EVENT PICKS

The A+D Museum (Architecture & Design) has made the (smart) move from Miracle Mile to Downtown LA. Its new Arts District home opens this Thursday night 8/20, with regular museum hours Tu-F 11am-5pm Sa-Su 12-6pm.

Last chance to see Aki Sasamoto's interactive installation-based show No Choice, her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, and perhaps the last chance to see Harmony Murphy Gallery at its current location. Closes Saturday 8/22 12-6pm.

It's the second & last weekend of Nisei Week, the annual Japanese American cultural festival that lights up Little Tokyo every August. Celebrate this Saturday 8/22 and Sunday 8/23 at JACCC.

One man's fight to survive gay persecution under Nazi rule, Bent ends its powerful run at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday 8/23 1pm & 6:30pm.

Works suspended amidst the process of art-making, Suzy Halajian curates The Recorder Was Left On, Or The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning, on view at Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA) in the Under Ten warehouse enclave on Tuesdays thru Saturdays 12-6pm.