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Celebrating Past and Future of Korea - LACMA Late Night Event

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2009. 9. 9.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles is proud to sponsor
LACMA Late Night Event celebrating Past and Future of Korea.


Coming up on Saturday, September 12th, LACMA¡¯s Late Night Art and Muse

¡®til Midnight join forces to give life to Korea: Future/Past.

The ambitious program celebrates both Your Bright Future:

12 Contemporary Artists from Korea and the re-opening of LACMA¡¯s permanent Korean collection

by highlight Korean culture from its traditional roots to its modern trends.

Headlined by the world class break dancing crew Last For one,

hosted by the Korean Cultural Center,

and the awe-inspiring Engine, the night will certainly be a sight to behold.

Saturday, September 12

Late Night Art: 8 pm – 11 pm


Art on View
-Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists from Korea
-LACMA's newly reinstalled Korean art galleries


Live Music
-Samulnori Percussion Ensemble
-The Sounds of the Kayagum
-DJ Zo
-Ye Rock
-Traditional Korean music and dance performances
-Plus more to be announced


Featured Performers: Last for one
Last For one is among the world's most accomplished and exciting break dancing-or b-boy-crews.

Hailing from South Korea and winner of the Battle of the Year 2005,

Last For one is featured prominently in the film Planet B-Boy,

and their Canon in D performance is one of the web's most-viewed videos.

The crew makes a rare U.S. appearance as part of LACMA's Korea: Future/Past.

Hosted by the Korean Cultural Center.


Interactive Art Making
-Traditional Korean brush painting


In-Gallery Readings
-Critically acclaimed novelist Leonard Chang will read from his latest, Crossings, followed by a book signing
-Korean Literature Translation Institute translator Sue Kim will read from her work
In-Gallery Performances


Actors Evan Cleaver and Olivia Sandoval will interpret a script

written by Your Bright Future artist Haegue Yang about her mixed-media installation Storage Piece (2004)


Muse 'til Midnight After Party: 10 pm– midnight


Take the party to the next level in the LACMA West Penthouse with open bar, DJs,
and the Rize Up B-boy Battle Invitational!
lacma.org/muse


Tickets on Sale Now
Save $15 off the Korea: Future/Past + the Muse ¡®til Midnight After Party!
Normally priced at $40 for non-Muse members,

use promo code KoreaFP when purchasing online

 https://tx1.lacma.org/default.asp?cgCode=4&cgName=Special_Events

or by calling 323 857 6010 to receive the all access tickets for just $25.

Includes open bar with Korean cocktails and complimentary snacks at the After Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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