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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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REDCAT Fall of 2019 by Pauline Adamek

Photo: Maria Baranova. REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, announces the adventurous Fall of 2019, beginning on September 12-15, 2019 with the Los Angeles premiere…

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Applications now open for The Music Center’s Spotlight Program by Pauline Adamek

Pictured above – Spotlight 2019 Grand Prize Finalists. Southern California high school students interested in the performing arts can now apply to be a part of The Music Center’s Spotl…

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Boston Court Pasadena’s Fall Music Series by Pauline Adamek

Boston Court Pasadena’s Fall Music Series is set for September 20 through Octpber 26, 2019. Boston Court Pasadena continues their 2019 Music Season with the Fall Music Series featuring of…

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The BINGE Fringe Festival of Free Theatre at SM Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

The BINGE Fringe Festival of Free Theatre is happening at the Santa Monica Playhouse from October 12 to 27, 2019. Encore performances of the festival faves will be staged November 15, 2019. …

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Muse ’til Midnight at LACMA by Pauline Adamek

Muse `til Midnight Muse ’til Midnight: The Allure of Music A Summer After-hours Party LACMA’s annual dance party will be curated by independent record label Ninja Tune and internet radio…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

“Frankenstein” at ANW by Pauline Adamek

Pictured (L-R): Katie Rodriguez, Michael Manuel, Ensemble. Production photos by Craig Schwartz. Nick Dear’s theatrical version of Mary Shelly’s classic Gothic fable Frankenstein opens d…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

“DIRTY TRICKS w/ The New Bad Boys of Magic” at Three Clubs by Pauline Adamek

The New Bad Boys of Magic are Daniel Donohue and Eric Siegel, a pair of magicians who are currently hosting a variety show called Dirty Tricks one Sunday per month at the Three Clubs cocktai…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

AN EVENING WITH VICKIE SHAW by Pauline Adamek

AN EVENING WITH VICKIE SHAW Comedy Show & After Party! Saturday, August 10, 2019 8pm The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Andrea Meyerson Prod…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

“Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983” at the Broad by Pauline Adamek

Artwork by Barbara Jones-Hogu. The Broad is offering select free access opportunities for Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983. The internationally acclaimed exhibitio…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Short+Sweet – global festival returns to Hollywood by Pauline Adamek

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 12! You still have time to enter your English or Spanish language play, Independent Theatre Company Production or Short Film to Short+Sweet Hollywood. Short+Sweet …

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Accidental Joy: A New Musical at The Montalbán by Pauline Adamek

Minimal sets, minimal costumes—monumental entertainment! Accidental Joy: A New Musical (a workshop production) is coming to The Montalbán for a one-night-only engagement on Saturday, Ju…

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The Roots at the Bowl by Pauline Adamek

The legendary hip-hop crew The Roots will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking album Things Fall Apart, with a concert at the Bowl this summer. The album’s evolutionary …

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

DUST: Permutations on the Unknown at the Ivy Substation by Pauline Adamek

Deborah Brockus, director of BrockusRED, has choreographed DUST: Permutations of the Unknown In collaboration with visual artist Richelle Gribble, and composers Peter Askrim and Zac Greenb…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

“The Living Room” at the Fringe by Pauline Adamek

Theatre Review by Brian Sonia-Wallace. Clown co-conspirators Amrita Dhaliwal and Gemma Soldati have created a madcap piss-take clothed in the profundity of death. The audience enters to a ve…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Chrissie Hynde at the Bowl by Pauline Adamek

Formidable front-person for the edgy, post-punk outfit The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde has proved an enduring presence on the rock scene for decades. This summer she will take the stage at t…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Vanishing Stepwells of India – Lecture at Royce Hall, UCLA by Pauline Adamek

VICTORIA LAUTMAN ON THE VANISHING STEPWELLS OF INDIA Talk / Lecture 2:00 to 3:00PM Sunday, June 23, 2019 This lecture is free to attend at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. India’s palaces, fort…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

DRUMLine Live at the Bowl by Pauline Adamek

DRUMLine Live, most recently seen in Beyoncé’s acclaimed film Homecoming documenting her Coachella performances, bring their rhythms, beats, and energy – and choreographed routines – …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

“Harvey” at Laguna Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Playwright Mary Chase’s whimsical and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy from 1944—Harvey—is now playing at the Laguna Playhouse, with French Stewart charmingly inhabiting the role of Elwo…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

The Blank Theatre’s Annual Young Playwrights Festival. by Pauline Adamek

Every June, The Blank Theatre produces the 12 best plays by playwrights ages 14 to 19, chosen from a nationwide competition. The 12 best plays are chosen by a panel of theatre professionals …

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Monday, May 27, 2019

Summer concerts at Mt. Wilson Observatory by Pauline Adamek

The third season of Mt. Wilson Observatory’s Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome has commenced, and continues on the first Sunday of each month. The next concert is this Sunday, June 2.…

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