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Pencil This In: Lomography in LA, Poetry at the Hammer and Neil Simon's California Suite

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Blue Forest by Kate Moriarty. | Photo courtesy of John Henry Gallery
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POETRY
The Hammer Museum presents poet Maureen McLane tonight at 7 pm. She is the author of two volumes of poems, Same Life (2008) and the forthcoming World Enough. She is the former chief poetry critic of the Chicago Tribune and currently teaches at NYU. This readings series is organized and hosted by poet and UCLA professor Stephen Yenser. 


THEATER
L.A. Theatre Works records Neil Simon's California Suite this weekend at the Skirball with a cast that includes Bruce Davison, Marsha Mason and Amy Pietz. Four couples, from London, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York visit a Beverly Hills hotel and say at the same suite at different times of the same year. They bring their problems, anxieties and comic marital dilemmas. The five performances this weekend will be recorded live and will air on public radio. Tonight at 8 pm. 8 pm. Tickets $20-$48.

ART
Henry Road in Studio City presents the art of Kate Moriarty who works with pastels on suede. The opening reception is tonight from 5-8 pm, and the show will be up until June. l