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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Black Clock, Kara Walker & That Hollywood Sound

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VIDEO: Kara Walker, whose famous black silhouettes comment on slavery, exploitation and modernity in the antebellum south, has created nine videos — including three new works — that are being shown continuously at the Hammer from 11am-2pm and 3pm-5pm. At 2pm, Kara Walker and Hilton Als will be discussing her work. For more information about Walker's work and her videos, visit the Hammer's website.

SCORE: Tonight Walt Disney Concert Hall will feature a concert that highlights one of Los Angeles' contributions to the world: Hollywood film scores. The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be playing works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, Alex North, Elmer Bernstein, Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams starting at 2pm. The event is a part of cultural collaboration of Pacific Standard Time. For more information, visit LA Phil's website.

LITERARY: The literary journal Black Clock will be hosting a free reading today at Mandrake Bar at 7pm. The authors reading will include Merrill Feitell, Sara Gerot, Seth Greenland, Tara Ison and Rick Moody. The event will be hosted by editor Steve Erickson. Mandrake is located at 2692 South La Cienega Blvd. For more information, visit Black Clock's website.