EVENTS 3/28 to 3/31

THIS WEEK in the ARTS DISTRICT by Downtown Muse

Join me this week in and around the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles — click HERE for photos and more details. While you’re here, eat and drink at our local spots – click HERE for my current Top 10 plus other recommended places to go.

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WEDNESDAY 3/28 @ 7:00 PM
PUBLIC TALK: Nicholase de Monchaux “(intro by John Enright)
ADMISSION: Free

Architect and author of “Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo” presents an architectural history of Apollo 11’s 21-layer extra-vehicular garment, which offers an object lesson about redundancy and interdependence and about the distinctions between natural and man-made complexity. He states that “it teaches us to know the virtues of adaptation and to see the future as a set of possibilities rather than a scripted scenario …  particularly important lessons for our own era, where architects grapple daily with the conflict and concurrence of nature and technology.”
SCI-Arc in W.M. Keck Lecture Hall @ 960 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90013
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WEDNESDAY 3/28 @ 7:30 PM to 10:45 PM
FILMS: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (90 min.) & Rock n Roll High School (93 min.)
This double-feature is presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive. In “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” (1982), Sean Penn fronts a terrific cast in this snapshot of Southern California high-schoolers bewildered by the world they’ll soon be entering. In “Rock n Roll High School” (1979), it’s total war between high school staff who don’t understand rock music and students who live for The Ramones.
Million Dollar Theatre @ 307 S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90013

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THURSDAY 3/29 @ 7:30 PM
EVENT: Musement “Scribble”

ADMISSION: $5 suggested donation

Enjoy this art-thrashing event driven by inspiration and community. Launched February 16, this competitive team-based series is wrapped around different forms of art and events take place every other Thursday night through April 26. Scribble is the fourth in the series and engages writers, animators and artists to create a story for all to share. Come join a team (no previous experience is required). (Next dates are 
April 12 – Compose and April 26 – Perform)
Mosaic at the Artspace @ 826 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90013
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FRIDAY 3/30 @ 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
EVENT: Sample Sales at California Market Center
ADMISSION: FREE   PARKING $10

Mall schmall! Every last Friday of the month, those in-the-know flock to the Fashion District for amazing shopping at our renowned public sample sales. Score incredible deals in HUNDREDS of showrooms on 13 floors of the Calfornia Market Center filled with L.A.’s best collections for men, women, children, gifts, and home at below-retail prices.
California Market Center @ 110 E. 9th St., Ste. A727, Los Angeles 90079

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FRIDAY 3/30 @ 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
EVENT: Mix & Mingle Friday

This drop-in event is a new weekly series in the Arts District presented by Hub Los Angeles and Mindshare designed to provide residents a chance to get to know each other, build community, and learn about everyone’s professional expertise and projects.
Hub Los Angeles @ 830 Traction Ave., Ste. 3A, Los Angeles 90013

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SATURDAY 3/31 @ 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
EXHIBIT CLOSING: Bow & Arrow

Check out the art of artists Eva Huber and Mandy Tsung before this show closes. 
La Compound Get Her Gallery @ 830 Traction Ave., Ste. 2G, Los Angeles 90013

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THURSDAY 4/5 @ 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
EXHIBIT CLOSING PARTY: Wounded Beast by David Hollen
Join us for “Arts District Inside the Belly of the Beast”, a community photo shoot of neighbors inside Hollen’s sculpture by local photographer Rick Mendoza and hosted by LADADspace.
District Gallery @ 740 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90013
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