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Tuesday, February 9

Spellbound

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

1:00pm

1945, 111 minutes | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock; written by Ben Hecht based on the novel, “ The House of Dr. Edwardes” by Frances Beeding and adaptation Angus MacPhail; with Ingrid Bergman, Greogory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll, Rhonda Fleming, John Emery

A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.

In conjunction with the ongoing Tuesday Matinees film series.

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Thursday, February 11

The Director's Series: Michael Govan and Frank Gehry

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

7:30pm

(FREE-TICKETS REQUIRED) In conjunction with the exhibition Frank Gehry, LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan talks with architect Frank Gehry about Gehry's aesthetic considerations, the role of social and cultural issues in architecture, and architecture's relationship to the city, all of which have been central to his work for over five decades.

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Friday, February 12

Art of Japan

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

2:00pm

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture and art by exploring the outstanding collection of painting, netsuke, ceramics, and prints on this 50-minute tour that looks at the museum's collection of works dating from 3000 B.C. to the present. Taking place in the Pavilion for Japanese Art, the tour is enhanced by the unique viewing experience.

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Art of the Ancient World

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

3:00pm

Become immersed in the world of the cradle of civilization through archaeological finds, sculpture, silver and clay vessels, painting, royal wall reliefs, and even an Egyptian sarcophagus in this 50-minute tour. Trace the beginnings of Western culture, from examples of the earliest writing through the illusionistic sculpture of the Greeks and Romans.

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Sunday, February 14

Duo Pianists John and Mina Perry

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

6:00pm

Mina Hirobe Perry has performed in recitals as soloist and chamber musician in Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Ireland, North America, China, South Korea, and Japan. She also enjoys performing two piano/four hand repertoire. She earned her Bachelor and Master Degrees with honors at Musashino School of Music in Tokyo. After three years of concertizing throughout Japan, she moved to Germany where she earned her Artist Diploma and served as a correpetitor at the Hochschule fϋr Musik Detmold. She continued advanced studies at the Glenn Gould School of Music in Toronto, Canada. In summer, she enjoys performing and teaching at summer festivals worldwide such as Summer Music on the Shannon in Ireland, Academie Internationale de Couchevel in France, Vianden International Music Festival in Luxembourg, Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy, and Duxbury Music Festival in Massachusetts. She is also frequently invited to give master classses as well as to judge piano competitions nationally and internationally.

Distinguished artist and teacher, John Perry has won numerous awards including the highest prizes in both the Busoni and Viotti international piano competitions in Italy and special honors at the Marguerite Long International Competition in Paris. Since then, he has performed extensively throughout Europe and North America to great critical acclaim. Also a respected chamber musician, Perry has collaborated with some of the finest instrumentalists in the world. He is curretly professor at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, professor of piano at California State University Northridge in Los Angeles, visiting artist faculty at Boston University, and Professor Emeritus of the USC Thornton School of Music. 

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Monday, February 15

Target Free Holiday Monday: Presidents Day

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656

11:00am

Visitors of all ages are invited to a free day at the museum, with bilingual tours, family sketching activity, and live music by The Lucky Stars at 12:30 pm and 2:45 pm.

The Lucky Stars play raucous, good-time dance music. Influenced by the many Western swing musicians of the 1940s such as Bob Wills, Tex Williams, and Hank Penny, The Lucky Stars pays tribute to the exuberant music of that era. The band is able to provide a wide variety of moods and dance rhythms and known for their well-crafted songwriting, sophisticated arrangements, and considerable musicianship.

LACMA, Los Angeles Times Central Court 

Free and open to the public.

Note:  Target Free Holiday Monday excludes admission to the specialy ticketed exhibition Frank Gehry. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Target Free Holiday Monday excludes admission to specially ticketed exhibitions. To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, tickets to the Boone Children's Gallery on Target Free Holiday Monday will be timed and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your free, timed ticket in the Boone Children's Gallery on the day of the event. Timed tickets allow for a 30-minute visit.

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