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Monday, March 17 2014

Hamster Style

February 27, 2014 - March 17, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 6:00pm - Friday, February 28, 2014 - 1:00am
Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 6:00pm - Monday, March 17, 2014 - 1:00am

CalArts, Coffeehouse Theater

THEATER: An improvisational dancetastic electronic/DJ audiovisual extravaganza.

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The Merchant of Venice

March 12, 2014 - March 17, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, E407

THEATER: Is any risk worth a pound of flesh? Hovering between comedy and utter tragedy, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is a dark disturbing love story that explores the crisis that results when man's hunger for an object or person exceeds reasonable risk; when the human heart is blinded by its own desires.

Purchase Tickets:

March 12

March 13

March 14

March 15, matinee

March 15

March 16

March 17

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A Visit by Filmmaker and 2013 Herb Alpert Award Recipient Lucien Castaing-Taylor

March 17, 2014 - March 21, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 8:00am - Friday, March 21, 2014 - 5:00pm


Still from Leviathan.

CalArts, Bijou Auditorium

FILM/VIDEO: THE SCHOOL OF FILM/VIDEO presents a visit by filmmaker and 2013 Herb Alpert Award Recipient LUCIEN CASTAING-TAYLOR (MARCH 17th-21st)

Lucien Castaing-Taylor makes visceral, emotionally engaging, aesthetically rigorous, innovative, and spiritually moving films and installations, documenting our world with a spirit of openness, experimentation and adventure.

Three Screenings

Tues., March 18, 7pm at Bijou Auditorium for Structuring Strategies

SWEETGRASS (2009)
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and llisa Barbash

Sweetgrass presents a riveting and poetic portrait of the American West just as one of its traditional ways of life dies out. Shot amidst the grandeur of Montana’s Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, the film follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into the breathtaking and often dangerous mountains for summer pasture. Magnificently photographed and unsparingly candid, Sweetgrass discovers a world of harsh beauty and arduous labor, where humans still work in rugged intimacy with nature.

Wed., March 19, 1:30pm at Bijou Auditorium

SHEEP RUSHES (2001-2009)
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and llisa Barbash

Sheep Rushes consists of a series of films, video installations, and photographs. In viewing and assembling their film Sweetgrass, Castaing-Taylor and Barbash had become dissatisfied with a number of decisions they were making as editors of a more conventional linear piece. This series of films is particularly interested in finding ways to foreground the spatial and temporal qualities of extended sequence and long, unbroken takes that comprised much of the footage. Sheep Rushes offers a sensorial evocation of a world in which nature and culture, animals and humans, climate and landscape, and vulnerability and violence are all intimately meshed.

Fri., March 21, 4pm at Bijou Auditorium for Film Today

LEVIATHAN (2012)
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel

In the very waters where Melville’s Pequod gave chase to Moby Dick, Leviathan captures the collaborative clash of man, nature, and machine. Shot on a dozen cameras — tossed and tethered, passed from fisherman to filmmaker — it is a cosmic portrait of one of mankind’s oldest endeavors.

Biography

Castaing-Taylor's work seeks to conjugate aesthetic negative capability with an ethnographic attachment to the flux of life. His work is in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art and the British Museum, has been exhibited at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Centre Pompidou, the Tate, MoMA, the Berlin Kunsthalle, the Whitechapel Gallery, PS1, Marian Goodman Gallery, the X-Initiative, and elsewhere, and has formed the subject of symposia at the Smithsonian Institution, the Musée du quai Branly, and the British Museum. His films and videos have screened at Berlin, Locarno, New York, Toronto and other film festivals. Recent awards include the Alpert Award in the Arts (2013), and, with Véréna Paravel, the True Vision Award (2013), Guggenheim Fellowship (2012), Los Angeles Film Critics' Circle Douglas Edwards Independent and Experimental Film Award (2012), and FIPRESCI (International Film Critics) Award (2012).

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Art School Gallery Exhibitions

March 17, 2014 - March 21, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 9:00am - Friday, March 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

D300 Gallery: Min Kyung Choi MFA 2 ART 

D301 Gallery: Rebecca Lieb MFA 2 ART

L-Shape Gallery: Sadie Drucker BFA 4 ART 

Main Gallery: Tyler Jamison BFA 4 ART

A402 Gallery: Adriana Baltazar MFA 2 ART

Lime Gallery: Jessica Li MFA 2 ART & TECH

Mint Gallery: Danielle Bustillo MFA 2 ART & TECH

Last edited by Belmer on Nov 19, 2013

The Herb Alpert School of Music Visiting Artist: Sarah Cahill

March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: The Instrumental Performance Program presents visiting artist Sarah Cahill, as part of the Performance Forum.

Last edited by rsdavid on Mar 17, 2014

Visiting Designer Lecture Series: Gabrielle Esperdy

Gabrielle Esperdy Lecture Poster
March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

CalArts, F200

Gabrielle Esperdy is an architectural historian and Associate Professor of Architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Her work examines the intersection of architecture, consumerism, and modernism in the urban and suburban landscape, especially in the U.S. in the 20th and 21st centuries. She is particularly interested in minor or everyday buildings and with the ways that social, economic, and political issues shape the built environment. Her first book, Modernizing Main Street, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2008. She is currently at work on a second book, Architecture’s American Road Trip, which examines how architectural discourse absorbed the ideals and concerns of commercial sphere after World War II. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Architectural Education, the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Perspecta, Architectural Design, and Design Observer, among others. Gabrielle is an Associate Editor of multi-volume series The Buildings of the United States, and the Editor of the SAH Archipedia, an online resource of the history of the built environment scheduled to go live in 2012. She is a board member of DesignInquiry and a regular contributor to the DesignInquiry Journal, and she blogs at www.esperdy.net. Her research has been supported by the Graham Foundation, the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. She was educated at Smith College and the City University of New York.

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CalArts Jazz CD Concert

March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

CalArts, Tatum Lounge

MUSIC: Twenty bands playing new original compositions under consideration to be recorded at Capitol Records. This is the 25th year of CalArts CDs at Capitol Records.

Last edited by rsdavid on Feb 04, 2014

Guitars@CalArts

March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Music Hall

MUSIC: Acoustic and electric guitars playing traditional and original pieces and improvisations from classical to blues to jazz to rock and beyond.

Last edited by dstears on Mar 05, 2014
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