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Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Almost, Maine11/30/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
By John Cariani
In the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine as the northern lights glow in the star-filled sky, residents fall in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz OrchestraFriday, 11/30/2018
Bill Cunliffe, director
Burbank Chorale - Burbank - Presents:Burbank Chorale Presents Holiday Concert Featuring Britten's A Ceremony of CarolsSaturday, 12/1/2018
Get in the spirit of the season with the Burbank Chorale's Annual Holiday Concert, under the direction of Dr. Mikhail Shtangrud.
Gustafson Dance - Santa Barbara - Presents:RudolphSaturday, 12/1/2018
Gustafson Dance presents Rudolph at the Lobero.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: Third-Year ShowcaseSaturday, 12/1/2018
Third-year Popular Music students present original music written, arranged, and performed under the direction of professors Patrice Rushen and Richard Smith
Skylight Theatre and Frier McCollister - Los Angeles - Presents:Sugar Plum Fairy12/1/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Skylight Theatre Company and Frier McCollister present Sandra Tsing Loh’s “Sugar Plum Fairy” directed by Bart De Lorenzo
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:“Stupid F**king Bird” by Aaron PosnerSaturday, 12/1/2018
An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. A nubile young actress wrestles with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly Arab Music EnsembleSaturday, 12/1/2018
The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and Chookasian Folk Music Ensemble will perform a program of works from the Eastern Mediterranean and larger region.
The Arab Music Ensemble will begin the program with some of the most celebrated repertoire of the region by composers Zaki Nassif, Rahbani Brothers, Elias Rahbani and Karim Mahmoud of Egypt plus poetry by Gibran Khalil Gibran.
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly Choirs' Holiday KaleidoscopeSaturday, 12/1/2018
The Cal Poly Choirs will present the second annual “Holiday Kaleidoscope.”
Cal Poly’s PolyPhonics, the University Singers and Chamber Choir will be joined on the concert by three local high school choirs: Cabrillo (Lompoc), Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. Each group will perform some works individually, and will also perform a few works together as a combined choir.
La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment - La Mirada - Presents:The TEN Tenors - La MiradaSaturday, 12/1/2018
The TEN Tenors
Home for the Holidays
December 1, 2018 • 2pm & 8pm
“Pure electricity and undeniable drama”
– LA Times
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:ACB Presents The Nutcracker Suite12/1/2018 - 12/24/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Why just see The Nutcracker when you can live it? ACB’s breathtaking version of the holiday favorite transported the Land of Sweets to a secret winter dream world high above the city, filled with enchanting ballet, soaring live music, snowstorms, and a wealth of odd and humorous sensory delights.
JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble Presents "Freedom! Jazz! Dance!Saturday, 12/1/2018
JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble celebrates 25th Anniversary with concert performance "Freedom! Jazz! Dance!"
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Nutcracker in Rancho Cucamonga12/1/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Inland Pacific Ballet’s Spectacular Production - The Nutcracker - Everyone’s Favorite Holiday Tradition Returns to the Inland Empire
And back by popular demand, two performances of the hilarious Nutty Nutcracker
CaltechLive! - Pasadena - Presents:It's A Wonderful Life Saturday, 12/1/2018
It's A Wonderful Life - A Celebration of Caltech Alumnus Frank Capra
UCI Drama - Irvine - Presents:The Importance of Being Earnest12/1/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
This Victorian farce is much more than a comedy of crossed wires and mistaken identity. As a closeted gay man in Victorian England, author Oscar Wilde deftly infuses deception into the plot of Earnest as a mirror of the deception he was forced to live. In retrospect, the work is both a comic masterpiece and a brilliant encoding of “the love that dare not speak its name.”
Angel City Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Angel City Chorale Holiday Concert and Sing-Along12/1/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Silver & Gold: The Best of Our 25 Years
Fresh off their golden buzzer appearance on America's Got Talent, the 170 voices of Angel City Chorale present some of their most beloved holiday songs from the last 25 years.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet12/1/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Discover the joy of the holiday season with family and friends at southern California's most spectacular production of The Nutcracker. This traditional holiday ballet features dazzling sets, beautiful costumes, and more than 80 dancers on stage.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Jake Shimabukuro12/1/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/1/2018)
Sponsored by the Flamminio Family
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Okee Dokee BrothersSaturday, 12/1/2018
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now they're a Grammy Award-winning folk and roots music duo that puts the natural world at the heart of their Americana music, with songs written under wide-open skies and harmonies fine-tuned around the campfire.
California Chamber Orchestra - Murrieta - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: GiftsSaturday, 12/1/2018
Holiday celebrations, presents for children, and the gifts of the Magi.
Featuring the Temecula Valley Master Chorale
Claremont Chorale - Claremont - Presents:Joy to the WorldSaturday, 12/1/2018
John Rutter's "JOY TO THE WORLD!," a collection of carols and anthems, plus Daniel Pinkham's "CHRISTMAS CANTATA."
UCI Music - Santa Ana - Presents:UCI Symphony Orchestra Concert at Santa AnaSaturday, 12/1/2018
The UCI Symphony Orchestra adopted the Santa Ana High School Symphony Orchestra to build awareness of the university experience, increase access to arts resources, and cultivate engaged young artists. The UCI Symphony Orchestra performs in Santa Ana, continuing the intersection of our two communities for the benefit of both.
Claremont Chorale - Claremont - Presents:Joy to the World!Sunday, 12/2/2018
John Rutter's "JOY TO THE WORLD!," a collection of carols and anthems, plus Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata."
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:English Cathedral Christmas | Los Angeles Master ChoraleSunday, 12/2/2018
The Los Angeles Master Chorale brings the unbroken tradition of British carols and anthems to Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Conducted by Grant Gershon & Jenny Wong
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #3Sunday, 12/2/2018
Elissa JOHNSTON Soprano, Ambroise AUBRUN Violin, Tanner MENEES Viola, Juliette HERLIN-GIRET Cello
Micah YUI Piano
C. SCHUMANN: SIX SONGS OP 13 FOR SOPRANO & PIANO
R. SCHUMANN: PIANO QUARTET IN E FLAT MAJOR OP 47
G. SCHUMANN: PIANO QUARTET IN F MINOR OP 29 “US PREMIERE”
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Solo Piano with Cliburn Medalist Daniel HsuSunday, 12/2/2018
Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet … [with] an expressive edge,” 20-year-old American pianist Daniel Hsu’s music “charms, questions, and coaxes.” Hsu is a fast-rising pianist who was named first prize winner at the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition, and earned a bronze medal at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:So You Think You Can Dance Live!Sunday, 12/2/2018
Following the continued success of the hit summer competition series and 15 Emmy® wins, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is packing up its best dancers of 2018 and touring the country this Fall with SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2018.
Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra - Ventura - Presents:Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra Concert in VenturaSunday, 12/2/2018
Hark! A "CHICO" Holiday Concert
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Nochebuena (Christmas Eve in Mexico)Sunday, 12/2/2018
Featuring Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles
& Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar
Kareli Montoya, Artistic Director
Jimmy K. Cuéllar, Music Director
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:The Okee Dokee Brothers – WinterSunday, 12/2/2018
In the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall
MUSE/IQUE - Pasadena - Presents:Singing/StoriesSunday, 12/2/2018
Curated and Conducted by Rachael Worby, Artistic Director
You know those songs that are so powerful they open your heart like a book? We love them, and we revere master storytellers like Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Franz Schubert! With a spirited team of singers and musicians, Rachael Worby will unfold the special art of storytelling - the MUSE/IQUE way!
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly Symphony Presents 'The Symphony Dances'Sunday, 12/2/2018
The Cal Poly Symphony will explore the rhythm and vibrancy of dance across the historical spectrum in its Fall Concert.
The first half of the program features Ottorino Respighi’s “Ancient Airs and Dances,” a 20th-century reworking of 16th-century lute music Claude Debussy’s sensuous “Sarabande,” orchestrated by Maurice Ravel and John Adams’ “The Chairman Dances.”
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Brass Ensemble & Horn EnsembleMonday, 12/3/2018
Steve Mahpar, coordinator
Southern California Philharmonic - Newport Beach - Presents:Holiday PopsMonday, 12/3/2018
SoCalPhil presents Holiday Pops featuring Lynn Chavdarov and the Faith Community Chorus of Orange County
A Christmas Festival
The Many Moods of Christmas
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Bernstein Birthday BashMonday, 12/3/2018
Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Leonard Bernstein, audiences will hear excerpts from West Side Story and Candide, as well as his arrangement for piano of Aaron Copland's El Salon Mexico. Plus the solo piano version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Gautier Capuçon * Jean-Yves ThibaudetTuesday, 12/4/2018
Sparks will fly when these two intensely individual artists, two of today's most charismatic French virtuosos, collaborate in a duo recital. Capuçon is "...every inch the prototype of the romantic musician...he exulted in the gorgeous lyricism." (Washington Post)
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:The Year to Come12/4/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/4/2018)
Rising playwright Lindsey Ferrentino introduces us to a distinctly American family whose evolution mirrors the turbulence of the 21st century.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz Big Band & Fullerton Latin EnsembleTuesday, 12/4/2018
Bill Cunliffe & Francisco Torres, directors
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Love, Actually LIVE12/4/2018 - 12/31/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/4/2018)
THE WALLIS & FOR THE RECORD production of
LOVE, ACTUALLY LIVE
After a sold-out engagement in The Sorting Room last December, For The Record returns with an expanded, multi-media theatrical celebration of the soundtrack to Love Actually.
Jewish Studies Program - San Diego - Presents:Shimmering LightsTuesday, 12/4/2018
Celebrating the release of Yale Strom's new CD: Broken Consort: Shimmering Lights
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio PlayWednesday, 12/5/2018
Go back in time to become part of the studio audience at a radio station sometime after World War Two, as the Enceladus Theatre Company presents the radio play, “It’s A Wonderful Life.” You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll walk out with that great holiday feeling.
Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Jazz CollectiveWednesday, 12/5/2018
Under the direction of Uziel Colón, student performers in the jazz ensemble play standards andmodern classics.
Admission is free. For more information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visitCalLutheran.edu/music.
Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Mariachi Ensemble ConcertThursday, 12/6/2018
The new Cal Lutheran Mariachi Ensemble, under the direction of Rocio Marrón, will perform classic songs from the mariachi repertoire in its first performance on campus.
Admission is free. For information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visit CalLutheran.edu/music.
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:Guitar EnsembleThursday, 12/6/2018
UCI guitar students present a program of solos, duos, trios, and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world.
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker - Abridged Performance for YouthThursday, 12/6/2018
A 1-hour performance for school/youth groups.
Festival Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker, part of Children’s Invitation to the Ballet, was specially designed to introduce elementary and junior high school students to the beauty of classical ballet and music.