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Monday, February 19, 2024

Greenway Arts Alliance extends “Mexican” by Pauline Adamek

Performance dates have been extended thanks to popular demand! “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter,” based on the #1 New York Times bestselling novel, by National Book Awards Fina…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:24AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

“Right In the Eye” – George Melies’ silents set to music at TRK by Pauline Adamek

George Méliès was a French magician, actor, and film director who pioneered many technical and narrative innovations in the early days of cinema. He is widely regarded as one of the first…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:18PM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

CicLAvia Kicks off 2024 Season  by Pauline Adamek

CicLAvia has partnered with Los Angeles Ale Works to kick off the 2024 season and launch a beer collaboration with a West Coast IPA affectionately named seek-la-VEE-ah. This venture is a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:54PM

LA Phil announces Hollywood Bowl Summer Season 2024 by Pauline Adamek

Fireworks! Live music! Starlight! Fresh air and good company… What’s not to love about Summertime concerts at L.A.’s magnificent and elegant Hollywood Bowl amphitheater? Los Angele…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:32PM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Theatre Forty presents “Strangers on a Train” by Pauline Adamek

I’ll “X” your ex, if you pop my pop. Patricia Highsmith created the now-common and devious story trope of the ‘murder swap’ for her first chilling novel, Strangers on a Train. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:18AM
Monday, January 29, 2024

The return of Jazz at Naz by Pauline Adamek

Drink, dine and jive! Intimate Jazz Club concerts are once again being presented by and at The Soraya in Northridge. Best of all, these events can be experienced in person or virtually.…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:54PM
Friday, January 26, 2024

Pina Bausch’s ballet “Rite of Spring” comes to The Music Center by Pauline Adamek

Pina Bausch’s ballet Rite of Spring is coming to The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion this February, interpreting the famous work as a battle of the sexes. Thrillingly, Bausch’…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 10:12PM
Monday, January 22, 2024

Lecture event at the Getty – Anatomy of Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve: A Case Study in Conservation by Pauline Adamek

To complement the Getty Museum‘s current exhibition of two nearly life-size 16th-century wood panel paintings Adam and Eve by leading German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elde…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 10:18PM

Kraftwerk at Walt Disney Concert Hall by Pauline Adamek

“Beep! Bop!” German electro-pioneers Kraftwerk are returning to Walt Disney Concert Hall with nine live performances in May 2024. Photo Credit: Peter Boettcher. The Los Angeles …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:12PM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Now at the Pantages – “MJ” the musical by Pauline Adamek

Now playing at The Pantages in Hollywood, through January 2024, is dazzling stage show that features recreations of some of the most memorable songs of Michael Jackson’s storied career. Wi…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:24PM

Annual Slack Key Festival happening in Redondo Beach by Pauline Adamek

Island music, elegant dancing and soulful food—the 2024 Southern California Slack Key Festival is returning to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, January 14, 2024. Sl…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:06PM
Friday, December 29, 2023

DIAVOLO’s “Existencia” makes its world premier at The Soraya by Pauline Adamek

An exciting new dance work captures the impact that the Northridge Earthquake had on the San Fernando Valley, three decades ago. The modern ballet will be performed by Diavolo, one of Los An…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:42PM
Thursday, December 14, 2023

“A Christmas Story, The Musical” now at the Ahmanson by Pauline Adamek

When two boisterous dogs tear across the stage, you know you’re in for an extraordinary theater experience, one that will plaster a grin on your face and elicit laughs from your belly. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:12PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Samuel D. Hunter’s “A Permanent Image” at PRT by Pauline Adamek

The first time I saw Samuel D. Hunter’s A Permanent Image, seven years ago, I liked the performances but was underwhelmed by the play itself. Since then I’ve seen several more pieces of …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:18AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

“How the Grinch stole Christmas” at the Pantages by Pauline Adamek

Dr. Seuss’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical will return to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre this WHOliday season for 17 performances only from December 6 – 17, 2023. Dr. Se…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:36PM

‘The Great Satan Speaks!’ at the Odyssey by Pauline Adamek

Come and meet the greatest American you’ve never heard of when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents writer/performer  in his Hollywood Fringe hit show The Great Satan Speaks! An Evening w…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:36PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Works by Linda Sibio at Craft Contemporary by Pauline Adamek

Craft Contemporary presents Economics of Suffering: Part IV, the final installment in artist Linda Sibio’s interdisciplinary project that combines intensely intricate drawings, paintings, …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:24AM
Friday, November 17, 2023

Disney In Concert – “The Sound of Magic” at the Soraya by Pauline Adamek

Celebrating 100 Years of the Walt Disney Company, a special concert is happening at the Soraya on Saturday November 18, 2023, with two performances: one at 3PM and the other at 8PM. Disne…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 09:48PM
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Los Angeles Ballet by Pauline Adamek

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) announces new Artistic Director Melissa Barak’s first fully programmed season for the Company. The 2023/2024 program marks LAB’s eighteenth season. LAB’s A…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:06PM
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Super Natural Family International Cookbook by Pauline Adamek

The newest cookbook from award-winning author Nancy Mehagian is the Super Natural Family International Cookbook: A Healthy and Playful Global Recipe Collection. Best known for her vivid …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:25PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Fall exhibitions at Skirball Cultural Center by Pauline Adamek

Continuing their mission to create retrospectives that bring awareness to important historical and cultural events, the Skirball Cultural Center has opened its Fall 2023 season of exhibition…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:13PM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Latinx New Play Festival at La Jolla Playhouse, October by Pauline Adamek

The sixth Latinx New Play Festival will take place at La Jolla Playhouse, October 27 – 29, 2023. The Latinx New Play Festival expands the presence of Latinx stories and artists on the A…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:07PM

William Blake: Visionary at the Getty by Pauline Adamek

English poet, painter, and printmaker—a remarkable artist, William Blake (1757–1827) was singular in his preoccupations. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, William Blake is now co…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:07PM

Crenshaw Street party!  Taste of Soul 2023 by Pauline Adamek

A day of family, food and fellowship, Taste of Soul 2023 is happening again this weekend. For the past 18 years, Taste of Soul has provided happy times for millions of attendees. Festiva…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:07PM

Matt Locke – mixed media works by Pauline Adamek

The complex and inventive works of artist Matt Locke are currently enjoying a private exhibition at Knoll House, located in a private cul-de-sac in Pasadena: Oak Knoll Terrace in Pasadena.…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:07PM
Friday, October 13, 2023

Turn It Out with Tiler Peck & Friends – The Soraya by Pauline Adamek

Cutting a swath through Southern California, that includes two nights at The Soraya in Los Angeles, is a dance evening that promises to be a memorable one. Turn It Out with Tiler Peck &a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 09:33PM
Friday, October 6, 2023

“This, and My Heart” A Portrait of Emily Dickinson – Verdi Chorus by Pauline Adamek

The poetry of Emily Dickinson has inspired books, films, and  plays – and now, the Verdi Chorus is kicking off its 40th anniversary season, by presenting with the Sahm Family Foundation…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:07PM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

John Waters: Pope of Trash – exhibition at Academy Museum by Pauline Adamek

John Waters: Pope of Trash comes to the Academy Museum! This super-fun exhibition is NOW OPEN and runs through August 2024.  Showcasing the cinematic genius of off-beat octogenarian (!) …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:19PM
Monday, September 25, 2023

Martha Graham Centenary, at The Soraya by Pauline Adamek

Founded in 1926, the Martha Graham Dance Company is the oldest dance company in America. Over the past hundred or so years, the cutting-edge company has helped develop many famous dancers …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:13PM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Chamber and Recital Season 2023/24 – LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

Virtuosi in recital! The Los Angeles Philharmonic 2023/24 season is chock-full of exciting concerts and celebrity artist appearances. The following season’s highlights will be perform…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:07PM

Destination Crenshaw by Pauline Adamek

New paint, new art—a new celebration! From the press release: The Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission has approved plans for the legendary RTN Crew, creators of the iconic 787-f…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:03PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards