Sensational Trials and Legendary Defendants—Get Behind the Scenes with Courtroom Illustrators!
Join us for “Art in the Court,” a fascinating event featuring three award-winning courtroom illustrators who have covered the trials of Charles Manson, O. J. Simpson, John Gotti, Michael Jackson, Martha Stewart, Patty Hearst, Jerry Sandusky, Bernard Madoff and more! These legendary defendants, sensational trials, big-time lawyers and courtroom drama are visualized for the masses by courtroom artists with exclusive access. Hear the stories behind the headlines that transfixed and transformed our society in an evening of art, law, history and news. This event will celebrate the publication of The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art, a fabulous book that was named to the Book of the Year list by the Times Literary Supplement! A book signing and reception will follow. Join us on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240. For more info, click here.
Around the World with Visions and Voices:
Join us for an expansive evening reflecting on the vastness of space and time via photographs, texts and music inspired by the far reaches of the Arctic and Antarctic. A multimedia performance will feature pianist Victoria Kirsch, baritone Robin Buck, soprano Suzan Hanson, composer/percussionist Anderson Alden and actor Jamieson Price.
03/02/2015: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wedding-day jitters rise to new heights in this dazzling adaptation of Beaumarchais’s classic at Pasadena’s A Noise Within. This infectious comedy pokes fun at ruling class entitlements and celebrates the wit and wisdom of the not-so-common man.
03/04/2015: 4:45pm - 11:00pm
Legendary defendants, sensational trials and courtroom drama—each visualized for the masses by courtroom artists. Join us for an evening of art, law, history and news as we highlight the work of award-winning courtroom illustrators Elizabeth Williams, Bill Robles and Aggie Kenny.
03/05/2015: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A Rite is the intriguing and powerful dance-theater collaboration between renowned artists Bill T. Jones, Anne Bogart and their respective companies, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company. This captivating performance explores the impact of Igor Stravinsky’s controversial The Rite of Spring, which caused a riot in the concert hall when it first premiered in 1913.
03/06/2015: 6:30pm - 11:30pm
Karen Mack of LA Commons will lead a dynamic, culturally engaged walking tour of South Los Angeles, highlighting public art projects that validate the importance of local narratives and encourage ties between people and places.
03/07/2015: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Celebrating USC's Core Values