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Get Out: Bands from Down Under, Pow Wow, Soba-Making Workshop

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PHOTOGRAPHY: "The Place We Live," an exhibit of photographs surveying the Robert Adams' career, opens today at LACMA. Adams responded to the changing landscape of his home state Colorado in the 1960s by taking up photography, and his work has been chronicling the American West for four decades. The exhibit at BCAM highlights his attention to the Los Angeles regional terrain and features nearly 300 prints. "Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs"will be on view through June 3. For more information, visit LACMA's website.

AUSSIE: A crew of Aussie bands will be stopping at The Echo today en route to SXSW. There will be several Australia bands and free Aussie BBQ from noon until 9 pm tonight. Tickets are $15 at the door, and yes there will be vegetarian options. Bands include Pets with Pets, Chet Faker, Teeth & Tongue, Lowrider and more. For the full line-up, head over to The Echo's website.

CLASSIC: The Egyptian will be screening double features of Marx Brothers films for two more nights. Starting at 7:30 pm tonight, they will begin featuring Monkey Business/The Cocoanuts. For more information, check out its website.

CULTURE: Today is the second day of the 42nd annual Pow Wow at California State University, Long Beach’s. The celebration will feature American Indian dancing, food, arts, crafts, and contests. Admission and parking are free. The Pow Wow runs from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, visit CSULB's website.

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COOK: Learn how to make your own soba by hand from Sonoko Sakai. From noodles to broth, learn how to make this dish, and then take it home. The lessons cost $75 members; $85 non-members. Bring your own apron and tupperware. For more information and to RSVP, visit JANM's site or Sakai's website.

LAist writer Shannon M. Dunn contributed to this post.