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Sunday, September 14

Pianist Inyoung Huh

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Virtuosic pianist Inyoung Huh performs Frederic Chopin’s 24 Preludes, op. 28 and Johann Sebastian Bach's Toccata in C Minor BWV 911.

Acclaimed as a “prominent pianist” (Los Angeles Times), Inyoung Huh's unique artistry is a blend of talent and musical training. Critics have described her performances as “original, a marked individuality . . . rare example of technique that is serving both idea and feeling . . . . a brilliant balance between intellect and emotion.” (Piano Music)

Inyoung Huh made her debut as a soloist with the Korean Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 at age 16. As one of the youngest pianists to win the first prize at the JoongAng Daily Music Competition, the most prestigious competition in Korea. 

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Monday, September 15

Story Time in the Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

2:00pm

Ever wonder why dragons love tacos and why crayons decided to quit one day? Join Boone Gallery staff every Monday and Friday at 2 pm in the Korean art galleries as they take us on a reading journey into a world of folk tales and colors. Relate the stories to the art in the Chinese and Korean galleries in a comfortable space suitable for families and children of all ages. Admission is free!

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Indian Art (50 min)

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

3:00pm

Delve into the religious beliefs of the region through encounters with Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sculpture in this 50-minute tour. Early paintings, sculpture, and furniture from Tibet and Nepal are noteworthy highlights of this tour. Spectacular jewelry, decorative arts, and paintings from India, Thailand, and Vietnam are also on view. 

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Tuesday, September 16

Wednesday, September 17

Downtown Culver City Third Wednesdays

Downtown Culver City

Culver and Washington Blvds and Dusquene Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Anyone who's been paying attention to the local food scene is well aware of the explosion of Culver City as a foodie destination. With the downtown area well scrubbed from streetscape improvements, locals and visitors alike can experience the area's resurgence first hand by checking out the city's Third Wednesdays, where about two dozen businesses get together to provide art work, music, food and other entertainment.

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Saturday, September 20

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade 2014

UCLA

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 0

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Decadent and delicious, L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade brings superstar chefs and mixologists from around the globe to Los Angeles to lend their support to ALSF and the fight against childhood cancer.

Each chef and mixologist prepares a signature dish for guests to sample. Guests have the opportunity to taste incredible fare and meet and even chat with the chefs who prepared it. L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade is hosted by Chef Suzanne Goin and business partner Caroline Styne (Lucques, AOC, Tavern) along with Chef David Lentz (The Hungry Cat). The event has raised nearly $2 million to fund childhood cancer research, raising more than half a million at the 2013 event alone.

The leisurely, fun afternoon of sampling food and drink is interspersed with inspiring childhood cancer hero stories, updates on the Foundation’s quest to find a cure and a silent and live auction of spectacular items, including James Beard Award-wining chefs offering to work their magic in the bidders’ kitchens.

- General Admission Tickets - Opportunity to sample fare from all participating chefs from 12-4pm.
- Meet & Greet Tickets - Includes access to the private chefs dinner on Friday, September 19 and early access/reserved seating for the event Saturday, September 20.

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BOBBY MCFERRIN

Broad Stage

1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

7:30pm

We kick-start our 14-15 season with a pre-concert party for audience members followed by a performance with Bobby McFerrin whose infectious sounds defy easy categorization. The 10-time Grammy winner who gave us the feel-good hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” continues to explore uncharted musical territory with his latest album Spirityouall, a far-reaching collection of jazz, rock, and blues-inspired spirituals. From his collaborations with Yo-Yo Ma and Chick Corea, to conducting projects with the Vienna and New York Philharmonics, McFerrin is a restless seeker who—happily—takes us along for the ride.

 

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Sunday, September 21

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