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Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: Sunday

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Stephanie Rosenthal, exhibition curator and chief curator at the Hayward Gallery, London, discusses Allan Kaprow—Art as Life, a new show at the MOCA. The exhibit is opening today and runs until the end of June.

3-4 p.m. //The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA : Little Tokyo, Near the Japanese American National Museum // 152 North Central Avenue // FREE with museum admission

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You Pick 'Em 2: Film Forum is screening a handful of experimental films from different decades out of the vaults, selected by their email list members out of the Canyon Cinema catalogue. Tonight they'll be in Echo Park, showing Hand Eye Coordination (2002), Womancock (1965), Some Manipulations (1967), Bottle Can (1993), Dark Dark (2001), and Hold Me While I'm Naked (1966).

7 p.m. // Echo Park Film Center // 1200 N. Alvarado Street @Sunset, Echo Park // $5

"Freeze Frame" features 125 photographs by Douglas Kirkland, who captured several generations' worth of Hollywood celebs in formal and casual settings, and had particular luck in spare moments on film sets. The show runs just a few more weeks (April 20) and is free of charge.

Noon-6 p.m. // Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences // 8949 Wilshire Blvd //Free

How about some Harold Pinter for your Easter Sunday afternoon? Old Times is a dark comedy about an old friend coming to visit a couple who live by the sea, and the unusual object of her affections.

4 p.m. //Lost Studio // 130 S. La Brea Ave// (323) 871-5830 // $20

Well, it's Easter, so why not take in a film about Jesus Christ, if you're so inclined? The Aero is screening George Steven's ambitious 1965 flick The Greatest Story Ever Told, starring Max von Sydow as the man of the hour.

5 p.m. // Aero Theatre //1328 Montana Ave. Santa Monica // (323) 466-3456 // $10 general, $9 students & seniors 65+