Editor's note: I'm performing in the Coaxial event Saturday night


FRI 2/3

The Bumps
Skirball Cultural Center
$8 public / $5 members and students
Written specifically for a cast of pregnant performers, The Bumps follows three expectant mothers—at three, five, and seven months of pregnancy—over two generations. This work-in-progress presentation combines narrative with movement to chart how our cultural understanding of motherhood has evolved. written by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff. directed by Deena Selenow. designed by Shannon Scrofano, Lena Sands, Celia Hollander. movement by Jennie Liu. performed by Jeanne Syquia, Deana Barone, Cristina Fernandez, Ari Boyland

SAT 2/4

UCLA DMA Graduate Open Studio
Broad Art Center
1pm - 5pm
Come see works in progress and finished pieces by graduate students at Design Media Arts, UCLA. 23 artists. Parking is available in Lot 3, across the street from the Broad Art Center.

Heavy Motion
8pm - 12pm
Diggers, Kate Parsons, Young Tuss (with Matt Doyle), Rosalena Brady. Experimental performance and audiovisual arts. Kicks off with an open projector. Livecoding, analog video manipulation, electric violin, failed cybernetic utopias, cyborgs and humans, generative algorithms.

The Black Lodge: SFV Acid • Nikhil • 2True • Force Placement • Kosmik
Hyperion Tavern
10pm - 3am
The Return of The Black Lodge. After a short hiatus, The Black Lodge returns in 2017 with fury. Serious heat coming your way this year. The spirits are hungry. deknitianz_, SFV ACID, Nikhil, 2True, Force Placement, KosmiK

SUN 2/5

NoDAPL NoKXL Los Angeles
Pershing Square
10am - 1pm
President Trump has signed an executive order to fast track the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. The executive order violates the law and tribal treaties. This event is meant to be just the first, of as many actions as it takes to shut this down in it's tracks here in Los Angeles.