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Tuesday, July 29

Labyrinth

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1986, 101 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Terry Jones; directed by Jim Henson; with David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm, Natalie Finland, and Shari Weiser

A teenage girl must rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King.

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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

ALOUD @ Central Library

Mark Taper Auditorium 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles CA, CA 90071

7:15pm

Danah Boyd in conversation with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, USC

Has the Internet ruined everything or is it our savior? boyd, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, skewers misunderstandings and anxieties about the online lives of teens often voiced by teachers and parents in her eye-opening new book. Integrating a decade’s worth of interviews with teens, boyd injects nuances and complexity into the discussion of how they are trying to carve out a space of their own, as their lives are increasingly mediated through services like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Anyone interested in the impact of emerging technologies on society, culture, and commerce in the years to come will want to catch this conversation.

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