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Pencil This In: Sunday
It's happening right now until 4 p.m. today, so check out some of the over 200 Los Angeles area focused historical organizations over at Heritage Sqaure (right off the Gold Line). More info at an earlier LAist post.
12-4:00 p.m. // Heritage Square // 3800 Homer Street, LA, California 90031 // $10
Walk Cheerfully screens tonight in the Cinefamily Asian Sunday series. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu, the 1930 film blends multiple genres and makes reference to many pictures of Hollywood's silent era while its layers of plot unfurl.
7:00 p.m. // Silent Movie Theatre // 611 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, 90036 // $10
Special guests Ann Hampton Callaway, Mark Murphy, and Janis Siegel join musical director Patrice Rushen and vocalists Ledisi and T.C. Carson for A Tribute to Ella. The Ella they're honoring is Ella Fitzgerald of course, in an evening of the sublime music and lyrics of "The First Lady of Song."
7:30 p.m. // Walt Disney Concert Hall // 111 S. Grande Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles // (323) 850-2000 // $35-$95
FILM (OPTION 2)
7 short films from the 60s and 70s from the London Film-Makers' Co-operative hit the screen tonight in Hollywood as part of SHOOT SHOOT SHOOT. A focus of the Co-op was the freedom to create and produce film in a supportive environment, and special attention paid to the physical production process of film-making.
7-9:15 p.m. // Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian Theatre // 6712 Hollywood Blvd. // $9 general, $6 students/seniors
The funny folks of Bang assemble to present some of their witty and wacky material in The Write Stuff: A Night of Twisted Sketch.
7:00pm // Bang // 457 N. Fairfax Ave. L.A. CA 90046 (323) 653-6886 // $8
A free concert by the American Youth Symphony will include Bartok's Rumanian Folk Dances, Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, and Haydn's Symphony No. 101 ("London") conducted by Alexander Treger. A pre-concert talk is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. See some of LA's best young musicians for just the price of parking.
7-9:00 p.m.; Doors open at 6:30 // Royce Hall, UCLA // (310) 451-3400 // Free