Fall 2014 Happenings
Published Oct 1, 2014 8:00 AM
Page 1: Arts & Entertainment
En Garde Arts: Basetrack
Adapted from the Facebook page and website of photographs and videos taken in Afghanistan by embedded journalist Teru Kuwayama.
Oct 10, 8 PM. Location: Royce Hall. Tickets: $19 - $49 ($15 UCLA Students). Phone: 310-825-2101. Web: www.cap.ucla.edu
Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa
See a selection of these fantastically hued pictorial embroideries — all produced circa 2000, six years after the demise of apartheid — which reveal the deeply political imaginations that have inspired them.
Sep 7 – Dec 7. Location: Fowler Museum. Admission: Free. Phone: 310-825-4361. Web: www.fowler.ucla.edu
Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take
American artist Jim Hodges is known for his singular ability to infuse emotion and narrative into the objects of daily life, creating poignant studies based in temporality, life and love. This is the first comprehensive survey to be organized in the United States on the work of the New York–based artist.
Oct 2, 2014 – Jan 17, 2015. Location: Hammer Museum. Admission: Free. Phone: 310-443-7000. Web: www.hammer.ucla.edu
Robert Heinecken: Object Matters
Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) was a pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene. This survey exhibition, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, covers four decades of his remarkable practice.
Oct 3, 2014 – Jan 18, 2015. Location: Hammer Museum. Admission: Free. Phone: 310-443-7000. Web: www.hammer.ucla.edu
The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord
Thomas Jefferson (yes, that one), Charles Dickens (the very same) and Count Leo Tolstoy (who else?) are brought together in a blistering battle of wits for the ages.
Oct 7 – Nov 16. Location: Geffen Playhouse, Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. Tickets: $57 - $72. Phone: 310-208-5454. Web: www.geffenplayhouse.com
Exposed — Songs for Unseen Andy Warhol Films
This multimedia event unveils 15 never-before-seen 1960s films captured by Andy Warhol, featuring Marcel Duchamp, Edie Sedgwick, Donovan, Warhol himself, and others. Five songwriter-composers who reflect the generational trajectory and musical influence of post- Velvet Underground ’70s perform live original scores to these unseen celluloid gems from one of America’s most iconic art-makers.
Oct 24, 8 PM. Location: Royce Hall. Tickets: $19 - $59 ($15 UCLA Students). Phone: 310-825-2101. Web: www.cap.ucla.edu
Batsheva Dance Company 50th Anniversary Tour: Sadeh 21
Famed Tel Aviv-based contemporary dance company Batsheva embarks on a choreographic voyage of cinematic proportions from its illustrious choreographer and artistic director Ohad Naharin.
Nov 1 & 2, 8 & 4 PM. Location: Royce Hall. Tickets: $28 - $89 ($15 UCLA Students). Phone: 310-825-2101. Web: www.cap.ucla.edu
Robert Wilson, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Willem Dafoe: The Old Woman
Legendary theater-maker Robert Wilson returns with a brand-new production, based on a story by Russian author Daniil Kharms and starring world-renowned dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov and film star Willem Dafoe.
Nov 14 & 15, 8 PM. Location: Royce Hall. Tickets: $59 - $149 ($15 UCLA Students). Phone: 310-825-2101. Web: www.cap.ucla.edu
Bob Hurwitz & Peter Sellars: A Connected World in Music
Two creative visionaries celebrate the ties that bind in music recording and live performance.
Dec 7, 7 PM. Location: Schoenberg Hall. Tickets: $19 - $29 ($15 UCLA Students). Phone: 310-825-2101. Web: www.cap.ucla.edu