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2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500
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Skirball Book Groups: Saw the Movie? Now Read the Book.

In progress

Under the direction of a professional book group facilitator, explore books as a class, analyzing characters, themes, and motifs, and learning about the author’s background. You will also watch movie clips to enhance discussion of the film’s interpretation of the text. Expect lively, interactive discussion. Discussion questions are distributed in advance of each class session. Please read the book prior to each class.

Admission:

Registration is now closed.

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Los Angeles Cuisines 101

In progress: Tuesdays, September 16, October 14, November 11, December 9, 7:30–9:00 p.m. (4 sessions)

Through this course, explore the uniquely diverse cuisines of Los Angeles, one of the most multicultural (and most delicious) cities in the world.

Admission:

Registration is now closed.

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Urban Noir: Night Photography in Los Angeles

With Helen K. Garber

In progress: Wednesdays, October 29–December 10, except November 26, 7:00–10:00 p.m. (6 sessions)

Join renowned photographer Helen K. Garber for a course on night photography, offered in conjunction with the Skirball exhibitions Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood,1933–1950 and The Noir Effect

Admission:

$285 Noncredit

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Malamud and Roth: Another Look

In progress: Thursdays, October 30, November 6, 13, and 20, December 4 and 11 1:30–3:00 p.m. (6 sessions)

Revisit the lives and work of two literary geniuses by reading two masterpieces: Bernard Malamud’s The Assistant and Philip Roth’s The Ghost Writer

Admission:

This course is now full.

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Figaro at the Skirball

Wednesdays, December 3, 10, and 17, 1:00–3:30 p.m. (3 sessions)

Familiarize yourself with one of the most endearing characters in literature and opera: the wily and resourceful Figaro, the subject of operas by Gioachino Rossini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and—more recently—John Corigliano.

Admission:

This course is now full.

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