Weekly Events: Jeph Loeb, CSUN Symphony and more

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Alisa Katz seems amazed with artist Michael Heizer’s, “Levitated Mass,” which opened to the public at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on June 24, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

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Thursday 24th

Campus Event

The Lady From Shanghai

As per usual, CSUN is hosting a movie night every single wednesday to look back at the astounding career of actor Orson Welles. Thursday they’ll be showing The Lady From Shanghai that was known as one of the great film Noir, a must see!

Armer Screening Room

7 p.m.

Free

Campus Event

Jeph Loeb

It would be hard to encounter anyone who doesn’t know the name Marvel, its a household name by this point in time. Well, the head of their TV department, Jeph Loeb, the creator of shows such as Smallville, Lost, and Heroes is going to be here on campus as a speaker.

Plaza del Sol Performance Center

6:30 p.m.

Free! Space is limited however, RSVP at C2 Marvel-Loeb, email valerie.jimenez@csun.edu by Sept. 23rd

Campus Event

Water Rights Activist and Stockholm water prize winner lecture

For those of you environment activists, Urban Planners, or just those who are curious about the drought this is for you. Rajendra Singh will be lecturing about his book which focuses on water resilience. As we know here in California we can use all the smart ideas we can get!

Sequoia Hall Room 104

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Free

Friday 25th

Play

La Melancolie des Dragons

“When their car breaks down in a snowy forest, a band decides to create a heavy metal–themed amusement park,” according to the LA Weekly. Originally made in 2012, this play has been rather popular as it keeps popping up everywhere, seems like it’s worth a shot.

REDCAT: Roy & Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 W. Second St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-237-2800

8:30 p.m.

$20 – $30

Art

Noah Davis: Imitations of Wealth

Originally this exhibit was an open space that was easy for people to walk in and out of. There were multiple sculpture imitations of masterpieces to imitate wealth. Now it’s a store front that can be walked through running with the same feel of imitating wealth.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Grand Avenue)

250 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-626-6222

All day

Free

Saturday 26th

Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra

Mariinsky Ballet rivals the Bolshoi Ballet, and stars polished dancers that demonstrating five-star technique and having synchronized dancers. Alongside the Mariinsky Orchestra, Costa Mesa will be enchanted with scores from Alexander Glazunov.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

714-556-2787

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $29

 

Shamir

Shamir has a tenor voice which can be mistaken for a falsetto. He grew up listening to jazz and rock. With his friend Christina Thompson,  Bailey created the indie pop duo, Anorexia.

El Rey Theater

8 p.m.

Tickets start at $18.00-$20.00

 

Sunday 27th

Amusement Park

Knotts Scary Farm

October is coming in close and with it comes fall, and bloody horrors of course. For those who’ve grown up around L.A. this is all too familiar and exciting (or terrifying) time!

Knott’s Berry Farm

8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620
714-220-5200

7 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Starting from $39

Monday 28th

Art

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Star Experimental Volume 1

Hassan Hajjaj’s “My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I” showcases footage of nine musicians making their craft on patterned fabric and draped in the artist’s own costumes. The artist filmed each footage and is exhibited on the third floor of the Ahmanson building. ?

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

323-857-6000

11:00am-5:00p.m.

$8

 

Tuesday 29th

Art

Levitated Mass

“Levitated Mass” is Michael Heizer’s 45-years of hard work blend of in modern art and Protestant work ethic.There is this exhibit at LACMA, which is a gigantic 456-foot-long, 340-ton chunk of granite that sits above a walk way. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of philanthropist and children’s activist Nancy Daly, which makes perfect sense given the fact that many creative discoveries come from children playing with rocks.

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

323-857-6000

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$8

Comedy

Put your Hands Together

 

Nothing better to help the mid-week blues than to laugh is there? Well fortunately only on Tuesdays, hosts Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher put together a hilarious lineup of comedians for to enjoy. Who knows they may make it big one day and one would have witnessed when they we’re still new

UCB Franklin

5919 Franklin Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

323-908-8702

8 p.m.

$5

Wednesday 30th

Campus Event

CSUN Symphony

Professor of instrumental conducting and director of the CSUN Symphony John Roscigno will lead the CSUN orchestra in its season-opening performance, featuring a world premier. The symphony will play works by Beethoven, Schubert and Sibelius.

Plaza del Sol Performance Hall

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $7

 

Contributed by Joseph Jackson