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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 Kozma & 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 Kozma & 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 Kozma

Nightly, July 10 – 24 Tickets Available to the public Friday July 12th at 9am —-> Sorry, SOLD OUT! Odyssey Odyssey by Johanna Kozma 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 […]

3d Video Mapping Workshop

Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th, 2013 11am – 4pm Registration is $105 for Machine Project members and $120 for the general public. Click HERE to register. Instructor: Refik Anadol This workshop is an introduction to the concepts and techniques to 3D projection mapping, or more commonly known as 3D Video Mapping. In the […]

Electric Bodies Workshop

Sunday, June 30th 2 – 5:00pm NOTE: This workshop is not held at Machine Project but at the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 SOLD OUT! Click below to be added to the waitlist : http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7060240369 Explore the electrical characteristics of the human body while […]

Walking Places: A walk in in the shadows of Chavez Ravine with Maryam Hosseinzadeh

Sunday, June 30th // 1pm-3pm Free RSVP Here for meetup location Artist Ken Ehrlich and Maryam Hosseinzadeh will lead a participatory walk through Chavez Ravine, discussing contested geographies, public memory, urban parks and infrastructure. This event is part of a four-part series Walking places: Four Walks in Los Angeles , a series of playful, absurd, […]

Oh My God Echo Park Just Got So Much Better: A Celebration of the Reopening of Echo Park Lake

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 10am – 10pm // FREE Come down to Machine this Sunday to view a five hour time- lapse video of the entire 2 year renovation of the Echo Park Lake. This feat of diligence was accomplished by Rev. Mook and Mr. Rollerzz, who will join us at 3PM for a discussion […]

Seeing and Hearing Patterns in Sound Workshop

Saturday, June 29th 2 – 4:30pm NOTE: This event is not held at Machine Project but at the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 SOLD OUT! Click here to be added to the waitlist:: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7000886841 How do sound vibrations behave? How do our brains make […]

It’s Not Right, But It’s OK – Cliff Hengst

Saturday, June 29th, 2013 4pm and 6pm Outside The Beverly Hilton, // 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 $10 To purchase tickets for this performance, click on the links below: 4pm – http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7126857623 6pm – http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7233980029 Join Cliff Hengst on a Starline Bus Tour as he has his body taken over by the soul […]

Walking Places: A Walk in East L.A. with Sesshu Foster

Sunday, June 23th // 1pm Free Click Here to RSVP: Artist Ken Ehrlich and Sesshu Foster will lead a participatory walk through East L.A. Topics will include poetic interruptions, displaced monuments, the named, unnamed and unnameable. This event is part of a four-part series Walking places: Four Walks in Los Angeles , a series of […]

Mark Allen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Friday, June 21st // 3pm GMT at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London £5 // Free to ICA members Mark Allen, founding director of Machine Project, will give an informal talk at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London as part of their Friday Salon series. The talk will focus on Machine’s use of non-traditional […]

Mark Allen at The Arts Catalyst, London

Wednesday, June 19th // 7pm GMT at Arts Catalyst, London £3 Mark Allen, founding director of Machine Project, will give an informal presentation and talk about our recent projects and programs, with a focus on the interdisciplinary practice at the core of Machine Project’s philosophy. Please note that this event does not take place at […]

Walking Places: A Walk in Lakewood with D.J. Waldie

Sunday, June 16th // 1:30pm-3:30pm Free RSVP Here for meetup location Artist Ken Ehrlich and D.J. Waldie will lead a participatory walk through Lakewood, discussing single family homes, placemaking, and a reconsideration of the suburban landscape. This event is part of a four-part series Walking places: Four Walks in Los Angeles , a series of […]

Light-Sensitive Oscillators: Learn to Make Sound Circuits

Sunday, June 16th 12 – 4pm

Asher Hartman – Glass Bang

Saturday, June 15 8pm – 10:30pm in a historic home in Laurel Canyon Tickets go on sale to the public Monday June 3rd Purchase tickets here for exact location: Buy Tickets In Glass Bang, artist Asher Hartman’s new experimental musical play, a man becomes so alienated from himself that he is split in two beings, […]

THE SUNLAND DANCERS and Tara Jane ONeil – Welcome

Saturday, June 15 // 6:45pm Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, 90031 Free RSVP HERE for event location. Audience size is limited. Welcome by THE SUNLAND DANCERS and Tara Jane ONeil from machine project on Vimeo. Welcome is a ritual dance music blessing to be performed by Jmy James Kidd, Olive McKeon, Perin Hailey McNelis, Jillian Stein […]

Walking Places: A Walk in Venice with Erin Schneider

Sunday, June 9th // 1pm-3pm Free RSVP here for meetup location Artist Ken Ehrlich and Erin Schneider (born and raised in Venice) will lead a participatory walk through the diverse ecosystems of Venice. Rather than a historic tour of modern architecture, we will visit sites of artistic transformation, cultural significance and mythic projection. Including artist […]

Asher Hartman – Glass Bang

Saturday, June 8 8pm – 10:30pm in a historic home in Laurel Canyon Tickets go on sale to the public Monday June 3rd Purchase tickets here for exact location: Buy Tickets In Glass Bang, artist Asher Hartman’s new experimental musical play, a man becomes so alienated from himself that he is split in two beings, […]

David Eng – The Dawning of the Age of Aquariums

Saturday, June 8th 2013 // 2:30pm-5pm at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium // 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro, CA 90731 Free David Eng will lead the group on a tide pool visit, accompanied by a live string ensemble featuring Melinda Rice, Mona Tian, Andrew McIntosh and Chris Votek. The event concludes in the Cabrillo Marine […]

Asher Hartman – Glass Bang

Friday, June 7 8pm – 10:30pm in a historic home in Laurel Canyon Tickets go on sale to the public Monday June 3rd Purchase tickets here for exact location: Buy Tickets In Glass Bang, artist Asher Hartman’s new experimental musical play, a man becomes so alienated from himself that he is split in two beings, […]

11 Points – Federico Llach

Sunday, June 2nd // 6-8pm at Machine Project Free Ever wondered whether your competitive impulse outweighs your desire to keep a steady beat? Become a performer in Federico Llach’s “11 Points” and you just might answer this question. Sensors in the Institute for Experimental Table Tennis Research‘s ping pong table will trigger previously recorded music […]

Kamau Patton – The Sky Above

Sunday, May 26th // 6-7pm at Machine Project Free The Sky Above by Kamau Patton from machine project on Vimeo.

Intro to Arduino

Saturday, May 25th Sunday, May 26th Saturday, June 1st Sunday, June 2nd 12 – 3pm Instructor: Scott Cazan Non-members: $250 Members: $225 All Materials Included. Sign up at the following link: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6685118369 Learn about Arduino and explore many of its artistic applications. An Arduino is an open-source micro-controller with the ability to quickly and easily […]

Anne Hars – Architectural Drafting for Hackers, Makers and Visionary Dilettantes

May 21, 22, 28, 29 June 4, 5 7-10pm at Machine Project A 3-week architectural drafting class taught by Anne Hars at Machine Project, with assignments ranging from the practical to the fantastical. Fees for this class are $150 for the general public and $125 for Machine Project members. This fee covers all six classes. […]

Sara Roberts – Clump and Whistle

Sunday, May 19th 2013 // 1pm at Glendale Civic Center Plaza // Broadway and Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA. Civic Center parking on Wilson Ave. Free   Click Here to RSVP for the performance so we can make sure to buy enough bagels and coffee for everyone!     There will be an open rehearsal for […]

Guitar Pedal Building Workshop

Thursday, May 16th 7 – 10pm Build your own guitar effects pedal in this 3 hour intensive workshop. You will receive hands-on, step-by-step instruction on assembling a Vintage Jordan™ Bosstone™ Replica, which is a great sounding, simple Fuzztone. SOLD OUT! Sign up at the following link: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6418587167 In this class you will also learn: Types […]

Carmina Escobar – Massagem Sonora

Sunday, May 12th 2013 // 4-6pm At The Korean Bell of Friendship, Angel’s Gate Park // 3601 Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731 Free Massagem Sonora, by Carmina Escobar from machine project on Vimeo. An experiment on intimacy, personal space and bodily resonance by Carmina Escobar. Massagem Sonora establishes a relationship of discovery between individuals, […]

Improvised Sound Ping Pong Tournament

Sunday, May 12th 2pm Honor your mothers by attending an event that combines a ping pong tournament with improvised sound. Each player will be teamed up with a musician who will be using direct output generated from gameplay, and as the tournament progresses, improvised duets will arise. Participating musicians include Casey Anderson, Raphael Arar, Clay […]

Anna Petrisko – Jeepneys’ Bowling With Aliens

Jeepneys’ Bowling With Aliens by Anna Petrisko from machine project on Vimeo. Anna Petrisko – Jeepneys’ Bowling With Aliens Saturday, May 11th 2013 // 8-10pm at All Star Lanes Bowling Center // 4459 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90041 Free Jeepneys and alien friends host a celestial bowling party, followed by a parking lot […]

Interactive Ping Pong Music

Friday, May 10th 7 – 10pm FREE Composed by Joshua Gerowitz and performed by Brendan Carn, Casey Anderson, Louis Lopez, Stephanie Zaletel and Daniel Eaton. Computers, traditional instruments, cell phones and speaker objects will be used to realize this site specific composition focused on interaction, exploration and socialization. Everyone in attendance will have a chance […]