top picks this week: december 16 – 22 2015

Installations and visual works by Skid Row artist General Dogon are on view at the Skid Row History Museum at 440 S Broadway until Friday 12/18.

It's a Rachmaninoff-off at Walt Disney Concert Hall with performances Friday 12/18 - Sunday 12/20.

An eclectic evening of musical performance art led by violist Mark Golamco, Ghostlight transforms Human Resources on Friday 12/18 and Saturday 12/19 8pm.

The Theatre at Ace Hotel screens transgender-focused Oscar favorite The Danish Girl with a discussion with actor Eddie Redmayne and director Tom Hopper on Saturday 12/19 7pm.

Closing this Saturday 12/19: Timothy Nolan, Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, and Brett Reichman at CB1 Gallery (Under Ten), Chris Finley's installations at Chimento Contemporary (The Flats), Abel Abdessemed's black stone drawings at Venus Over Los Angeles (The Flats), and the Hotel Theory group show at REDCAT Gallery (Bunker Hill).

Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.

General Dogon's custom-made tricked out lowriders tell stories of Skid Row.
(photo via LA Times)