on a section of the Mahabharata, UNTIL […]

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JENNIFER EGAN IN CONVERSATION

Join Jennifer Egan—author of A Visit from the Goon Squad—in conversation at the Central Library in Los Angeles. Marisa Silver will join the discussion on Egan’s fantastic new novel Manhattan Beach, a World-War-II-era mystery set among the toilers at the Naval Yard in Brooklyn, in gangland Manhattan, and on merchant ships halfway around the world.   […]

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SARAH MINTER’S NADIE ES INOCENTE

Two of Sarah Minter’s experimental Mexican dramas will screen at the Hammer this week as part of the museum’s RADICAL WOMEN show. NADIE ES INOCENTE (1986)—a punk rock saga—will share the bill with SAN FRENESI (1983). This program is free. NADIE ES INOCENTE and SAN FRENESI, Tuesday, October 17, at 7:30 pm. HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 […]

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HERNAN BAS

“I do think there’s a linear aspect to my work. I’ve often said I feel my earlier series were individual chapters in a coming-of-age novel for queers. It’s an odd read for sure, but it does all tie together and it’s definitely an unfinished work…. “I’m interested in the roots of modern Homo clichés as […]

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JACOB LYONS

“Jacob ‘Kujo’ Lyons didn’t intend to start out a career in dance. As an international b-boy, circus acrobat, and choreographer, it’s surprising to learn that his entire life path happened by accident. After a bit of bad teenage behavior landed him in a new school, a group of classmates he mistook for a gang ‘hit […]