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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

More free books! by Pauline Adamek

Poetry, novels, romance, classics — there is a wealth of literature available online. Browse works by Mark Twain, Emily Dickinson, Joseph Conrad, William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer, …

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Free cooking shows! by Pauline Adamek

If you’ve always dreamed of cooking along with Julia Child, now’s your chance! The French Chef — every episode of the classic PBS TV show that taught American home cooks how to pre…

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Free bedtime stories! by Pauline Adamek

International superstar Dolly Parton has concocted the Goodnight With Dolly video series to read us bedtime stories when everyone needs them more than ever!  The library’s announcement…

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Free sea life! by Pauline Adamek

Available to dreamily view now — live video streams from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Although @MontereyAq is closed, their webcams are still streaming. Until they reopen, viewers can…

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Free art! by Pauline Adamek

Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000 artworks freely available to the public on their collections website. Artists wi…

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Free concerts! by Pauline Adamek

The Philharmonie Berlin is closed until 19 April to help contain the coronavirus. But the orchestra will continue to play for you – in the Digital Concert Hall. The Berliner Philharmoniker…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master at the Getty by Pauline Adamek

Announcing an extremely rare opportunity to view a major collection of drawings by master Florentine artist Michelangelo, now on exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum. The exhaustively deta…

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Sweet Land review by Pauline Adamek

Known for their site-specific operatic works, with elaborate mobile staging, The Industry returns to Los Angeles with a new work about Imperial invasion. Intending to unravel the accepted na…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Four Larks’ spectacular ‘Frankenstein’ opera by Pauline Adamek

Four Larks’ riveting one-act opera Frankenstein is a visual and aural treat that engages you from beginning to end with its marvelous staging, haunting music and mesmerizing performances. …

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50th Anniversary Celebration of Family Theatre at SM Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Critically acclaimed Family Theatre Musical Matinee Series continues its 50th anniversary celebration at Santa Monica Playhouse with the return of the swingin’, toe-tapping musical comedy…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Camila Meza & The Nectar Orchestra at the Soraya by Pauline Adamek

The Soraya’s intimate onstage Jazz Club continues with the extraordinary Camila Meza who will take to the stage and perform with LA’s own wild Up, sitting in with The Nectar Orchestr…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

“Lady Day” at Ebony Rep by Pauline Adamek

Clutching a cocktail as she emerges onto the dimly lit nightclub stage, resplendent in a white satin gown with long white gloves, Karole Foreman channels tragic Blues legend Billie Holliday …

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

YoungArts—Scholars in the Arts nominees announced by Pauline Adamek

National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced the nominees for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who…

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Wajatta launches new album at NHM First Fridays by Pauline Adamek

Wajatta is the musical duo of beat-boxer/comedian/musician Reggie Watts and electronic music artist/DJ/producer John Tejada. The guys’ second single of their second album is out, and…

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In Full Bloom: Transcending Gender by Pauline Adamek

In Full Bloom: Transcending Gender is a documentary that follows the courageous journey of thirteen transgender and two gay actors as they transform their lives through the use of monologue…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Real Estate developers as a villains – tropes in storytelling by Pauline Adamek

Regarding the depiction of real estate developers in film and on TV, it’s common to see the developer presented as the antagonist — the villain. Why is this common trope so enduring? …

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

AFTERNOON OF PEACE at the Aratani Theatre, Little Tokyo by Pauline Adamek

Announcing a One-Day-ONLY performance of AFTERNOON OF PEACE, a multi-media live event that tells the story of the atom bomb survivors — known as Hibakusha — of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  …

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Cirque – “Volta” by Pauline Adamek

Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta.” Courtesy Cirque du Soleil, Photo by Matt Beard. Dazzling spectacle, breathtaking artistry, effortless grace and elegance – you can experience all the…

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“After Parkland” – powerful doc to screen in over 100 cities by Pauline Adamek

Kino Lorber announces a nationwide Day of Conversation screenings of documentary AFTER PARKLAND on February 12, 2020 to commemorate the second anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

27th Annual LA Women’s Theatre Fest “2020 VISION!” in March by Pauline Adamek

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) marks 27 years of producing well over 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe. The …

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Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal: “Dance Me” at The Broad Stage by Pauline Adamek

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM) performing its original work Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me, a dance performance about the famed p…

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The “Science of Horror” at National History Museum by Pauline Adamek

Now on view at National History Museum, from OCTOBER 10, 2019 through APRIL 19, 2020 (free with paid museum admission and Free for Members) is the Science of Horror exhibition. We all s…

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The Industry’s “Sweet Land” opening in February by Pauline Adamek

The Industry–the company that created the groundbreaking operatic events Invisible Cities and Hopscotch–now brings you a grotesque historical pageant that disrupts the dominant narrat…

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Long Beach Opera’s “Dream Variation” at the California African American Museum by Pauline Adamek

Long Beach Opera (LBO)’s new “UnGala” series continues with Dream Variation–A celebration of Black Composers through history. Dream Variation will play for One Night Only on Satur…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Carlo Ponti by Pauline Adamek

Poetry combined with exquisite classical music–what a delightful combination! I interviewed Maestro Carlo Ponti in 2015, not long after he formed his Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra. T…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Antaeus Playwrights Lab get readings at ‘LAB RESULTS’ mini-fest by Pauline Adamek

Six new plays by award-winning, mid-career writers get developmental readings over the course of two weekends as part of Antaeus Theatre Company’s second annual LAB RESULTS series. …

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Ballet at the Soraya in February by Pauline Adamek

Calling all ballet and dance aficionadi!! Two magnificent, world-class ballets can be experienced at The Soraya in Northridge next month, during February. Once again, The Younes and Soraya …

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Industry to present “Sweet Land” by Pauline Adamek

The Industry and its Artistic Director Yuval Sharon have announced the world premiere of a new project, Sweet Land. Sweet Land brings together composers Raven Chacon and Du Yun, librettis…

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Four-artist show at Corey Helford Gallery by Pauline Adamek

Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is proud to announce a four-artist show with Iowa-based Vietnamese painter and illustrator Bao Pham, international award-winning Canada-ba…

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Night of Ideas at the NHM by Pauline Adamek

The Los Angeles program for Night of Ideas (La Nuit des Idées), an annual, worldwide event that celebrates the stream of ideas between countries, cultures, and generations. The Natural Hist…

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“White Christmas” sing along with the LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

Perfect outing for the holiday season! Get dolled up in your snazzy best outfit and sing along to White Christmas with Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen. The LA Philharmo…

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