this week's event picks (mar 30-apr 5 2016):
✨ Annamaria Ajmone: DE LA
This durational dance performance presented by Public Fiction is set amongst the current exhibition at Night Gallery to the sounds of "La Région Central," the 1971 work by Canadian filmmaker Michael Snow.
@ Night Gallery. Under Ten. Thursday Mar 31 7-9pm.
✨ Fierce Verse: Feminist AF
Influential and unapologetic writers and poets come together for one night to read original work on stage. Participants include Amber Tamblyn, Eileen Myles, Roxane Gay and Amy Poehler.
@ The Regent. Historic Core. Friday Apr 1 6pm.
✨ YES FEMMES - An AWP offsite event + party
In tandem with the AWP (Assoc. of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference, this series explores the limits of the body, aims toward transformation, embraces femme aesthetics, and moves toward the horizon of queerness.
@ Human Resources. Chinatown. Saturday Apr 2 6-11pm.
*Look out for dozens of AWP offsite events in the area, like at Art Share LA, The Last Bookstore, Ace Hotel & more*
✨ Nick Waplington: A Display of Panic at a Moment of Absolute Certainty
Exploring themes of LA's chaos and volatility, Waplington presents new large canvas paintings in this solo show at the second-story sanctuary of These Days.
@ These Days. Historic Core. Opens Saturday Apr 2 6-9pm.
✨ Inaugural Exhibition | Sebastian Gladstone: Fantasy Playground
A solo exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Los Angeles-based artist Sebastian Gladstone opens Downtown LA's newest gallery, Club Pro, tucked down in the Fashion District.
@ Club Pro. Fashion District. Saturday Apr 2 7-10pm.
✨ An Evening of Films by Chantal Akerman
In memory of the late Belgian filmmaker and artist, REDCAT presents a showcase of her significant works, including Against Oblivion/Contre l’oubli, J’ai Faim, J’ai Froid - a tale of Parisian runaways, and the feature-length La Captive.
@ REDCAT. Grand Ave. Monday Apr 4 8:30pm.
Pssst... that's not all that's going on! Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.
A scene from Chantal Akerman's J'ai Faim, J'ai Froid - showing on Monday at REDCAT.
(gif via youtube)
(gif via youtube)