In recognition of World AIDS Day / Day With(out) Art on Tuesday, December 1, l.a.Eyeworks will present two unique musical performances at its retail locations in Los Angeles. The day's activities will open and close with Buddhist chanting, performed by a small group that includes l.a.Eyeworker John Sanger. At both l.a.Eyeworks stores, Obie Award-winning composer Robert Een will perform selected works for solo cello.
In addition to red ribbons being offered at both l.a.Eyeworks locations, visitors will also have the opportunity to light incense as an act of breathing into the world their own meditation, remembrance, or positive thought.
Performance Schedule for Dec. 1, 2009
11:00-11:15AM Buddhist chanting - l.a.Eyeworks, 7407 Melrose Avenue
11:30-11:45AM Buddhist chanting - l.a.Eyeworks, 7386 Beverly Boulevard
1:00-1:20PM Robert Een / selected works for solo cello - 7407 Melrose Avenue
1:40-2:00PM Robert Een / selected works for solo cello - 7386 Beverly Boulevard
2:00-2:15PM Buddhist chanting - l.a.Eyeworks, 7407 Melrose Avenue
2:30-2:45PM Buddhist chanting - l.a.Eyeworks, 7386 Beverly Boulevard
December 1st is the internationally designated day to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS worldwide. Established by the World Health Organization, the first World AIDS Day was December 1, 1988. UNAIDS (United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS) gives each year a thematic imperative. For 2009, the theme is Universal Access and Human Rights.