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Saturday, April 4

Sunday, April 5

The Hookworms [UK]

The Echo

1822 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

10:00am

Hookworms’ reputation, like The Hum itself, lies in the drone and the uncontrollable constants of their music that remain even after they’ve shattered its thick atmosphere with sharp punches of proto-punk-inspired malevolence. Flinging themselves into the public’s consciousness with 2013’s Pearl Mystic, the debut LP’s perfect storm of billowing textures and napalm-filled Modern Lovers licks was one of the most-acclaimed albums of the year – receiving plaudits from The Guardian, Uncut, the BBC, NME, Drowned in Sound, Loud & Quiet (it was the latter twos Album of the Year) and many others.

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Easter Brunch Cruise

Hornblower Cruises

2431 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, 92663

11:30am to 1:30pm

What’s more egg-citing than an Easter brunch in Marina del Rey? Hop aboard an awesome cruise featuring the gorgeous Southern California coastline as a backdrop. For those who enjoy the sweeter things in life, you’ll love our generous buffet brimming with classic breakfast fare, holiday classics and chocolatey treats. We take Easter up a notch with free-flowing Champagne, live entertainment and even a visit from the Easter Bunny himself. You won’t want to hop off when we dock.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

12:00pm

The Japanese tea ceremony, a 400-year-old tradition, celebrates the simple act of preparing and receiving a bowl of special tea-ceremony tea. A series of tea ceremony demonstrations will be held March 29 through June 7 in conjunction with the exhibition Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl, which features tea bowls by the Raku family of potters. Each tea ceremony demonstration is followed by a tasting of the tea and sweets used in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

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All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur

GRAMMY Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd, 800 W. Olympic Blvd, 0

12:30pm

The exhibition explores the GRAMMY-nominated artist’s songwriting talent and celebrates Shakur’s legacy as a magnetic performer, charismatic actor, heartfelt poet and outspoken social activist.

“Tupac Shakur was one of the most original and important of all hip hop artists.  His writings are both powerful and provocative,” said Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum.  “It is an honor to be the first music museum to acknowledge Tupac's legacy and to bring context to what was an incredible career."

All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur showcases the rapper’s love of words and his talent as a gifted communicator through handwritten lyrics and poems.  The exhibit also features artifacts from his career breakthrough with hip-hop group, Digital Underground and his rise to fame as a solo artist. 

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RALPH S. PEER: REVOLUTIONIZING RECORDED MUSIC

GRAMMY Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd, 800 W. Olympic Blvd, 0

12:30pm

Ralph S. Peer, was a pioneering A&R man and global music publisher who saw the universal power locked in regional roots music and tapped it, changing the course and flavor of popular music in the United States and around the world.

In the course of an adventurous, sometimes even revolutionary fifty-year career, Ralph S. Peer  (1892-1960) opened the door to previously marginalized music, then fostered its global success, playing a key, founding role in creating the durable blues, jazz, country and Latin pop fields. Lasting genres and businesses developed and grew because he opened those doors; the pop music sounds we’ve heard ever since were reimagined.  

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Chamber Ensembles from the Colburn School

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

The chamber ensembles for the Colburn School have won prizes in numerous competitions, including the Coleman Chamber Music Competition and the Young Artists Peninsula Music Festival. They have also appeared on the nationally syndicated Public Radio International series From the Top. Ensembles perform regularly as part of the school’s "Friday Night Recital" series and the Colburn's outreach program, "Musical Encounter."

The Ed & Mari Edelman Chamber Music Institute at the Colburn School offers one of the most comprehensive and intense pre-college–level chamber-music learning experiences of any music school in North America. Students are coached weekly by members of Colburn’s nationally acclaimed faculty. Visitng international performing artists and ensembles frequently give master classes to student ensemble. Sundays Live presents a select number of ensembles each year.

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