Robert Hudson has been a force in the art world for more than 50 years. Uncharacteristic of the complex, illusionistic, polychrome constructions for which he is best known, the historic body of minimalist work on view at the Luckman demonstrates his broad artistic range. While an assistant professor at UC Berkeley, Hudson was given access to a nearby government surplus yard.
Coming to the Luckman stage for the first time are the Peking Acrobats. The talented ensemble is world-renowned for their daring maneuvers, trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with amazing displays of flexibility, contortion, and control. They push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing juggling dexterity and incredible balancing feats.
Surrender to a haunting story of ambition and its dark consequences as Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, the two conspire to seize the throne. Filmed live on stage at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada, as part of the Stratford Festival HD Series. 2 hours 51 minutes, Directed by Antoni Cimolino (stage), Shelagh O’Brien (screen).
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center is offering a year-long mentorship program for queer and trans students at Cal State LA. "The Haus" will be taking applications for mentors and mentees. Interested applicants will be paired up with a fellow student to create a supportive bond on campus. They will host social, dialogue and so much more.
Achinoam Nini, known internationally as Noa, makes a rare concert appearance on the Luckman stage showcasing her most popular songs from her 26-year recording career, spanning 15 international albums, and several domestic Israeli releases, including her latest recording, Love Medicine. The selections will be sung in English, Hebrew, and Arabic. Noa is one of Israel’s leading singer-songwriters, having shared the stage with superstars such as Sting, Pat Metheny, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli, and many more.
To celebrate the Francophonie Festival, the Luckman will host the Alliance Française’s Festinema Junior French Youth Film Festival. Inspired by a program developed in France by the Ministry of Education in order to discover, understand, and promote an appreciation for cinema. The Festinema program aims to introduce young audiences to world cinema and international culture, integrate film as a learning tool, offer a chance to see a foreign language film, and to teach young people to think critically through film analysis.