This weekend, explore the diversity of religious, poetic and spiritual experiences in Los Angeles.UCLA Fowler Museum hosts a panel "Inside Botanicas" to compliment the museum's on-going "Botanicas LA: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels" exhibit.
Sunday, December 5, 2004 2–5 PM Inside Botánicas
2 pm Panel Discussion
3:30–5 pm In-Gallery Commentary Featured artists/practitioners discuss their contributions to Botánica Los Angeles and explain the ways in which altars and shrines reflect their personal experiences, aesthetic ideals, and spiritual beliefs. Following the panel, artists will provide commentary on their installations in the gallery.
"As Vishnu Dreams" East West Players (pictured to the right) perform an adaptation of the epic Hindu poem "The Ramayana" which explores the symbiosis of good and evil and the nature of morality through musical sequences and shadow puppets.
Runs Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM through December 5.
Union Center for The Arts, 120 Judge John Aiso St., LA.
Rhapsodomancy Presents Amy Gerstler and Others
Amy Gerstler, Brendan Constantine, Tess Lotta & Alex Lang perform their poetry on Sunday, December 5th.
Rhapsodomancy - Good Luck Bar (1514 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles (east Hollywood/Silver Lake: corner of Hollywood & Hillhurst)) $3 donation; cash bar. RSVP email@example.com