- This Weekend -
Los Angeles Filmforum Presents:

Marie Losier
 

Flying Fish and Dream Portraits: Short Films by
Marie Losier

Sunday, July 10, 2011
7:30 PM

Tickets: General $10, Students/seniors $6; free for Filmforum members
Advance tickets available through Los Angeles Filmforum at
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/183738

The Velaslavasay Panorama welcomes Los Angeles Filmforum and filmmaker Marie Losier for a program of selected shorts. Filled with color, humor, and cinematic delights, Losier has made films with collaborators including Guy Maddin, Mike and George Kuchar, and Richard Foreman. This program accompanies the screening of her documentary feature The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye at Outfest on Saturday, July 9.

For more information on the program and filmmaker, visit Filmforum.org and marielosier.net

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Automata and The Velaslavasay Panorama Present:

Automata
 

Adrenalin, Eyesight and Uncertainty

New Works by Laura Heit and Susan Simpson

Friday, July 15 & Saturday, July 16, 2011
8:00 PM
Tickets $15
($12 VPES Members, Students, Seniors)
Advance Tickets Available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/184554

Presentations will include:

Bureau of Small Requests: The Department of Uncertainty
The first in a 76-part series of tabletop toy theater shrines that use puppetry and projection to invoke a sense of ritual, poetry, pathology and supplication to an individual hope or fear. This project draws inspiration from a visit to the the Taoist Dongyue Temple in Beijing and the 76 departments of the Taoist Pantheon.
Written and Designed by: Laura Heit
Performed by: Laura Heit, Moira MacDonald

Firewatch
A sensorial exploration of adrenalin, aggression, remote viewing and being American, with puppets and electric guitar.
Conceived and Directed by: Susan Simpson
Performed by: DanRae Wilson, Juliana (J.P.) Parr, Brent Johnson, Kristy Baltezore, and Emily Oliveira
Sound Design by: Kari Rae Seekins
Music by: Eric Potter

Deep Dark
A new short film by Laura Heit with live vocal incantations by Emily Lacy.

Word of Advisement: This work is not suitable for young children.

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Forthcoming:


Chinese Opera
 

Pursuing the Verdant Dream
Two Afternoons of Kwun and Yueju Opera
Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th, 2011
3 PM

$15 General Donation {$13 VPES Member, Senior & Student Donation}
Advance tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/185974

The Velaslavasay Panorama presents "Pursuing the Verdant Dream: Two Afternoons of Kwun & Yueju Opera" directed by Professor Zhao Gan Li. On Saturday, August 6th, we welcome the Kwun Opera Society, which will present selections from the story of “The Peony Pavillion” accompanied by live musicians. On Sunday, August 7th the California Yueju Opera Center will perform selections from four different opera stories in the Yueju canon, including “The Dream of the Red Chamber” and “The Jade Hairpin.” Please visit our dedicated page for "Romance of the Western Chamber" to see a graphical representation of a traditional Chinese Opera story.

For more information on these special performances, visit the events page at panoramaonview.org

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