Pencil This In: Bowie's 'Hunky Dory' on Stage, a JuntoBox Greenlight Party and La Maison Cointreau Pops Up
The Monday Evening Concert series at Zipper Hall at the Colburn School welcomes pianist Alexei Lubimov tonight at 8 pm. On the program tonight: a little-known score by Erik Satie; the U.S. premiere of a piano quartet by Russian minimalist composer Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky; and works by Cage and Debussy. Tickets: $27; $12 students.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive continues its series Out of the Past: Film Restoration Today with Amateur Films From the Academy Film Archive. Introduced by curator and Lynne Kirste, Academy Film Archive, who’ll discuss films preserved by the Academy Film Archive. Films tonight include: Footage of a Japanese American family in Los Angeles in the 1920s; behind-the-scenes of Gone with the Wind; James Wong Howe in San Francisco and more. The screening takes place at the James Bridges Theater on the UCLA campus. 7:30 pm. TRT: 80 min. Free.
David Bowie’s 1971 album Hunky Dory is brought to life on stage by an ensemble performers and a live band at King King tonight at 9 pm. Tickets: $20. 21+. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are available at
JuntoBox is a social media platform/community for filmmakers and fans to share ideas to create films—and then make them. The company celebrates the greenlighting of its fourth film this year with a special announcement from co-chairman Forest Whitaker. The MeSoHungry foodtruck is onsite, and an open bar and a live DJ keep the party going. Free with RSVP.
The French triple sec that was created in Angers, France, more than 160 years ago opens a pop-up La Maison Cointreau tonight, Wednesday and Thursday at the Carondelet House. Guests are guided through a series of experiences, from a library of libations to a Cocktail Lab/apothecary of yesteryear, cocktail making class to a French boudoir-inspired ballroom. Cocktails include the Devil’s Own (Cointreau, London Dry Gin, Dry Vermouth, Dash of Angostura bitters); Side Car (Remy Martin VSOP cognac, Cointreau and lemon juice) and Noir & Iced Tea: (Cointreau Noir and iced tea). Of course, guests must be 21 or older, but it’s free and open to the public with RSVP.
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