Pencil This In: Axis Mundi Series at Actors' Gang, Barbara Hammer Screening at REDCAT and Cartoon Dump
The Actors’ Gang Axis Mundi series continues tonight with the Monday Night Grind, where authors and experts discuss and debate subjects ranging from the legalization of marijuana and corporate corruption to the role of educators in society. Tonight’s topic is Alarmageddon: What do we do with all this extra money we have now? with author Nomi Prins (It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Other People's Money: The Corporate Mugging of America) and radio personality Johnny Dam. Other panelists are expected. 8 pm. Pay-what-you-can tonight.
REDCAT hosts queer cinema pioneer Barbara Hammer for a screening of her films in the program Experimenting in Life and Art. Barbara Hammer has made over 80 films in a career that spans 40 years, and is widely celebrated throughout the world as a pioneer of queer cinema. This screening presents the Screening tonight are two LA premieres of her recent works: Generations (2010), made with Gina Carducci, a film about the ongoing tradition of personal filmmaking; and A Horse Is Not A Metaphor (2009), with music by Meredith Monk. 8:30 pm. Tickets: $9, $7 students and $5 for CalArts, students, faculty and staff.