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A Thesaurus of Horrors: A History of the Fear of Premature Burial

Friday, March 7th at 8pm at Machine Project Free Librarian Megan Rosenbloom, director of Death Salon, takes you on an exploration of the Victorian obsession with premature burial based on books from the era, and how those hilariously lurid books inspired the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Megan will delve into some of the purported […]

From the Bottom of a Well Looking Up — Ezra Buchla, Brian Crabtree, and Kelli Cain

Thursday, March 6th // 8:00pm and 10:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members. For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Music in three parts […]

Becoming Anonymous

Tuesdays, March 4th, 11th, & 18th // 7-10pm $95 for members // $110 for non-members Sold out, sorry. CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list for this workshop. Becoming Anonymous is a three-session workshop that will focus on methods for the circumvention or blocking of digital and real-world surveillance. Browse the internet anonymously. […]

Community Bread Bake in Grand Park

Sunday, March 2nd // 11am – 2pm in Grand Park Join Machine Project and artist Michael O’Malley for a community bread bake in Grand Park. Michael has built a portable, wood-fired oven and will open it up to anyone who would like to bake bread in it. He’ll be baking batches of your bread at […]

Bread Baking Using Naturally Leavened Dough and Whole Grain Flour

Saturday, March 1st // 1-4pm $45 for members // $55 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop In this afternoon workshop, you’ll learn baking concepts from starter to finished loaf. We will begin with ideas about maintaining a sourdough culture and the difference between commercial and “wild” yeast. We will develop dough […]

Experimental Casting Workshop at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

Saturday, March 1st and Sunday, March 2nd // 12pm – 4pm at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90041 $105 for members // $120 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Machine Project and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock present an experimental casting workshop with artist […]

Digital Cameras + Circuit Bending = Glitch Art

Sunday, February 23rd // 12-6pm $110 for members // $125 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Learn the basics of circuit bending and hardware-based glitch art techniques in this afternoon workshop. We will dismantle and disarm a digital camera, short circuit the electronics, and capture wild hallucinations from the altered mind […]

Optical Illusion Ping Pong

Saturday, February 22nd from 2-5pm at Machine Project Free Adrienne Adar invites you to experience Optical Illusion Ping Pong, an amped up version of the beloved rec room game. Experience the psychedelic effects of playing ping pong while immersed in a room covered floor to ceiling with a black and white checkerboard pattern. Test your […]

Improv for People Who Would Never Take an Improv Class

Thursday, February 20th & Thursday February 27th // 7-10pm $55 for members // $65 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Let’s say you’re intrigued by improv but always felt weird about signing up for a class. Well, Machine has you covered! In this two-day class, which takes place on the Mystery […]

DIY Art Space or Whatever – SOLD OUT, sorry

Sunday, February 16th at 1pm at Machine Project Free with RSVP APOLOGIES DEAR PEOPLE, BUT WE ARE TOTALLY FULL. Email machine@machineproject.com with the subject line [thanks for nothing] to be put on the wait list for this time, and the advance notification list for next time. A sort-of annual invitation from Mark Allen, the guy […]

A One Woman Nutcracker

Friday, February 14th // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members Sold out, sorry! CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. A One Woman Nutcracker comes to life in this moving, non-ballet meditation […]

DOUBLE BILL! Emily Lacy & Theater for One and Absolutely One Wretchedly Singular Person

Thursday, February 13th at 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. 10pm show is SOLD OUT.CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. […]

The Ship’s Recorder — a three act play by Tom McKenzie

Thursday, Friday & Saturday February 6th-8th // Shows at 8:00pm & 10:30pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $12 for members // $20 for non-members The 8pm Thursday show is SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. The […]

Music for Evidence – Brian Getnick, Bryatt Bryant and Ahrum Hong

Saturday, February 1st // 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Photo by Bryatt Bryant […]

DIY Bitters Making & Tasting Workshop

Monday, January 27th // 7-10pm $55 for members // $65 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Calling all cocktail enthusiasts! Learn how to make your own aromatic bitters in the pre-prohibition style, in our pre-prohibition style mystery theater. Class begins with a brief history of bitters and a tasting of the […]

Dear Comrade : Screening and Q&A with director Mady Schutzman

Thursday, January 16th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free Join us for a screening of Dear Comrade, an experimental essay film inspired by a significant moment in California’s ‘utopian’ history — the creation of Llano del Rio, one of California’s most successful secular cooperative colonies. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director […]

Privately Published: A Descent Into Early 20th Century Mail Order Erotica : Colin Dickey

Wednesday, January 15th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free Colin Dickey invites you into the world of early 20th century mail-order erotica. In order to evade post office censors, smut peddlers like Panurge Press and Falstaff Press were obligated to dress up their offerings with a veneer of scientific dross, resulting in works that were […]

Forensic Topology : Geoff Manaugh

Friday, January 10th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free An underground tunnel used for bank robbery, 2013   Author Geoff Manaugh will speak about the relationship between burglary, architecture, and urban planning. He will discuss how the built environment of Los Angeles helped it become the “bank robbery capital of the world” in the 1990s, […]

Star and the Red Lady : Shayna Keller & Brigitte Nicole Grice

Friday, December 20th // 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $7 for members // $10 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Please join us for […]

Acting On Impulse + Public Conversation with Eric Laska hosted by Bennett Williamson

Saturday, December 14 // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Free // Drop in Come see New York sound artist Eric Laska and Alvarado Caverns‘ very last open hours. The performance is ongoing from 8-9pm, so drop in and out as you please. 8-9pm: Acting On Impulse Acting On Impulse is a performance […]

Dead Horses: Douglas Kearney and Paul Buckley

Friday, December 13th // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show Dusk is just a gutshot sky. Ought not chase the dead’s dollars. An aria by 20 […]

Double bill! Torreya Cummings and Park Detail’s Band

Thursday, December 12th // 9:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show Torreya Cummings of San Francisco presents THE END, a dramatic reading of a partially crowdsourced text […]

Josh Beckman: BASS CAVE

Thursday, December 12th // 7-8:30pm in Alvarado Caverns at Machine Project Free Probe the dark depths on this low frequency audio exploration of Alvarado Caverns as Josh Beckman drops beneath the surface with a cathartic mix of bass tracks & spelunking soundscapes. Underground or underwater, droning through the slow sludge of the tangible ether, surrender […]

Advanced Processing: Programming Generative Art

Tuesday, December 10th and Wednesday, December 11th // 7-10pm at Machine Project $85 for members // $95 for non-members $80 if you combine this class with the purchase of Intro to Processing December 3rd & 4th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will teach more advanced programming techniques including object-oriented programming […]

Los Angeles: City Of Butterflies – Host Plant Sale & Lepidopterology Party

Sunday, December 8th // 12-5pm at Machine Project Join us as Ann Hadlock & the Theodore Payne Foundation transform our 99-cent store into a native plant store and butterfly education center! Each butterfly species requires a unique host plant which their caterpillars consume before they chrysalize and metamorphose into their flying form. A small garden […]

Introduction to Processing: Programming Fundamentals

Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th // 7-10pm $85 for members // $95 for non-members $80 if you combine this class with the purchase of Advanced Processing December 10th & 11th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will teach the fundamentals of programming in a visual context using the Processing […]

In the Drawing Room: Ambiance by Daedelus with Tea Solo by Jaymie Lao

Sunday, November 24 // 2:00 pm & 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members The 2pm show is sold out. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist. The 5pm show is sold out. […]

The Green Room – Justin Streichman with Chip Godwin, Gustine Fudickar, and Davie-Blue

Saturday, November 23 // 5:00pm and 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members The 5pm show is sold out. CLICK HERE to be added to the waitlist. The 11:59pm show is sold out. CLICK HERE […]

Double Bill: Dominique Gillot & Laura Perini

Saturday, November 23rd // 2:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Dominique Gillot presents ESCAPISM, CINNAMON, ALTERNATE CURRENT AND OTHER FACTS RELATED TO THE ART OF MAGIC, 25 minutes of […]

LA Department of Cultural Affairs Arts Development Fee Temporary Intervention!

Saturday, November 23rd // 11am – 7pm On the sidewalks outside 11750 W. Olympic Blvd FREE Machine Project has curated a series of hour-long performances to take place throughout the day at 11750 W. Olympic Blvd, in West Los Angeles. All the pieces will take place on the sidewalk of Olympic Boulevard, and it’s adjacent […]

insideoutside (a.part) – Odeya Nini and Archie Carey

Friday, November 22 // 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members

Bulgarian Singing Workshop – Kate Conklin

Sunday, November 17th Part 1 (beginners): 2-4pm Part 2 (advanced): 4:15 – 5:30 at a lovely house in Silver Lake Cancelled, sorry! Part I (open to all) We will learn tone production, odd meters, ornamentation and songs from the stunning Bulgarian polyphonic tradition. No previous experience necessary, though the ability to match pitch is highly […]

Gawdafful Psychonautic Theater: Exercises in Spirit

Sunday, November 17 // 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members Sold out, sorry. CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. Gawdafful Theater’s Psychonautic Division will be conducting a series of exercises with […]

Double bill: Johanna Hedva & Claire Kohne, Jessica Hutchins

Saturday, November 16 // 10:15pm and 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the 10:15pm show CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the 11:59pm show Johanna Hedva & Claire […]

16 Yokai: a Supernatural Sampler of Demonic Possession! – Jasmine Orpilla & Chris Candelaria

Saturday, November 16 // 5pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show   16 YOKAI: a Supernatural Sampler of Demonic Possession! An audience-instigated manipulation of 18th century Japanese […]

Inside Me – Jmy James Kidd and The Sunland Dancers

Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 // 2:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members For the Saturday show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets For the Sunday show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets Photo by […]

Automatic Embroidery and Ghostly Encounters

Tuesday, November 12th // 7-9pm $45 for members // $50 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Join Jenny Hart in Alvarado Caverns for a session of automatic embroidering (in the Victorian tradition of spirit writing) and discuss your personal encounters with ghosts. Participants will embroider under black lights with glow-in-the-dark and […]

Waterworker: Acapella Songs of Spirits, Death, and Dreaming – Emily Lacy

Sunday, November 10th // 2:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members Sold out; CLICK HERE to be put on the waiting list Waterworker: Acapella Songs of Spirits, Death, and Dreaming Folksinger and sound artist Emily […]

Ghost in the Machine Project

Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th // 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members The Friday, November 8th show is SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE to be added to the wait list. The Saturday, November […]

Joshua Beckman (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, November 3 // 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members SOLD OUT, SORRY Come listen to Joshua Beckman read his new book to you — the whole thing, all of it — in our […]

Double bill – Fol Chen’s “The Horror of Discontinuity” & Gray Palmer’s “I Get Phone Calls From the Dead” (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 2 //11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members SOLD OUT Fol Chen Presents: The Horror of Discontinuity Short Film Festival. Graduation takes a sinister turn when Melanie is visited by plane tickets from […]

Abstraction Reaction – presented by Kelly Sears

Saturday, November 2 // 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $7 for members // $10 for non-members 2pm show SOLD OUT, sorry 3:30pm show SOLD OUT, sorry 5pm show SOLD OUT, sorry Kelly Sears presents Abstraction Reaction is a […]

You Will Close Your Eyes – Laura Rivera (SOLD OUT)

Friday, November 1 // 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members SOLD OUT You Will Close Your Eyes, a performance in our Mystery Theater featuring hypnotist Laura V Rivera & pianist Edan Serge Gillen. Hypnotism […]

Subcontinental Scare: South Asian Tales of Terror (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, October 26 // 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members SOLD OUT In Robin Sukhadia‘s SubCONTinENTal ScaRE – South Asian Tales of Terror, SADUBAS (tablapusher and Ameet Mehta) and Azeem Khan provide a live […]

Subcontinental Scare: South Asian Tales of Terror, Members Only Show! (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, October 26 // 10:30pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $6.66 for members only SOLD OUT **If you are a member, you should have received info on how to buy tickets to this show. If not, please email us at machine@machineproject.com** […]

Patrick Ballard and Cliff Dweller (SOLD OUT)

Friday, October 25 // 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members SOLD OUT A performance in our Mystery Theater featuring Patrick Ballard and Cliff Dweller. Patrick Ballard‘s Impressions stumbles through a blurry and prosaic wilderness […]

Trinie Dalton and Amy Gerstler

Sunday, October 20 // 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show A reading in our Mystery Theater featuring authors Amy Gerstler & Trinie Dalton. Amy Gerstler is […]

Kate Conklin and Jodie Landau

Sunday, October 20 // 2:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project’s Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show Join us in our Mystery Theater for an afternoon of voice and vibraphone with Kate Conklin […]

Ezra Buchla and Claire Cronin

Saturday, October 19 // 11:59pm at Machine Project’s Mystery Theater Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show For the opening night of our mystery theater, musicians Ezra Buchla and Claire Cronin will haunt the theater […]

Embroidery for Artists at 1450 Ocean

Saturday, October 19 // 12pm – 3pm at 1450 Ocean $75 for members // $85 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Learn the basics of hand embroidery from Jenny Hart in a class that focuses on textural effects and free-form techniques. Hart will give a brief talk on her work, lead […]

Musical Soldering at 1450 Ocean

Saturday, October 12 // 2pm – 5pm at Machine Project $40 for members // $50 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Learn to solder in this three-hour workshop led by Mark Allen at 1450 Ocean in Santa Monica. Participants will learn to solder by building a primitive (but rad) synthesizer. As […]

PopSoda (Jimmy Fusil and Mike Wait) – Feel the Churn!

September 26 – 28th at the Rauschenberg Project Space, 455 West 19th Street, New York, NY CLICK HERE to sign up for the class Feel the Churn! is the second work in our year-long project at the Rauschenberg Project Space. Feel the Churn! is the only fitness system that allows you to make fat as […]

California Living, Eichler’s Balboa Highlands Tract – Nate Page

Thursday, September 19th 2013 8pm – 11pm At the Balboa Highlands Eichler Tract, Granada Hills, CA 91344 // Darla Avenue, Lisette Street, Nanette Street, and Jimeno Avenue, off Balboa Blvd. MAP FREE This event is a one night, outdoor, multi-channel video installation that treats Joseph Eichler’s Balboa Highlands tract neighborhood as both subject and object. […]

Machine Project DVD release screening

Thursday, September 12th // Doors at 8pm at the Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles $10 with a purchase of a DVD / Free without Join us at the Downtown Independent for a screening of selections from our new DVD that features some of our favorite performances and events from 2010-2012. Videos screened […]

Hatch Chile Potluck

Thursday, September 5th // 8-10pm at Machine Project Free Elsewhere in the world, the passing of the seasons is marked by changes in the weather. In Los Angeles, we need ritual reminders that summer is turning into fall. Machine Project and artist Ken Ehrlich have decided to import the traditional New Mexican method of inaugurating […]

B!RDBRA!N – Emily Mast

September 5,6,7, 2013 at 8pm each night at Rauschenberg Project Space, 455 West 19th Street, New York, NY FREE SOLD OUT all three nights Emily Mast’s B!RDBRA!N, will be the first work our year-long project at the Rauschenberg Project Space. In B!RDBRA!N, seven performers, ranging in age from 8 to 68 years, perform in a […]

Aaron Kunin reading & Harry Dodge screening

by Harry Dodge. 2012. trt 33:00 Sunday, September 1st // 8pm at Machine Project Free Aaron Kunin is a poet who lives in Los Angeles. His recent book Grace Period is a collection of aphorisms, sketches, and fragments. He will join us to read some of his poems. Following Aaron’s reading, we will host the […]

Experimental Casting Workshop

Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st // 1pm – 5pm at Machine Project $105 for members // $120 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Throughout this workshop participants will pair experimental casting methods with traditional mold-making to create work that is first classical and then distorted. Students will learn the […]

Max Factor’s Hollywood and the Wonderful Invention of Pan-Cake Make-Up

Friday, August 30th // 8pm at Machine Project Free Max Factor adjusting his Beauty Calibrator, c. 1932   Sasha Archibald will give an illustrated talk on make-up in early cinema (1910-1940) and cosmetic pioneer Maksymilian Faktorowicz. This is the first event for Quarterly, an occasional series of Machine Project events organized in conjunction with Cabinet, […]

Collaborations with Electricity-Producing Bacteria: Mick Lorusso

Thursday, August 29th // 8pm at Machine Project Free Mick Lorusso, Microbial Schöppingen, 2012. (Photo by Frida Cano)   Artist Mick Lorusso will come to us from Mexico City to speak about his projects with Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs). MFCs contain bacteria that have the ability to release a small current of electricity while they […]

A Report on an Expedition to the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard: Colin Dickey

Sunday, August 25th // 8pm at Machine Project Free (photo by Alia Malley)   Colin Dickey, recently having returned from a two-week sea voyage aboard the barkentine Antigua, sailing around the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, in the Polar Sea, in part on behalf of Machine Project in Los Angeles, will report on his findings, his […]

Member Services: cool stuff we saved for people who are willing to support us financially because we love all of you but seriously we have to pay the rent

Sunday, August 25th, 2013 2pm – 7pm at Machine Project Machine Project members can register for this event here Beloved Members of Machine Project, please join us Sunday August 25th for an extra special platinum lounge version of the stuff we’re just too busy to do for the general public. But we will do it […]

Indian Classical Tabla and Vocal Workshop

Saturday, August 24th // 2pm – 5pm at Machine Project Non-members – $30 Members – $25 CLICK HERE to sign up for this class. Robin Sukhadia, former Machine Project artist-in-residence, and his father Rajen Sukhadia will lead an in-depth three hour workshop focused on the raga and tala (melody and rhythm) of north Indian classical […]

Bollywood’s Biggest Films and Voices presented by Rajen and Robin Sukhadia

Friday, August 23 // 8-9:30 pm at Machine Project Free On Friday August 23, we present the voices and films of Bollywood’s Golden Era. Film Music videos featuring Kishore, RD Burman, Rafi, Mukesh and more will be projected on the big screen, and then supplemented with live song performances, analysis, and historical/political insight by Rajen […]

Beginning Raspberry Pi Workshop: Make an HD Video Player

Tuesday, August 20th and Thursday, August 22nd // 7pm – 10pm at Machine Project Non-members – $175 Members – $150 Registration for this class is CLOSED. E-mail us at machine@machineproject.com to be put on the wait list, or to find out about next time we hold a class like this. Instructor: Clay Chaplin In this […]

HaFoSaFo Chorus & sunsetfootclinicsign.com: Bennett Williamson & Jessica Cowley

Sunday, August 18th 2013 7 – 8pm At Machine Project FREE Hafosafo Chorus & Sunsetfootclinicsign.com by Jessica Cowley and Bennett Williamson from machine project on Vimeo. Bennett Williamson & Jessica Cowley present two projects based on the legend of the Sunset Boulevard Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign’s ability to predict your good or bad day. First, […]

‘Coolest Sound Ever’ and Other Search Terms: Bennett Williamson

Sunday, August 18th // 6pm at Machine Project Free Bennett will present and lightly host ‘Coolest Sound Ever’ and Other Search Terms, a short mix of found YouTube videos that documents humanity’s numerous and mildly successful attempts to capture auditory phenomena on consumer grade video equipment and cell phones. From the mountains to the valleys, […]

Echo Panel: Luke Fischbeck, Dawn Kasper & Nate Page

Sunday, August 18th // 4pm at Machine Project Free An informal group discussion with Los Angeles-based artists Nate Page, Dawn Kasper, Luke Fischbeck, and three specially-invited guests, in which all speech is delayed three seconds — just long enough for every prompt to become an interruption, and for the speaker to be perpetually embarrassed by […]

My Dinner with Ezra: Ezra Buchla

Saturday, August 17th // 8pm at Machine Project Free Join us for a screening of the classic 1981 Wallace Shawn film My Dinner with Andre, as filtered through Ezra Buchla’s brain and an echo machine through which he will feed the movie’s audio and then process in accordance to his reactions to the film. Come […]

Cigar Box Spring/Slinky Reverb Workshop

Saturday, August 17 // 2-6pm at Machine Project $85 for Machine Project members // $100 for general admission CLICK HERE to sign up for this class. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, August 14th. Instructor: Josh Gerowitz This one day workshop will teach you how to build a small and portable spring reverb unit for […]

Fiona Connor & Andrew Gohlich – This peculiarity we afterwards observed in other streams; they flowed by night and became dry by day

POSTPONED – SEE BELOW ——————————- UPDATE 8.3.13 – This event has been postponed. Please check this page or the Machine Project weekly email for information on the rescheduled event. —————————- Fiona Connor and Andy Gohlich are exhibiting a suite of photographs and sculpture. The works will be installed in and around a sidehill viaduct located […]

Embroidering Neutra VDL Workshop

Sunday July 28th, 2013 12pm – 3pm at Neutra VDL House // 2300 Silver Lake Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Registration is $75 for Machine Project members and $85 for the general public. Update: This workshop is now SOLD OUT. Click here to add yourself to the waitlist. Instructor: Jenny Hart Artist and embroidery designer […]

Lost Horizon – Dawn Kasper

Wednesday July 24th – Thursday July 25th, 2013 9pm – 9pm (24 hours) at the historic Hotel Shangri-la (1301 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90401) FREE ——————————————————————————- This performance is now SOLD OUT. If you’d like to be added to the waitlist, email bennett@machineproject.com with your name, cell phone number, email address, and times you […]

Wash – ing

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 // 3 – 6pm Maranatha High School, 169 S St John Ave, Pasadena, California 91105 – (St. John ave is one-way, so come down from Green, one block north). FREE Wash, by Ing from machine project on Vimeo. Ing presents “Wash” – an immersive underwater sound installation at the Maranatha High […]

Everyone Will Be Here Now But Me – Jacqueline Gordon

Thursday, July 18th 2013 8pm – 11pm At The Los Angeles Food Center // 1400 E. Olympic Blvd, 90021 Enter and park via the ramp on Birch St. FREE Everyone Will Be Here Now But Me, by Jacqueline Gordon from machine project on Vimeo. An exploratory 4 part sound installation that takes place after hours […]

Programming the iPhone 101

Instructor: Chandler McWilliams Schedule: Tuesday July 16th, 2013 Thursday July 18th, 2013 Tuesday July 23rd, 2013 Thursday July 25th, 2013 All class meetings are from 7-10pm. Non-members $275 Members $250 To register for this event click here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7172684693 DESCRIPTION Learning to program for the iPhone can be a daunting challenge. A new language, a new […]

Symphony for 100 Stylophones – Paul Fraser

Sunday, July 14th 2013 1pm Compton Civic Center Plaza, 205 S. Willowbrook Avenue, Compton, CA 90220. FREE Paul Fraser and L.A. Stylophonic- L.A.’s premier stylophone ensemble, plan to gather a group of 100 stylophone players at the Compton Civic Center Plaza for an interactive concert that will use sound to highlight the Martin Luther King, […]

Odyssey Odyssey – Johanna Hedva

Nightly, July 10 – 24 Tickets Available to the public Friday July 12th at 9am —-> Sorry, SOLD OUT! Odyssey Odyssey by Johanna Hedva from machine project on Vimeo.   An audience of two join Odysseus in his escape from Kalypso in this performance of Homer’s Odyssey that will take place in a Honda Odyssey […]

Lake Overturn – Jibade-Khalil Huffman

Sunday, July 7th Santa Monica // 6:00pm and 7:00pm at The Santa Monica Screening Room // 1526 Fourteenth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404   Tickets are $5 for current Machine Project members and $10 for general admission. Click on one of the links below to buy tickets for the showing you wish to attend: 6:15pm […]

FURNITURE MUSIC – A Concert for Household Objects

Saturday, July 6th 8pm // FREE at a home in Venice- (RSVP for exact location, as space is limited) An evening of noisy new music exploring the sonic potential of household objects. The event will be hosted in a 1914 Venice Craftsman redesigned and remodeled in 1998 by Architect Roger F. White to emphasize the […]