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Celebrating Jennifer West’s recently published MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles presents an evening reading with the artist, joined by the book’s editors and contributors Andy Campbell, Chelsea Weathers, and Norman Klein. In addition, performances by

Somewhere in Kentucky, Lila (Lauren Patten) stocks grocery shelves by day and gigs at Paul’s Joint by night with her band The Lonely Few, working the lyrical longing, soaring vocal armature, and punk abandon of a young Melissa Etheridge meets

The Hammer Museum and UCLA Film & Television Archive present CAULEEN SMITH — IN SPACE, IN TIME, a series of artist screenings kicked off by a performance of Black Utopia LP. Among Smith’s short films, the programs include screenings of

Informed by the theory and practice of ballroom vogueing and mid-twentieth-century Butoh dance, Trajal Harrell presents his recent 30-minute work SISTER OR HE BURIED THE BODY—a “speculative remapping of the history of contemporary dance and its composition, weaving the links

This month, L.A. Dance Project and Jamar Roberts—the Resident Choreographer of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 2019 to 2022, and a dancer with the Ailey company for nearly two decades—present the world premiere of LINEAGE, a new work by

Moving with the sun after earlier iterations in Hollywood and Beverly Hills, FRIEZE LOS ANGELES 2023 pitches its colossal tent at the Santa Monica Airport for its largest presentation to date. Outside the main tent—leading to the Focus section inside

Celebrate the opening of HELEN CAMMOCK: I WILL KEEP MY SOUL—the artist’s inaugural museum exhibition in the United States—with a musical performance by Cammock and Roshanak Kheshti at Art + Practice. A multimedia installation—incorporating performance, poetry, a print series, and

Dorian Wood: “The idea of impermanence can be frightening for many of us. We enter spaces that can offer familiarity and comfort, and in doing so we accept the relative briefness of what these spaces offer us. With CANTO DE

For filmmaker and radio programmer Jérôme Florenville, the “fringe” is the center and the alternative his home. His latest documentary—TO WHOEVER WANTS TO LISTEN / A QUI VEUT BIEN L’ENTENDRE, filmed on a discrete set—presents the communities of Noise and

Stop by the Poetic Research Bureau this weekend for the Los Angeles launch of PATHETIC LITERATURE, a selection of over 125 texts edited by Eileen Myles—poems, narrative excerpts, essays, ranging from works by Alice Notley and Robert Glück to CAConrad