THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
Made in L.A. Music
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
The fifth event of the Made in L.A. Music series features a live set by KCRW's Jeremy Sole in the Hammer's courtyard. This free event includes extended gallery hours. Presented by the Hammer and KCRW, the Made in L.A. Music series takes place at the Hammer every Thursday evening through August 9, 2012.
Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle
LAMAG (Los Feliz)
Drawing from her long-term autoethnographical project Kentifrica, which explores the merged histories of Kentucky and the ancestral heritage of West Africa, artist Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle presents two concerts by ethnomusicologists studying Kentifrican musical forms. This free event is presented in conjunction with Made In L.A. 2012.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
Let's Start With the Obvious
Machine Project (Echo Park)
Opening of a 20-minute one-act play in which Johanna Reed stars as "A Hero" and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario as "Her Arch-nemesis." Their lines are a transcription and impersonation two YouTube compilations of the greatest movie insults and threats of all time. The play will be followed by a guided meditation session. Tickets are $5 and available online.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
Big City Forum: The Club House
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire (Miracle Mile)
Opening reception for Big City Forum: The Club House, an exhibition and lab for ideas that encourage cross-disciplinary explorations and exchanges focused around the idea of maximum change. The Club House's curatorial team includes Leonardo Bravo, Edie Kahula Pereira, and Ana Llorente. BCF: The Club House runs through August 18, 2012.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
A+D Urban Hike
Santa Ana Arts District (Santa Ana)
A+D Architecture and Design Museum presents an urban hike through the Santa Ana Arts District, an area characterized by a number of Art Deco buildings and several historic movie houses. The tour, part of A+D's summer urban hike series, will begin in the neighborhood and run 60-90 minutes. Tickets are $20 and available online.