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Saturday, November 15

Gemini G.E.L.: Its History and Future

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

Sidney Felsen, cofounder of Gemini G.E.L., and Ruth Fine, retired curator of special projects in the modern art department at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, celebrate Gemini's upcoming 50th anniversary. Felsen joins Fine in a conversation about Gemini's unique history, Felsen's contributions to the print community, and the relationships he formed with iconic artists throughout the course of his career.  

Founded in 1966, Gemini G.E.L. (Graphic Editions Limited) is an artists' workshop and publisher of limited-edition prints and sculptures. In 1981 the National Gallery of Art established the Gemini G.E.L. Archive, which functions as a study center for scholars and collectors. Artists who have been affiliated with Gemini G.E.L. over the years include a who's who of modern and contemporary art, ranging from Man Ray and Isamu Noguchi to Cecily Brown and Chris Burden. Its Melrose Avenue location has long been a magnet for artists and collectors alike.

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6th Annual Pinot Days Southern Cal. Grand Festival Public Tasting

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

2:00pm

Saturday's Grand Tasting will showcase 50 phenomenal producers of pinot noir. Consumers will be able to sample up to 150 pinots from every important pinot noir region, from the Russian River Valley to the Santa Rita Hills, Oregon to the Anderson Valley, Burgundy to New Zealand to the Sonoma Coast. Come to the Barker Hangar to taste these highly acclaimed wines, meet the gifted and charming winemakers who create them, and experience the passion and romance that the pinot noir industry continues to embody. Discover and celebrate pinot noir in its many diverse styles, ranging from modern to earthy to elegant. Explore new producers, find wines you love, and become a pinot devotee if you are not one already. We call it Serious Fun. Come see for yourself.

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Music & Conversations Nov. 15th

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

357 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

7:00pm

We're delighted to announce our first concert of the new season on November 15th. Music & Conversations is one of LA's best-kept secrets, but our loyal audience and sold-out concerts testify to the unique experience we provide. 

The audience arrives at Jack Rutberg's acoustically divine gallery at 7PM for complimentary wine from Casa Torelli Imports. Music with the Lyris Quartet and clarinetist Eric Jacobs begins at 8. One hour of music, new and old, no intermission. All tickets are $20. This new formula works.

A press release is attached with full details. Please consider joining us and writing a review. Your readers would love to know about us. Many thanks for your consideration!

Jane
http://www.musicandconversations.org
P.S. Image to download here: http://www.musicandconversations.org/gallery.html

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Sunday, November 16

Family Flicks Film Series: Little Fugitive

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, CA 90024, CA 0

11:00am

Recommended for ages 9+*

When a cruel prank leads seven-year-old Joey to believe he’s killed his older brother, he runs away to Coney Island, taking refuge in pony rides, cotton candy, and carnival games as his remorseful brother tries to make things right. (1953, 35mm, b/w, Dirs: M. Engel, R. Orkin, R. Ashley, 75 min.)

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