Entertaining, Provocative and Infectious: Punk Feminist Icon Kathleen Hanna
Join us for two spectacular events featuring feminist punk icon and riot grrrl leader Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the bands Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and The Julie Ruin. On Sunday, November 2, join Hanna for a screening and discussion of The Punk Singer. Called “beautiful and rousing” by Entertainment Weekly, The Punk Singer is a fascinating and intimate portrait of Hannaís incredible life and work with archival footage and interviews with Hanna and her friends and collaborators, including Joan Jett, Adam Horowitz, Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein. On Monday, November 3, donít miss a riotously entertaining, politically provocative and infectiously danceable concert with Hanna and her new band The Julie Ruin, whose 2013 album Run Fast was described as a “grown-and-sexy new wave dance party” by Spin magazine. Sex Stains, featuring an all-star lineup from L.A.ís punk and indie underground, will open the show. For more info on the screening, click here. For more info on the concert, click here.
Around the World with Visions and Voices:
One of the most prolific Latino artists of our time, Rita Moreno has won all of the entertainment industry’s most prestigious awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. See her Academy Award– and Golden Globe–winning performance in West Side Story (1961), the classic musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.
10/23/2014: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid is internationally celebrated for her wildly imaginative work, which transforms our ideas of the future with new spatial concepts and dynamic, visionary forms. Join the USC School of Architecture for an exciting evening lecture and discussion with the inimitable Zaha Hadid.
10/24/2014: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
One of the most prolific Latino artists of our time, Rita Moreno has won the entertainment industry’s most prestigious awards—Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony—for iconic performances such as Anita in West Side Story. Join us for an evening celebrating the life and work of this extraordinary entertainer.
10/27/2014: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The legendary Cicely Tyson returns to the stage after a 30-year absence in a role for which she has already won a Tony. In 1953, a widow decides to realize her dream of returning to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Her life-changing journey is masterfully written by Horton Foote.
10/29/2014: 6:30pm - 11:00pm
How does technology relate to race, history, identity and the very contours of human existence in a networked society? Artist and researcher Kevin Hamilton will shed light on the history of computation and the inextricable links between science and technology and the arts and humanities.
10/30/2014: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrating USC's Core Values