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Echo Theater Company presents a free online reading of Kira Obolensky’s ‘breakfast lunch dinner’

July 30, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The Echo Theater Company presents an online reading of breakfast lunch dinner — a three-course play with recipes by Kira Obolensky. Ingredients: a middle-class Midwestern family, a modest urban kitchen, a larger-than-life mother who visits, a striving woman, a somewhat supportive man, and a daughter named Hurricane. Mix with the world outside, the never-ending attempt to nourish and […]

LA Opera’s RING-a-THON on #LAOatHome

July 25, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

LA Opera’s RING-a-THON on #LAOatHome Streaming LIVE on Facebook and at (available for on-demand listening after) July 25, 2020    8 am PDT: Das Rheingold     11 am PDT: Die Walküre    3 pm PDT: Siegfried    7 pm PDT: Götterdämmerung 

Virtual Fourth of July: Rose Bowl + Mt. Wilson Observatory’s 94th Annual AmericaFest Celebration and Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party

July 3, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

  94TH ANNUAL AMERICAFEST CELEBRATION: ROSE BOWL AND MT. WILSON OBSERVATORY The Rose Bowl Stadium will host its 94th Annual AmericaFest Celebration, recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest-running shows to celebrate America’s birthday, virtually this year to ensure the tradition continues. For the past 93 years, America’s Stadium has proudly provided the greater Pasadena […]

L.A. Theatre Works’ free programming

May 5, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

The world’s leading producer of audio theater, L.A. Theatre Works offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen. LATW productions are aired weekly by radio stations across the nation and internationally. Every Saturday, audiences can stream that week’s broadcast online […]

POP presents ‘The Magic Flute’ watch party

May 5, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 5 p.m. PST, Pacific Opera Project (POP) presents an interactive watch party for a rebroadcast of POP’s 2019 critically acclaimed season opening production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute(#SuperFlute), set in classic video games from the early 1990s. The “super” production transports Papageno, Tamino and the gang to the land of video games resembling Mario Bros. and Zelda with […]

Long Beach Opera daily live shows

May 5, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Long Beach Opera has launched a series of daily live shows that include performances, conversations and interviews featuring a diverse array of LBO artists.  The series continues with baritone Andy Wilkowske (May 5 at 4 p.m.) who was in the 2018 production of The Invention of Morel, Suzan Hanson (May 6 at 4 p.m.) who has appeared […]

Geffen Playhouse presents unique twist on magic with Helder Guimarães’ ‘The Present’

May 4, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

Geffen Playhouse today announced a four-week extension for The Present, its world premiere live, virtual and interactive theatrical experience written and performed by master illusionist, storyteller and Geffen alum Helder Guimarães. Directed by Academy Award nominee Frank Marshall (Jurassic World, Indiana Jones, Goonies, Back to the Future), the initial four-week run sold out in less than one hour. […]

The LA Phil at Home

April 27, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

At Home With Esa-PekkaBuilding on the success of At Home With Gustavo, the LA Phil, KUSC (Los Angeles), and KDFC (San Francisco) are launching the new series At Home With… featuring the LA Phil’s closest friends and collaborators.  From Tuesday, April 28, to Friday, May 1, at 6 p.m., listen to Esa-Pekka Salonen interviewed by […]

CAP UCLA Virtual Poetry Bureau

April 9, 2020 | By | Category: Books and Lectures

April is National Poetry Month, and UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance will be launching poetry events all month as part of an on-going initiative, Who Is the Poet in Your Life? First up: the interactive Virtual Poetry Bureau. CAP UCLA Virtual Poetry Bureau  Program: Five Poets. Five Typewriters.  A whole lotta poems. To get a custom made […]

Arts and Culture Go Online

April 2, 2020 | By | Category: Books and Lectures, Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

While you can’t visit your favorite venues for live performances right now, check out their websites for online programming. You can enjoy opera in your sweats! The Broad Stage is offering poetry hour, music mornings and more: Pacific Opera Project is scheduling an opera a day on their YouTube Channel and will have an […]