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Saturday, July 30

Inside Baseball: Women Take the FIeld

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

2:00pm

Women have been active participants in baseballboth on and off the fieldfrom the nineteenth century to today. Yet baseball is still often perceived as a sport for men. In this inspiring conversation, moderated by ESPN reporter and broadcaster Ramona Shelburne, tune in as a panel of women with successful careers in baseball dispels the myth of the sport as a boys club. Panelists include Luchy Guerra (former Assistant Director of Player Relations for the Dodgers), Ellen Harrigan (Director of Operations for the Dodgers), and Justine Siegal (baseball player, the first female MLB coach, and founder of Baseball for All). Visit Chasing Dreams, and be sure to check out the exhibition section The Girls of Summer.

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TIKI NIGHT: "South Pacific"

Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

4:00pm

A Tiki Marketplace will open at 4:00 PM in the Egyptian Theatre Courtyard, selling new and vintage Tiki-related art, memorabilia, clothing, accessories and more. Starting at 5:00 PM, King Kukulele & The Friki Tikis and the Polynesian Paradise Dancers will perform alongside a no-host bar.

SOUTH PACIFIC, 1958, 20th Century Fox, 151 min. Musical. Dir. Joshua Logan. This musical has it all, including one of Rodgers and Hammersteins most popular show tunes, Some Enchanted Evening. Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi are star-crossed lovers on the Solomon Islands - shes from Little Rock, Arkansas, and hes an expatriate Frenchman - threatened by the growing conflict with the Japanese during WWII. Co-starring a great cast, including John Kerr, Juanita Hall, Ray Walston and France Nuyen.

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Sound at the Schindler House: Charles Curtis

Schindler House

835 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood, 90069

5:00pm

The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture are proud to present internationally renowned cellist Charles Curtis at the R.M. Schindler House on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 5pm. Hailed by ArtForum as "one of the great cellists ... spellbinding and minimal," Curtis will perform the Los Angeles premiere of a new work by Tashi Wada, along with J.S. Bachs Suite No. 2 in D minor and more. sound. at the Schindler House: Charles Curtis continues a 16 year tradition of SASSAS producing the adventurous sound. concert series in West Hollywood. The sound. concert series pushes new music boundaries by creating unique listening experiences for audiences that combine experimental music and unconventional settings. 

For more information on SASSAS and this event, please visit http://sassas.org.

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Sunday, July 31

Las Colibri

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

12:00pm

With their warm vocal harmonies and unique musical arrangements, this all-female string ensemble brings a contemporary twist to traditional mariachi music. After years of performing individually as instrumentalists and vocalists in various professional arenas, the women of Las Colibr, or The Hummingbirds, have come together to celebrate the all-string instrumentation of the early twentieth-century mariachi tradition. Dressed in the colorful, feminine costumes worn by Mexican cinematic divas of the 1940s and 1950s, the ensemble delivers an inspired, modern-day take on traditional sones, huapangos, and rancheras.

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Monday, August 1

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