5 Design Things To Do This Week

Your week in design events from DnA.

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1. Site-specific art at Morphosis and Mackey Apartments 

Heidi Duckler Dance Studio hits Thom Mayne’s Morphosis this Sunday and next Sunday for a performance of Space Opera, “a literal and figurative journey through space and place.” Make sure you catch the opening party this Sunday (3/15) night.

Heidi Duckler: Space Opera

When: Sunday March 15, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Where: Morphosis; 3440 Wesley Street Culver City

Tickets: $50; Click here for tickets.

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Final Projects: Group 39 

Take this chance to see inside R.M. Shindler’s historic Mackey Apartments at the annual unveiling of work by the MAK Center’s artists and architects-in-residence.

When: Thursday March 12, 2015 7:00 PM

Where: Mackey Apartments; 1137 S Cochran Ave., Los Angeles

Tickets: Free and open to the public.

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2. inCOLLABORATION: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee

From their striking faceted home on a vertiginous site to their winning design for the Menil Drawing Institute, L.A.-based Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee are a firm worth watching. Hear them speak at the A+D Museum this Thursday.

When: Thursday March 12; 6:30-9:00 PM

Where: A+D Museum; 6032 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

Tickets: $15; Click here for tickets.

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3. Mexico: Fantastic Identity Opening Party

The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is featuring work from Mexico in a new exhibit that opens this week. Find works from Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, muralists José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros and more. And help kick it all off by joining their opening party this Saturday.

When: March 14, 2015 7:00-10:00 PM (opening reception)

Where: Museum of Latin American Art; 628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach

Tickets: $15; Click here for tickets.

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4. Send in the Drones

As news organizations (including KCRW) continue to turn to drones as news gathering tools, more questions emerge about how to use them for the benefits they offer without making others feel threatened. KCRW’s Program Director Gary Scott will be one of the panelists. Read about KCRW’s experience flying its drone (shown in image above) in Leimert Park here.

When: Wednesday March 11, 2015; 6:30 PM

Where: KPCC Crawford Family Forum; 474 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena

Tickets: Free and open to the public, but reservation requested.

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5. LA Print 

LACMA’s LA Print explores current trends in printmaking and print publishing in Los Angeles. This year’s “Edition 5,” taking place Tuesday night, features three Los Angeles–based artists Stas Orlovski, Alison Saar, and Jonas Wood presenting their recent print editions and discussing the relevance of printmaking to their work in general.

When: Tuesday March 10, 2015 7:00 PM

Where: LACMA, Bing Theater; 905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

Tickets: Free, but reservation required. Get tickets here. 

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