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Lobero Live - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Capitol StepsMonday, 4/15/2019
Don't Miss the Capitol Steps at the Lobero!
No one in the headlines is safe from the side-splitting satire of the Capitol Steps, the only group in Washington attempting to be funnier than Congress.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Ballet Preljocaj in La FresqueTuesday, 4/16/2019
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall) navigates the space between representation and reality as it interprets the fantastical Chinese tale of a painting come to life and a journey into another dimension.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Tuesday Recital Series4/16/2019 - 4/30/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/16/2019)
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Shen Yun4/16/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/16/2019)
Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years!
SHEN YUN’S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.
SBL - Santa Barbara - Presents:David ArchuletaTuesday, 4/16/2019
Don't miss David Archuleta at the Lobero!
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial EventTuesday, 4/16/2019
“Presented without intermission, Events consist of excerpts of dances from the repertory and new sequences arranged for the particular performance and place, with the possibility of several separate activities happening at the same time.” —Merce Cunningham
UC Riverside Music Department - Riverside - Presents:Eclipse Quartet (string quartet)Wednesday, 4/17/2019
University of California, Riverside
Department of Music and UCR ARTS present
Eclipse Quartet (string quartet)
Sarah Thornblade, Sarah Parkins, Alma Lisa Fernandez, Maggie Parkins
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Anoushka ShankarWednesday, 4/17/2019
A singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes, sitar player Anoushka Shankar’s outstanding musicianship is marked by a calligraphic dexterity and profound emotion. The six-time Grammy nominee and daughter of the late musical guru Ravi Shankar is advancing the Shankar legacy formidably into the future.
CAMA - Santa Barbara - Presents:Augustin Hadelich, violin Orion Weiss, pianoWednesday, 4/17/2019
Don't miss Augustin Hadelich at the Lobero!
Named “Instrumentalist of the Year” for 2018 by Musical America, Augustin Hadelich has firmly established himself as one of the world’s great violinists – and one of classical music’s most inspiring performers.
Orion Weiss, piano
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz Big Band and Fullerton Latin Ensemble - Bill Cunliffe & Francisco Torres, directorsThursday, 4/18/2019
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet PreljocajThursday, 4/18/2019
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Tower of PowerThursday, 4/18/2019
Tower of Power is a band so one-of-a-kind, it’s an institution. Playing the most dynamic and distinctive soul music, T.O.P. is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with its signature sound and a world famous 5-piece horn section known for its power-packed punch and fullness.
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Dance Escape4/18/2019 - 4/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/18/2019)
A lively spring showcase by MFA candidates in Dance, highlighting graduate and undergraduate dancers.
La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment - La Mirada - Presents:Singin' in the Rain4/19/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
McCoy Rigby Entertainment
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Screenplay by BETTY COMDEN and ADOLPH GREEN
Songs by NACIO HERB BROWN and ARTHUR FREED
Directed and Choreographed by SPENCER LIFF
“A TAP-HAPPY BROADWAY MUSICAL”
– New York Times
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:Graceland & Asleep on the Wind by Ellen Byron4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
Two charming, interconnected one-act plays close DETC's 2018-19 season.
"Graceland," directed by Rosemary Mallett
"Asleep on the Wind," directed by Gail Douglass
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Skylight4/19/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Heathers The Musical4/19/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
“Ingenious, naughty and very funny.” - The New York Post
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Clarinetist & Pianist Micah Wright & FriendsSaturday, 4/20/2019
Micah Wright, clarinet & piano
~ with ~
Espen Nystog Aas, clarinet
Alen Hon, cello
Hui Wu, piano
on Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" series
Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach - Presents:HB APA's "Fanfare 2019"Wednesday, 4/24/2019
The Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Union High School District, presents "Fanfare 2019" by its Orchestra department.
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass - SoCal Premiere4/25/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Philip Glass’ opera, In The Penal Colony, is a Kafkaesque drama about the twilight of a barbaric world struggling to maintain order.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Wild Seas, Secret Shores4/25/2019 - 4/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Thomas Peschak, Photographer
In this talk, marine biologist-turned-National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak takes audiences around the world with his award-winning images and his engaging take on the ocean’s charismatic creatures.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Crucible by Robert Ward4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Crucible is one of the most gripping works of American opera. Based on Arthur Miller’s play centered on the Salem witch trials, Robert Ward’s eerily topical opera is sure to make your pulse race. Wayne Tigges and Audrey Babcock – both standout singing actors – debut as John and Elizabeth Proctor Anya Matanovic portrays the malicious Abigail Williams. Kostis Protopapas leads the large cast and orchestra Rising star Stephanie Havey directs.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Black Beauty4/26/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company present
Created by Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Shona Reppe
From the cozy horsebox they call home, Andy and Andy take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale as you've never seen it before. Blending storytelling, music and puppetry, this re-telling of Black Beauty is sure to warm your heart. Recommended for ages 5+.
UC Riverside Music Department - Riverside - Presents:5h Annual UCR Concert Band Festival with High School Guests Friday, 4/26/2019
5h Annual UCR Concert Band Festival
with High School Guests
Dr. Sam R. Andress, conductor
The UCR Concert Band joins forces with local high school bands for an exciting free concert. The high school bands include:
Los Osos High School Wind Ensemble, with Dr. Sam R. Andress, conductor
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Cello Choir - Bongshin Ko, directorFriday, 4/26/2019
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Mozart's JupiterSaturday, 4/27/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Simone Porter, Violin
Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 41, C major, Jupiter
Violin Concerto, op. 35, D major
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:The Little Mermaid - Inland Pacific Ballet4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Audiences of all ages delight in Hans Christian Anderson’s story as it comes to life in Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Little Mermaid. Critics called this enchanting ballet “…visually stunning…an underwater Lion King,” where puppetry and dancing combine to create a magical ocean world.”
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: ConnectionsSaturday, 4/27/2019
The birth of modern music, themes and variations, and a Beethoven-inspired symphony that will leave you wondering where it’s been all your life.
UCI Drama - Irvine - Presents:The Refugee Hotel4/27/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
This dark comedy, set in a modest Vancouver hotel, is about Chilean refugees who struggle with the various tragicomic effects of ?eeing their homeland. Laid bare in the ?ctionalized autobiographical details of the play are universal truths that victims and survivors of political oppression continue to experience everywhere – and about love’s power to heal.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:El Gato Montes: The Wildcat4/27/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Placido Domingo stars in a thrilling take of love, passion and tragedy.