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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited
An interactive exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work opens at Skirball Cultural Center on June 1. The exhibit includes puppets from Sesame Street, The Muppets, Fraggle Rock and The Dark Crystal, as well as handwritten scripts and costumes from Labyrinth. Through September 2.
Going On Now
Public Settings/Private Conversations
Painter Jodi Bonassi studies life in the Valley—from barbershop and café conversations to the frenetic college lifestyle at CSUN. Through June 30.
City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan
A groundbreaking exhibition featuring new archaeological discoveries from the ancient Mexican city. Through July 15.
Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World
An exploration of the artistic interplay between the cultures of Egypt, Greece and Rome. Includes Egyptian statues, striking portraits and luxurious objects made for wealthy Romans. Through September 9.
Springtime in the Village
Part wine/jazz festival and part street fair. This event, hosted by Vitello’s, takes place in Tijunga Village.
An Evening with David Sedaris
Sedaris shows why he has been America’s favorite raconteur for over two decades.
Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain
A retrospective on contemporary Native artists that includes large-scale paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. Through January 6.
The pop singer hits the Staples Center as part of her Beautiful Trauma World Tour.
Join the Institute for Art and Olfaction to create scent samples.
The Grammy Award winner sings songs from his seventh album.
Mountain Lions and More
A wildlife photographer and a conservancy expert on understanding and protecting wildlife.
How a flotilla of bloodcurdling creations—beginning in 1923—gave birth to a monster of a movie studio in the Valley.