Mary Norris’s three decades as a “prose goddess” (translation: copy editor) at the New Yorker are at the forefront of her memoir and reflections on punctuation, spelling, and grammar, Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen.
This series of readings is organized by author and UCLA professor Mona Simpson. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.
Complimentary coffee and tea served. A book signing will follow the reading.
Lunchtime Art Talks take place every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. The Hammer's curatorial department leads free and insightful 15-minute discussions about works of art currently on view or from museum collections. This talk will be led by Ali Subotnick, curator.
Copresented with The Japan Business Association of Southern California, The Japan Foundation, UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, and the School of the Arts and Architecture, and Shochiku Co., Ltd.
Drama, lust, vengeance, and haunted weaponry collide in this explosive Japanese kabuki. Famed female impersonator Tamasaburo V joins Kanzaburo XVIII and Nizaemon to form the dream cast of this filmed live performance of a 17th-century dramatic form. (2010, dir. Hiroyuki Nakatani, 113 min. English subtitles.)
Following the screening, join us in the courtyard for an after-party featuring DJ Hashim B, sake tasting and cash bar, free Japanese food and free, limited-edition Kabuki-inspired Uniqlo t-shirts and totes bags.
In these one-hour programs designed for families with kids ages eight and up, discover artworks in the galleries and walk away with activities for engaging children with art in any museum.
Due to the popularity of our Look Together programs, we now offer 2 sessions, at 11 a.m. and noon.