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Tuesday, September 8

The Day the Earth Stood Still

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1951, 92 minutes, 35 mm. Directed by Robert Wise; written by Edmund H. North; with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin

An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

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Cur-ATE: Savoring Surrealism

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:30pm

Explore Surrealism with Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites before enjoying a multi-course meal with a French and Spanish flair inspired by Salvador Dali's cookbook Les Diners de Gala, prepared by chef Viet Pham of Ray's and Stark Bar. The museum's collection of Surrealism, including works by Picasso, Magritte, Calder, and Duchamp, offers intersting food for thought before the meal.Note: Price includes tour, dinner, and parking. The menu is offered prix fixe.

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Thursday, September 10

Member Previews: Frank Gehry

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Frank Gehry presents a comprehensive examination of his extraordinary body of work from the early 1960s—he established his firm in Los Angeles in 1962—to the present, featuring over 200 drawings, many of which have never been seen publicly, and more than 65 models that illuminate the evolution of Gehry’s thinking.

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Gallery Tour: The Art of Looking—American Art

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

12:30pm

he museum's collection is rich in art from all over the world, including the United States. Take this trip through America via its artwork and see a variety of influences. While European art often served as a starting point, American artists originated their own styles, finding an unending source of subject matter and inspiration in the New World. This discussion-based tour will include the art of colonial America, the wide variety of subject matter introduced in the 19th century, and the innovations of the 20th century. Educator and art historian Mary Lenihan leads the tour.

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Sunday, September 13

Jazz and Dance Performance with Phil Ranelin and Tony Testa

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:30pm

Inspired by the exhibition Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada, Tony Testa and Phil Ranlin have joined their artistic forces to create a jazz and dance performance in the galleries as a special performance during Andell Family Sundays. Tony Testa is a  renowned international choreographer, artistic director, and creative activist. Phil Ranelin is a master trombonist of the J. J. Johnson tradition and former Freddie Hubbard sideman. 

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Frank Gehry and Paul Goldberger in Conversation

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

2:00pm

Architect Frank Gehry and architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss Gehry's prolific and groundbreaking career to mark the opening of the special exhibition Frank Gehry as well as Goldberger's just-published book, Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, the first full-fledged critical biography of the architect.  Following the lecture, Goldberger signs copies of his book. STANDBY ONLY: Tickets for this event are no longer available for reservation in advance.

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2015 Sundays Live Audition Winner, Violinist Yu Eun Kim

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Violinist Yu Eun Kim began her studies in Korea and graduated from the Seoul National University before coming to the United States to attend USC’s Thornton School of Music, where she received her graduate certificate studying under Midori Goto. Concertmaster of the USC Symphony, Yu Eun Kim was a semifinalist in the Buenos Aires International Violin Competition and won both the concerto and Bach competitions at USC in 2014. She is the winner of 2015 Sundays Live audition.

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Monday, September 14

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