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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2013

Media Contact:
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Skirball Cultural Center presents

INTO THE NIGHT: SECRETS AND TRUTH

Featuring bands Hunter Hunted and Harriet, plus DJ Anthony Valadez
and an appearance by artist Gary Baseman

Friday, July 12, 2013, 9:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.
$15 Advance | $20 Day of Show/Door | Ages 21 and up; ID required
FREE parking
Tickets available at: www.skirball.org/into-the-night-baseman or (877) SCC-4TIX


 

LOS ANGELES—Celebrating the widely acclaimed new exhibition Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open, the Skirball Cultural Center hosts an after-dark party, Into the Night: Secrets and Truth, on Friday, July 12, kicking off at 9:00 p.m

Headlining the evening is Hunter Hunted, known for their intricate vocal harmonies and voluminous, soaring melodies that toe the line between California indie and alternative rock. Just off an East Coast tour with Fitz and the Tantrums, the band, noted as up-and-coming by outlets such as KCRW, MTV, Billboard, and Nylon magazine, will perform songs from their new self-titled EP in the Skirball’s spectacular outdoor courtyard.

Also on the bill is another local favorite, Harriet, who have recently completed a Monday night residency at The Echo. In advance of their highly anticipated full-length debut, the band takes the stage with their unique mix of classic Americana and the sonic experimentation of electronic music.
The evening also includes an appearance by Gary Baseman himself as well as a special art performance created exclusively for the event by Baseman and choreographer Sarah Elgart. The performance features some of Baseman’s most popular characters such as Toby, the Princess of Secrets, and the Seven Sacred Magi, and involves interactive engagement with audience members, many of whom may go home with exclusive performance keepsakes.

KCRW host, producer/DJ, and visual artist Anthony Valadez emcees, spinning the best of yesterday and tomorrow before and between the bands’ sets and closing out the party at 1:00 a.m.

Concertgoers can also enjoy after-hours access to Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open, described as “eye-popping” by Los Angeles magazine and “a visual banquet” by the Examiner, as well as art making, signature cocktails, and screenings of the cult favorite animated film Fantastic Planet.

Into the Night: Secrets and Truth continues the Skirball’s successful late-night series, which saw popular indie bands Sea Wolf and Geographer pack the house last summer. On August 30, seven weeks following Into the Night: Secrets and Truth, music fans will again be treated to late-night fun and games when more indie artists take the stage for Into the Night: The Wild Side.

For more information about Into the Night events at the Skirball, the public may call (310) 440-4500 or visit: www.skirball.org/into-the-night-baseman.

GARY BASEMAN: THE DOOR IS ALWAYS OPEN AND ITS RELATED PROGRAMS AT THE SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER ARE MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

Astek Wallcovering
Walter Lantz Foundation
Shulamit Nazarian and Bruce Adlhoch
Scott and Lannette Turicchi

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY:
Barbara Timmer and Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Pasadena Art Alliance

MEDIA SUPPORT PROVIDED BY:
Los Angeles magazine


About the Skirball

The Skirball Cultural Center is dedicated to exploring the connections between 4,000 years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It welcomes and seeks to inspire people of every ethnic and cultural identity. Guided by our respective memories and experiences, together we aspire to build a society in which all of us can feel at home. The Skirball Cultural Center achieves its mission through educational programs that explore literary, visual, and performing arts from around the world; through the display and interpretation of its permanent collections and changing exhibitions; through an interactive family destination inspired by the Noah’s Ark story; and through outreach to the community.

 

Visiting the Skirball

The Skirball Cultural Center is located at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049. The Skirball is also accessible by Metro Rapid 761. Museum hours: Tuesday–Friday 12:00–5:00 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays and holidays. Admission to exhibitions: $10 General; $7 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12; $5 Children 2–12. Exhibitions are always free to Skirball Members and Children under 2. Exhibitions are free to all visitors on Thursdays. For general information, the public may call (310) 440-4500 or visit www.skirball.org. The Skirball is also home to Zeidler’s Café, which serves innovative California cuisine in an elegant setting, and Audrey’s Museum Store, which sells books, contemporary art, music, jewelry, and more.

 

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