Cirque du Soleil's Totem
Jan. 17, 2014 - Mar. 16, 2014
With acrobatics and stunning visuals, in Totem Cirque du Soleil interprets the journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. See Totem under Cirque du Soleil’s trademark blue-and-yellow big top at the Santa Monica Pier, the characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations.
James Turrell: A Retrospective
May. 26, 2013 - Apr. 6, 2014
An innovator in the Southern California Light and Space movement, James Turrell is the subject of a retrospective exploring nearly 50 years of his work. The exhibition includes geometric light projections, light installations and recent two-dimensional work with holograms.
Journey of a Dress
Jan. 11, 2014 - Apr. 1, 2014
They say clothes make the man. But it was a dress that made one woman in particular: Diane von Furstenberg. The designer fêtes the 40th anniversary of her iconic wrap dress with Journey of a Dress. The exhibit features a retrospective of vintage and contemporary Diane von Furstenberg designs, chronicling the history of the wrap dress from the first sample to today. It also features portraits of the designer, a muse to many artists. On display are works by Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Helmut Newton and Annie Leibovitz, among others.
LA Phil Casual Fridays
Jan. 17, 2014 - May. 30, 2014
Seeing a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall just got more amazing. With the LA Phil Casual Fridays, you can not only enjoy world-class music from some of the best musicians in the world, but also participate in a talkback with the artists performing that night with a Q & A on stage. You can also extend your experience by grabbing drinks in the post-concert lounge and continuing your conversations with members of the orchestra.