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Thursday, October 2

Rosanne Cash: The River and the Thread

Royce Hall

340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash and her band’s new show celebrates the release of “The River and The Thread,” a collection of original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South. Rosanne follows her acclaimed Grammy-nominated album The List (2009) with her own poetic survey of places and people of the South on these beautiful and varied songs written with her collaborator, musical director and husband, John Leventhal. The performance features visual design by filmmaker D.J. Mendel. 

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Friday, October 3

Saturday, October 4

Drop In Art Opening

Hot Rod

2253 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Drop In
Curated by Jason Ostro
October 4 – November 1, 2014
Artists Reception: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 6 pm - 10 pm

The Gabba Gallery and HRLA present Drop In, an exhibition combining the ever evolving skateboarding and street art culture into HTLA (Hotrod LA), the premier skateboard shop in Los Angeles. Creativity and chaos come together every day in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. This exhibition highlights Street and Contemporary Artists and their cultural influence with hand painted decks by Rad LA Artists.
(The life of a skater is never boring, “Drop in” gives the skater more personality with their rad hand painted decks!! – Jason Ostro)
The Gabba Gallery’s curator Jason Ostro will bring its’ signature creative hustle and bustle into HTLA, established in 1995 and a mainstay in the Los Angeles ready-to-wear fashion scene. The exhibition includes many of the lifeblood Street and Contemporary Artists of Los Angeles such as CANTSTOPGOODBOY, John Park, Joey Feldman, and MONCHO1929.

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Sunday, October 5

A Faery Hunt

Crestwood Hills Park

1000 Hanley Avenue, Brentwood, 90049

10:30am to 11:30am

Come and join the faery folke on a fun and gentle quest for the Faery Royalty. As the audience makes their way through the forest, they actually become part of the story. The shows are for children, boys and girls, and the young-at-heart. Most of the children come in costume. There is something for the whole family in this interactive original show.
Reservations suggested: 818-324-6802; www.afaeryhunt.com
Ages 2-10
Groups and birthdays are welcome

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Fowler Museum

North Campus at UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095


Join KCRW for the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler Museum. The celebrated event returns this year on Sunday, October 5th to Wilson Plaza, adjacent to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. For the sixth year in a row, home cooks and professionals alike will be judged by some of LA's best chefs and food writers. Enter a pie, cheer on the competitors, visit the Fowler galleries, or just come by and enjoy a slice. Good Food's Evan Kleiman will preside over the afternoon pie festivities which will include music provided by KCRW DJ Anne Litt, pie tasting, food trucks, kids activities and more!

Not a baker? Come by and cheer on the contestants, tour the galleries, participate in family day activities and of course, taste some pie.

12 noon Fowler Museum Galleries open (until 5pm)
1-4pm Kids in the Courtyard at the Fowler Museum
2pm Pie Tasting Begins
3:30pm Winners Announced

The event is free and open to the public.

For pie tasting, guests are asked to find the KCRW Welcome Table at Wilson Plaza. Tickets are limited based on the number of entries and will be given to guests on a first come, first served basis. Pie tasting begins at 2pm, but the line forms early, so arrive in advance to secure your pie tasting ticket.

The Fowler Museum is hosting a special Kids in the Courtyard event from 1 to 4pm. Kids can make their own mini pie, take a food-themed tour of Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives, and create a kitchen accessory. The museum galleries are open from noon to 5pm on the day of the contest. Entry to the museum and the Kids in the Courtyard event is free.

The lawns surrounding the Fowler Museum are ideal for picnics. Bring a blanket and grab food from the food trucks on site or any of the campus eateries close by. 

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