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Performance – Paris-LA

On the occasion of Puppies Puppies’ current show in Los Angeles, the artist will present an evening performance this weekend.

On the occasion of the Jewish Museum exhibition JONAS MEKAS—THE CAMERA WAS ALWAYS RUNNING, a group of Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni will present IN RESPONSE—JONAS MEKAS, a selection of new video, performance, and installation work.

As the 2022 theater season progresses and the post-pandemic audience emerges to frequent old haunts, a sense of community—onstage and off—is happily reborn at the Ahmanson with the long-awaited production of HADESTOWN, Anaïs Mitchell’s raucous remix of several mythological tales

Will Rawls brings his performance work “I make me [sic]” to Los Angeles this weekend. The piece—an autobiographical deconstruction in a new 30-minute version—“builds a portrait of Rawls' performance labor in other works.” This inaugural Pace Live event in the

Fifteen years after Nora left her husband and children and exited her home for parts unknown, she has cause to return to the house of a marriage she assumed had ended long ago. Except—thanks to her husband Torvald's spite, lassitude,

IN OUR DAUGHTER'S EYES—the new opera composed by Du Yun with a libretto by Michael Joseph McQuilken—states its intentions from the start: “I have decided to become the protector of your story, of who we were before you.” Moving restlessly

Rennie Harris’ LAZARUS—one of the great dance works of the twenty-first century—is a searing, cathartic, hour-long piece that can stand beside Ailey’s classic Revelations as a testament to the fortitude and longevity of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. This

This week, experience the practice of the “new working methodologies” that inform the Hammer Museum exhibition LIFES with the presentation of A(UN) NECESSARY WORLD. A “sci-fi opera performance experimenting with methods of cypher, song, co-mythologizing, and deep observation of trance

On the occasion of the Guggenheim exhibition JENNIE C. JONES—DYNAMICS, join Jones and Fred Moten for a conversation, followed by a reading by Moten of a revised version of his essay “The Red Sheaves,” originally written for Jones’ 2020 show

Join Los Angeles-based artists Dicky Bahto and Prima Jalichandra-Sakuntabhai at Human Resources for a screening/performance incorporating new works on video and film. The evening will include a presentation of Jalichandra-Sakuntabhai’s 1973—subjective intersections of Thai student revolts and Los Angeles freeways—as