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Los Angeles County Museum of Art brings interactive art and film programming to University of Redlands campus [Redlands Daily Facts (CA)]

June 6, 2013

YellowBrix

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) brings free interactive art and film programming to Redlands this summer through its new outreach initiative LACMA9 Art + Film Lab, which kicks off at the University of Redlands today through July 7.

The LACMA9 Art + Film Lab is a participatory and interactive space that provides an opportunity for the public to learn and experiment with art and film making processes. LACMA9 Art + Film Lab will bring a large swath of interactive art and film programming to nine communities in Southern California.

The LACMA9 initiative offers unique perspectives about community, design and space through collaborations with artists Jorge Pardo and Nicole Miller. The art and film lab was designed by artist Jorge Pardo. The LACMA9 Art + Film Lab is supported by a grant from the James Irvine Foundation.

The LACMA 9 programming, all of which is free to the public, includes an opening night celebration, hands-on art and filmmaking workshops, weekly outdoor film screenings and the gathering of oral histories from community members. At the conclusion of the five-week residency, residents of Redlands will be invited to a community day where visitors will receive free admission to LACMA on Oct. 13.

The Redlands Art + Film Lab is near the corner of East Brockton Avenue and University Street, at 1202 E. Brockton Ave. on the University of Redlands campus.

The opening night party is 6 to 10 p.m. today. Live music starts at 7 p.m., and screening starts at 8.

Celebrate the arrival of LACMA's mobile Art + Film Lab in Redlands. Get an inside peek into the Art + Film Lab at the open house, enjoy live music by local jarocho band Son Real and an outdoor screening of the film "The Exiles" by Kent MacKenzie. The 1961 black-and-white film is 72 minutes and features Yvonne Williams and Homer Nish.

Following are the other films that will be screened.

Saturday, 8 p.m.: "Spirit of the Beehive," 1973, 95 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles.

June 14, 8 p.m.: "Stand and Deliver," 1988, 99 minutes; directed by Ramcn Mencndez; with Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips.

June 15, 8 p.m.: "The Last Picture Show," 1971, 126 minutes, black and white; directed by Peter Bogdanovich; adapted from a novel by Larry McMurtry; with Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd.

June 21, 8 p.m.: "El Barrendero," 1981, 107 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles; directed by Miguel M. Delgado; with Cantinflas, Marca Sortc.

June 22, 8 p.m.: "The Misfits," 1961, 124 minutes, black and white; directed by John Huston; screenplay by Arthur Miller; with Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable.

June 28, 8 p.m.: "Steamboat Bill Jr.," 1928, 70 minutes, black and white; directed by and starring Buster Keaton.

June 29, 8 p.m.: "El Norte," 1983, 141 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles; directed by Gregory Nava; with Zaide Silvia Guticrrez, David Villalpando.

July 5, 8 p.m.: "Smoke Signals," 1998, 89 minutes; directed by Chris Eyre; screenplay by Sherman Alexie; with Evan Adams, Adam Beach

July 6, 8 p.m.: Film to be announced

For information about LACMA9, visit lacma.org/artfilmlab.

SOURCE: University of Redlands, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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