Get Out: "The Clock" at LACMA, Boyle Heights Exploration & a House of Bread
By Michaia Hernandez
TIME: LACMA will be hosting a special 24-hour screening of Christian Marclay's award-winning "The Clock" beginning noon today. "The Clock" is a montage containing scenes from various movies and TV shows that, when put together, illustrates the passage of time. The event is free, and is on a first-come, first-served basis. (Hint: the line gets pretty crazy before midnight.) For a list of open hours of nearby restaurants and eateries, as well as parking information, visit LACMA's website.
CHARITY: Artist Kristy Baltezore will be hosting "This House is Not a Home," a two-day public event that aims to bring awareness to hunger and homelessness, in the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. The event, described as a “participatory public artwork,” will take place today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Today, participants will be building a small house made of bread, which they will be eating tomorrow. Those who wish to join are asked to bring bread for today’s construction; additionally, participants must bring their own utensils. Go to The Armory's website for more details.
CON: Power-Con/ThunderCon, a two-day fan convention dedicated to He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats, begins today at 10 a.m. in the Torrance Marriott South Bay. Festivities will end at 6 p.m., and will resume tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Among the guests this year are Meg Foster, who played Evil-Lyn in the motion picture adaptation of "Masters of the Universe," and Gary Goldstein, a storyboard artist for the "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" and "She-Ra Princess of Power" series. Kids 12 and under can get in for free. Tickets are not being sold online anymore, but you can still purchase them at the door. For additional information, visit the event's website.
FOLK: You can learn about the various cultures and traditions of Boyle Heights with Folk Art Walk, a free activity where you can see various folk art along the neighborhood. Folk Art Walk will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mariachi Plaza Kiosk on 1711 East First, and will be led by cultural programmer Carmelo Alvarez. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more events, go to the Craft and Folk Art Museum's website.