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Tuesday, September 30

Naomi Klein

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

The award-winning journalist and global best-selling author Naomi Klein tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth. Klein is the author of international best-sellers No Logo and The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. She is a contributing editor for Harper’s and reporter for Rolling Stone, and writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian that is syndicated internationally. In 2004, her reporting from Iraq for Harper’s won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. Her new book, This Changes Everything, was released in September 2014. 

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Wednesday, October 1

Thursday, October 2

Mindful Awareness

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

12:30pm

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being.

The free weekly drop-in sessions take place in the comfortable seats of the Billy Wilder Theater and are open to all who are interested in learning how to live more presently in life. No special clothing is required, and participants are welcome to stay for 5 minutes or enjoy the entire 30-minute session.

 

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Sunday, October 5

Mindful Awareness

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

11:00am

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being.

The free weekly drop-in sessions take place in the comfortable seats of the Billy Wilder Theater and are open to all who are interested in learning how to live more presently in life. No special clothing is required, and participants are welcome to stay for 5 minutes or enjoy the entire 30-minute session.

 

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Wednesday, October 8

Thursday, October 9

An Odyssey of the Odyssey

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

Writer/director and media artist Lars Jan brings together the worlds of theater, network science, and data visualization to create a trans-disciplinary narrative for the digital age. Collaborating with actor Roger Guenveur Smith, ecologist Eric Berlow, data artist/designer David Gurman, computer scientist Kaustuv DeBiswas, and classics researcher Daniel Powazek, Jan explores the ripple effect of creative influence that Homer’s The Odyssey has inspired across time, space, and culture.

In conjunction with The L.A. Odyssey Project, an initiative of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library.

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An Odyssey of The Odysse

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7:30pm

Writer/director and media artist Lars Jan brings together the worlds of theater, network science, and data visualization to create a trans-disciplinary narrative for the digital age. Collaborating with actor Roger Guenveur Smith, ecologist Eric Berlow, data artist/designer David Gurman, computer scientist Kaustuv DeBiswas, and classics researcher Daniel Powazek, Jan explores the ripple effect of creative influence that Homer’s The Odyssey has inspired across time, space, and culture.  

In conjunction with The L.A. Odyssey Project, an initiative of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library.

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