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Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Deck the Hall at Cal State Fullerton!12/8/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/8/2018)
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:The Santaland Diaries12/8/2018 - 12/15/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/8/2018)
SLO REP presents THE SANTALAND DIARIES, David Sedaris’s delightfully thorny account of what it’s like to work as an elf in Macy’s Santaland during the height of the holiday crush. THE SANTALAND DIARIES runs for four shows only: December 8, 14 and 15 at 9:30 pm and December 9 at 7 pm.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:St. Lawrence String QuartetSunday, 12/9/2018
Geoff Nuttall, violin
Owen Dalby, violin
Lesley Robertson, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello
HAYDN: String Quartets, Op. 20 "Sun"
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Canadian BrassTuesday, 12/11/2018
Christmas Time is Here
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Guitar Chamber RecitalWednesday, 12/12/2018
Martha Masters and Andrew York, directors
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University BandWednesday, 12/12/2018
Marc Dickey, director
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Into the Arctic Kingdom12/13/2018 - 12/14/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 12/13/2018)
Florian Schulz, Photographer
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Women's Choir & Men's ChorusThursday, 12/13/2018
Robert Istad and Christopher Peterson, conductors
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Christmas at the Cathedral 2018Friday, 12/14/2018
Celebrate the season with the choirs and orchestra of Christ Cathedral. An annual event that always sells-out.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Impro Theatre’s Jane Austen UnScripted12/14/2018 - 12/22/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/14/2018)
A beloved Broad Stage tradition, Impro Theatre’s Jane Austen UnScripted features completely improvised, full-length plays in the style of one of the world’s greatest writers. Experience the company’s razor-sharp wit as the performers start with audience suggestions and deftly create a world of love-struck girls, brooding noblemen and charming cads.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Dianne ReevesSaturday, 12/15/2018
Christmas Time is Here
With Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, Terreon Gully
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday ShowSunday, 12/16/2018
One year to the originally scheduled date, we’re thrilled to welcome back this roof-raising music event! Six-time Grammy Award-winners The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform hidden gospel gems along with holiday standards and original songs.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra HolidayWednesday, 12/19/2018
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Holidays with the Five BrownsThursday, 12/20/2018
Ryan Brown, piano
Melody Brown, piano
Gregory Brown, piano
Deondra Brown, piano
Desirae Brown, piano
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914Saturday, 12/22/2018
By Peter Rothstein
With musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach
The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:The Music of Sinatra starring Michael AndrewThursday, 1/10/2019
Michael Andrew has been the headline singer and bandleader at the world famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center in New York City where he entertained audiences nightly and hosted a live Radio Broadcast, “Live From The Rainbow Room.”
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Itzhak Perlman: In The Fiddler's HouseThursday, 1/17/2019
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:The Black Cat by J.S. Bach / D. Sylvian - U.S. Premiere1/19/2019 - 1/20/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 1/19/2019)
The Black Cat opera production looks at the dominating and inescapable force of the law without mercy.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletSaturday, 1/19/2019
Tuplet by Alexander Ekman
Dream Play by Fernando Melo
New Work by Bryan Arias
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:LA Phil with Jean-Yves ThibaudetSunday, 1/20/2019
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
MESSIAEN: Turangalîla Symphony
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Madeleine AlbrightTuesday, 1/22/2019
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:An Evening with Branford Marsalis QuartetThursday, 1/24/2019
In the intimate Jazz Club
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte CarloSunday, 1/27/2019
Dancing the fine line between high art and high camp, the internationally-beloved Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has delighted audiences around the world for four decades. With brilliant pointe work and vibrant drag costumes, this all-male ballet troupe delivers a loving tribute to the art form’s ornate glories with witty parodies of dance classics, from Swan Lake to Martha Graham.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:On BroadwayTuesday, 1/29/2019
Sponsored by Ellen and Doug Weitman
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Colburn OrchestraThursday, 1/31/2019
Esa Pekka-Salonen, Conductor
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Alan Cumming, Legal ImmigrantFriday, 2/1/2019
Renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur – Alan Cumming is many things to many people. The versatile actor, singer and author is well known for his unforgettable performance as Emcee in Cabaret and his ongoing role as host of PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Beethoven's EroicaSaturday, 2/2/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Overture to L’amant anonyme
Symphony No. 85, B-flat major, La Reine
Symphony No. 3, op. 55, E-flat major, Eroica
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz OrchestraSaturday, 2/2/2019
With Changüí Majadero
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: LoveSaturday, 2/2/2019
Don Quixote and his beloved Dulcinea, Mozart in all his passion, and a World Premiere by Brazilian composer Joao Guilherme Ripper.
A part of the Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival
Featuring cello soloist Lars Hoefs
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Les 7 Doigts de la Main, ReversibleThursday, 2/7/2019
Montreal’s award-winning contemporary circus troupe presents its latest creation, a playful and poignant exploration of the role ancestors play in the shaping of modern identities. For Réversible, the company’s cast members researched generations of family history, interviewing grandparents and great-grandparents about their aspirations, struggles and secrets.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Laguna Beach - Presents:Laguna Beach Music Festival2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
Festival Artistic Director
Joyce Yang, piano
Program to be announced.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:1776 The Musical2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/8/2019)
Music & Lyrics by Sherman Edwards
Book by Peter Stone
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Olga KernSaturday, 2/9/2019
Russian-American pianist Olga Kern is recognized as one of her generation’s great artists. With her vivid stage presence, confident musicianship and extraordinary technique, the striking pianist continues to captivate fans and critics alike.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Kenny Broberg, PianoSunday, 2/10/2019
Winner of the silver medal at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for performances that showed “an imaginative shaping of themes, revelation of inner voices, and an unfailing sense of momentum” (Texas Classical Review), pianist Kenny Broberg is known for his “poise” and “technical brilliance” (Minnesota Star Tribune).
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Kodo's One Earth Tour: EvolutionSunday, 2/10/2019
Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese drum, the taiko, Kodo is forging new directions for a vibrant living art-form. In Japanese the word "Kodo" conveys two meanings: Firstly, "heartbeat" the primal source of all rhythm.
Broadway at the Gardens - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Hunchback of Notre Dame2/15/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/15/2019)
Based on the Victor Hugo novel set in 15th century Paris about Quasimodo, the mysterious bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, and the beautiful Gypsy, Esméralda.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:The 7 Fingers RÉVERSIBLE2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/15/2019)
Through a unique, riveting mix of theatre, circus, dance, music and acrobatics, RÉVERSIBLE is dedicated to a generation who forged the world we live in today and whose stories might hold the key to a better tomorrow.
The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:John Mueller's Winter Dance PartyThursday, 2/21/2019
Winter Dance Party is the official live re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper. This the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance is high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50’s era: “That’ll Be The Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “La Bamba,” “Chantilly Lace,” and many more.