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Sunday, February 8

Family Flicks Film Series: The Phantom Tollbooth

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

11:00am

Ages 8+* A mysterious tollbooth and a toy car transport a young boy to a magical, topsy-turvy world where letters are at war with numbers in this live action/animated film based on the childrens book by Norman Juster. (1970, Dir. Chuck Jones, 35mm, color, 90 min.) *All ages are welcome. Feel free to take a break with infants and toddlers in the theater lobby, where the films are simulcast on a large monitor. FAMILY FLICKS FILM SERIES UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.

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American Youth Symphony: Family Music Adventure

UCLA’s Royce Hall

340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, 90095

2:00pm

LEGACY | FEB 8 | ROYCE HALL | 2pm Family Music Adventure | RADU PAPONIU, conductor / SIMONE PORTER, narrator / BLAKE POULIOT, narrator / ANGELA BAE, violin / Saint-Sans: Carnival of the Animals; and Introduction et rondo capriccioso / J. Strauss: Radetzky March RESERVE NOW! Children of all ages are invited to discover the joy of a live orchestra at this inspiring event. This enriching 45-minute concert and interactive lesson is the perfect way to share the legacy of classical music with your family! Arts & Crafts activities led by First 5 LA follow the performance. Sponsored by First 5 LA

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HAMMER CONVERSATIONS: Ai-jen Poo & Fernando Torres-Gil

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

2:00pm

Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, is the winner of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship and was named one of Time magazines 100 Most Influential People in the World for her groundbreaking advocacy on behalf of domestic workers and home care workers. She is also the co-director of Caring Across Generations. Her new book is The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. The son of migrant farm workers, Fernando Torres-Gil is the director of the UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging and a professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy. His research spans important topics of health and long-term care, disability, entitlement reform, and the politics of aging. He has written several books including The New Aging: Politics and Change in America.

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Iranian Photography: Past & Present

CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM

5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036

2:00pm

Free Join Kaveh Baghdadchi, photographer and editor-in-chief of Akkasee.com (Irans most popular photography site) for a discussion about the history of photography in Iran, from the arrival of the camera in the Royal Court to present day. The program will be followed by a reception featuring an Iranian tea ceremony and traditional Iranian music. This program is sponsored by Farhang Foundation at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. RSVP requested to [email protected]

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Monday, February 9

The Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Come paint with us! Located next to the Korean and Chinese galleries, the Boone Children’s Gallery is a free creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to learn the art of East Asian brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists. Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends.

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Member Monday: Pierre Huyghe, Nature and the American Vision, and more

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

6:00pm

Member Mondays are extended evening hours for select exhibitions, for LACMA members only.

On Monday, February 9, from 6 to 9 pm, the following exhibitions are on view:

Larry Sultan: Here and Home

Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School (specially ticketed)

Pierre Huyghe (specially ticketed)

Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting

Please note: A Pierre Huyghe Member Monday ticket includes admission to all other exhibitions on view, including Nature and the American Vision.

Members interested in only viewing exhibitions that are part of general admission (Larry Sultan and Variations) do not need to make a reservation in advance—just stop by the Ticket Office during Member Monday!

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