Poets, Priests, Martyrs: Henry Dumas, Joseph Jarman, MLK at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 N Central Ave, at 1st, 7pm

Scores, in hopes of realizing a dream we hold dear, If They Can Do It, Why Can’t We? closing reception and performance by Bob Baker Marionette Theater at Chan Gallery, Studio Art Hall, Pomona College, 5-11pm


Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD): I Fly! Or How to Keep the Devil Down in the Hole at REDCAT, 631 W 2nd St, at Hope, 8:30pm, $20

Drama and Harriet Brown perform at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, 900 W Exposition Blvd, at Vermont, 5pm, $20

Zvi, Thief, Jerkagram, and Big Blind perform at The Smell, 247 S Main St, btw 2nd and 3rd, 8pm, $5


Josef Strau opens at Gaga, 2228 W 7th St, at Grand View, 4-8pm

Arlene Shechet opens at Vielmetter, 1700 S Santa Fe, #101, btw Olympic and 11th, 5-7pm

Matthew Hale opens at Grice Bench, 3423 Casitas Ave, btw Glendale and Tyburn, Noon-4pm

Matthew Porter and Rob Thom open at M+B, 612 N Almont Dr, btw Melrose and Santa Monica, 6-8pm

Julia Haft-Candell & Suzan Frecon open at Parrasch Heijnen, 1326 S Boyle Ave, btw Short and Olympic, 6-9pm

Alexandra Bell and Tell it like it is, curated by Bianca Moran, opens at Charlie James, 969 Chung King Rd, btw Yale and Hill, 6-9pm

Emma Kohlmann and Play Late, curated by Heather Benjamin, open at New Image Art, 7920 Santa Monica Blvd, btw Hayworth and Fairfax, 7-10pm

Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s Part II, curated by Mika Yoshitake, opens, with live performance by EYE, at Blum & Poe, 2727 S La Cienega Blvd, btw Venice and Washington, 6-8pm

The Seven Year Itch opens at Diane Rosenstein, 831 N Highland Ave, btw Willoughby and Waring, 6-8pm


Dr LeRonn P Brooks lectures at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, btw Fairfax and Curson, 1-2:30pm

Artist Roundtable with Kenjiro Okazaki, Yukinori Yanagi, Kenji Yanobe, and curator Mika Yoshitake at JAPAN HOUSE Salon, Level 5, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, btw Orange and Highland, 2-4pm

Keiji Haino performs at Zebulon, 2478 Fletcher Dr, at Ripple, 8pm

Grand Opening of Paradise City Records, 5009 Hollywood Blvd, btw Mariposa and Alexandria, 2-8pm


Nazli Dincel screens at REDCAT, 631 W 2nd St, at Hope, 8:30pm, $12

Uffie and Model Child perform at Moroccan Lounge, 901 E 1st St, at Vignes, 8pm, $10


The Beta Machine perform at Amoeba Music, 6400 W Sunset Blvd, at Cahuenga, 6pm, RSVP


Lunchtime Art Talk on Allen Ruppersberg at Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, at Westwood, 12:30pm

Eartheater, Swan Meat, Diamondstein, and Pale Spring perform at El Cid, 4212 Sunset Blvd, btw Bates and Myra, 9:30pm, $15