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TILER PECK’S BALLET NOW

In the local dance world, there are few things rarer or more anticipated than a West Coast visit by the New York City Ballet. This weekend, principal Tiler Peck brings out ten of her City Ballet colleagues for her BalletNOW program at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.* Joining Peck and company are four of their Lincoln […]

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EZRALOW DANCE

Los Angeles choreographer Daniel Ezralow doesn’t do angst. His troupe EZRALOW DANCE brings athletic grace and joy to whatever stage it tackles. This week Ezralow and company return to The Wallis in a program titled PRIMO PASSO (“first step”), a reconsideration of many of his early pieces—including BROTHERS (1982), choreographed by Ezralow and David Parsons when they were […]

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LYNETTE YIADOM–BOAKYE IN CONVERSATION

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye paints “wet-on-wet,” completing by day’s end the figurative painting she started that morning. Her subjects are solitary black women and men, but is it a “portrait” if the sitter is a fictional character, rendered in oil on linen, from disparate sources? Join Yiadom-Boakye and New Museum artistic director Massimiliano Gioni for a public conversation […]

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THE LADIES ALMANACK

Expectations are running high for the Outfest world premiere of THE LADIES ALMANACK, as they would for any film based on a book of 1920s Paris by Djuna Barnes, with a volunteer cast that includes Eileen Myles, Fannie Sosa, Deborah Bright, and Guinevere Turner—as well as Hélène Cixous, playing herself. THE LADIES ALMANACK, written, directed, photographed, […]

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VOGLIAMO TUTTO AT THE HAMMER

In conjunction with MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE, the Hammer Museum presents the panel discussion “VOGLIAMO TUTTO”: POSTWAR ITALIAN ART on Tuesday evening, July 11, at 7:30 pm. The words in quotes mean “we want it all,” and curator Marianna Vecellio, New Museum artistic director Massimiliano Gioni, UCLA Professor of Italian and gender […]