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Monday, February 2

Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series.
Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits “Cine Virus,” a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvère Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balch’s dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conner’s music video for Devo’s “Mongoloid” (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelow’s Set-Up (1978), which “deconstructs” seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina L’Hotsky’s Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Acker’s “Blood and Guts in High School.”

In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvère Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series. Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits Cine Virus, a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvre Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balchs dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conners music video for Devos Mongoloid (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelows Set-Up (1978), which deconstructs seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina LHotskys Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Ackers Blood and Guts in High School. In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvre Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Tuesday, February 3

Wednesday, February 4

Aesop's Fables

Alondra Public Library

11949 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, 90650

4:00pm

This breezy two-character musical by Cy Young features timeless tales of The Tortoise and the Hare, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, and The Fox and the Crow, framed by the story of how Aesop learned his true calling. This fun performance will inspire students and teach them the timeless morals of Aesop. Literature will come to life and students will have fun as they are entertained by a professionally-written musical that tells three classic fables in a way that will entertain kids and adults as well! Book, Music and Lyrics by Cy Young; Directed by Paul Kreppel; Setting by Sal Perera and Matt Tognacci; Cast: Danielle Vernengo and Jaime Hobert

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Thursday, February 5

Circle K NHRA Winternationals

Auto Club Raceway at Pomona

2780 Fairplex Dr., Pomona, CA

8:00am to 6:00pm

(FEB. 5-8) The 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season kicks off in it's traditional home, at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. For the 55th year this Southern California tradition allows Drag Racing's best drivers the opportunity for a fast start to the long season.

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