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Sunday, July 27

iPalpiti Artists: Violinist Conrad Chow and Pianist Timothy Durkovic

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Violinist Conrad Chow and pianist Timothy Durkovic perform Richard Strauss's Violin Sonata, Sextet from "Capriccio," and Metamorphosen.

Canadian violinist Conrad Chow has won over audiences with his interpretations of music from numerous centuries, continents, and styles. Critics have called him a “world-class talent” (Escarpment Views) who “performs with passion . . . leaving the audience deeply intoxicated and spellbound” (Changshu Radio), and have hailed the “full, sweet, seductive intensity of Chow’s sound” (Halifax Chronicle-Herald). A laureate at the International Stepping Stone Competition in Quebec, he has appeared as soloist with the Brampton Symphony, Scarborough Philharmonic, Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, and UTS Chamber Orchestra, among others. Chow is also an active chamber musician, having studied with the Grammy Award–winning Emerson String Quartet. He has completed a six-concert tour of China, performing the Butterfly Lovers Concerto by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao with the Ontario Festival Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Chow earned his bachelor and master’s degrees from Indiana University and his doctorate from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He pursued postdoctoral work with Eduard Schmieder at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is currently on the faculty of the Royal Conservatory’s Young Artists Performance Academy in Toronto, Canada, and visitng professor of violin at the University of Jinan College of Music in Shandong, China. 

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Monday, July 28

The Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Come paint with us! Located next to the Korean and Chinese galleries, the Boone Children’s Gallery is a free creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to learn the art of East Asian brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists. Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends.

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South and Southeast Asian Art (50 min)

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

3:00pm

Delve into the religious beliefs of the region through encounters with Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sculpture in this 50-minute tour. Early paintings, sculpture, and furniture from Tibet and Nepal are noteworthy highlights of this tour. Spectacular jewelry, decorative arts, and paintings from India, Thailand, and Vietnam are also on view.

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Tuesday, July 29

Labyrinth

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1986, 101 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Terry Jones; directed by Jim Henson; with David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm, Natalie Finland, and Shari Weiser

A teenage girl must rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King.

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Thursday, July 31

The Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Come paint with us! Located next to the Korean and Chinese galleries, the Boone Children’s Gallery is a free creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to learn the art of East Asian brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists. Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends.

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Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky (50 min)

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:30am

Tour the exhibition Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky, which draws on recent scholarship to explore the exchange between French and German artists who were inspired by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, and Paul Cézanne. This generation of artists—Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde, Franz Marc, Wassily Kandinsky, and Gabriele Münter, among others—worked in a style known as Fauvism or Expressionism, which made use of vivid colors to forge a new art. 

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Friday, August 1

John Daversa Small Band

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:30pm

Trumpeter, composer, and educator John Daversa brings his Small Band to LACMA to play their recording Artful Joy. The in-demand trumpet and flugelhorn player has worked with such diverse artists as Burt Bacharach, Nick Mancini, Joe Cocker, Justin Morell, and The Yellowjackets. Daversa has also worked in film and television projects, recording for The Five-Year Engagement, Promised Land, and Key and Peele.

Presented as part of Jazz at LACMA, taking place every Friday through November. Check out the full schedule of upcoming concerts.

 

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