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Saturday, March 28

Corktown ‘57

Odyssey Theater

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90025

8:00pm to 2:00pm

An Irish-American family is ripped apart by divided loyalties in this powerful new drama. Emotions run high and battle lines are drawn when family and political allegiances collide in the Philadelphia community known as “Corktown,” a hotbed of pro-Irish activity that reached its climax in the late 1950s — a time when Irish Republican Army splinter groups had begun to advocate violence against civilian targets as a strategy to drive Britain out of Ireland. March 28 – May 3; Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90025; $25-$30; (323) 960-5770 or www.plays411.com/corktown

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Sunday, March 29

Permission to Quilt Workshop with Luke Haynes

CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

3:00am to 10:00am

Construct your own small quilt top with artist Luke Haynes, whose work in on display in the exhibition Man-Made: Contemporary Male Quilters. Luke will walk you through a series of steps that will deconstruct and reconstruct used fabric and clothing into a quilt top about 30 in size. You will be working with abstract forms and learning how to harness fabrics that may be outside the normative quilting oeuvre. Please bring the following supplies or materials: - Two matching garments or matching pieces of fabric 1/2 yard or bigger and a contrast fabric that is 1/4 yard or bigger (Shirts from goodwill are a good choice if you dont have anything at home, and fabric should NOT be stretchy, thick, or too slippery to work with) - Rotary cutter - Sewing machine (If you don’t own one, let us know and we can provide one) - Sack lunch Advanced registration required. Go online at cafam.org or email [email protected].

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Open Art: Vincent van Gogh at the Zimmer Children's Museum

Zimmer Children's Museum

6505 Wishire Blvd Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048

2:00pm

Post-Impressionist and Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh is known for his landscapes, self-portraits and sunflowers. Join us in our art studio as we paint our own sunflowers!

This Sunday drop-in program runs from 3:00-4:00pm and is free with paid museum admission. Zimmer Children’s Museum is located on the lobby level of the Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Please check our website at http://www.zimmermuseum.org or call (323) 761-8984 for further information. You can also “like” us on Facebook or “follow” us on Twitter!

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