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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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“Swan Lake” at the Ahmanson by Pauline Adamek

Featuring direction and choreography by Matthew Bourne and set to music by Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake is an audacious reimagining of the classical ballet. The New Adventures production of Matthe…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Block Party at the Kirk by Pauline Adamek

Center Theatre Group has selected two local productions for the fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from March 18 through April 19, 2020.…

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

“Key Largo” at the Geffen Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

A flash of lightning and a loud crash of thunder makes the entrance of Andy Garcia extra dramatic part way through Act One. L-R Joely Fisher, Andy Garcia, Danny Pino, Louis Mustillo, and…

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Candlelight and Carols – 75th annual holiday concert by Pauline Adamek

Friends of Music at Pasadena Presbyterian Church presents the 75th annual Candlelight and Carols on Saturday, December 7 at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. As with all Friends of Music concerts, th…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

“The 7 Stages of Grieving” at Skylight Theatre by Pauline Adamek

The stage is set with a pile of sand, some rocks, a wooden box with hinges, all flooded by a deep cobalt blue pool of light. What follows is an intimate monologue that conveys the grief of A…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Imagine Project present “The Tale of Turandot” by Pauline Adamek

THE TALE OF TURANDOT, Imagine Project Family Theatre (Photo Credit Ed Krieger) A sparkling star descends and sprays fairy dust (thanks to the magic of Lily Bartenstein’s effective video…

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17th annual “La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin” by Pauline Adamek

A Los Angeles holiday tradition starring Esperanza America (Latino Theatre Company’s The Mother of Henry, A Mexican Trilogy) as the Virgin and featuring over 100 actors, singers and ind…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Siegfried Tieber – the magic of “Red Thread” by Pauline Adamek

Photo by Will Haraldson. Ecuadorian-born, Los Angeles-based illusionist Siegfried Tieber is currently performing his new magic show in Downtown LA. Best known for his close-up card wor…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Sonia De Los Santos performs “La Golondrina: A Musical Journey” at the Wallis by Pauline Adamek

Sonia De Los Santos, hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin children’s music artists you should know,” makes her debut at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with La…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

“Troy” – World premier at Hero Theatre by Pauline Adamek

Hero Theatre is presenting the world premier of Troy by playwright Amina Henry. Troy, a musical riff on The Trojan Women, chronicles the story of a single-mother struggling to save her fa…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

“Loch na hEala (Swan Lake)” at Royce Hall by Pauline Adamek

Teaċ Daṁsa Company photos. UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teaċ Daṁsa’s Loch na hEala (Swan Lake) on Sat, Nov 9, at 8 p.m…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

“Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story” at the Getty by Pauline Adamek

Currently on view at the Getty Center are two photo exhibitions that trace a theme of photographers who return to their subject over the years. Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story continues …

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“A Very Merry Magic Mania” at the SM Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

It was a well-heeled but raucous crowd at the Magic Castle last Saturday night in the Peller Room—one of the intimate, downstairs rooms with a low ceiling and raked seating for about 40 pe…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Bill Irwin “On Beckett” by Pauline Adamek

Legendary clown and physical actor Bill Irwin has crafted a delightfully wonderful solo-show devoted to the prose of existential playwright Samuel Beckett. Humbly inhabiting a sparse stage (…

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Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations at Forest Lawn by Pauline Adamek

In four authentic and family-friendly Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations, Forest Lawn brings traditional Mexican Day of the Dead customs to life. The lively community festiv…

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6th Annual FREE Latin Jazz & Music Festival by Pauline Adamek

Councilmember Gilbert A. Cedillo, First District, will present his 6th Annual FREE Latin Jazz & Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.…

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Bridge Projects by Pauline Adamek

Bridge Projects is a new exhibition space with programming on contemporary art, art history, spirituality, and living religious traditions. Pictured above: Phillip K. Smith III10 COLUMNS…

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“Latin History for Morons” by Pauline Adamek

John Leguizamo in “Latin History for Morons.” Photo by Matthew Murphy. With his spiky, snarky observations and occasional profane language, John Leguizamo brings his style of comedy-…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Reseda Rising Art Walk – 4th annual festival by Pauline Adamek

The Reseda Rising Art Walk returns for its 4th year to fill the historic Sherman Way corridor with art, music, crafts, dance, food, beer and Valley pride this September 21. Initiated by Coun…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Sacred Fools announces its first all-female co-Artistic Director team by Pauline Adamek

Photo by Jaime Robledo. Sacred Fools has announced their first all-female co-Artistic Director team in the theater company’s history. Newly appointed are Adriana Colón, Aviva Press…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Laguna Dance Festival in September by Pauline Adamek

For its 15th season, the Laguna Dance Festival will present a trio of performances Sept. 27–29: Parsons Dance Company from New York City, RUBBERBAND from Montreal, and Ballet West from Sa…

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“American Standard” at Highways in Santa Monica by Pauline Adamek

Highways Performance Space presents American Standard: A Story of Enough, written by and starring Lilly Bright. Directed by award-winning soloist performer, Valerie Hager, American Stand…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Albie Selznick’s ‘Magic Monday’ at the SM Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Albie Selznick’s ‘Magic Monday’ continues at the Santa Monica Playhouse. The popular series of performances has been extended through September 30, 2019. The magic continues at the Sa…

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sankai Juku at Royce Hall by Pauline Adamek

All photos courtesy of Sankai Juku. Meguri is a meditative visual poem by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku’s acclaimed artistic director, that reflects on the passage of time through imagery a…

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