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Events / Museums, Theatre & More (27)

Wednesday, April 1

Self/Split: Performance and Poetry from Asian Diasporas

University Park Campus Ground Zero Performance Cafe

615 Childs Way, Los Angeles, 90089

12:00pm

In Asian America, immigrations physical and social dislocations often rub up against cultural invisibility and conservative social mores. Confronting issues of queerness, cultural displacement and immigrant identity, Self/Split brings together four renowned Asian diasporic artists for an evening of live performances and discussion. Nicolas Wong is a queer, Chinese, Hong Kongbased poet who uses poetry to examine his multiple communities; political theatre artist and writer DLo combines hip hop and humor to capture his reality as a transgender Tamil American artist; Sam Chanse, a multiracial playwright and performer, inhabits different characters in her solo performances as a way of exploring the multiplicity of identity; and Chiwan Choi, called the Jay-Z of poetry (LA Weekly) spins new mythologies while exploring personal history and loss. Following their performances, the artists will discuss the intersections of creative process and identity with USC professor Meiling Cheng.

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Wednesday, April 8

Thursday, April 9

Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core

Sixth St. and Spring St., Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm to 9:00pm

(APRIL 9) This self-guided tour, which started in 2004 and has flourished as much of Downtown has cleaned up, encompasses more than 40 galleries and museums spread throughout the area's many sub-districts, including Bunker Hill, Little Tokyo and Gallery Row on Main and Spring Streets in the Historic Core. About 10,000 visitors regularly take the tour.

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Moby, Gene Baur, and Gene StoneLiving the Farm Sanctuary Life

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

1:00pm

Learn more about improving your life as well as the lives around you through this compelling conversation between award-winning musician and outspoken animal rights activist Moby and author of Living the Farm Sanctuary Life Gene Baur. The discussion focuses on the basic tenets of living a vegan and animal-friendly lifestyle, including eating in harmony with your values, connecting with nature wherever you are, and working to make the world a better placefor both the two- and four-legged. Joel Stein writes a weekly column for Time magazine. He has contributed to publications such as the New Yorker, GQ, Wired, and the Los Angeles Times. A book signing follows the program.

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Chicago (OPENING NIGHT)

7:30pm

APRIL 9-12) CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards®, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations.

Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical experience, seen the Academy® Award-winning film and want to see the show live on stage or you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.

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Saturday, April 11

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