Hammer nav-logoThe Hammer Museum hosts a conversation series in conjunction with Game Room featuring gamer….Jonathan Blow and author Heather Chaplin.

Best known for his game Braid, Blow speaks frequently on the advancement of ethical game design and is co-founder of the Indie Fund, which supports the growth of games by helping indie developers become and stay independent.

Heather Chaplin is the co-author of the book Smartbomb: The Quest for Art, Entertainment and Big Bucks in the Videogame Revolution and has covered games for the New York Times and NPR’s All Things Considered.

AWedFeb6 Hammer JonathanBlow-HeatherChaplinLL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Assigned seating is available in the Billy Wilder Theater. Free tickets are required and available at the Box Office, one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. d.

Parking is available under the museum for a flat fee of $3 after 6PM.

What: Lecture series
Where: The Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. (NE corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
When: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.hammer.ucla.edu

“Freud’s Last Session” stars Judd Hirsch and Tom Cavanagh and is directed by Tyler Marchant.

LoWed Feb6 BroadStageFreudsLastSessionve, sex, death and the existence of God – it’s all up for discussion in Freud’s Last Session. Winner of the 2011 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Play, Freud’s Last Session imagines a late-in-life meeting between Dr. Sigmund Freud, the devoutly atheist father of psychoanalysis, and the philosophical Christian author-professor C.S. Lewis.

What follows is a riveting, tension-filled discourse on life’s most important questions just weeks before Freud’s death amidst the ominous sounds of World War II.

Admission: $42-$175

What: Performance
Where: The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
When: 7:30 pm
Phone: 310 434 3200
Website: http://thebroadstage.com

Wed Feb6 UndergroundComedyThe Del Monte Speakeasy which is located under the Townhouse presents a night of FREE comedy hosted by Bronston Jones and featuring Matt Devlin, Theo Von, Skylor Stone, Leo Flowers and more.


What: Performance
Where: Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave. Venice CA 90291
When: 9:30 pm
Website: townhousevenice.com   www.facebook.com/VeniceUground