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Tuesday, September 8

The Day the Earth Stood Still

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1951, 92 minutes, 35 mm. Directed by Robert Wise; written by Edmund H. North; with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin

An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

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Cinema Tuesdays: The Last Picture Show

Skirball Cultural Center

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

1:30pm

In this coming-of-age drama set in small-town Texas, director Peter Bogdanovich explores the deterioration of the social and sexual mores of the ’50s through the exploits of high school best friends Sonny Crawford (Timothy Bottoms) and Duane Jackson (Jeff Bridges).

Featuring Cybill Shepherd’s motion picture debut, The Last Picture Show was nominated for eight Academy Awards. (1971, 118 min. Rated R.)
The passage from adolescence to adulthood is hardly ever easy. Enjoy this Cinema Tuesdays series, “Rites of Passage,” depicting the trials and tribulations of this transition in life with humor and warmth.

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Cur-ATE: Savoring Surrealism

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:30pm

Explore Surrealism with Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites before enjoying a multi-course meal with a French and Spanish flair inspired by Salvador Dali's cookbook Les Diners de Gala, prepared by chef Viet Pham of Ray's and Stark Bar. The museum's collection of Surrealism, including works by Picasso, Magritte, Calder, and Duchamp, offers intersting food for thought before the meal.Note: Price includes tour, dinner, and parking. The menu is offered prix fixe.

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Real Women Have Curves

Pasadena Playhouse

39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

8:00pm

Set in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles, five full-figured women race to meet an impossible deadline to keep the small business alive. This award-winning comedy by acclaimed playwright Josefina López was the basis for the film of the same name starring America Ferrera and has been updated for The Pasadena Playhouse’s 2015 production. Real Women Have Curves celebrates real bodies, life in southern California, and the incredible bond when women work together.

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