Acclaimed performer Valentina, best known for her multi-season appearances on VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race and her performance as Angel in Fox’s production of Rent: Live, comes to the Luckman with a new full-length evening of song, dance and multimedia insight into her fascinating career.
The Board of Trustees will discuss the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
9:30 a.m. Investment and Finance Committee.
11:15 a.m. Board of Trustees (unless otherwise noted).
Join the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics at Cal State LA for the Jean Burden Poetry Reading featuring poet Marilyn Chin, winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Chin’s work distills her experiences as an Asian American and feminist. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.
Reverend Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., will discuss his new book, Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship. A book signing will follow the discussion. The Mind Matters Champion award recipients will be announced during the event.
The Asian American Film Festival is a celebration that showcases recent acclaimed films by American artists of Asian descent. Each film highlights current social and economic issues that are shown through the lens of Asian American storytellers and with Asian American casts at their helm.
Last Sunrise | Director: Wen Ren | Sci-Fi | 103 mins
A future reliant on solar energy falls into chaos after the sun disappears, forcing a reclusive astronomer and his bubbly neighbor out of the city.
And on the 366th Day, a once in every four years affair, spotlights the musical and lyrical prowess of Jack and Benny Lipson, aka. jackbenny, Los Angeles-native twin composers, songsters and multi-instrumentalists who inject the craft of musical theater into a spectrum of sonic worlds. Heralded as “a testament to their generation,” their progressive and fresh harmonic language informed by classical and jazz roots complements their savvy lyrics that tackle myriad contemporary social and cultural phenomena, from queer identity and consensual conduct to health care bureaucracy.