Saturday
Dec132014

Dec 13-Dec 21 

SATURDAY, DEC 13 Nikki Darling: Pink Trumpet and the Purple Prose — An ECONO TEXTUAL OBJECTS book launch and performance. 7PM

Nikki Darling is a music journalist/poet/experimental writer. ECONO TEXTUAL OBJECTS is experimentation within economic means for writers and artists pursuing aesthetic adventures grounded in working class realities. Celebrate the release of The Pink Trumpet!

 

 


Until Dec 14: Fayçal Baghriche: Walk the Walk. Large-scale installation meditating on everyday public life in Los Angeles. Gallery hours: Fri– Sun, noon-6PM. The artist is also available for private walkthroughs. To schedule a walkthrough or appointment with the artist email faycal[dot]baghriche[at]gmail[dot]com.

 

 

SUNDAY, DEC 14 Nixed Media at HRLA: Invisible Path + The Royal US + Lee Noble + Marcus M. Rubio Ensemble + Joe Newlin. 8PM, $5

This series opened in 2014 with Lee NobleMarcus Rubio & Joe Newlin; it closes the year with the same, plus special guest stars Invisible PathFB event page

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DEC 20 & 21: Set the Mood: Performance, multi sensory art show by AMRA. Performance by Big Bugs, special guest Jeepneys and more. DEC 20th: Doors open at 8PM, show starts at 9PM. Closing, DEC 21: Doors open at 5PM, show starts promply at 6PM. 

Thursday
Nov272014

Nov 29-Dec 5

Saturday November 29, 7-10PM Exhibition OpeningFayçal Baghriche: Walk the Walk. Large-scale installation meditating on everyday public life in Los Angeles. Gallery hours: Fri– Sun, noon-6PM;  Mon-Thu by appointment only. The artist is also available for private walkthroughs. To schedule a walkthrough or appointment with the artist email faycal[dot]baghriche[at]gmail[dot]com.

 

Thursday December 4, 8PM Panel DiscussionRezErect: Native Erotica. Gwaai Edenshaw and Kwiaahwah Jones are co-curators of RezErect: Native Erotica, a recent exhibition at the Bill Reid Gallery in Vancouver. They will be speaking about the exhibit, Native American sexuality and Indigenous curatorial practices.

Friday
Nov212014

Nov 22-Nov 25

CLOSING EVENT for CARMEN ARGOTE's My Father's Side of Home

SAT NOV 22 16 Hour Experience (7PM): Join Carmen Argote in storytelling, card readings and a prolonged collective inhabiting of the gallery after-hours. Once started, the doors will shut and participants will commit to a durational interaction as a collective and develop through a new understanding of the space, each other, and the work through the act of collective inhabiting. A chance to realize the fantasy/fear of being "locked" in the museum after closing time! Contact HRLA for more info! 

 

MON NOV 24 Decolonizing the White Box II: a panel discussion with Ricardo Abreu Bracho, Carolyn Castaño, and Amitis Motevalli. A follow up to last month's community gathering initiating conversation about structural racism in and around the art world, and exploration practices of a range of artists who inspire, make room, intervene and open up. 

 

 

TUE NOV 25 WHITE MAGIC + MATTHEW DAVID'S MINDFLIGHT + MOOMAW ∆ 8PM, 7$. Music, projection, experience.

Monday
Nov102014

NOVEMBER 15-NOVEMBER 23



SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15-SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23 - My Father's Side of Home. 

Carmen Argote shares one result of her inhabitation & investigation of Mansion Magnolia, a neoclassical style mansion in Guadalajara, Mexico that belongs to her family. Installation with a public program curated by Lorena Peña Brito (seel below). Nov 14 12-6PM; Opening reception: Sat Nov 15, 7-10PM. Closed Sunday. Gallery Hours Nov 17-22 12-7:30PM, Nov 22:16 hr sleepover.

MY HOME ELECTRICAL, curated by Lorena Peña Brito in support of My Father's Side of Home

Evening Screenings: Nov 17 - Nov 22, all screenings start at 6pm

MON NOV 17 Arturo Ripstein, LA TIA ALEJANDRA (1 hr. 27 minutes, 1979) Spanish/no subtitles. For a family with three children, the trauma begins with the arrival of the husband's elderly aunt into their home. The aunt, a women with a haunting aura and unpredictable humor, who increasingly secludes herself for extended periods of solitude within the family's home, becomes the suspect of the family's recent stream of misfortunes.

 

 

TUE NOV 18 George Melly, THE SECRET LIFE OF EDWARD JAMES (55 minutes, 1975) George Melly’s 1975 documentary charts James’ eccentric life from his early days at West Dean in West Sussex to his lifelong friendships with Salvador Dali, René Magritte and Leonora Carrington, and finally to Xilitla, his adopted home for the last forty years of his life.

 

 

 

 

 

WED NOV 19 Suprise Screening, TBD. Screening a surprise film that will connect with the content of the exhibition and elaborate on the the ideas brought about through the experience of Inhabiting Mansion Magnolias. Discussion to follow.

 

THU NOV 20  Lucia Small, MY FATHER, THE GENIUS (84 minutes, 2002) When Glen Howard Small bequeaths his daughter the task of writing his biography, she answers with a film about his precarious career and thorny private life. At 31, Small, founder of internationally acclaimed Southern California Institute of Architecture, was a rising star. At 61, he can barely pay his bills. The artist explores the tension between her father’s obligations to family and his life-long passion to “save the world" through architecture.

 

FRI NOV 21 Home movies from Mansion Magnolia, A collection of Home Movies shot by Carmen Argote while at Mansion Magnolia in Guadalajara, MX

 

 

SAT NOV 22 16 Hour Experience (7PM): Join the artist in a range of hands-on activities, storytelling, card readings and a prolonged collective inhabiting of the gallery after-hours. Once started, the doors will shut and participants will commit to a durational interaction as a collective and develop through time a new understanding of the space, each other, and the work through the act of collective inhabiting. A chance to realize the fantasy/fear of being "locked" in the museum after closing time!

 

 

 

Sunday
Nov022014

NOVEMBER 6-NOVEMBER 9

Thursday November 6 - Saturday November 8: ASA at HRLA 

Three events sponsored by The American Studies Association, The University of Southern California, and the University of California, Riverside/Queer Lab, organized by Jennifer Doyle, Josh Kun and Karen Tongson (ASA's 'Site Resources Committee').

Thursday November 6: ASA at HRLA — Dorian Wood returns to Human Resources to present a rare, intimate solo concert. Dorian will present a series of compositions that explore the emotional landscapes of body image, gender identification, sexual politics and family-related turmoil. An unamplified piano and vocal performance. $10 suggested donation for convention attendees (please bring badge); $15 for general public. Tickets available at door from 8:00pm. 9:00PM start time. 21+ (please bring ID).

 

Friday November 7: ASA at HRLA — Fun + Fury with Empty OrchestraAn evening of karaoke—or “queeraoke”— with a protest-song-meets-party-anthem bend. Sing your favorite anthems of dissent, as well as your jolliest pop jams and smokiest ballads. Expansive songbooks will be curated and provided by our resident artists and KJ’s (or “karaoke jockeys.”) Free, 21+ (please bring ID). 10PM. 

 

Saturday November 8: ASA at HRLA — #Not1More: Art, Music, and Immigration Reform in 21st Century America— a roundtable and musical performance hosted by Josh Kun and Alicia Schmidt-Camacho. This event will focus on the political and artistic work of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and their collaborations with musicians (La Santa Cecilia, Aloe Blacc), filmmakers (Alex Rivera), visual artists, and their own house band, Los Jornaleros del Norte. The event will include a live, interactive musical performance by Los Jornaleros del Norte. Free. All ages. 8PM

 

Sunday November 9: Frank Bretschneider: Meaning and Form. The project is based on the idea of ​​a fundamentally chaotic world, as we know from mathematical or physical theories and models, and the constant attempt of man to recognize this world, and to describe, predict, control, and change it. Typical examples include mathematical finance, statistics, biostatistics, pattern recognition, or meteorology. Bretschneider is a musician, composer and video artist based in Berlin. 8PM. $15