234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, 90065
Craft origami dragons, learn the art of papel picado, and play traditional games to celebrate winter holidays enjoyed across the American West. At 2:00 and 3:00 p.m., see puppet shows that reveal the cultural origins of various holiday traditions. Fun for families with children four and up.
Presented in collaboration with eighth grade students from Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School.
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90049
In conjunction with the exhibition A Path Appears, listen as experts provide first-hand accounts of how they have helped improve conditions for underserved communities. In these in-gallery talks, ask questions and learn how you, too, can make a difference. Jennifer Arnold, writer-director of the HBO documentary A Small Act, talks about her film and how storytelling inspires social change.
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656
Conductor Maxim Eshkenazy, who the Los Angeles Times has hailed as "charismatic and exciting," leads the 70-member Colburn Youth Orchestra. Comprised of students age 13 and above, the orchestra performs classic symphonic literature as well as newly commissioned works. Eshkenazy was recently promoted to associate conductor of the Pacific Symphony, and is also music director of the Bakersfield Youth Orchestra. He regularly guest conducts Bulgaria’s major orchestras, including the Sofia Philharmonic. Committed to the promotion of new music, Eshkenazy frequently programs and performs the music of contemporary composers. For Sundays Live, Eshkenazy leads the Colburn Youth Orchestra in performances of Copland’s An Outdoor Symphony, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte, and Bizet’s Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2.