Entertainment and Events

Party With Inner-City Arts

July 11, 2016 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Inner-City Arts, one of the nation’s most effective arts education providers, hosts the 10th Annual Summer on Seventh event on Saturday, July 16, at 6 p.m. Each summer, Inner-City Arts invites friends, supporters and local arts and culture lovers to its award-winning campus in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the transformational power of creativity. Over [...]



Free Marina del Rey Summer Concerts

July 7, 2016 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

The free Marina del Rey Summer Concerts start tonight! Enjoy stellar musical performances this summer at Burton Chace Park — outdoors, by the water and under the stars. Symphonic Thursdays and Pop Saturdays both start at 7 p.m. Concerts are presented by the L.A. County Department of Beaches and Harbors.
CONCERT SCHEDULE
Symphonic Thursdays – 7 p.m.
July 7
Opera [...]



MUSE/IQUE Presents Summer of Sound Concerts at Caltech

July 6, 2016 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events, Featured Articles, Theater and Dance

MUSE/IQUE celebrates its five-year anniversary as a counter-conventional orchestra with three summer concerts on Caltech’s Beckman Mall Lawn.
Conductor and Artistic Director Rachael Worby and the orchestra, based in Pasadena, have dedicated their Summer of Sound concerts to the music and influence of George (and Ira) Gershwin. Rachael is an arts entrepreneur, and her artistic vision shapes MUSE/IQUE, weaving [...]



Free Tickets to Scofield Lovano Quartet at Theater Raymond Kabbaz

February 23, 2016 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Theater Raymond Kabbaz, the innovative performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, is pleased to present the John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet in concert on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Guitar supremo John Scofield and masterful saxophonist Joe Lovano, both recognized among the most illustrious practitioners of their respective instruments, call [...]



Free Tickets to Angel City Chorale

November 30, 2015 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will kick off the holidays with its festive annual winter concert and sing-along, which takes place the first weekend in December at the Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles. This year’s 22nd edition, Sing Joy, will entertain audiences on Saturday, Dec. 5, [...]



VisionLA ’15 Climate Action Arts Festival

November 27, 2015 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events, Featured Articles

In response to the global environmental crisis, Los Angeles artists and arts organizations are uniting for VisionLA ’15 Climate Action Arts Festival, a citywide arts festival. Happening throughout the greater Los Angeles area from Monday, Nov. 30, to Friday, Dec. 11, VisionLA ‘15 aims to stimulate a creative response to the climate crisis through arts [...]



Free Tickets to Márcio Faraco in Concert at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz

November 10, 2015 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK), the performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, presents Márcio Faraco in concert, accompanied by musicians from both Brazil and France, on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m.
French-Brazilian composer and guitarist Faraco has quietly built a solid international reputation since the release of his debut solo album in [...]



GRAND AVE ARTS: ALL ACCESS

October 14, 2015 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Art and Museums, Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events, Film, Theater and Dance

Spotlighting Grand Avenue’s status as a vibrant world-class arts destination, 11 cultural organizations along this arts-centric stretch of Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles are presenting a free one-day cultural event, GRAND AVE ARTS: ALL ACCESS, on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Grand Avenue between Temple and Sixth streets that [...]



Free Tickets to Angel City Chorale

June 3, 2015 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Entertainment and Events

Angel City Chorale (ACC) is gearing up for its 22nd annual June concerts: EPIC: Blockbuster Music From Video Games & Film on Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7. Culture Spot LA readers can get a pair of free tickets for either show. Email editor@culturespotla.com with ACC in the subject line (and your choice of date) [...]



Review: Pacific Opera Project’s ‘Abduction from the Seraglio’

March 12, 2015 | By David Maurer | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

Its star date has already passed, but it’s worth mentioning that several thousand Angelenos were greatly entertained over the weekend by a hilarious mashup of Mozart and Star Trek at North Hollywood’s historic El Portal Theater. Pacific Opera Project’s Abduction from the Seraglio has shown once again that, with a dash of cleverness and a [...]