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Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletFriday, 3/3/2017
New work by Cherice Barton
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is known for its technically dazzling dancers as well as its commitment to emergent choreographers. They partner with VPAC, in year two of their residency, to co-commission a new piece by Los Angeles choreographer Cherice Barton.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:The Chapman Orchestra: The French ConnectionFriday, 3/3/2017
The Chapman Orchestra in Concert: The French Connection
Daniel Alfred Wachs, music director and conductor
Program to feature Gabriel Fauré’s Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande Op. 80 Ophelia’s Mad Scene from Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas Aaron Copland’s Quiet City and Mozart’s Symphony No. 31 Paris.
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:SDYS Chamber Orchestra with Caroline Goulding, violinFriday, 3/3/2017
La Jolla Music Society showcases the incredibly talented young musicians of SDYS' Chamber Orchestra featuring violinist Caroline Goulding
Idyllwild Arts Academy - Idyllwild - Presents:Musical Theatre CabaretFriday, 3/3/2017
This performance will feature student Musical Theatre performers in selections from the standard repertory.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly Choirs' Winter Concert: Conductor's ChoiceSaturday, 3/4/2017
The Cal Poly Choirs will perform favorite works of Thomas Davies, the university's retiring director of choral activities and vocal studies, for the Winter Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Performing Arts Center's Christopher Cohan Center.
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:The Claremont Concert Orchestra3/4/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" featuring Tae Ha "Jeff" Park (HMC’17), piano
Stravinsky, The Firebird Suite (1919 version)
David Cubek, conductor
The Colburn School - Orange - Presents:Colburn Orchestra: The Persistence of MemorySunday, 3/5/2017
The Persistence of Memory
Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor
James Conlon, guest conductor
Jongyun Kim, piano
STRAVINSKY Petrushka (Rev. 1947)
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2
RESPIGHI Pini di Roma
USC Thornton School of Music - West Hollywood - Presents:Popular Music: Senior ShowcaseSunday, 3/5/2017
The senior class of Thornton's Popular Music program return to the famed Troubadour in West Hollywood for this annual showcase.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:The Caltech SymphonySunday, 3/5/2017
The Caltech Symphony plays music by Beethoven, Brahms, and Shostakovich
The all-orchestra program consists of Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9.
Admission is free and no tickets are required.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletTuesday, 3/7/2017
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision – top global choreographers, distinctive groundbreaking works, and virtuoso dancers – has fostered a jewel of a dance company in the American West. The company’s pioneering spirit arises from a dual set of home cities: Aspen, nestled in the Rocky Mountains, and Santa Fe, gracing the Southwestern plateau.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Thornton EdgeWednesday, 4/12/2017
Donald Crockett leads Thornton Edge, Thornton’s new music group, in a program of modern works for large ensemble.
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/12/2017 - 1/11/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 3/2/2017)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Biola University Conservatory of Music - La Mirada - Presents:Adam del Monte, flamenco guitarFriday, 3/3/2017
Flamenco guitarist Adam del Monte incorporates a wide array of musical styles in his compositions, creating a unique flamenco sound and language, steeped in tradition yet progressive in its openness to musical flavors from around the world.
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Silencio Blanco: Chiflón, el Silencio del Carbón3/3/2017 - 3/4/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
After a mine shaft collapse prompts mass dismissals, a young miner is forced to head for the deadly Chiflón del Diablo mine. This story plays out in silence using simple marionettes, and confronts Chile’s dark mining history.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:The Eclipse Quartet with Pomona College Faculty and FriendsSaturday, 3/4/2017
“Poised, ravishing,” (The Guardian), The Eclipse Quartet: Sara Parkins & Sarah Thornblade, violins Alma Fernandez, viola and Maggie Parkins, cello, are joined by Kira Blumberg, viola and Eric Lindholm, cello
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Inside the (G)Earbox: John Adams @ 70Saturday, 3/4/2017
Explore American composer John Adams' work and process with a day-long symposium of scholarly presentations and a pair of concerts featuring two of the most physically challenging pieces of classical music — “Shaker Loops” and “Phrygian Gates.” Longtime associates of Adams, pianists Sarah Cahill and Gloria Cheng, conductor and pianist Grant Gershon, as well as UCLA FLUX are among the performers.
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Susan Svrcek and Caroline Oltmanns | Faculty RecitalSunday, 3/5/2017
Pianists Susan Svrcek & Caroline Oltmanns perform solos and music for piano four hands.
Selections from Preludes, Book I & II by Debussy
Fantasie in F minor by F. Schubert
32 Variations in C minor by L.v. Beethoven
Medieval Pieces by James Wilding
Canzona Women's Ensemble - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Life is a Song -- Sing It!Sunday, 3/5/2017
Canzona Women's Ensemble is presenting an afternoon of delightful music at the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa on Sunday, March 5th at 3:00 pm. Come hear a blend of sweet, poignant pieces mixed with powerfully moving songs that celebrate life's passages. Special Guests: San Luis High Concert Choir.
SoCal Symphony Society /Culver City Symphony Orchestra - Culver City - Presents:Finding SpaceSunday, 3/5/2017
Culver City Symphony Orchestra presents its next concert, Sunday, March 5, 2017, 4:30PM, “Finding Space,” at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue at Culver Boulevard, Culver City.
Free parking in lots along Culver Boulevard.
Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra - Costa Mesa - Presents:Passions of Russian ComposersSunday, 3/5/2017
The Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra with founder and director Grant Sevdayan is pleased to announce 'Passions of Russian Composers' Concert.
'Montagues & Capulets'
'Romeo & Juliet Overture'
Chamber On The Mountain - Ojai - Presents:Chamber On The MountainSunday, 3/5/2017
Chamber On The Mountain will present dazzling Korean-born cellist Sang-Eun Lee in concert Sunday, March 5, at Logan House, an intimate venue adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, 8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Road, Ojai. The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. and a “meet the artist” reception follows the performance.
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:THE BLAMELESS 2/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Developed in The Old Globe’s 2016 New Voices Festival, The Blameless is a compassionate and moving look at the power of familial bonds in the most extraordinary of circumstances.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:King Lear2/25/2017 - 5/6/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
The gut-wrenching devastation of Lear encompasses more than one man’s trajectory of power and hubris it is an affecting, unflinching chronicle of a family as it disintegrates around the mental illness of its patriarch. This spring we invite you to experience, in the midst of tragedy, the healing and transcendent nature of great art.
Running Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes including one intermission
National Comedy Theatre - San Diego - Presents:National Comedy Theatre Mainstage Improv Shows!12/2/2016 - 12/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
The nationally acclaimed NCT Mainstage Cast takes the stage every Friday & Saturday night at 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.
Based completely on audience suggestions, our professional cast creates an entire 100 minute improv comedy show on the spot. There’s no script, the cast has no idea which way the show is going to go, and each performance is a unique experience.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:HisPanic Attack - Friday2/10/2017 - 4/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Are you afraid Latinos are taking your jobs? Your Medicaid? Your wife? You should be. Because we are, but first we'll make you laugh about it. Don't have a panic attack, come have a HisPanic Attack. It's a fun 45 minute vacation...just don't drink the water!
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Back to Broadway3/3/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Act II, a support group of Palos Verdes Performing Arts, will stage its 31st annual community variety show featuring music from popular Broadway musicals, performed by talented singers, dancers and musicians from the South Bay community. To add to the fun, audience members will be invited to participate in some of the numbers. A clever script ties all of the musical performances together.
Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny3/3/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
and Greenway Arts Alliance
present 'Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny' an original movement adaptation of John Milton’s eloquent epic poem
Theatre 360 - Pasadena - Presents:Sideways Stories From Wayside School3/3/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Theatre 360 Presents...Sideways Stories From Wayside School. Performances on March 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11, 12. Perfect for the whole family! Don't miss it!
Inland Master Chorale - Redlands - Presents:Best of Broadway3/4/2017 - 3/5/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
The Inland Master Chorale presents the Best of Broadway on March 4 and 5 at the First United Methodist Church, 1 East Olive Avenue in Redlands.
Selections represent memorable Broadway musicals from the early days of Tin Pan Alley to the end of the late 20th century, featuring the music of Berlin, Cohan, Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Hamlisch, Sondheim, Lerner & Loewe, Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Santa Monica Public Library and LA Opera's Community Educator Leonard Lipman - Santa Monica - Presents:The Tales of Hoffmann: a LA Opera Multimedia TalkSaturday, 3/4/2017
Santa Monica Public Library is pleased to announce this season’s third multimedia talk, highlighting the upcoming production The Tales of Hoffmann. LA Opera’s Community Educator Leonard Lipman provides an entertaining and informative audiovisual presentation on this opera by Jacques Offenbach.
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:José González & The Göteborg String TheorySaturday, 3/4/2017
A deep, artful thinker whose singular approach to songwriting and sonics sets him worlds apart. This event sees Jose Gonzalez performing with the maverick, 20 strong orchestral collective Göteborg String Theory.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:George BensonSunday, 3/5/2017
There are legends in the world of music... and then there are icons.
At various points along the four-decade continuum of George Benson's career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist with great emotional range and sophistication or a combination of both.
The Complex - Hollywood - Presents:Disinherit the Wind3/3/2017 - 4/9/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
How can we understand and contextualize new information challenging what we take for granted as scientific fact? Disinherit the Wind, a play of ideas by Matt Chait asks us to view the wonders of science through a different lens.
Pass Area Performing Artists (PAPA) - Banning - Presents:Exit, Pursued by a Bear3/3/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
In this Comedy, Nan has decided to teach her abusive husband Kyle a lesson.
Kite and Key Productions - LOS ANGELES - Presents:Married People: A Comedy3/3/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY examines the lives of four long-time friends who seem to be having a simultaneous (and often hysterical) mid-life marriage crisis. Group therapy brings out the secrets of two couples: Sex or lack thereof, gay children and religion are all topics of discussion.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Still Life3/4/2017 - 4/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (BIRDMAN), and Broadway playwright (ON YOUR FEET), examines the causal link between ethics and success, life and death, art and redemption. How do we endure loss and rediscover the will to make something of our lives?
Creating Arts Company - Santa Monica - Presents:Adventures in Neverland3/5/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/5/2017)
Peter Pan and friends epic journey
A Mini Musical for the entire family
Join Peter and Wendy as they embark on all new adventures into Neverland! When Peter returns to Neverland he finds Captain Hook has turned the Lost Boys into Pirates, captured Tinkerbell and Tiger Lilly and taken over the Island and renamed it Pirateland!
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Winners of the Robert Turner Piano CompetitionSunday, 3/5/2017
The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its 21st annual collaboration with the Westside Music Foundation to feature the brilliant young winners of the Robert Turner Piano Competition.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Combo ConcertMonday, 3/6/2017
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology
Jazz Combo Concert
featuring student combo ensembles
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra: People MusicMonday, 3/6/2017
The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra premieres a new composition by music director Bob Mintzer in a special collaboration between Thornton's Classical and Contemporary Music Divisions. The three-movement work, "People Music," strives to find a "meeting place between jazz and groove music and an orchestral sensibility, where both genres are acknowledged in a respectful way."
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: First-Year ShowcaseWednesday, 4/26/2017
Led by professors Andy Abad and Patrice Rushen, first-year Popular Music program students explore the foundations of their craft in this showcase.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvive - Presents:UCI Wind EnsembleMonday, 5/22/2017
The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.
California Chamber Orchestra association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Classics at the Merc - Sunday2/19/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Classics at The Merc is a monthly chamber recital series co-produced by the California Chamber Orchestra and Temecula Presents.
Every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday afternoon we feature an individual musician or small ensemble performing a wide range of music. Our performers are all working professional musicians or advanced conservatory students.
Palm Canyon Theatre - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Canyon Theatre7/8/2016 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Feb 17, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:Finding Belle 2/11/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
A new Rudie-DeCarlo Family Theatre Musical for ages 2 to 102!
“A family show that should not be missed!” L.A. PARENT. Audiences help Cinderella, Snowhite, Little Bo Peep and even Mother Goose confront the magic and mystery of modern living as they try to find Belle, save the fairytale world, and prove that you're never too old to believe in imagination and happily-ever-afters.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Good Grief2/26/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 2/26/2017)
Nkechi was a good Nigerian-American girl. She did everything right. Went to med school. Made plans. Then life happened. And plans changed. A first-generation coming-of-age journey of love, loss, and growing into adulthood, Good Grief follows Nkechi as she navigates Pennsylvania’s suburbs alongside her childhood crush, her would-be-philosopher brother, and her immigrant parents.
Sherry Berry Music in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Jazz at the Merc - Thursday2/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 3/2/2017)
Each Thursday (and special performance dates throughout the year), you will be treated to a different jazz group in the intimate space known as "The Merc". The Mercantile is one of Temecula's original buildings and has been beautifully restored. We wanted to take advantage of this venue and bring you straight ahead jazz every Thursday evening in this acoustically inspired space.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino12/31/2016 - 4/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
Located in the beautiful Palm Springs area, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino offers all you need for a fun-filled getaway or complete destination vacation. Whether your fantasy includes luxurious hotel rooms, exciting Vegas-style gambling options, fabulous dining, world-class entertainment, golf or poolside lounging, you’ll find it all here.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:God and Sex2/24/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/3/2017)
When the road to normal is getting you nowhere, maybe it’s time to take a detour. After spending many years in a lesbian relationship, Amy decides it would be easier to “be straight.” The groom is Tim, her best buddy from high school who has loved her since the day they met.
Gwyn Sanborn - Temecula - Presents:Country Live! - Saturday2/18/2017 - 6/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/4/2017)
Join us for a live country music show featuring our house band backing up the valley’s hottest country artists. Artist showcases and songwriter nights change it up once in a while so be sure to check the schedule.
Malashock Dance - San Diego - Presents:Master Class Series with John Malashock 10/2/2016 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/5/2017)
Don’t miss your opportunity to train with one of the greatest leaders in the San Diego dance community!
For the past 28 years, acclaimed choreographer, John Malashock has been inspiring dancers to explore and take risks with complex phrase work, unexpected dynamics, and truly unique ways of developing musicality.
Lineage Dance - Pasadena - Presents:Stories of BroadwaySunday, 3/5/2017
If you love Broadway musicals, then you probably remember that first moment where you knew they were going to be your thing. Whether you love them for the music, the story, or all of the above, you’ll enjoy the latest offering in Lineage Dance’s storytelling series.
Idyllwild Arts Academy - Idyllwild - Presents:Caroline Oltmanns, pianistTuesday, 3/7/2017
Pianist Caroline Oltmanns will present a program of works by Couperin, Debussy, Schumann and Chopin.
CAP UCLA - - Presents:Trisha Brown: In Plain Site Los AngelesTuesday, 3/7/2017
CAP UCLA presents
Trisha Brown: In Plain Site Los Angeles
in collaboration with The Broad, The Getty, LACMA, and Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
Mon, Mar 6 – Sun, Mar 12
Celebrate the work of legendary choreographer Trisha Brown. In collaboration with visual art institutions across the city, join us for a week of live site-specific performances by the Trisha Brown Dance Company.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology - Los Angeles - Presents:Big Band Jazz ConcertTuesday, 3/7/2017
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology
Big Band Jazz
UCLA’s award-winning jazz studies students
LatinJazz Big Band
Directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez
Directed by Kenny Burrell
UCLA Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Charley Harrison
The Wallis & Deaf West Theatre - Beverly Hills - Presents:Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo3/7/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/7/2017)
The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre production
Directed by Coy Middlebrook
University of California, Riverside Department of Music - Riverside - Presents:Taiko Drumming Demonstration Tuesday, 3/7/2017
Japanese Drumming Demonstration by the UCR Taiko Ensemble
Rev. Shuichi Thomas Kurai, director
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Paul Dresher and the Dresher/Davel Instrument DuoTuesday, 3/7/2017
Composer and musician Paul Dresher and percussionist Joel Davel join forces for an electro-acoustic performance on extraordinary instruments of their own invention. Dresher and Davel will create otherworldly music on the four-stringed, fifteen-foot-long quadrachord, the seven-stringed, 10-foot-long hurdy grande, and electronic-music pioneer Don Buchla’s magical Marimba Lumina.
The Elephant Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:God’s Waiting Room3/8/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/8/2017)
In Robert Austin Rossi’s heartfelt world premiere drama God’s Waiting Room prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. The Elephant Theatre Company's Co-Artistic Director David Fofi directs an award winning cast.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar3/8/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/8/2017)
A play that speaks to all of America - NOW! There will be a Q and A following each performance.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Chamber Music at the Athenaeum: Trio con Brio CopenhagenWednesday, 3/8/2017
A special performance by the Trio con Brio Copenhagen
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Dorrance DanceWednesday, 3/8/2017
“An odd, seemingly impossible marriage of tap and modern dance that came off edgy, seductive and smart.” The Chicago Tribune
“The main emotion that SOUNDspace produced was excitement: excitement about sounds, and about the development of this talented choreographer.” The New York Times
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Second Annual Tribute to the Follies3/8/2017 - 3/9/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/8/2017)
Starring John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway
Featuring The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra
From the legendary Folies Bergère to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years.
Dr. James Smith - Santa Monica - Presents:Mid-Week Recital Series! #3Wednesday, 3/8/2017
Mark your calendar for First UMC's free, monthly, mid-week recitals!
Taro Wayama, Guitar / David Lee Ruest, Violin