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Monday, February 2

Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series.
Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits “Cine Virus,” a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvère Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balch’s dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conner’s music video for Devo’s “Mongoloid” (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelow’s Set-Up (1978), which “deconstructs” seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina L’Hotsky’s Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Acker’s “Blood and Guts in High School.”

In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvère Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series. Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits Cine Virus, a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvre Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balchs dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conners music video for Devos Mongoloid (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelows Set-Up (1978), which deconstructs seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina LHotskys Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Ackers Blood and Guts in High School. In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvre Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Tuesday, February 3

Kodo: One Earth Tour

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

12:00pm

Japan’s premier drumming ensemble returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall with breathtaking physicality in a show featuring classical and modern elements of this percussion art form.

Come for: A glimpse of a global phenemonon. Kodo explores the unlimited possibilities of the traditional Japanese taiko drum. The word “kodo” can mean either “heartbeat,” the primal source of all rhythm, or “children of the drum.” Since its debut in 1981, the group has given over 3700 performances around the world.

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