Helen’s story, in all its uncomfortable glory (staged in snappy, day-glo fashion by director David Wnendt) encapsulates the constant struggle between the expectations of civilized society and vital instinct — leaving us to question whether a preventative squirt of Purell will make up for our collective frailty. Dir. David Wnendt, 2013, DCP, 105 min.
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How do societies around the globe interpret the roles of men and women? From ancient traditions to contemporary customs in the United States, Middle East, Africa, and Asia, artworxLA students will inv...
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Ray’s & Stark Bar, in conjunction with LACMA and in partnership with ArtBites, are proud to announce the next installment of the Cur-ATE dinner series. Through the blending of fine art with culinary art, ArtBites founder Maite Gomez-Rejón will trace the role of food in a historical and social context as displayed in art through a series of gallery tours followed by a three-course meal inspired by the evening’s theme by Chef Viet Pham of Ray’s & Stark Bar.In November, guests will indulge in a night of Japanese gastronomy and the Art of the Samurai featuring the special exhibition Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection. The tour lead by Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites will conclude with a dinner featuring Japanese dishes indicative of the exhibition.Theme wine menus will be available for additional cost at each dinner.Japanese Gastronomy and the Art of the Samurai - November 11, 2014 Exhibition tours begin at 6:30 p.m. Three course dinner at Ray’s & Stark Bar immediately following tours$90 for LACMA Members/ $100 for Non-MembersPrice includes exhibition tour and dinnerWine pairings available for additional costReservations are required and can be made by contacting the LACMA box office at (323) 857-6010. Reservations for these exclusive programs close Wednesday the week prior to the event date at noon. Space is limited. All reservations are final.