One of the biggest forces in pop music, Katy Perry will be the focus of a new exhibition at the Grammy Museum. Coinciding with her three-night stint at Staples Center for her Witness: The Tour, the exhibition titled, “Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion,” will give you a front row access to some of her most noteworthy costumes and wardrobe pieces. Along with her fiery Super Bowl outfit, you will get to see first hand the eccentric and gaudy red carpet pieces and tour outfits that the pop star donned throughout her decade long career.
The event will begin today and go on till spring 2018. Timings for the exhibition are M – F: 10:30AM – 6:30PM & S-S: 10:00AM – 6:30PM.
Event: Katy Perry Frock & Roll: Transform Music and Fashion
Location: 800 W. Olympic Blvd A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Although, Día de los Muertos, famously known in the U.S. as “Day of the Dead,” has already passed, Boyle Heights is gearing up to commemorate it this weekend. On Saturday, you can join the celebration, now in its’ 44th year, at Self Help Graphics & Arts, located in the area. The festive night will include traditional ceremonial blessing, musicians from the Eastside, food vendors and crafts. The fiesta will also have live music from Almalafa Mexican Ska, tribute band Mariachi Manchester and a swarm of people dressed to the nines in their vibrant calaca outfits. The event will begin at 5 pm.
If you are looking for an invigorating and creative space to inspire you, then LA17 is the event for you. With over 3000 leaders from a wide array of disciplines, Summit’s 11th flagship, LA17 is going to initiate “entrepreneurship, creative achievement, and global change” to make life more delightful. Leaders will offer their expertise in realms of art, culinary experiences, music, and wellness activations. There will be heaps of surprises, knowledgeable experts and many countless adventures for you to experience at the event. From 3D art printers to cuisine from different parts of the globe, the attendees are guaranteed to have an immersive experience. The event is scheduled to take place on Nov. 3 – Nov. 6 beginning at 12pm in Downtown Los Angeles.
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, this SoCal Innovation Forum is sure to invigorate your entrepreneurial instincts by inspiring you and helping you build connections. For the past 6 years, SIF has been providing a platform for Chinese and American capital, industrial chain, and emerging industry leaders to connect with like minded individuals. Over the course of its existence, the forum has attracted over 2,700 attendees, 600 plus industry leaders and executives, as well as 250 plus startups and has amassed over 325 million social impressions. Now in its 6th year, the event will feature “Content X Tech” at the renowned tech hub Silicon Beach and explore technologies like AI, VR/AR/ and Blockchain.
The event will take place on Nov. 4 from 8:30 am to 6pm. The ticket is $48 and must be purchased online at http://www.innovate.la
Date: Nov. 4, 2017
Event: SoCal Innovation Forum
Location: 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Our city of Los Angeles is home to the pioneering Punk group, X. To honor their enormous contributions to the LA punk scene, the Grammy Museum has organized an exhibit called, “X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles,” displaying their clothing, collection of photographs, handwritten lyrics and instruments. All of you Punk music lovers will get an up close & personal look at all the memorabilia, that belonged to members, Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom and D.J. Bonebrake. Not only that, the exhibit will also include a exclusive screenings of W.T. Morgan’s 1986 documentary, X: The Unheard Music, which shows the journey of the trailblazing punk group and also includes interview with all four members, and their producer Ray Manzarek and Rodney Bingenheimer.
The exhibit takes place on weekdays from 10:30am to 6:30pm. The tickets are $12.95 for seniors, $11.95 for students and $10.95 for children.
Event: X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles
Location: 800 W. Olympic Blvd., A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Hauser and Wirth Los Angeles is presenting Ellen Gallagher’s Accidental Records, her first solo exhibit in Los Angeles starting Friday Nov. 3 from 6 to 8pm. This exhibit showcases Gallagher going back to her roots with the exploration of entangled histories of the Black Atlantic and the afterlives of the Middle Passage. Through her exhibit, you will see Gallagher inquire about accepted geographies. “Accidental Records” will also give viewers a fully illustrated catalogue containing texts from Adrienne Edwards, Curator at Performa and Walker Art Center and Philip Hoare, writer of books such as “Leviathan, or the whale” and “The Sea Inside.”
Event: Ellen Gallagher’s Accidental Records at Hauser & Wirth
Curators Alexandra Chang and Steven Wong bring Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art to the California African American Museum. The exhibition is sure to be a visual treat for all the art enthusiasts and history buffs out there, as it shows the merging of both disciplines. This exhibition is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, which is an effort to explore and highlight the Latin American and Latino art and history in relation to Los Angeles. The series of shows will display artworks and archival materials on Chinese Caribbean art from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present and also highlight the over 500 years history of Chinese diasporic communities in the Caribbean. The exhibition includes artworks of Chinese Caribbean artists from Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Panama. It is on display from now till Feb. 25, 2018 and is free to attend.
Event: Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art
Architect Liam Young is scheduled to present his take on Adrian Villar Rojas’s The Theater of Disappearance exhibition at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. This is sure to be a treat for those familiar with the juxtaposition in Young & Villar Rojas’s works. Both artists are known for drawing inspiration from different sources. Villar Rojas takes most of his inspiration from “organic and inorganic, and permanent and impermanent materials,” while Young functions in the realm of design and fiction. You will see the worlds of art and architecture come together for an exciting and informative evening. The event will take place on Nov. 2 at 7 pm at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.
Date: Nov. 2, 2017
Event: Liam Young on Adrian Villar Rojas’s The Theater of Disappearance
Location: 152 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012