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LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Joshua Bell Tuesday, 8/11/2015
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Joshua Bell, conductor/violin
Joshua Bell, one of America’s greatest violinists, plays the beautiful Bruch concerto and makes his LA Phil conducting debut with music that audiences have taken to their hearts.
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division - Santa Monica - Presents:Jazz on the Lawn Concert Series8/2/2015 - 8/30/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 8/9/2015)
The 10th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series returns Sundays in August from 5-7pm in Stewart Street Park. Come dance, relax, and enjoy lively music in the park. Bring a picnic basket or grab something to eat from one of the food trucks. This year’s lineup includes: the Nate Birkey Quintet, Estaire Godinez, Louie Cruz Beltran, the California Feetwarmers, and Brasil Brazil.
The Music Guild - Los Angeles (Brentwood) - Presents:SummerFest 15 presents Saguaro Piano Trio Sunday, 8/9/2015
Schubert: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, D. 898
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2
Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery7/24/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
A wildly inventive adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles makes its West Coast premiere.
One of America’s great comic playwrights, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy for You) brings to life literature’s most famous detective—the inimitable Sherlock Holmes.
Idyllwild Arts Foundation - Los Angeles - Presents:The 2015 Summer Concert FinaleSaturday, 8/8/2015
Program Includes -
Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, Leonore Overture No. 3, Berlioz, Beatrice & Benedict Overture
Conductor, Larry Livingston, USC Thornton School of Music
Excerpts from Handel's Messiah with a professional chamber ensemble and soloists
Conductor, Joseph Modica, University of Redlands
Gregory Cherninsky - Beverly Hills - Presents:Beverly Hills International Music Festival 8/4Tuesday, 8/4/2015
Tuesday, August 4th • 7:30pm
905 Loma Vista Drive • Beverly Hills, CA. 90210
Chamber Music Evening
Featuring the music of: Richard Strauss, Templeton, Goepfart and Bizet.
FUSE Modern Dance Company - Brea - Presents:SYNTHESIS8/7/2015 - 8/8/2015 (next performance: Friday, 8/7/2015)
SYNTHESIS- An Evening of Dance Theatre
FUSE Modern Dance Company is putting together their second installment of their show SYNTHESIS, brining choreographers across LA, Orange County, New York, and San Fransisco. These two evenng of dance will showcse two separte programs of modern, contemporary, jazz and ballet works.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Encino - Presents:The Tempest - EncinoWednesday, 8/5/2015
Be swept ashore along with Shakespeare’s crew of valiant and conniving castaways masters and servants, loved and lovelorn. Join this cast of exiles in a magic-filled adventure that will keep you guessing until then end, when your clapping will release The Bard in us all.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum “Americana” Repertory Season 6/6/2015 - 10/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Spectacular venue under Topanga oaks and unrivaled variety of theatrical offerings make Theatricum a must-go summer destination for Angelenos and tourists alike.
The Theatre @ Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Shiv, by Aditi Brennan Kapil7/23/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/5/2015)
This post-Colonial fantasy loosely based on Shiva, the Hindu destroyer god, explores a vividly rendered relationship between a girl becoming a young American woman and the South Asian poet father who inspires and eventually disappoints her.
Levitt Pavilion - Los Angeles - Presents:2015 Summer Concert Season - Levitt Pavilion August8/1/2015 - 8/29/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts Los Angeles at MacArthur Park (LevittLA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2007 to restore the historic band shell in MacArthur Park and present 50 summer concerts annually. Admission is always FREE, making live music and the arts accessible to all.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:USAF Band of the Golden WestWednesday, 8/5/2015
The woodwind quintet from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West will be performing at Brand Library! Music by Sousa, Key, Mozart, Mahler, Grainger and more! Admission is free.
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:New Original Works Festival7/30/2015 - 8/15/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Each summer REDCAT celebrates the vitality of Los Angeles' vibrant and growing community of artists making work for the stage. We transform our theater into an artist-driven creative laboratory where disciplines are challenged and blurred, traditions are re-imagined, and hybrid visions take hold.
This year's three-week festival launches nine new original works by Los Angeles dance, theater, music
ISC - Los Angeles - Presents:Much Ado About Nothing7/30/2015 - 8/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
It is the summer of 1945 in Messina. We find Don Pedro and his battalion enjoying a much-needed respite in Leonato's bomb-riddled villa. While awaiting the nuptials of Claudio and Hero, Don Pedro and his men amuse themselves by playing Cupid between Beatrice, Hero’s witty and sharp-tongued cousin, and confirmed bachelor-for-life Benedick. As the wine flows in Leonato’s villa, discord emerges, judgment is clouded, and passions are set ablaze by the most powerful intoxicant of all: love.
Levitt Pavilion - Pasadena - Presents:2015 Summer Concert Season - Levitt Pavilion Pasadena - August8/1/2015 - 8/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Levitt Pavilion – Greater Los Angeles & Pasadena is to make live music accessible to all, creating stronger and more connected communities, while celebrating the diversity of cultures, promoting appreciation of the arts, and enriching family values through 50 FREE concerts each year per venue.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Hairspray7/10/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 8/7/2015)
You can't stop the beat
Come experience the pure joy of music and uprising in this intimate retelling of the contemporary classic. Full-figured Tracy Turnblad only wants to dance–and dance she does, through her downtrodden neighborhood, through the harsh words of her schoolmates, and through the racial barriers dividing 1960’s Baltimore.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Man Clan8/6/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
One of San Diego’s most accomplished choreographers, Michael Mizerany presents an electrifying night of dance with the West Coast Premiere of his company, Compulsion Dance & Theatre!
Orange County Fair - Costa Mesa - Presents:2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series 7/16/2015 - 8/16/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Enjoy live nightly entertainment as part of the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series.
Music Academy of the West - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music Academy of the West Summer Orchestra Concert Series6/20/2015 - 8/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 8/8/2015)
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:Free Outdoor Concert: SummerFest Under the StarsWednesday, 8/5/2015
Come to the famous La Jolla Cove and join SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin for a free concert to kick off the festival.
Culver City Public Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Moliere's The Would-Be Gentleman7/18/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 8/8/2015)
Culver City Public Theatre presents Moliere’s The Would-Be Gentleman, a classic farce in a series of episodes that revolve around Monsieur Jourdain and his quest to become something he is not: a gentleman. An array of tricksters take advantage of his social ambitions to the amusement of everyone except Madame Jourdain, who keeps her feet firmly planted in reality.
Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce - Seal Beach - Presents:Seal Beach Concert Series7/1/2015 - 8/19/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/5/2015)
The Seal Beach Chamber Summer Concert Series will kick off Wednesdays in July. All concerts are at Eisenhower Park at the foot of the Seal Beach Pier from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays July through Sept.
Each week will be a great and fun environment for attendees of all ages.
Redlands Bowl - Redlands - Presents:Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival 20156/26/2015 - 8/21/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
Redlands Bowl! Not just another music festival...
It's unique... admission-free world class concerts, entirely donor supported.
It's magical... warm summer nights under the stars, beautiful ampitheatre in the park.
It's community... drawing together people of all ages and from all walks of life.
America's oldest continuously running summer music festival at which no admission is charged!
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Phantom of the Opera8/5/2015 - 8/16/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/5/2015)
Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the U.K., Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom Of The Opera, returns to the Center as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.”
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Dogfight 7/16/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/5/2015)
It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Bent7/15/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
Martin Sherman’s profound love story takes audiences into the deepest, darkest moments of one man’s fight to survive gay persecution in 1930s Germany.
“This Broadway-worthy production of BENT is powerful and impressively staged with a cast that is outstanding! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Gregory Cherninsky - Beverly Hills - Presents:Beverly Hills International Music Festival 8/5Wednesday, 8/5/2015
Wednesday, August 5th • 7:30pm
905 Loma Vista Drive • Beverly Hills, CA. 90210
Chamber Music Evening
Featuring the music of: Mozart, Beethoven, Takemitsu, Tchaikovsky, F. Liszt and F. Schubert
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Up Here7/28/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
A MUSICAL COMEDY WITH A LOT ON ITS MIND
Book, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Directed by Alex Timbers
EXTENDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!
July 28 – September 6, 2015
Be Flat Productions & Praxis Limited - Los Angeles - Presents:No Homo7/30/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
First full run of the 2014 Fringe Festival hit by Brandon Baruch, directed by Jessica Hanna.
Music Academy Festival Artists Series - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music Academy and New York Philharmonic PartnershipTuesday, 8/4/2015
Music Academy faculty artists and visiting artists from the New York Philharmonic join forces in the West Coast Premiere of Steve Reich’s Quartet, a duo for clarinets with piano by Ponchielli, contemporary composer Joseph Turrin’s accented Fandango, and a string trio by Erno von Dohnányi, the grandfather of famed conductor Christoph von Dohnányi.
The Colony Theatre - Burbank, CA - Presents:The Fabulous Lipitones7/25/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
A barbershop quartet that's sung together for nearly thirty years suddenly loses their lead singer when he drops dead at a regional competition, belting out a heart-stopping high B-flat in front of the judges. But he holds his note until the end of the song, and the quartet wins!
Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Girlfriend7/12/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
“The heartfelt and witty script patiently deals with the awkwardness and confusion that is apparent when love is in the air for a two gay teens, a closeted jock and a nerdy misfit. The performances are inspiring and the band rocks the house. GIRLFRIEND is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:TARTUFFE by Moliere 7/24/2015 - 8/16/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Coronado Playhouse presents TARTUFFE by Moliere in a translation by Ranjit Bolt
DATES: July 24-August 16, 2015
TIMES: Thursday-Saturday 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach - Presents:Pageant of the Masters "The Pursuit of Happiness"7/6/2015 - 8/31/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants ("living pictures"), incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:A Night with Janis Joplin7/21/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
July 21 - August 16, 2015
The Triumphant Return Direct from Broadway!
MARY BRIDGET DAVIES
Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic - Los Angeles - Presents:Lights, Camera, Action! - Walt Disney Concert HallSunday, 8/9/2015
Imagine all the people sharing Cal Phil in peace…
Maestro Vener & Cal Phil play music that made Jurassic Park, Star Wars & Psycho Hollywood classics. Plus, Korngold’s romantic Violin Concerto, the thrilling finale of Shostakovich’s 5th Symphony & the world premiere of rogerallenward's 2nd Symphony.
Extra butter for your popcorn?
Gustafson Dance - Santa Barbara - Presents:Summer Celebration of DanceFriday, 8/7/2015
Gustafson Dance presesnts a Summer Celebration of Dance
Friday, August 7th at 6 pm
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Summer Sounds World Music for Kids (Brazil)8/3/2015 - 8/7/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 8/4/2015)
SummerSounds is a fun-filled, four-week series of lively concerts combined with art workshops. Join our dynamic hosts as they lead you on a journey to discover music, dance and art from cultures around the world.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Odyssey Theatre & Evidence Room - Los Angeles - Presents:A False Servant7/11/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Seduction, money and power are all on fine display in Marivaux’s sly 18th century romp. A young girl dresses as a man to learn more about her husband-to-be. What she discovers bends everything from gender to our most cherished notions of love. Bart DeLorenzo directs the LA premiere of a new adaptation by Martin Crimp.
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Los Angeles - Presents:Brew at the LA ZooFriday, 8/7/2015
Brew at the L.A. Zoo Returns for Summer 2015, Featuring 55+ Local Craft and Microbreweries, Eclectic Live Band Lineup, DJ, Dancing, Photos with “Beer Girls,” Pub-Style Grub, VIP Lounge with Free Food and Specialty Drinks, Zookeeper Talks, Up-Close Animal Encounters, and Visits to Habitats
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Picnic6/18/2015 - 8/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Take a step back in time when director Cameron Watson (Top Girls) returns to Antaeus at the helm of a fully partner-cast revival of Picnic. The 1953 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award-winning play by William Inge presented by the Antaeus Theatre Company in NoHo.
Extended to August 30th!
The 2015 Ventura County Fair - Ventura - Presents:Ventura County Fair Grandstand Concerts8/6/2015 - 8/16/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Come enjoy the entertainment at the Ventura County Fair Grandstand!
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:West Side Story6/12/2015 - 8/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 8/6/2015)
Lamb's Players Theatre
Extended thru August 30th!
A fresh and electric production of America's Favorite Love Story, from the people who brought you LES MISÉRABLES and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. This enduring classic is filled with great songs like Tonight, Somewhere, When You're A Jet, America and Maria.
Skylight Theatre Company in association with Flying Cucumber Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola World Premiere 7/18/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Friday, 8/7/2015)
El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola World Premiere based on the original Off-Broadway and International hit comedy El Grande de Coca-Cola (CRITICS CHOICE - LA Times 2013)
South Pasadena Public Library - South Pasadena - Presents:Tommy Lasorda Author Night at LibraryThursday, 8/6/2015
Tommy Lasorda will discuss his new book "My Way" in the Library Community Room on August 6 at 7pm.
Promenade Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:The Porcini Test7/17/2015 - 8/22/2015 (next performance: Friday, 8/7/2015)
Kat is under house arrest when two of her lifelong friends, along with various lovers and husbands, arrive unannounced. The evening ignites with accusations and realizations and finishes with the question every woman wants to ask. "The Porcini Test" is about old friends with hidden truths, girlfriends with concealed weapons, and boyfriends who need to know their fungi.
3-D Theatricals - Redondo Beach - Presents:Tarzan - Redondo8/1/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 8/7/2015)
You’ll revel in a new telling of this age-old, moving story of a fearless young boy raised among wild apes who grows up to become an open-hearted, accomplished, intelligent young man. It’s physical. It’s musical. And it’s emotional. But most of all, it’s an unforgettable theatrical experience! Bursting with African jungle adventure and a dramatic journey of self-discovery, ...
Shakespeare by the Sea - Encino - Presents:As You Like It- EncinoThursday, 8/6/2015
Love knows no rules and plot follows no formula in Shakespeare’s pastoral set play. Mistaken identity and intrigue take center stage in this comedy beneath the trees of the Forest of Arden. "All the world's a stage," wrote the Bard, and that stage comes to life as good Duke Senior lives an idyllic life as a castaway of the court...along with those with enough folly to flee their lives of luxury
Diavolo - Los Angeles - Presents:Diavolo Studio Series 8/8/2015 - 8/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 8/8/2015)
Come and celebrate the Diavolo trilogy.
Architecture in Motion, up close and personal. With opportunities to mingle with fellow Diavolo patrons and observe the Diavolo dancers in rehearsal at the company's downtown Los Angeles.