November 19, 2018

November 21-27, 2009


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Heidi Duckler, artistic director and founder of Collage Dance Theatre, and sister Merridawn Duckler read excerpts from their contributions published in a new anthology on dance, “Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces,” examining what draws the Ducklers to create for nontraditional performance spaces and the kind of creative decisions that go into seeing the pieces through. A wine and cheese reception, short dance performance and book signing follow the readings. Sat. 7:30 p.m. Free. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. Also, Sun. 6 p.m. Free. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. (818) 784-8669. ” title=””>

Get your tots ready for Turkey Day with a Thanksgiving program at the Zimmer Children’s Museum. “Gobble Gobble” is a fun, interactive arts project for the holiday and it’s part of the museum’s ongoing Sunday Family Programs. Sun. 2-4 p.m. Free (members), $3 (per child for nonmembers). Zimmer Children’s Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles. (323) 761-8984. ” title=””>

Writer/performer Naomi Grossman chronicles, in vivid and abrupt detail, her love life in Los Angeles in an adult-only comedy, “Carnival Knowledge: Love, Lust and Other Human Oddities.” A suitor in a chicken suit, a yoga instructor, a skateboarding slacker and a touring Argentine soccer team are a few of the wacky characters who make an appearance on Grossman’s roller coaster of love. Sun. 7 p.m. Through Dec. 13. $15. The Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave., Hollywood. (323) 930-1804. ” title=””>