A Model for Matisse (2006)
Fri May 29 7:00 p.m.
Norton Simon Museum. 411 W Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91105. (626) 449-6840
Illustrious 20th-century artist Henri Matisse forms a rapport with French Dominican nun Sister Jacques-Marie, the inspiration behind his last creation, the Chapelle du Rosaire (Chapel of the Rosary) in Vence, France. Barbara Freed, Professor of French and Applied Linguistics at Carnegie Mellon, directed this documentary film. 67 minutes.
Willam Shakespeare’s Cymbeline
Opens May 31
Sundays at 3:30 pm
May 31 through September 27
Directed by Ellen Geer.
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum*1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga CA, 90290
(310) 455-3723 or www.theatricum.com
*The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is an outdoor amphitheater. Audience members are advised to dress casually (warmly for evenings) and bring cushions for bench seating. Snacks are available at the Hamlet Hut, and picnickers are welcome before and after the performance.
Haydn Celebration No. 5 “Haydnseek” Sunday May 31. 6 pm.
The New England Conservatory’s Bruce Brubaker celebrates the anniversary of Haydn’s passing (May 31, 1809), with 2 Haydn works: Sonata No. 52 in G major, Hoboken XVI/39, and Sonata in C major, Hob.XVI/50, with live electronic sounds by Laura Karpman &Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum. Bing Theater. Free. No reservations
LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd. L.A., CA 90036.