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  • Archives, Algorithms and Art

    Archives, Algorithms and Art

    October 30, 2014
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    How does technology relate to race, history, identity and the very contours of human existence in a networked society? Artist and researcher Kevin Hamilton will shed light on the history of computation and the inextricable links between science an... more>

  • Action Through Art: The Poetry of Ono No Komachi

    Action Through Art: The Poetry of Ono No Komachi

    November 1, 2014
    2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    U.S./Japan-based Eleven Arts, Inc., and its producer/director Ko Mori, True Heart Films and director Tamara Ruppart along with critically acclaimed transnational U.S.-Japan writer Velina Hasu Houston are producing a live-action film about poet Ono... more>

  • The Punk Singer

    The Punk Singer

    November 2, 2014
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, was a reluctant leader but never-shy voice of the 1990s riot grrrl movement. The Punk Singer, a documentary by Sini Anderson, tours twenty years of Hanna’s life and career through arch... more>

  • The Julie Ruin

    The Julie Ruin

    November 3, 2014
    8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Join us for a riotously entertaining, politically provocative evening with punk-feminist icon Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre) and her new band, The Julie Ruin, whose music is raw, soulful and incredibly danceable. more>

  • The Art of the Empty Orchestra: Creativity in a Karaoke Culture

    The Art of the Empty Orchestra: Creativity in a Karaoke Culture

    November 5, 2014
    7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Karaoke—a Japanese word that translates into English as “empty orchestra”— is everywhere. A participatory karaoke event, exhibition and discussion with New Sound Karaoke, Amy Von Harrington, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Valerie T... more>

  • Aaron Koblin: Media Wall Mash-Up

    Aaron Koblin: Media Wall Mash-Up

    November 6, 2014
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Aaron Koblin—creative director of Google’s Data Arts Team and an internationally acclaimed artist specializing in data and digital technologies—will use the new three-story Wallis Annenberg Hall media wall to showcase extraordina... more>

  • Drawing Out of Order: An Evening with Marjane Satrapi and Chris Ware

    Drawing Out of Order: An Evening with Marjane Satrapi and Chris Ware

    November 8, 2014
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Join us for an evening with award-winning graphic novelists Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis) and Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth), two artists whose difficult, beautiful storytelling combines visual pleasure with subject matter o... more>

  • The Last Movie

    The Last Movie

    November 14, 2014
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Independent, rebellious and extreme, the late Dennis Hopper is beloved for his work as an actor and director in cult films. As part of a multi-event tribute to Hopper, we will screen The Last Movie (1971)—a notorious bomb upon release that h... more>

  • What Makes a Monster?

    What Makes a Monster?

    November 18, 2014
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

    From vampires and werewolves to Resident Evil and The Walking Dead, we delight in the strange and monstrous. But why? Visual artist Wangechi Mutu, game designer Leonard Boyarsky (Diablo III, Fallout) and USC professor and folklore scholar Tok Thom... more>

  • Stop Kiss: A Play by Diana Son

    Stop Kiss: A Play by Diana Son

    November 20, 2014
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Sara and Callie share their first kiss on the New York streets. They are then viciously attacked. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss humorously and heartbreakingly portrays the events surrounding the attack. This beautiful theatrical performance reminds ... more>