Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres Sep13

Hammer Projects: Mar...

Performed by an actor whose delivery aims to embody the internal struggles of a faceless character, and filmed using a visual vocabulary inherited from professional keynote lectures, motivational speeches, and the now ubiquitous TED talk, Garcia Torres’s video speculates on Smithee’s fraught...

Hammer Projects: N. Dash Sep13

Hammer Projects: N. ...

N. Dash’s work in drawing, painting, and photography is rooted in a direct experimentation with materials. Organized by guest curator Corrina Peipon, Hammer Projects: N. Dash is the artist’s first one-person museum exhibition. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the...

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer Sep20

Chris Thile and Edga...

Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. 8 p.m. Royce Hall Price:  $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:  Beethoven 5 Sep21

Los Angeles Chamber ...

LACO has long called Royce Hall its home on the Westside and joins CAP UCLA as resident orchestra for the 2014-2015 season. Jeffrey Kahane, conductor Juho Pohjonen, piano CAMERON PATRICK LACO Commission SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian” BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67...

Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté and Rokia Traoré Sep26

Toumani & Sidik...

Toumani Diabaté, along side his son Sidiki, plays the kora, a 21-string harp unique to West Africa, and is responsible for bringing this instrument to audiences around the world. 8:00 p.m. Royce Hall Price: $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More...

HAMMER PROJECTS: YURI ANCARANI Sep27

HAMMER PROJECTS: YUR...

Join the Hammer in the presentation of yuri Ancarani’s first solo exhibition in the United States that will feature Ancarani’s recent trilogy of short films, each focusing on a specific aspect of labor. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Horace W....

Mandala of Compassion Sep28

Mandala of Compassion

This fall, the Hammer Museum welcomes the return of four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks—Venerable Gelong Kalsang Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Ngawang Thogmed, Lama Nawang Samten, and Lama RInji Tsewang—to create an elaborate sand mandala embodying compassion in the lobby gallery. Organized by Allison Agsten, curator of Public Engagement, with January Parkos Arnall, curatorial assistant, Public Engagement. More info…

New Wight Biennial: Compassion Fatigue Oct02

New Wight Biennial: ...

The UCLA New Wight Biennial, “Compassion Fatigue”, will present work from 17 international emerging artists using installation, performance, video, photography, and sound to enable intimate ways of viewing political crisis. Opening Reception: Thursday, Oct. 2, 5 – 8 pm Exhibition...

Rosanne Cash: The Ri...

Rosanne Cash showcases the release of her band’s new album “The River and the Thread.” Cash takes us on a poetic survey of the places and people of the south, featuring songs from her latest album accompanied by poignant visuals. Thursday, Oct. 2, 8 pm Price: $29 – $59 ($15...

En Garde Arts: Baset...

Adapted from the wildly popular Facebook page and website of photographs and videos taken in Afghanistan by embedded journalist Teru Kuwayama, Basetrack is a multidisciplinary work at the intersection of theater, music, new media, journalism and technology. Friday, Oct. 10, 8 pm Price: $19...

Art Spiegelman and P...

An innovative hybrid of visuals, talk and music from Pulitzer-winning graphic novelist Art Spiegelman, featuring an original score written and performed by acclaimed jazz composer Phillip Johnston and his sextet. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 8 pm Price: $19 – $49 ($15 UCLA students, $25 UCLA faculty...

Victoria Tennant:  Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo Oct18

Victoria Tennant: Ir...

Acclaimed actress Victoria Tennant shares poignant insight into her discovery of a wealth of archival treasures that document the illustrious career of her mother, Irina Baranova, of one of ballet’s most glamorous stars. Saturday, Oct. 18, 8 pm Price: $29 ($15 UCLA students, $25 UCLA faculty...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:  Mozart Serenade Oct19

Los Angeles Chamber ...

LACO has long called Royce Hall its home on the Westside and joins CAP UCLA as resident orchestra for the 2014-2015 season. Douglas Boyd, conductor Steven Isserlis, cello GEORGE BENJAMIN At First Light I HAYDN Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major MOZART Serenade in D major No. 7, K. 250 Haffner...

Artist Lecture: James Benning Oct30

Artist Lecture: Jame...

Acclaimed experimental filmmaker James Benning’s feature length films include 13 Lakes (2004), RR (2007), and Casting a Glance (2007), which have been shown in different venues around the world. Thursday, Oct. 30, 7:30 pm Price: Free More info… The Billy Wilder Theater is situated...

Batsheva Dance Compa...

Join UCLA CAP for the U.S. PREMIERE of the 50th anniversary performance of an explosive physical journey rich in sensations from one of the most influential dance companies in the world. Performance Dates: Saturday, Nov. 1, 8 pm Sunday, November 2, 4 pm Price: $29 – $89 ($15 UCLA students)...