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Without Borders / Sin Fronteras

Artbound visits Kathy Kobayashi who discusses the Shades of L.A. photography archive at the Downtown L.A. Library, which explores community based photos illuminating diversity in Southern California. Then, Ana Serrano shows us her cardboard-constructed pieces based on her cultural explorations around Los Angeles. Next, we travel to Mexicali Rose, an artist organization in Mexicali, where locals are encouraged to create art to galvanize community involvement. We also witness performances in Guatemala from Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras (Day Labor Theater Without Borders) whose work engages people who have been displaced and deported to Guatemala.

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Hopscotch: An Opera for the 21st Century

Artbound explores the groundbreaking opera "Hopscotch," which unfolded in cars zigzagging throughout Los Angeles, telling a single story of a disappearance across time. Audiences experienced the work in both the intimacy of a car, where artists and audiences shared a confined space, and in a larger central hub, where all the journeys were live-streamed to create a dizzying panorama of life in Los Angeles.

  • 2016-08-31T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-01T19:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-04T10:30:00-07:00
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Third L.A. with Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne

Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne partners with Artbound for an episode that looks into the future of Los Angeles. "Third L.A. with Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne" examines the city's architecture, urban planning, transportation and changing demographics, giving us a glimpse of Los Angeles as a model of urban reinvention for the nation and the world.

  • 2016-09-06T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-07T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-08T19:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-09T16:00:00-07:00
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Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West

In this new season, Artbound travels back to pre-industrial Los Angeles to explore one of its key and most controversial figures -- Charles Lummis. A writer and editor of the L.A. Times, avid collector and preservationist, an Indian rights activist, and founder of L.A.’s first museum -- the Southwest Museum -- Lummis’ genius and idiosyncratic personality captured the ethos of an era and a region. See what other exciting episodes this new season will offer!

  • 2016-09-14T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-15T19:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-18T10:30:00-07:00
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Artesanos / Artisans

The highly skilled labor of artisans migrating from Mexico and Latin America are the backbone of high-end design and retail in Los Angeles, producing some of the most exquisite furniture, textiles, and design goods. But they represent a creative force that seems invisible to the city. Artbound uncovers their stories and their role in making Los Angeles and Southern California the creative capital of the world.

  • 2016-09-21T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-22T19:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-25T10:30:00-07:00
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MOCA: Beyond The Museum Walls

Artbound explores the programming of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, investigating new programming and curatorial approaches that are redefining what it means to be a 21st century museum. This episode features three new programs by The Underground Museum, Wolvesmouth, and Public Fiction.

  • 2016-09-28T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-29T19:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-09-30T16:00:00-07:00
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