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Wednesday, June 29

Hammer Screenings: Maquilapolis

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torres searing documentary focuses on the abominable working conditions of maquiladoras in Tijuana, a subject close to the heart of the artist and activist Fred Lonidier. Lonidier, through his own practice and that of the collective Labor Link TV, has explored the ways in which photography can inspire and sustain political activism, turning his attention recently to the cross-border labor struggles between the United States and Mexico. The film will be followed by a screening of Labor Link TV Program #66B, Han Young Workers Vote and a discussion with the artist. (Maquilapolis, 2006, dirs. Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre, 70min; Labor Link TV Program #66B, 1997, 9:30 min.)

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Thursday, June 30

Hammer Conversations: Excavating The Ten Commandments: Daniel R. Small & Jack Green

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

Daniel R. Smalls contribution to Made in L.A. 2016 centers on the archaeological excavation of the site where Cecil B. DeMille filmed The Ten Commandments (1923) and the ways that this and other filmic imagery have colored notions of ancient Egypt in the popular imagination. Small and Jack Green, deputy director of the Corning Museum of Glass, will discuss the artists foray into amateur archaeology and excavation in its myriad forms.

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Friday, July 1

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale

Pacific Resident Theatre

703 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

5:00pm

The play centers on the complex relationship between a sensitive and lonely young woman, and a young doctor. Her touching attempts to sway his emotions and his uncertainty as to where his heart should lead him take the audience on a moving journey. This is a warm rich play full of that compassion and understanding and that simple poetry of the heart that is Mr. Williams at his shining, gentle best. NY Times. representative of Williams at his most wonderful the sheer poetry of his language still comes with surprise. NY Post

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A Praire Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood, CA 90068

8:00pm

The celebrated American humorist returns to the Bowl stage for his farewell tour as host of the beloved radio show A Prairie Home Companion. The evening will feature the unique blend of music, storytelling and comedy that audiences have come to adore. Dont miss Keillors final appearance as host of this treasured radio broadcast in Los Angeles!

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THE ARMADILLO NECKTIE

Lonny Chapman Theatre

10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601

8:00pm

The Group Rep presents the world premiere of Gus Kriegers THE ARMADILLO NECKTIE, directed by Drina Durazo, produced by Troy Whitaker. The jet black comedy takes place on the border of Iraq and Iran where U.S. Army Colonel Ulysses Simpson Armadillo with help from his trusty Executive Officer Buckley Dunham, has been searching tirelessly for the native insurgents who, years ago, murdered his beloved wife. Ages 18+ only. Mature material and language. The play runs June 17 through July 31, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm Q & A Talkbacks after Sunday matinees, June 26 and July 17. General Admission: $25. Seniors/Students: $20 with ID Parties 10+: $15 Buy tickets: www.thegrouprep.com or 818-763-5990 Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood 91601 (Burbank Blvd. & one block east of Vineland)

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