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FRANK BOWLING — ART AND BLACK ATLANTIC CULTURES

Okwui Enwezor, director of Haus der Kunst, welcomes artists Sonia Boyce and Ellen Gallagher, DIA curator Courtney J. Martin, artists and filmmakers Isaac Julien and Steve McQueen, and professors J. Michael Dash and David Scott to THE SEA IS HISTORY—ART AND BLACK ATLANTIC CULTURES. This symposium—moderated by Mark Nash and Allison Thompson—examines “the intersection of the artistic, theoretical, literary, and cultural dimensions” in the […]

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RICHARD DODWELL — NOT HERE

Pilot Press—a new independent out of London—launches its imprint in New York this week with the publication of the second edition of NOT HERE: A QUEER ANTHOLOGY OF LONELINESS, with a new introduction by Sarah Schulman. Editor, artist, and Pilot founder Richard Dodwell has brought together thirty-one artists, poets, performers, and writers for this volume, including Olivia Laing, Colby Keller, Marc […]

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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 […]