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Sunday, February 8

A Day with Jani Christou

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

2:00pm to 8:30pm

The prodigious artistic legacy of Greek composer Jani Christou (1926–1970)—one of the most compelling, if lesser-known, figures in postwar European arts—is the subject of this special daylong presentation. Christou drew on philosophy (Wittgenstein, Russell) and psychology (Jung) to infuse avant-garde forms with the elemental power of ritual and myth, aiming to shape, even dramatize, the personal experience of music. The proceedings begin with the documentary Anaparastasis: Life and Work of Jani Christou (1926-1970) (2012), continue with a discussion with composers Anargyros Deniosos and Anne LeBaron, and conclude with a rousing portrait concert as a CalArts orchestra conducted by Andreas Levisianos plays some of Christou’s most important compositions—including Six T.S. Eliot Songs (1955), Praxis for 12 (1966), Anaparastasis I (The Baritone) and Anaparastasis III (The Pianist) (both 1968).

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Monday, February 9

Brunch Pop Up at Elysian with Roxana and Sonoko!


2806 Clearwater St., Los Angeles, CA

10:00am to 2:00pm

You're invited to a special Brunch pop-up with Roxana and Sonoko at Elysian every Sunday from February 1st thru April 26 from 10am - 2pm. 
The menu celebrates the two's fascination with grains, offering items such as Mochi Waffle, #brunchcocktails, and more. 

Menu (subject to change and it probably will)

Sticky Oatmeal Donut
Buttermilk Biscuit
Meyer Lemon Cornmeal Muffin
Semolina Scone 
All pastries $3

Beyond pastries:
Biscuit sandwich: cheesy scrambled eggs, bacon, onion jam $12
Buckwheat bread, smoked trout, herbed cream cheese, red onion & capers $13
Polycrop mochi waffle, maple honey & homemade preserves $12
Baked buckwheat pancake, homemade preserves & maple syrup $12
Breakfast galette: egg, green onions, spinach & gruyère $11
Poached eggs, polenta, greens & bacon $14
Heirloom Japanese rice bowl, carrots, burdock, ginger, sesame & nori $14
Hand-cut soba noodle salad, black kale, winter squash & pumpkin seeds $14
Three American cheeses, oat biscuits & sweet mostarda $16

Add ons:
Simple salad $10
Hash brown $8
Apples & homemade almond-honey butter $9
Rustic bread $4
Smokey bacon $5

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Tuesday, February 10