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2015-07-05 Sunday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band$Come to the Skirball and jam to whimsical Latin indie rock with a live concert by Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. . Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in... View moreMapLink
2015-07-07 Tuesday01:30 - 16:00FilmCinema Tuesday: Coming Home0After her husband Captain Bob Hyde (Bruce Dern) reports for duty, Sally (Jane Fonda) falls in love with disabled veteran Luke (Jon Voight). Showcasing Academy Award–winning performances by Fonda and Voight, director Hal Ashby’s poignant film, also winner of Best Original Screenplay, examines the impact of the war in Vietnam on the men and women at home. (1978, 127 min... View moreMapLink
2015-07-11 Saturday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Rhythm Child$Get your groove on at the Skirball with Rhythm Child and their energizing blend of soul, reggae, and ska as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in St. Louis, a L... View moreMapLink
2015-07-12 Sunday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Masanga Marimba$Dance the afternoon away at the Skirball with Masanga Marimba, who offer a fresh take on African, Latin, and American traditions, as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juk... View moreMapLink
2015-07-14 Tuesday13:30 - 14:45FilmCinema Tuesday: In the Heat of the Night0In this winner of five Academy Awards, Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes inadvertently entangled in a murder investigation while traveling in the Deep South. Though Tibbs reluctantly helps to solve the case, tensions between him and prejudiced town sheriff Gillespie (Rod Steiger) make doing so no easy feat. Directed by Nor... View moreMapLink
2015-07-17 Friday20:00 - 00:00MusicInto the Night$$Be mesmerized by sound and vision at an outdoor concert experience unlike any other! In the spirit of the multidimensional shows promoted by the legendary Bill Graham, watch a live liquid light show by the trailblazing Joshua Light Show as you hear synth-pop act Tamaryn and psych rock band Mystic Braves. Also enjoy DJ Justin Gage (Aquarium Drunkard) on turntables and... View moreMapLink
2015-07-18 Saturday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Lawrence Lebo$Come to the Skirball for a taste of blues, roots music, and a little jazz for little ones with Lawrence Lebo as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in St. Loui... View moreMapLink
2015-07-19 Sunday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Bonne Musique Zydeco$Let the good times roll at the Skirball with Bonne Musique Zydeco playing Creole music of Louisiana and East Texas as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in St.... View moreMapLink
2015-07-23 Thursday20:00 - 22:00MusicSunset Concert: La Chiva Gantiva0Kick off this year’s Sunset Concerts with La Chiva Gantiva and music from their latest album, Vivo. Led by wildly energetic frontman Rafael Espinel, the Brussels-based ensemble blends Afro-Colombian rhythms with rock, Afrobeat, Latin music, and funk. Driving percussion, Spanish rap, and exuberant horn riffs punctuate their rousing sound. Note: As this is a dance e... View moreMapLink
2015-07-25 Saturday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Two Man Gentlemen Band$Swing by the Skirball to see Two Man Gentlemen Band in an afternoon of American jazz and Western swing as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in St. Louis, a Lat... View moreMapLink
2015-07-26 Sunday12:00 - 16:00KidsFamily Amphitheater Performance: Matt Yeakley Quartet$Get ready to snap along to the soulful and funky modern jazz of the Matt Yeakley Quartet at the Skirball as a part of the Family Amphitheater Performance series. The theme of this year’s series is A Musical Road Trip Through America, inspired by the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Rev up the engine and head down to a juke joint in St. Louis, a L... View moreMapLink
2015-07-26 Sunday14:00 - 16:00MusicTurn Your Radio On: Bill Graham and the Rise of FM Radio$The explosion of rock concerts in the ’60s coincided with the rise of FM radio. As radio DJs experimented with this new format—dubbed “freeform”—they were instrumental in the promotion of Bill Graham’s famed concerts. Recall the antics of this tumultuous period in radio as told by pioneers in the field, including Raechel Donahue (KSAN, KMET, KROQ, and KIIS), Ben Fong-... View moreMapLink
2015-07-30 Thursday19:00 - 22:00MusicSunset Concert: Bassekou Kouyaté and Ngoni Ba0Experience one of Africa’s premier global artists, Malian musician Bassekou Kouyaté, accompanied by his wife, Amy Sacko, and his band, Ngoni Ba. A master of the ngoni—an ancient “spike lute” and precursor to the banjo—Kouyaté combines traditional Malian folk music with propulsive rock rhythms, distortion, and wah pedal. Be there as Kouyaté showcases the spirited track... View moreMapLink
2015-07-30 Thursday19:00 - 22:00MusicSunset Concert: Bassekou Kouyaté and Ngoni Ba0Experience one of Africa’s premier global artists, Malian musician Bassekou Kouyaté, accompanied by his wife, Amy Sacko, and his band, Ngoni Ba. A master of the ngoni—an ancient “spike lute” and precursor to the banjo—Kouyaté combines traditional Malian folk music with propulsive rock rhythms, distortion, and wah pedal. Be there as Kouyaté showcases the spirited track... View moreMapLink
2015-07-31 Friday18:30 - 22:00FilmFriday Night Rock Docs: The Last Waltz$This Martin Scorsese–directed rock doc invites viewers back to the fall of 1976, when Bill Graham organized and produced the farewell show for the Band at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The Last Waltz features memorable performances by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, and Muddy Waters. (1978, 117 min. Rated PG.) On view in the exhib... View moreMapLink
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