Pencil This In: Style Wars at Cinespace, Photography of the Civil Rights Movement
Celebrated jazz bassist Charlie Haden returns to his bluegrass/country roots with his family and friends tonight at Walt Disney Concert Hall tonight at 8 pm. Joining him on stage are his daughters, the Haden triplets (Tanya, Rachel and Petra), son Josh Haden, wife Ruth Cameron, son-in-law Jack Black, and bluegrass greats including Jerry Douglas, dobro. There’s a 25% discount on tickets in the terrace and balcony sections. Use the code HADEN.
The Skirball Center hosts Photography of the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond tonight at 8 pm with photographer, filmmaker, writer and two-time Guggenheim fellow Danny Lyon in conversation with Julian Cox, curator of the Road to Freedom exhibit. Tickets are $10, $8 Skirball members, $6 full-time students. Lecture attendees can see the exhibit from 7-10 pm before it opens to the public on Thursday. A book signing follows the program.
House of Diehl’s Style Wars takes over Cinespace tonight. It’s a live performance competition that fuses the “street mentality of a rap battle with the glamour of a runway show.” Designers are pitted against each other and cut, slash, twist and tape, creating fashion in 5-minute rounds. Judges include American Idol’s Blake Lewis, Sophie de Rakoff, Miguel de la Barracuda and Dior/Gaultier stylist Dzak Azran. Doors at 7:30 pm, battles begin at 8:45 pm. Dim Mak DJs provide the night’s soundtrack. Tickets are $15.