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ForYourArt is a fluid platform to produce and distribute artists’ work. ForYourArt (FYA) seeks to advance a spirit of patronage and a culture of dialogue by perceiving all media, sites, and relationships as potential for artistic transformation. Click here for project archive.
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Plan ForYourArt Today: April 18th


Downtown Events and Openings

screening of Tape Crackers  with Oliver Payne at 356 Mission starts at 7pm. The film features jungle music enthusiast Michael Finch discussing his collection of tapes recorded from pirate radio stations in ’90s London. Beginning at 7pm, Monte Vista Projects in Highland Park hosts Next Words: CalArts MFA Writing Program Graduate Thesis Reading.  At 7pm in Chinatown, Human Resources presents the opening night of Rethink Environment Part 1. This three day event includes an art exhibition, presentations, beer tasting, artist talks, screenings, and more.

LARB Fun House Concert feat. Jill Sobule

Private Residence (Pacific Palisades) 8pm
The Los Angeles Review of Books presents an evening of music with singer/songwriter Jill Sobule, who performs her new album Dotty’s Charms. This LP, released on the day of the event, features collaborations with writers and musicians including Luc Sante, Jonathan Lethem, Mary Jo Salter, Rick Moody, Sara Marcus, and Sam Lipsyte. The concept album centers on a vintage charm bracelet Sobule purchased on eBay and then circulated among a dozen writers, having each of the authors write lyrics inspired by one of the charms. Learn more about Dottie’s Charms here. Hosted at a private residence, the evening includes cocktails and food. Tickets begin at $100 and are available online.

Plan ForYourArt Today- April 17th

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Miracle Mile Events and Openings

A live reading of the script for The Graduate at LACMA at 8pm. This reading is directed by Jason Reitman and features a group of actors invited by the director. Tickets for this event are no longer available; a standby line will form at 6:30pm at LACMA’s Hammer Building Ticket Office. At the nearby Mackey Garage Top, The Eden’s Edge Project happens from 7-9pm. This fifth iteration of the MAK Center’s Garage Exchange Vienna-Los Angeles series features works by former artist-in-residence Gerhard Treml and artists Kaucyila Brooke and David Lamelas. On view through August 16, 2014.


Downtown Events and Openings

Curator Bennett Simpson gives a talk on the current Mike Kelley retrospective at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. The event begins at 7pm and focuses on themes and key works in the exhibition while emphasizing Kelley’s importance to MOCA. At The Box, Painters of Modern Life, an exhibition of paintings by Dan Burkhart, E’wao Kagoshima, Jakub Julian Ziolkowski, Juanita McNeely
 and curated by Mitchell Algus, opens from 6-9pm. Cinespia presents The Films of Kenneth Anger at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel at 7:30pm. This event is sold out. At metro pcs in Chinatown, Eternal Om, an exhibition exploring ideas of memory displacement and other conceptual notions, opens from 7-10pm.

Matt Saunders: Neon in Daylight and Penny Slinger

Blum & Poe (Culver City) 6-8pm

Blum & Poe hosts an opening reception for two shows. Matt Saunders’ Neon In Daylight includes a new video installation and two bodies of work featuring a cameraless photographic technique in which light is passed through painted linen or Mylar. Read an Art In America interview with the Berlin-based artist here. An exhibition by British-born American author and artist Penny Slinger includes collages and never before seen film footage which unite various eras of Slinger’s four decade career. Both shows on view through May 24, 2014.

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