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Saturday, May 28

Member Preview—The Stowe Vase: From Ancient Art to Additive Manufacturing

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

10:00am

The Stowe Vase: From Ancient Art to Additive Manufacturing presents three extraordinary objects side-by-side: the ancient Roman Stowe vase, reconstituted during the 18th century from fragments (and represented in an etching by 18th-century Venetian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi);  a second version in silver by leading silversmith of the English Regency era, Paul Storr (1770–1844), and a 2016 computer-designed, 3D-printed artwork by Michael Eden. Each varies by medium as well as moment in history, allowing the viewer to compare interpretations of a highly distinctive design across two millennia.

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Music day Hooray!

Children's Book World

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

10:30am

Teacher Davis from Music Day Hooray! plays songs that are cool for learning and great for moving. A former music therapist now teaching music classes at over 15 preschools in Los Angeles, Davis likes performing on the guitar as well as a variety of other musical instruments in this interactive, educational show. Come enjoy some tunes from his award-winning CDs, Special Songs for Special Kids and FUNdamentals! Music & Movement for Children. For ages 3 to 7. FREE

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"Defining Courage" Exhibition

Go For Broke National Education Center

355 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, 90012

11:00am

Go For Broke National Education Center will debut its groundbreaking "Defining Courage" exhibition on Saturday, May 28, 2016, with a ribbon cutting and Homecoming Community Celebration in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles. The "Defining Courage" exhibition will feature free timed-entry during the Community Celebration. Exhibition admittance is limited and early reservations are recommended.

The day’s events will begin with an anniversary tribute at the Go For Broke Monument at 11:00 am, followed by a ribbon cutting at the new Education Center. A community celebration will follow in the plaza between GFBNEC, the Japanese American National Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

The GFBNEC Homecoming Community Celebration will feature stage performances, food vendors, educational activities, and a selection of community booths. We anticipate one thousand attendees between 11am-5pm. Please contact Chris Brusatte at [email protected] with any additional questions. Media inquiries please contact Agnes Gomes-Koizumi at [email protected] or call 323-937-5488. We hope to see you there!

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The Hipwaders at Topanga Days

Topanga Days Fair

1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 90290

11:00am

Listed as one of "25 Best Bands for Kids" by TimeOut New York Kids, The Hipwaders will be performing their quirky, jangle-pop for kids & families. The band has had several top ten songs on Sirius/XM Radio including the #1 songs, "Hey, Josie!" and "Educated Kid". Their 6 albums have won numerous Parents' Choice Awards and National Association of Parent Publication Awards.

Bay Area based, The Hipwaders are comprised of a paramedic, a school teacher and a school bus driver. The band has performed across the country and their music can be heard regularly on TV & radio.

"...the Beatles of the genre, the kindie kings, the one and only, mighty, mighty Hipwaders... quite simply, they are a great power pop band that just happens to play music for children. " - Rob Smith, POPDOSE

"The Hipwaders extol the virtues of reading, geometry, and the Dewey Decimal System, but their danceable New Wave-ish pop and lighthearted lyrics keep their messages fun" - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

http://www.hipwaders.net for more info, videos and music

Presented by Topanga Days 2016

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Helen Rae

The Good Luck Gallery

945 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, 90012

12:00pm

The success of Helen Rae provides an inspiring example of how a prolific artist can emerge late in life with no connection to - and little awareness of - the conventional art world.
Her drawings, in colored pencil and graphite, are immediately striking for their vivid imagery, resonant use of color and innovative reworking of source material. Using fashion advertisements as a point of departure for otherworldly journeys into the subconscious, Helen transforms the original images into something uniquely expressive that possesses a strange beauty and power. The refashioned figures of willowy models often seem to be emerging out of or disappearing into a luxuriant abstraction created by a complex interweaving of fabric and foliage.
One series in the show features depictions of Los Angeles artists and artworks taken from a photo shoot, in which such familiar sights as Chris Burden’s MOCA streetlight installation and the looming, pensive figure of John Baldessari are rendered almost unrecognizable in a most beguiling way.
Helen works out of the First Street Gallery, a progressive art studio for adults with developmental disabilities in Claremont, California. Her sold-out show at the Good Luck Gallery last spring introduced a singular 76-year-old talent in the field of visionary art, and the gallery is delighted to present another solo show featuring entirely new work.

For further inquiries contact: Paige Wery [email protected] gallery: 213-625-0935 • cell: 323-243-0658

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