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Wednesday, September 2

Thursday, September 3

Mindful Awareness

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

12:30pm

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being.

The free weekly drop-in sessions take place in the comfortable seats of the Billy Wilder Theater and are open to all who are interested in learning how to live more presently in life. No special clothing is required, and participants are welcome to stay for 5 minutes or enjoy the entire 30-minute session.

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South and Southeast Asian Art

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

3:00pm

Delve into the religious beliefs of the region through encounters with Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sculpture in this 50-minute tour. Early paintings, sculpture, and furniture from Tibet and Nepal are noteworthy highlights of this tour. Spectacular jewelry, decorative arts, and paintings from India, Thailand, and Vietnam are also on view.

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There's No Place Like Now

HNYPT

212 W. 12 St, Los Angeles, 90015

7:00pm

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE NOW will feature all new original works from MR Herget’s latest series. This is his first California SOLO show and follows his successful 2014 Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art debut, WE ARE KINGS in Miami, Florida. Patrons can expect an immersive show full of high-energy contemporary oil paintings: transporting viewers into the mind of a young and ambitious artist.

“Each piece is a journey in-and-of itself. I’m constantly trying to take it somewhere that I haven’t been before. The way I paint is kind of a metaphor for who I am, and why I’m here. It’s not about taking it to a point where you can see something; it’s about bringing it to a place where you can feel something. We all have a space suit on; whether it sits in the closet or goes to the moon is a choice we get to make. It’s a constant mission of finding ourselves. I think that pursuit is nurtured by consistently pushing ourselves further than we did yesterday. That’s how we change, grow, and evolve. That’s what these paintings are about. It’s pretty simple, but means a lot to me.”

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