this week's event picks (apr 13-19 2016):

 Downtown LA Art Walk: World Arts Day edition
The Historic Core’s monthly Art Walk invites dozens of local galleries and arts spaces to open their doors for the night. This month don't miss works brought together for World Arts Day and a Life Drawing class at Raw Materials.

@ Art Walk Lounge. Historic Core. Thursday Apr 14 6-10pm.

 Complexions Contemporary Ballet
The Music Center presents a weekend full of genre-bending performance that transcend traditions, blurring the boundaries of ballet and contemporary dance.

@ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Grand Ave. Friday Apr 15 & Saturday Apr 16 7:30pm, Sunday Apr 17 2pm.

Nathaniel Mellors: Prequel Dump
This British artist brings his world-renowned irreverent, absurd and hilarious works of art to the Box, drawing upon video, sculpture and performance pieces that intend to challenge notions of taste, morality and intelligence.

@ The Box. Arts District. Extended until Saturday Apr 16.

 Charlotte Patterson: Goodbye Old Friend, Thanks For the Fading Memories
This photography exhibit inaugurates SAGE Projects's new space in The Flats right by 356 Mission. Patterson's works draw upon the earth's elements in depicting themes of impermanence. 

@ SAGE Projects. The Flats. Opens Saturday Apr 16 7-10pm.

 Isabelle Schad and Laurent Goldring: Der Bau (The Burrow)
This Kafka-inspired dance-theater work by Isabelle Schaud has the artist performing nude, intertwining herself in fabric as both an animal's burrow and an extension of the human body.
@ REDCAT. Grand Ave. Sunday Apr 17 7pm.
We've partnered with REDCAT to bring you info about Downtown's best arts & culture offerings. We'll have a table set up there this Sunday - come say hello!

Pssst... that's not all that's going on! Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.
Berlin-based Isabelle Schad performs Der Bau at REDCAT on April 16-17.
(gif via Théâtre Auditorium Poitiers)