Entertainment and Events

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 […]

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. […]

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: https://thebroadstage.org Pacific Opera Project is scheduling an opera a day on their YouTube Channel and will have an […]

Magician Blaise Serra captivates in latest show at the Montalbán

February 18, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

It’s always best to arrive at a magic show by setting aside that part of your brain that always wants to figure out “how it’s done” and focus instead on the thrill of being delightfully amazed. After all, magic reminds us of the dazzling wonderment of childhood and can be a pleasant mental vacation from […]

Free Tickets to ‘TAME: Up Close and Personal’ with magician Blaise Serra at The Montalbán

February 11, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

For Valentine’s Day 2020, The Montalbán in Hollywood is activating all three of its spaces—mainstage, MEZZ Gallery and rooftop—with magic, art and film, respectively. Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend of Love with your favorite valentine inside the theater by attending TAME: Up Close And Personal starring magician Blaise Serra on Friday, Feb. 14. It kicks off at 8 p.m. on the mainstage in […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Free fun with The Music Center and Grand Park

June 20, 2019 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events

Hot fun in the summertime begins in June as The Music Center presents Grand Park’s 2019 summer season of free outdoor activities and events offered throughout the 12-acre “park for everyone.” The free fun kicks off with returning favorites, including The Music Center’s popular Dance DTLA on Friday nights and local House music concerts during Grand Park Sunday […]