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The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Concert Orchestra 10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Featuring student soloist Melody Ko (Scripps '16), violin
Bruch, Violin Concerto &
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G minor
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Dido & Aeneas/Bluebeard10/25/2014 - 11/15/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
A riveting pairing of one-act masterpieces, written more than two centuries apart, explores the fine line between devotion and obsession. In Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, an intimately scaled tragedy, a queen falls prey to the machinations of a formidable enemy, losing her heart to a man who abruptly abandons her. In Bartók’s suspenseful orchestral showpiece Bluebeard's Castle, an impulsive young bride turns her back on her family, only to uncover increasingly dark truths about her new husband.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Mummenschanz: Musicians of SilenceSaturday, 10/25/2014
Enter a world of magical possibilities, where inspiring illusions are sculpted with shadow and light, colorful masks and props, and incredible forms to captivate audiences of all ages! Originally founded in France more than four decades ago, the artistry of the Swiss theatre company MUMMENSCHANZ transcends cultural barriers with its unique non-verbal theatrical style!
State Street Ballet - Santa Barbara - Presents:State Street Ballet - ScheherazadeSaturday, 10/25/2014
(Santa Barbara, September 17, 2014) –When the Sultan demands a new story from his alluring captive, Scheherazade, the story she tells him is not what he expects! On October 25, State Street Ballet
will unveil the World Premiere of its newest ballet, Scheherazade, at The Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara.
Titso Fotso - Venice - Presents:Dance Marathon DanceSaturday, 10/25/2014
GALA NIGHT, DANCE CONCERT & AWARDS CEREMONY with Cameroonian & Traditional / Afro-Contemporary Dance Artist Merlin Nyakam
Grand Park - Los Angeles - Presents:Noche De OfrendaSaturday, 10/25/2014
Grand Park teams up with East LA’s’ own Self Help Graphics & Art to present a ceremony honoring the dead that brings forth the spirit of Los Angeles.
College of the Canyons - Santa Clarita - Presents:Jason Latimer: World Champion of MagicSaturday, 10/25/2014
An American illusionist best known for starring in six live British television specials on BBC’s “The Magicians,” and winning the overall competition, Jason Latimer excels in sciences across multiple fields. From shaping water into objects and then popping them, to bending light with his bare hands, to levitating liquids, to animating drawings on his skin, Latimer is truly one of a kind.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Icaro starring Daniele Finzi Pasca10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Written, Directed and Performed by Daniele Finzi Pasca
An epic fantasy about cheating reality with imagination... and learning to fly!
John Knutson - Morro Bay - Presents:Fall Festival of Choirs at Cuesta CollegeSunday, 10/26/2014
Featuring the Cuesta Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Voce, and Encore. These award-winning choirs will cover all the bases, including Gospel, Jazz, Mendelssohn, and a premier of a new work. Directed by John Knutson and Cassandra Tarantino.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Cabaret at The Merc: Songs I'll Never SingSunday, 10/26/2014
Cabaret at The Merc will present a hilarious evening of miscast musical moments! Featuring one of the most talented casts we've ever assembled, the evening will allow these seasoned performers to tackle songs they would otherwise never (and we mean NEVER) get to sing on the theatrical stage.
REDCAT - LOS ANGELES - Presents:Strings and SerpentsSunday, 10/26/2014
Jazz pianists, Andy Milne, and Benoît Delbecq a.k.a The Crystal Magnets, partner with the Japanese koto duo TsuguKaji-KOTO, along with Saki Murotani’s projected animation, to perform Strings and Serpents. This 75-minute epic draws on the Rainbow Serpent myth, as it opens new multilayered dialogues between East and West, sight and sound.
Vanguard University - Costa Mesa - Presents:Metamorphoses10/24/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
A Contemporary Drama presents stunning imagery and breathtaking storytelling
By Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Susan K. Berkompas
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Benita Bike's DanceArt at Brand LibrarySunday, 10/26/2014
Interactive dance performance for the curious and dance-loving!
“In the Garden,” where a lost ancient garden is brought to life, the quirky, humorous “Through the Lens,” and ever popular “Southern Memories” set to traditional music of the Southern United States.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - ARTISTRYSunday, 10/26/2014
Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G major
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
AYS returns to LACMA’s Sundays Live with a sextet showcasing the caliber of artistry AYS promotes, featuring AYS principal string players and Maestro Alexander Treger on violin.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Halloween Silent Film at the Spreckels OrganSunday, 10/26/2014
The Spreckels Organ Society presents a free Halloween screening of the silent film classic Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney, with organist Russ Peck accompanying the action on the great Spreckels Organ.
Friday Oct 31, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30. Free admission, Snacks available.
The Music Departments at Pomona and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:Art Songs from ArgentinaFriday, 10/24/2014
Ursula Maria Kleinecke-Boyer, soprano
Vernon Snyder, piano
This is a short, lunch-time program featuring art songs from Argentina by Esnaola, López-Buchardo, Guastavino, and Ginastera.
This recital will be brief but packed with emotion, funny stories, and it will end with a bang!
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Joshua Bell in Recital Sunday, 10/26/2014
Chamber Music Society: Bartók and More
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Tuesday October 28 8:00 pm
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Trip to Bountiful9/17/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
“THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is one trip you MUST take! We don’t get to see this caliber of acting in Los Angeles that often. It’s a privilege to witness this all-star cast at work. Tony Award winning Cicely Tyson received one of the loudest and longest standing ovations that I can recall at the Ahmanson....
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Cathedrals of Sound10/23/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
An evening of awe and inspiration: Bathe in waves of sound — including the mighty William J. Gillespie Concert Organ — as Respighi’s orchestration of stained-glass windows comes to life! Then, the rich, sonorous voices of the Norbertine Fathers, performing the chants that inspired Duruflé.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:UCLA Philharmonia Thursday, 10/23/2014
Neal Stulberg, conductor
Bizet: Symphony in C
Stravinsky: "Petrushka" (1947)
The Association of Arts Management, Marketing & Development Professionals - Los Angeles - Presents:Winning in the New World - National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference 10/23/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Winning in the New World
The new world of rapidly changing demographics and breakthrough technologies requires an obsessive audience and partner focus and a new set of metrics. This is the conference where you and your team will refine the skills necessary to align your revenue-generating efforts with your patrons’ lifestyles and goals.
On-line registration closes on Monday, October 21st.
Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Forever10/16/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Harlem, Père Lachaise Cemetery, rock ’n’ roll, Jim Morrison, Richard Wright, poetry and ghosts. Celebrated playwright/performer Dael Orlandersmith returns to the Douglas for a limited world premiere run of her newest play, Forever, prior to its New York debut.
"Dael Orlandersmith is impressive!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:Pippin10/21/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical!
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:The Dream of the Burning Boy 10/23/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
By David West Read.
Directed by Edward Edwards.
A high school overachiever suddenly dies, exposing a secret that could destroy those left behind. Searing yet surprisingly funny, The Dream of the Burning Boy is about finding the strength to move on and the courage to live without regret.
Odyssey & New American Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Othello10/24/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Three of L.A.’s most venerable artistic directors come together when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Ron Sossi, artistic director) and The New American Theatre (Jack Stehlin, artistic director) present a bold new production of Shakespeare’s Othello, directed by Rogue Machine artistic director John Perrin Flynn.
Crown City Theatre Co. - North Hollywood - Presents:CABARET, the musical10/3/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Travel back with writer Cliff Bradshaw to that little German Cabaret. It's the 1930's and the Nazis are rising to power, but that's only politics to the seedy nightlife at the Kit Kat Klub a place of decadent celebration. The Emcee and the Kit Kat Girls warm up the audience as Cliff recalls arriving in Berlin a young writer coming to work on his Novel.
Chapman University College of Performing Arts - Orange - Presents:Opera Chapman Presents: The Glory of French Grand Opera10/17/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Artistic direction - Director of Operatic Studies, Dr. Peter Atherton
Stage direction - Artist-in-Residence Carol Neblett and Dr. Christian Nova
Musical direction - Dr. Paul Floyd
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:FALL DANCE THEATRE10/23/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Join us for this brave adventure in story-telling, dreams, desires, lyricism, love and loss. Escape your daily routine and embrace
this eclectic gathering of stolen moments and memorable, lyrical movement. “You have to love dancing…that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” Merce Cunningham
Los Angeles Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Get Your Phil: Salonen, Saariaho & SibeliusFriday, 10/24/2014
LA Phil: Get Your Phil Dinner & Concert Packages
Experience the musical exhilaration of a Los Angeles Philharmonic concert at iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall, and make a night of it! Take advantage of an exclusive multi-course, prix fixe dinner at one of Downtown L.A.’s top restaurants for only $25*. Just make your reservation when you purchase a concert ticket.
L.A. Dance Project - Los Angeles - Presents:L.A. Dance Project Returns to the Theater at Ace Hotel10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
L.A. Dance Project returns to the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown LA with a brand new program. The program includes a new piece by Benjamin Millepied with music by Philip Glass, the U.S. premiere of Morgan’s Last Chug choreographed by Emanuel Gat as well as the reprise of the highly acclaimed Quintett by William Forsythe with music by Gavin Bryars and costumes by Stephen Galloway.
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Young Frankenstein9/26/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
DOMA Theatre Company is back with another Broadway smash hit musical. Young Frankenstein, adapted for the stage by the Tony award-winning team of Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (The Producers) from the 1974 cult comedy film by Brooks and Gene Wilder, opens Sept. 26 at the MET Theatre in Hollywood.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Choir Boy 9/16/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
The Geffen Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy, by MacArthur Fellow, Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Trip Cullman, which opens September 26 in the Gil Cates Theatre at the Geffen Playhouse.
Camarillo Skyway Playhouse - Camarillo - Presents:Jesus Christ Superstar10/3/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
The international sensation JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR comes to Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, directed by its' Artistic Director! Lyrics by Tim Rice ("The Lion King") and Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Evita"), the acclaimed rock opera plays from October 3rd - November 9th.
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:Ragtime : The Musical 10/10/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
This Tony Award winning musical is not only a powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America, but a relevant tale for today. This musical intertwines the stories of three extraordinary families, as they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to be an American.
GJK Productions - San Diego - Presents:National Comedy Theatre9/26/2014 - 1/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
San Diego's nationally acclaimed improv comedy show performs every Thursday through Sunday evening.
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Picasso at the Lapin Agile10/10/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre presents Steve Martin’s PICASSO AT LAPIN AGILE, the hilarious absurdist comedy that brings together some of the most influential minds of the 20th century. Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein meet in a Parisian bar, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.
LEXIKAT ARTISTS & MB ARTISTS in association with THE NOHO ARTS CENTER ENSEMBLE - North Hollywood - Presents:SCARY MUSICAL The Musical9/26/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Someone is killing off the Drama Club of Vera Miles High School, everyone is a suspect and you decide who the killer is!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Royale10/4/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905, and in the segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:True West9/25/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
By Sam Shepard
Directed by Sean Murray
Ultimate Sibling Rivalry
Austin simply wants to focus on finishing his screenplay. But when his petty-thief of a brother, Lee, barges into a meeting with a producer and hijacks Austin's script, it sets off a sibling war to rival Cain and Abel as both brothers struggle for identity.
Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Three Steinways, Six Hands, One Night! Wednesday, 11/5/2014
Exciting ensemble performances and solos with 2009 Solo winner Stanislav Khristenko, 2011 Intermediate Solo & Concerto winner Tristan Teo (age 16) and 2013 Concerto winner Yunkyung Yoon - Ensemble program includes Bach sonata for 3 pianists Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Fool for Love9/24/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
By Sam Shepard
Directed by Sean Murray
Passionate, Sexy, Intense
"Sam Shepard's purest and most beautiful play."
New York Daily News
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Batsheva Dance Company 50th Anniversary Tour: Sadeh 2111/1/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
An explosive physical journey rich in sensations from one of the most influential dance companies in the world.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Germany's Famed Windsbacher KnabenchorSunday, 10/26/2014
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus presents SoCal debut of acclaimed German boys and mens choir Windsbacher Knabenchor in free concert also featuring LACC’s Concert Choir and Young Men’s Ensemble
Windsbacher’s sppearance is part of 13-day U.S. tour commemorating 25th Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall and Germany’s Reunification
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Los Angeles - Presents:NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO Halloween BashFriday, 10/24/2014
Ghouls, Ghosts and Other Macabre Delights at NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO Halloween Bash
Spooky Surprises also Include Moonlit Performances of
Goose-Bump-Producing Poe and Gorey Stories by Drama After Dark,
Dancing with DJ Johnny Hawkes, Music by Neo-Rockabilly Band So-Cal Rocket Dynamics, "Terrifying" Keeper Talks and Feedings of "Fearsome" Animals
Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:American String QuartetSunday, 10/26/2014
Chamber Music in Historic Sites presents American String Quartet at the MacGowan Mansion in the Historic Adams District.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Get ready to fall in love with the most adorable little mouse!
John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins, and Laura Hill - Los Angeles - Presents:COCK by Mike Bartlett9/27/2014 - 11/3/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Rogue Machine presents the Los Angeles Premiere of
COCK by Mike Bartlett
“COCK is a captivating and emotional battle of the sexes and sexuality. The script, staging, direction, and acting all are excellent. It is one of our FEATURED events. One of the best plays we have seen in 2014. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:La Jolla Music Society presents the Hagen QuartetSaturday, 10/25/2014
La Jolla Music Society opens it’s 46th season Revelle Chamber Music Series with the Hagen Quartet.
KCRW - Los Angeles - Presents:Alice RussellFriday, 10/24/2014
Critically hailed as one of the best soul voices of our time, British singer Alice Russell brings her distinctive sound and powerhouse vocals to the Skirball in celebration of influential music label Tru Thoughts’ fifteenth anniversary.
ArtPower! UC San Diego - La Jolla - Presents:Minguet QuartetThursday, 10/23/2014
One of Europe’s most sought-after quartets, the Minguet Quartet takes its name from Pablo Minguet, an eighteenth-century Spanish philosopher who tried in his writings to make the fine arts accessible to the masses.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert ChoirFriday, 10/24/2014
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers, conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe, presents Chiaroscuro, an evening of varied music in conjunction with the USC Thornton Concert Choir.
Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura - Presents:2 Pianos 4 Hands10/15/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
“Two very impressive musicians and funny actors delight the audience in 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Gibson Dunn Rush Hour Concerts10/23/2014 - 4/16/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
Wind down after work with a glass of wine and the world’s most beautiful music, performed by the brightest stars of the future from the Colburn Conservatory of Music, Music Academy and the Community School.
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Sweeney Todd in Concert10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
Stephen Sondheim’s thrilling musical masterpiece, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” will be presented in-concert with a full 22-piece orchestra and costumed cast. Featuring all the spectacular music from this Tony Award-winning classic tale of revenge, the darkly funny, macabre show has awed audiences around the world.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Symphony: New Music for OrchestraThursday, 10/23/2014
USC Thornton Composition faculty Donald Crockett leads the USC Thornton Symphony in this exciting concert featuring orchestral works by student composers.
CIJ MEDIA - Los Angeles - Presents:Italian Pianist Domenico CodispotiThursday, 10/23/2014
Domenico Codispoti is from Rome, Italy and at only 38 years old, hi is already became one of the most remarkable young pianist of this century. Hailed by international critics as “one of the greatest Italian talents of today.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroThursday, 10/23/2014
Back by Popular Demand
Hawaii's Ukulele Genius
“With his imagination and remarkable skill, Shimabukuro proves that the ukulele can handle any genre in his hands, the ‘little guitar’ sings.” NPR
John Perrin Flynn, Elina de Santos, Laura Hill, and Marni Ayers Where: - Los Angeles - Presents:Nice Things10/4/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
As the economy falls apart, military recruiters are offering paychecks and school tuition with the promise of a better life. But, at what cost? Staff Sergeant Bobbie Jo Gunning recruited Amy Mellinger’s fiancée who served in Afghanistan. Neither of them are sleeping well these days.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Venus in Fur10/5/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 10/23/2014)
“The script is brilliant! The acting is brilliant! VENUS IN FUR is one seductively brilliant play and is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” - Performing Arts LIVE
by David Ives
directed by Casey Stangl
Auditioning for the stage version of a 19th century erotic novel, Vanda mysteriously becomes her character. But will the power play for sexual dominance be limited to the stage?
Los Angeles LGBT Center - Hollywood - Presents:The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?9/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/24/2014)
The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center at the Los Angeles LGBT Center presents Edward Albee's celebrated play "The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?"