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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.

skirball.org


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.

theautry.org


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.

nhm.org

 


 

GOING ON NOW

 

Summer Nights

KCRW’s popular annual event series features free outdoor performances from bands and DJs.

Suitable for all ages and runs throughout summer.

kcrw.com


Contact High

A look at the contact sheets of the photographers who brought hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage.

Through August 18.

annenbergphotospace.org


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.

theatricum.com


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.

getty.org


 

JULY

 

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The Royal Ballet

Great Britain’s most prestigious ballet company returns to the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

Also performing July 12-13.

musiccenter.org


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Steve Martin & Martin Short

The two comedians join forces for what is sure to be a gut-busting evening.

lagreektheatre.com


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Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.

The entertainer performs hit songs from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra.

hollywoodbowl.com


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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.

grandparkla.org

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