THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Strangers In a Strange Land: Opening Lecture With Homi Bhaba
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
This lecture event by humanities professor Homi Bhaba kicks off the two day symposium Strangers in a Strange Land: Art, Aesthetics and Displacement. Organized by UCLA faculty Saloni Mathur and Aamir Mufti, the symposium is held in conjunction with the exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin. It brings together world-renowned scholars in the humanities to consider questions of dispossession, displacement, and the exilic imagination in modern art and aesthetic thinking.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
THR Design Hollywood
The Century (Century City)
Opening night of interior-design showcase event THR Design Hollywood, which includes 14 spaces designed by top Los Angeles interior designers including Waldo Fernandez, Marmol Radziner, Kathryn Ireland, Natasha Baradaran and Adam Bram Straus, and Tim Clarke. Proceeds benefit the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $40 and available online. On view Fridays and weekends through November 18, 2012.
Culver City Gallery Roundup
Events and exhibitions include Eats of Borneo at Blum & Poe (6-11 p.m.); Aaron Sandnes and Santiago Borja, Edgardo Orlaineta, Tilman Wendland at LA><ART (6-8pm); Fay Ray and David Ratcliff at Honor Fraser (6-8 p.m.); Robert Overby, Erik Frydenborg, John Henderson and Noam Rappaport at Cherry and Martin (6-8 p.m.); In Conversation: Kevin Appel, Cannon Hudson, and Betsy Lin Seder at Samuel Freeman (4:30-5:30 p.m.); Chloe Early at Corey Helford Gallery (7-10 p.m.); and many more. Click here for more listings.
Mid-City/Downtown Gallery Roundup
Events and openings include: Jim Drain at PRISM from 7-9 p.m.; Roger Herman at Richard Telles Fine Art from 5-7 p.m.; Agathe Snow at OHWOW from 7-9 p.m.; The Emerald City at Thomas Solomon Gallery (6-8 p.m.); and more. Click here for more listings. Also check outMario Correa at Redling Fine Art from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, November 9.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Comix Jam Opening Party
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. (Miracle Mile)
A five-day event bringing comic book enthusiasts and artists together to co-produce and collaborate on comics and doodles on the walls of ForYourArt. At the end of the project, the pages created by visitors and artists throughout the event, will be turned into printed comic books/zines. Comix Jam is open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m. -5 p.m. with special events; click here for a full schedule.