Morbid Anatomy Los Angeles Popup Symposium at La Luz de Jesus
Date: Saturday, October 29th
Time: 12pm to 6pm
Location: *** Offsite - La Luz de Jesus, 4633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
*** First 25 tickets will be able to attend the Magic Castle's Dia de Los Muertos event on Sunday 10/30. Must be 21+ with valid ID on their person and in a Halloween costume. For more, firstname.lastname@example.org. More on the event here: http://www.magiccastle.com/halloween/
On Saturday, October 29, join us for a day long symposium featuring illustrated talks on macabre Catholic relics, 1960s televangalist Miss Velma, and books bound in human skin; films devoted to Victorian taxidermy tableaux of kitten weddings and tearful cemetery pilgrimages; a multimedia spoken-word performance devoted to Kraftwerk; and much more! Speakers will include Megan Rosenbloom of the Norris Medical Library of the USC, The Morbid Anatomy Muyseum's Tracy Hurley Martin (cofounder and board chair) and Joanna Ebenstein (cofounder and creative director), MAM founding board member and New York Times best selling author Tonya Hurley, Morbid Anatomy Museum scholar in residence Elizabeth Harper, Gross America author Richard Faulk, and many more!
12.00 Tracy Hurley Martin: Introductory remarks
12.15 Richard Faulk: Witches, Weavers, Pimps, and Whores: Curse Tablets and the Rarely Seen Working Class in Ancient Rome
12.45 Megan Rosenbloom: Anthropodermic Bibliopegy: Books Bound in Human Skin
1.15 Elizabeth Harper: The Miraculous Relics of "Uncle Vincent"
1.45 Joanna Ebenstein: The Morbid Anatomy Museum
2.15 Stephen Vesesky: Kraftrwerk: Sex, Lies and Audiotape.
2.45 Tonya Hurley & Tracy Hurley Martin: Solo-Me-O
3.15 - Break
3.45 Louis Sahagun: Master of Mysteries: The Life and Death of Manly Palmer Hall
4.15 Daniel Paul: Dr. Jaggers, Miss Velma, the Universal World Church, and Christmas
5.00 Ronni Thomas: Screening of The Man Who Married Kitten: Documentary on the Victorian Taxidermist Walter Potter
5.30 Tomas Prower: The Cult of Santa Muerte
La Luz de Jesus (View)
4633 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, NY 90027