Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich
LA fashion designer Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985) helped launch the careers of supermodels with designs including the topless monokini and the micromini. Fearless Fashion offers an entertaining look at 80 Gernreich ensembles.
Through September 1 at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca
This exhibit showcases paintings, sketches and lithographs on the recurring figure of Coyote, exploring the complexity of Harry Fonseca’s art within the context of a contemporary world.
At the Autry Museum through January 5.
Frozen in Time: Images of Antarctica
A captivating ensemble of photographs by Diane Tuft that highlight the changing landscape of Antarctica. Includes 13 large-scale works.
At the Natural History Museum through January 20.
GOING ON NOW
KCRW’s popular annual event series features free outdoor performances from bands and DJs.
Suitable for all ages and runs throughout summer.
A look at the contact sheets of the photographers who brought hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage.
Through August 18.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Theatricum Botanicum brings back its signature summer production staged in a magical outdoor setting in Topanga Canyon.
Through September 2.
Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World
More than 100 works that transport visitors into the world of the medieval bestiary, the book describing the beasts of the world.
Through August 18.
The Royal Ballet
Great Britain’s most prestigious ballet company returns to the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Also performing July 12-13.
Steve Martin & Martin Short
The two comedians join forces for what is sure to be a gut-busting evening.
Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.
The entertainer performs hit songs from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra.
Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions
LA’s beautiful downtown park plays host, featuring music by local house curators. Pack a picnic or purchase from food trucks.
In business for 21 years, Los Angeles Ballet Academy teaches ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip-hop, Pilates and preschool dance and is home of the non-profit Los Angeles Youth Ballet Theater and Theatrics Dance Company.