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Wednesday, April 29

HAMMER LECTURES: Peter Sellars & Richard Ross

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

 The acclaimed photographer Richard Ross and the MacArthur fellow artist Peter Sellars discuss the project, the reality of incarcerated young people in the United States, and the growing movement for youth justice system reform. The Boethius Initiative aims to create and develop new images and new vocabulary that foster a shift in attitudes, a new set of relationships, renewed participation, and fresh thinking for 21st century citizens and voters.

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HIGH NOON/ SHANE

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403

7:30pm

HIGH NOON, 1952, Paramount, 85 min. Dir. Fred Zinnemann. Marshal Gary Cooper is ready to turn in his badge and settle down with new wife Grace Kelly until he learns a criminal is arriving on the noon train bent on revenge. When the locals turn a deaf ear to the lawmans pleas for help, he must face a gang of killers alone. This classic Western won four Oscars, including a Best Actor award for Cooper. SHANE, 1953, Paramount, 118 min. Dir. George Stevens. Alan Ladd is at his most iconic as the title character, an ex-gunfighter forced out of retirement when a family of homesteaders (Van Heflin, Jean Arthur, Brandon de Wilde) comes under attack by a vicious ranchers hired guns. Jack Palance is one of the most threatening villains in movie history, and the film itself is both a summing up of the Western genre and a sign of things to come.

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CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY: THE MUSIC EDITION, VOLUME 5

GRAMMY Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90015

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Back at the GRAMMY Museum with new material by popular demand! As seen on Bravo TV, you'll enjoy a night of nonstop laughter as you experience a variety of jaw-dropping vignettes inspired and torn straight from the pages of the most unforgettable music tell-alls and more. Originally created by Emmy-nominated writer/performer Eugene Pack and developed by Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography has been profiled in virtually every major media outlet, including Nightline, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, NPR's All Things Considered, and The View. The national and international tours of the show garnered rave reviews across the board — from The New York Times to Rolling Stone and Time magazine. For this special installment, outrageous and true music memoirs will be acted out live onstage by a starry cast of performers. Artists currently scheduled to appear include Kristen Johnston, Roger Bart, Fred Willard, Steven Weber, Laraine Newman, Dayle Reyfel and Eugene Pack, with additional guests to be announced soon.

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