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Review: Imagine Project’s ‘The Tale of Turandot’ at the Colony Theatre

November 18, 2019 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The test of a good kid’s play is whether kids like it. Of course. But the test of a great kid’s play is whether the adults that take them to see it like it too. On both of those tests, Imagine Project’s world-premiere ‘The Tale of Turandot’ deserves an A-plus. The company’s inaugural production was […]



Discount Tickets to the Modigliani Quartet

November 5, 2019 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering Culture Spot LA readers discount tickets to the Modigliani Quartet on Friday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. at the Samueli Theater at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Known for the energy, passion and conviction of their interpretations, the Paris-based musicians behind the Modigliani Quartet bring a […]



Free Tickets to ‘The Tale of Turandot’ at the Colony Theatre

November 4, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Imagine Project presents its inaugural production, the world premiere of “The Tale of Turandot,” a modern theatrical puppetry experience for elementary school-aged children, Nov. 7 through Nov. 17 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Imagine Project is Los Angeles’s new Equity theatre for young audiences. The company is dedicated to telling stories that spotlight a diverse array […]



Discount Tickets to Salonen Conducts ‘Die Walküre’

October 29, 2019 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering 20 percent off tickets to Culture Spot LA readers for Salonen Conducts Die Walküre on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Experience the drama and passion of Wagner’s Romantic masterpiece Die Walküre, as Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Colburn Orchestra in […]



Free Tickets to ‘My Favorite Suicide’

October 22, 2019 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Saudade Theatre, the first and only Portuguese theater company in the United States, presents the world premiere of My Favorite Suicide, written and directed by acclaimed Portuguese playwright Mickaël de Oliveira, in a coproduction with Lisbon-based theater company Colectivo 84. My Favorite Suicide is an apocalyptic play that pits society and nature against each other. One extreme situation is debated […]



Free tickets to Siegfried Tieber’s ‘Red Thread’

October 22, 2019 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

Read our story on Siegfried Tieber’s Red Thread and watch this amazing magician fool Penn and Teller, and you will definitely want to go downtown for the show. Even better, you can go for free! It’s magic for Culture Spot LA readers: Send an email to editor@culturespotla.com, and if you win a pair of tickets, […]



Discount Tickets to Richard Goode at Segerstrom Concert Hall

October 21, 2019 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering Culture Spot LA readers 20 percent off tickets to Richard Goode on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Segerstrom Concert Hall. A magisterial presence at the keyboard, Richard Goode has been hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of […]



CAP UCLA Presents Aaron Neville Duo and Andrew Sean Greer In Conversation with Sloane Crosley

October 14, 2019 | By | Category: Books and Lectures, Entertainment and Events

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Aaron Neville Duo Grammy Award-winning American R&B and soul singer Aaron Neville is arguably one the most distinctive vocal stylists on the planet. Performing with keyboard player Michael Goods, this intimate evening showcases “the other side of Aaron” with songs from throughout his career, including those […]



Review: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble at The Broad Stage

October 13, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

On Saturday night, members of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble performed works by Brahms, Beamish and Mendelssohn. The concert opened with the dense and intensely personal String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 by Brahms. The piece is scored for two violins, two violas and two celli. Brahms […]



Siegfried Tieber’s ‘Red Thread’ at Pskaufman Gallery

October 7, 2019 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

Dressed in a windowpane suit and hat while carrying a briefcase, Siegfried Tieber embodies the type of person you expect a magician to be: animated, affable and almost unbelievable. Whether performing a trick or reciting the Magic Castle’s history to his guests, his hands are always moving, which is likely why he excels at sleight-of-hand. […]