As part of Pacific Standard Time's Performance and Public Art festival, Eleanor Antin's "Before the Revolution" explores Antin's imaginary character Eleanora Antinova, an African American ballerina trying to make it in a famous Russian ballet company. Performed by actors who manipulate Antin's original life-scale puppets, the production is directed by Antin and Robert Castro. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. 2 and 7 p.m. Sun. Free. (310) 443-7000.