Entertainment and Events

Magic Monday With Albie Selznick Returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse

May 17, 2018 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Magic Monday — Albie Selznick (Smoke and Mirrors) returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse for a summer full of magic. Every Monday evening from May through August will see a new and different lineup of world-class, award-winning magicians and outstanding variety acts. Get ready for an unforgettable season of show-stopping feats — including sleight [...]



Free Tickets to Mélisande [électrotrad] at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz

April 23, 2018 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) presents Quebec’s award-winning Mélisande [électrotrad] on Thursday, April 26. Drawing from a rich heritage of traditional francophone songs, singer Mélisande unearths rare treasures that she adapts and presents with a feminist perspective and the distinctly modern sound of the band.
Mélisande [électrotrad] quartet plays an energetic blend of traditional music, pop and [...]



Review of ‘Keith Moon: The Real Me’

April 16, 2018 | By Henry Schlinger | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

On April 15, Mick Berry ended the one-month run at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood of his one-man show, “Keith Moon: The Real Me.” The show resumes for three nights only at the Dragon Theatre in Redwood City on April 20.
Keith Moon, like so many rock stars, was a light that burned brightly and briefly, [...]



Stewart Copeland’s ‘The Invention of Morel’ at Long Beach Opera

March 8, 2018 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

Long Beach Opera (LBO) presents the co-world premiere of “The Invention of Morel,” by Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police, and the London-based actor, director and playwright Jonathan Moore, who also directs the production, on March 17 at the Beverly O’Neill Theater in Long Beach. LBO Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek conducts the opera. The opera is a [...]



Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA All Over the City

January 9, 2018 | By Benn Widdey | Category: Art and Museums, Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

Starting Thursday, Jan. 11, and running through Sunday, Jan. 21, a slew of local performing spaces — both indoors and out — will host PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA. An international festival of large and small-scale live art, the event features more than 75 works by Latin American and Latino artists.
With over 200 performers sharing their [...]



Free Tickets to Tomáš Kubínek at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz

November 27, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) presents Tomáš Kubínek on Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. Billed as a “Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible,” Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they will remember for a lifetime.
With appearances in over 30 countries, Kubínek has won [...]



Free Tickets to Angel City Chorale’s ‘A NEW Home for the Holidays’

November 27, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

The Angel City Chorale has outgrown its previous 800-capacity venue, and with its new home at the Immanuel Presbyterian church in Koreatown, it welcomes more than 1,000 to its 24th annual holiday concert and sing-along on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3, at 7 p.m.
A NEW Home for the Holidays will feature 160 singers [...]



MUSE/IQUE’s Summer of Sound at Caltech

June 21, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

MUSE/IQUE’s Summer of Sound concert series takes place on June 24, July 22 and Aug.
26 at Caltech’s Beckman Mall Lawn in Pasadena.
Saturday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m.
RITMO/TOWN features renowned composer and pianist Alfredo Rodríguez, the incomparable Ballet Hispánico and singer/actress Paulette Ivory (Fela, The Lion King, Smokey Joe’s Cafe) as they team up with Rachael Worby and the [...]



Free Tickets to Angel City Chorale

May 30, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the esteemed Los Angeles choir led by Founder-Artistic Director Sue Fink, will present Interactive, an imaginative and multidimensional concert event during the first weekend in June. An engaging, one-of-a-kind event that rebels against the traditions of choral performance, Interactive will fuse choir and cyberspace to break down the barriers between performer [...]



Steve Tyrell at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center

May 22, 2017 | By David Maurer | Category: Entertainment and Events

Bantering with his audience at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center on May 20, Steve Tyrell seems to be a man completely comfortable and in his element, as if he’s been doing this his entire life. Only he hasn’t. He came to his singing career in his mid-40s more by happenstance and has since gone on [...]