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BOJANA CVEJIĆ ON WAR AND DANCE

Bojana Cvejić—philosopher, performance theorist, and author of Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance—will give a lecture this week at Redcat on war and dance. “At what moment, in the post-war era, did war surface as the political unconscious of postmodern and contemporary dance for dancers and choreographers? This does not mean […]

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LUCRECIA MARTEL AT THE ACADEMY

“As LA CIÉNAGA—Lucrecia Martel’s remarkable debut film—perspires from the screen, it creates a vision of social malaise that feels paradoxically familiar and new. Anyone who has wilted during the dog days of summer will recognize its mood and identify with the characters’ pervasive sense of exasperation. But LA CIÉNAGA is the first film I’ve seen that […]

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DANIEL MENDELSOHN IN CONVERSATION

Daniel Mendelsohn—Cavafy translator and author of The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity—visits the Getty Villa for a discussion about “the paradoxical role of mistakes in works of great literature. Paying special attention to Homer’s Odyssey and its hero Odysseus, Mendelsohn investigates the ethical and structural value of screwing up. He explores the […]

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CLAIROBSCUR DANCE — BEHIND THE OCULUS

This weekend, Clairobscur Dance founder and choreographer Laurie Sefton presents the creation of a new work at BEHIND THE OCULUS, an open rehearsal, reception, and fundraiser for the company. The afternoon will also include the world premiere of Clairobscur’s VR360 film:  EDGE OF THE SKY. Live music will be provided by the Westside Jazz Collective […]

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ELLEN GALLAGHER AT HAUSER & WIRTH

In conjunction with the exhibition ELLEN GALLAGHER—ACCIDENTAL RECORDS, the artist will be joined by Christine Y. Kim—associate curator of contemporary art at LACMA—for a conversation about Gallagher’s new work, a series of drawings and paintings which “extend her exploration of the complex histories of the Black Atlantic and the afterlives of the Middle Passage.”* ACCIDENTAL RECORDS is accompanied […]