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Tuesday, August 5

The Wizard of Oz

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1939, 101 minutes, color, 35mm | Written by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf; with Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, and Charley Grapewin

A tornado whisks away a farm girl and her little dog to a magical land over the rainbow.

 

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Friday, August 8

Kamasi Washington and the Next Step

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Bandleader and saxophonist Kamasi Washington is an exciting young player on the jazz scene today. The award-winning saxophonist is also a member of the groups the Gerald Wilson Bing Band and Luckman Jazz Orchestra and has performed with artists ranging from Billy Higgins and Wayne Shorter to Snoop Dogg, Mos Def, and Raphael Saadiq. Washington has performed at such festivals as the Playboy Jazz Festival, Detroit Jazz Festival, and Radio Music Awards. 

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Saturday, August 9

Cambalache

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

5:00pm

Musician and percussionist Daniel Tatita Marquez brings the sounds and instruments of Uruguay to LACMA. A native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Daniel has traveled the world performing the unique sounds of candombe—a rhythm and dance from Africa that has been an important part of Uruguayan culture for over 200 years. Currently living in New York, Tatita has produced six albums and was the Uruguayan cultural representative at the FIFA World Cup Fan Fest in South Africa, Yeosu Expo in Korea, and SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. He was chosen by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to represent Uruguay in the television program Q'Viva.

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Sunday, August 10

Andell Family Sundays—Art + Techology

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

12:30pm

Artists and technology innovators have a lot in common. Both make the best discoveries by experimenting, learning, and collaborating with others, and not being afraid to fail. Check out LACMA's new Art + Technology Lab and make your own tech-inspired art. 

While you're here, visit the Broad Contemporary Art Museum to see more than a thousand miniature cars zooming through Chris Burden's kinetic sculpture, Metropolis II, in action every Sunday at the following times: 10:30–11:30 am; 12:30–1:30 pm; 2:30–3:30 pm; 4:30–5:30 pm.

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Oboist Kimaree Gilad and Friends

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Oboist Kimaree Gilad and friends perform Karl Stamitz Quartet No. 4 in E-flat Major, Benjamin Britten Phantasy Quartet, Ludwig van Beethoven Trio in G Major, op. 9, no. 1, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Oboe Quartet in F Major, K.

Gilad has been featured as soloist on both coasts with the Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle, the Colonial Symphony of New Jersey, and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. She continues to participate in summer festivals at Ojai, Music at Menlo, La Jolla, Idyllwild Arts, and Fairbanks, Alaska, and the inaugural season of the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, where she was the instrumental program director from 2005 to 2010. Gilad has worked with notable musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Yo-Yo Ma, Neville Marriner, and Dudley Moore. She has appeared with the LA Philharmonic, Deutsche Oper Berlin, New York City Opera, LA Bach Festival, Musica Angelica, and the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra. Gilad is currently professor of oboe at California State University, Northridge.

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Monday, August 11

Story Time in the Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

2:00pm

Ever wonder why dragons love tacos and why crayons decided to quit one day? Join Boone Gallery staff every Monday and Friday at 2 pm in the Korean art galleries as they take us on a reading journey into a world of folk tales and colors. Relate the stories to the art in the Chinese and Korean galleries in a comfortable space suitable for families and children of all ages. Admission is free!

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Tuesday, August 12

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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Singin' in the Rain

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1952, 103 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Adolph Green, Betty Comden; with Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, and Rita Moreno

A group of silent film actors weathers the difficult transition to sound movies in 1920s Hollywood.

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