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A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM

The new publication ART KANE—HARLEM 1958 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the publication in Esquire of the iconic photograph A Great Day in Harlem. Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams, Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson, Coleman Hawkins, Maxine Sullivan, Jimmy Rushing, Marian McPartland, Oscar Pettiford, Charles Mingus, Gene Krupa, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Bud Freeman, Pee […]

ROSA LOY, NEO RAUCH, AND YUVAL SHARON IN CONVERSATION

The recent Bayreuth take on Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin—described as both “feminist” (New York Times) and containing “no modern escapades” (Neo Rauch)—was the joint creation of artists Rosa Loy and Rauch, and director extraordinaire Yuval Sharon, all of whom will be at the Broad this week for a conversation about their work. THE UNPRIVATE COLLECTION NEO RAUCH, […]

GODARD’S ONE PLUS ONE

As part of the Los Angeles Filmforum series 1968: Visions of Possibilities, MOCA will screen the Los Angeles 4K restoration premiere of Jean-Luc Godard’s ONE PLUS ONE—part documentary of how the Rolling Stones developed their song “Sympathy for the Devil” at Olympic Studios in London, part 1968 political agitprop by Godard in the wake of the May uprisings. […]

JOHN CAGE — EUROPERAS 1 & 2

As part of the FLUXUS FESTIVAL, avant-garde director and Industry founder Yuval Sharon will stage John Cage’s EUROPERAS 1 & 2. Singers for this special engagement include Babatunde Akinboboye, Maria Elena Altany, Justine Aronson, Sarah Beaty, Cedric Berry, David Castillo, Ashley Faatoalia, Suzanna Guzman, James Hayden, Sara Hershkowitz, Laurel Irene, Jon Keenan, Joanna Lyn-Jacobs, John Matthew Myers, […]

BILL T. JONES — ANALOGY TRILOGY

“Arnie Zane [and I] built this company out of the same troubled milieu that we’re all living through right now—racism, sexism—and we have been able to make an organization that expressed my belief that art could save us.” — Bill T. Jones As an innovator of post-modern dance since the 1970s and survivor of the […]

JACOB JONAS — FALL SEASON AT THE WALLIS

This week, Jacob Jonas The Company will present five premieres at the Wallis’ intimate Lovelace Studio Theater. The nightly program includes three world premieres choreographed by company founder and director Jacob Jonas: MAKE A TOAST, CRASH, and the opening number TRANSFER, in which Jonas—joined by company veterans Lamonte Goode, Jacob “Kujo” Lyons, Mike Tyus, and Jill […]

XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ AT BOVARD

The hip-hop artist and environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez will be at USC this week for a performance and conversation. Martinez is the current youth director of Earth Guardians. XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ—AT THE FOREFRONT OF CLIMATE CHANGE Thursday, October 25, at 7 pm. Bovard Auditorium, USC, 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles. See Xiuhtezcatl’s website Xiuhtezcatl Martinez. Image credit: […]