Pencil This In: Baseball Literary History Exhibit; Gustav Klimt Opens; Tuesday Night Wine and Jazz
To give you a head start on the July 4 holiday, here's what's happening around town tonight: a major Gustav Klimt retrospective opens; a baseball literary history exhibit takes over the Pasadena Central Library; Jazz and Wine at Hollywood & Highland; Tuesday Night Cafe happens in Little Tokyo; and The Darlington parties above Perch. Read on for all the details.
The first retrospective dedicated to the drawings to Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) opens at the Getty today. The exhibit, which marks the 150th anniversary of Klimt’s birth, explores the stylistic evolution of Klimt’s drawings, which are marked by an “unsurpassed mastery of line, from his earliest days as a student to his maturity as an avant-garde master.” Open through Sept. 23.
The Baseball Reliquary presents the exhibition Baseball by the Books at the Pasadena Central Library. The exhibit showcases classic baseball books that have been published since World War II. On view are are first edition copies of many books as well as photographs, illustrations, artifacts and other related documents. Open through July 30.
The free Wine, Jazz & Moonlight Summer Concert Series continues at Hollywood & Highland tonight from 7-9 pm with the Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra. Located in the Central Courtyard (2nd Level), guests will also have the opportunity to purchase wine, cheeses, fruits and breads prepared by Wolfgang Puck Catering for $10. All proceeds from the wine bar will benefit Project Angel Food.
The Darlington is a weekly party on the Rooftop Deck (above) PERCH with an evening of DJs, live music, live painters, curated art, performance artists and jewelry and fashion vendors. Dress code enforced.
Tuesday Night Project presents the Tuesday Night Cafe in Little Tokyo with host Johneric Concordia and resident DJ Waxstyles. Music and comedy performers Teesa; Sumiko Braun; Jenny Yang & Atsuko Okatsuka from Dis/orient/ed Comedy; Durwood; Edren T. Sumagaysay; Liane Tominaga. Open mic sign-ups are at 6:45 pm with a lvie broadcast at 7:30 pm.
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