Archive for March, 2013

LA Fellows’ Trailers Now Online

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Jessie Kahnweiler’s “Dude Where’s my Chutzpah?”, a comedic web series following Jessie on her adventure to discover what it means to be Jewish, now has a trailer available online! Check it out, and find more details,here.

Paul Ratner’s Moses on the Mesa also has a trailer available online. The film is inspired by the real life of Solomon Bibo, a Jewish-German immigrant who became the governor of a Native American tribe in the Wild West. Check out the trailer here!

Jonas Becker Rolls Up to UCLA

Monday, March 25th, 2013

A colossal camera is rolling into UCLA, and you get to go inside! Visual artist Jonas Becker’s Mobile Pinhole Project visits the Fowler on May 5 from 1p-4pm. Learn about optics and see the way a camera works from the inside!

Presented in conjunction with Ernest Cole Photographer. You can find more details here!

Tali and Placido at LA Opera

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Plácido Domingo will be conducting the world premiere of the opera Dulce Rosa, with assistant conductor, LA Fellow Tali Tadmor! The inaugural presentation of LA Opera Off Grand, which aims to expand traditional ideas of the operatic experience, Dulce Rosa relates the aftermath of a violent political uprising, as a young woman plans her revenge against a merciless attacker. Composed by Lee Holdridge, with a libretto by Richard Sparks, and based on a celebrated short story by Isabel Allende, performances begin in May, and will feature Uruguayan soprano María Eugenia Antúnez in the title role.

Performances begin May 19th, and run through June 9th.

Find more details, and get your tickets, here!

Lacen Project’s Inaugural Exhibition

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Yelena Zhelezov has organized the Lacen Project’s inaugural exhibtion, “Thrice the Bed,” featuring her own work, alongside work by Erich Böllmann and Andy Robert. She’s organized the exhibition to examine the exchange between written language and visual performance. By positioning the work within a stage of narrative gestures, she translates words to objects, inviting the audience to decipher/conjure up a tragic play.

Opening night is March 7th, and runs through March 28th. Details here!

Oded Hirsh on Israeli TV

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Channel 10 in Israel sent a film crew to the set of Oded Hirsch’s latest project ‘The Tractor.’ The result aired last week on prime-time! Check out the video