this week's event picks (mar 9-15 2016):
This ten-day biennial festival transforms historic and hidden spaces across Downtown LA into architecture, art and technology-driven installations.
@ Various locations. Grand Ave and Historic Core. Starts Thursday Mar 10.
✨ Jose Gonzalez
The Swedish indie folk singer pulls from an array of world music traditions to perform songs that are powerful, haunting and intimate.
@ Walt Disney Concert Hall. Grand Ave. Friday Mar 11 & Saturday Mar 12 8pm.
✨ Don't Look Back: The 1990's at MOCA
This decade-spanning retrospective comprises works from MOCA’s permanent collection that identify the already nostalgia-heavy era’s key concerns and transformations, including many pieces that have not been on view since they were originally shown and acquired by the museum.
@ MOCA Geffen. Little Tokyo. Starts Saturday Mar 12 11am-6pm.
✨ Elaine Cameron-Weir and Maxim Liulca
Head to Anderson Street for two openings across the street from each other. Cameron-Weir presents highly imaginative sculptures and installations that explore sexuality and other personal themes at Venus Over Los Angeles, while Liulca’s paintings weave mechanical aesthetic and human emotion at Nicodim Gallery.
@ Venus Over Los Angeles & Nicodim Gallery. The Flats. Opens Saturday Mar 12 5-8pm.
✨Hauser Wirth & Schimmel's Grand Opening
This inaugural show of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s new massive Downtown LA home brings together nearly 100 works made by 34 artists over the past 70 years, reflecting ways in which women have changed the course of art by deftly transforming the language of sculpture since the postwar period.
@ Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. Arts District. Sunday Mar 13 2-6pm.
Pssst... that's not all that's going on! Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.