Angeleno Datebook- January 28, 2011

    Friday, January 28, 2011
  • Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology Festival at the REDCAT, featuring the premiere of sound events created by Iannis Xenakis, an "avant-garde superhero", currently the focus of a retrospective at MOCA Pacific Design Center. Concert is $25 at the REDCAT, Downtown.
  • More Xenakisphilia: pre-performance forum called "Hearing and Seeing Xenakis" occurs on Saturday and Sunday at MOCA Grand at 3 PM on Saturday, 1/29/11, and 1 PM on Sunday, 1/31/11. Free if you mention forum at MOCA Grand admissions desk.
    Saturday, January 29, 2011
  • Museums Free-For-All Weekend starts-get free admission to participating institutions such as Getty Center and Getty Villa, CA Science Center, MOCA, LACMA, Autry Museum, Hammer Museum, Museum of Tolerance. Check list for more. 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Haiti Stories/Istwa Ayiti conference at Fowler Museum, UCLA from1-6 PM
  • Directors Guild of America hosts its 63rd Annual Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
  • Jewish Vocational Service holds its 80th Anniversary Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. 7:00 PM
  • Calista Flockhart and Benjamin Bratt help to celebrate the grand opening of the Valley Performing Arts Center at Cal State University Northridge. Festivities start at 5:30 PM
  • Zack Carlson, co-author of the essential new book Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide To Punks On Film speaks at the New Beverly Midnights screening of "Suburbia" at 11:59 PM
    Sunday, January 30, 2011
  • Smartgals Productions presents its Final Speakeasy Salon Reading Series. The wake is from 7-9 PM at Mt. Hollywood Underground, 4607 Prospect Ave. in Los Feliz. $15.00
  • Screen Actors Guild honors Ernest Borgnine at its 17th Annual Award Ceremony telecast from the Shrine Auditorium.
    Monday, January 31, 2011
  • Machine Project Projects Screening documenting the Artist's Museum exhibition, which closes today. MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium at 8:00 PM.
  • Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles and USC Gould School of Law present "The Trial of Hamlet" Adjudicated by Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy at the Bovard Auditorium at USC. Jurors to include Helen Hunt and Tom Irwin. 7:30 PM
  • Grammy Museum screens Dave Brubeck documentary, "Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way," at 7:30 PM in the Clive Davis Theater of the Grammy Museum. A performance by the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet will immediately follow.
    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy speaks at the Beverly Hills Bar Association's inaugural Litigation Center at the Montage Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills. 5:30 PM
    Thursday, February 3, 2011
  • Writers Guild Foundation presents its Beyond Words 2011 - Nominees Panel at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. 7:30 PM
  • For their second Engagement Party event at MOCA, The League of Imaginary Scientists unveil their latest contraption, The Automatoggler, at the The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA . 7-10 PM

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