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Thursday, August 13

Sunset Concert: Aurelio

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049


Travel to the Caribbean coast of Honduras immersed in the joyous, seductive, beautiful, and bittersweet music of Aurelio. Praised by the Guardian for its “easy swaying rhythms” and “impassioned vocals,” Aurelio’s music is steeped in the Garifuna tradition, weaving together West African and Caribbean polyrhythms. Drift away as Aurelio plays tracks from his latest release, Lándini, a tribute to his mother.
DJ set by KPFK’s Betto Arcos at 7:00 p.m.

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Don'r Knock the Rock


611 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA


Since 2008, the Cinefamily is proud to be the continuing home of the Don’t Knock The Rock music documentary festival! Co-founded by filmmaker Allison Anders, and co-curated with Tiffany Anders, Don’t Knock The Rock is a high-energy fest dedicated to the love, lust and mania of all pop, rock and roots film and music; its films contain quintessential music performances and vintage footage of important artists in their prime. Every night is packed with entertainment, whether it’s with live performances on the Cinefamily stage by the very subjects of the films, DJs spinning at intermission, or Q&As with virtually all the filmmakers!

Michael Des Barres: Who Do You Want Me To Be? (w/ Michael Des Barres & Dir. J. Elvis Weinstein in person!) 

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The Finger Pistol Comedy Show

The Mint

6010 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA


A monthly stand up comedy show featuring some of the best comics in the country! This month we have headliner ALI WONG. Ali Wong is a writer for Fresh Off the Boat, can be seen on Inside Amy Schumer and Black Box, and has been featured on Dave Attell's Comedy Underground and John Oliver's Stand Up NY. In addition, we will have Stephanie Simbari (Oxygen's Funny Girls), Feng Chao, Simon Gibson, Hormoz Rashidi (The Comedy Store), Tom Carvey, Dex Carvey, Ian Salmon (BET), and Monarey Martinez! Come by for some laughs!

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Friday, August 14

Hellenistic Bronzes

Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Explore the Getty’s collection of 19th-century paintings by artists such as Millet, Monet, and Van Gogh in this one-hour tour. The tour may also include examples of sculpture, photographs, or drawings. Meet at the Information Desk.

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Family Art Studio

Skirball Center

2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions, including Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Reinforcing the values of collaboration, community, and caring for the world around us, projects will ignite the imaginations of your family members, whether they are 2 or 102!

July 28–August 9: Wearable Art—Express yourself by creating ’70s-inspired headbands, jewelry, hats, and other accessories.

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Bobby Bradford and Tête-á-Tête


5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036


Trumpet master Bobby Bradford brings his new band to LACMA. Throughout Bradford’s historic career, he has toured with Ornette Coleman and John Carter, followed by work with Eric Dolphy, Charlie Haden, Vinny Golia, and David Murray. Last year, Bradford became the second recipient of the Festival of New Trumpet Music's Award of Recognition.

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