Get Out: Catherine Opie's Photography, Exene Cervenka At The Library & Restored Laurel and Hardy
By Maddy Keavy
THEATER: Native Voices, the only theatre company in the country dedicated exclusively to the developing work of Native American playwrights, presents "The Bird House," an original work by Cherokee playwright Diane Glancy. The play centers on a reverend in a small west Texas town who is considering the promises of fracking. There will be performances at 2 pm and 8 pm. It will be held at the Wells Fargo Theater at the Autry National Center. It is $20 for general adult admission. For reservations or additional information, call (323)495-4354 or visit Native Voices' website.
FILM: The Hammer Museum at UCLA is celebrating the works of Laurel and Hardy in this all-day viewing event. Scott MacQueen, head of preservation, UCLA Film & Television Archive will be present. Audiences at the Billy Wilder theater will be given the opportunity to watch the newly-restored works of Laurel and Hardy on the big screen, starting at 4 pm today. Tickets can be purchased online before the event here, and you can find more details about the screening here.
ART: There will be a reception for the Catherine Opie photography exhibition "In and Around LA." The public is invited to celebrate the works of Opie at the Woodbury University Hollywood gallery, which is located at 6518 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood. The reception will go from 6 pm until 8 pm. For more information, visit Woodbury's website.
LIBRARY: "This is Your Library" will be hosting Exene Cervenka of X; actor, writer and producer Mike White of HBO's "Enlightened"; author and Los Angeles Times journalist Héctor Tobar; and City Librarian John Szabo. Doors open at 7 pm; the show starts at 8 pm and the performances start at 9:30 pm. Host Justin Vech will lead the late-night talk show format. General admission is $20 or $5 if you just want to check out the concert, which will feature. a special performance by Fleeting People. More information about the event can be found here.