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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Segerstrom events celebrate International Women’s Month by Pauline Adamek

From the press release: Segerstrom Center for the Arts is ecstatic to present a series of three events to pay homage and celebrate International Women’s Month. The month will kick o…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 01:54PM
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Catalina Museum for Art & History – New Exhibitions by Pauline Adamek

Hula has been a part of Indigenous Hawaiian culture for hundreds of years. Hula was a way of passing along knowledge from generation to generation. Over the past two centuries, hula has tran…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Saturday, March 11, 2023

7th Annual LA Get Down Festival at Greenway Court Theatre – April 1-29 by Pauline Adamek

From the press release: Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors), in association with Da Poetry Lounge (DPL), presents THE 7t…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:05PM
Friday, March 10, 2023

John Tejada & March Adstrum unveil their new band: Optometry by Pauline Adamek

Optometry’s songwriters, March Adstrum & John Tejada. Photo credit Simone Ling. John Tejada and March Adstrum unveil their new band: Optometry. Pictured above – album art by Simo…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Stage Raw awards in April by Pauline Adamek

The Awards (Recognizing Excellence in Calendar Year 2022)   From the Stage Raw site: “On Monday night, April 17, 2023 from 7-10 pm, Stage Raw will likely host its first awards/comm…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 01:53PM

American Journey: My Life In Art by Pauline Adamek

Riding the coattails of his 80th birthday, contemporary artist and painter Marco Sassone will launch his inspirational memoir American Journey: My Life in Art, in which Sassone candidly chro…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

“Run For Your Wife” at Theatre Palisades by Pauline Adamek

From the press release — After opening its season with the critically acclaimed production of drama, “Other Desert Cities,” Theatre Palisades will be amusing its audience with the l…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:02PM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

“Aladdin” in concert at The Soraya by Pauline Adamek

As the beloved Disney animated feature film Aladdin celebrates its 30th Anniversary, The Soraya offers a trio of Disney favorites this Spring. March 25: Disney in Concert: Aladdin, 30th …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Friday, March 3, 2023

Barbara T. Smith – a retrospective at GRI by Pauline Adamek

“Have fun making art and doing it in the world.” Barbara T. Smith Only an established artist has the luxury of making a statement like this… Barbara T. Smith is a conceptual and per…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Thursday, March 2, 2023

Laguna Art Museum’s California Cool Art Auction, Benefit & Bash  by Pauline Adamek

Celebrating 41 years of connecting California artists, collectors and the community, Laguna Art Museum promises a uniquely California experience with their annual fundraising art auction, ha…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

“The Secret Garden” the musical – reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Haunting melodies and magical staging brings a beloved children’s book to life; The Secret Garden musical is now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in DTLA. This breathtaking show runs throug…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Yamato, The Drummers of Japan perform at the Soraya by Pauline Adamek

Hinotori: The Wings of Phoenix Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 3pm; Tickets start at $36.00 available here. From the press release: Experience a thrilling, high-energy, and explosive i…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Monday, February 27, 2023

LA Theatre Week! by Pauline Adamek

LA Theatre Week, a two-week-long celebration of the performing arts, will be happening from March 13 to 26, 2023. With tickets to more than 75 productions starting at just $20.00, audiences …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Friday, February 24, 2023

Community events accompany “The Secret Garden” musical by Pauline Adamek

To celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of Los Angeles, nurture lifelong learning and human connection, and connect audiences with artists that are working at the highest levels of their own…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Thursday, February 23, 2023

“The Last Sorcerer” makes its world premiere at The Wallis by Pauline Adamek

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the Sing For Hope production of THE LAST SORCERER (LE DERNIER SORCIER, 1867), a World Premiere 155 years in the making, on Friday…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Monday, February 20, 2023

“The Smell of the Kill” reviewed by Pauline Adamek

An intimate theater experience held in a Beverly Hills mansion? It doesn’t get any more L.A. than that. In fact, Kelby Keenan and her co-producer Ashley Cole have been staging these u…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Saturday, February 18, 2023

Paula Vogel’s “How I Learned to Drive” at the Sherry Theatre – reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Paula Vogel’s play How I Learned to Drive won her a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1998. The play tells the story of a woman nicknamed Li’l Bit as she comes to terms with a relationship wit…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Friday, February 17, 2023

HRIFF winner “Iron Nest of the Moon” makes its world premier by Pauline Adamek

Winner of the award for “Best Web Project” at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF) Iron Nest of the Moon makes its world premier on Wednesday, Mar 1, 2023 at 6PM at the R…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The Pantages roars with “The Lion King” – reviewed by Pauline Adamek

From the initial resounding and deeply primal notes of the first song, “Circle of Life,” to the final triumphant strains, this acclaimed musical resonates with joy and celebration. Disne…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Thursday, February 9, 2023

The Rosenberg Case — play reading at Theatre 40 by Pauline Adamek

Free event! Theatre 40 presents The Rosenberg Case on February 22nd. It’s 1953, and soon after Julius and Ethel Rosenberg have been executed for spying against the United States, their…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Laguna Art Museum events by Pauline Adamek

New public programs announced by Laguna Art Museum in celebration of its Tenth Annual Art & Nature Festival – including innovative workshops, panel discussions, nature excursions and i…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:10PM

The Soraya dazzles with 2023 season of concerts by Pauline Adamek

The Soraya presents the best in Classical, best in Jazz, best Hecho en Las Américas, and best of Broadway this year with their dazzling line-up of concerts. Enjoy a new season of a range…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:05PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 20th Anniversary Season  by Pauline Adamek

Over its 20 year history, Boston Court has programmed more than 60 theatre productions, including 37 world premieres, more than 300 eclectic music concerts, more than 75 new play readings, a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Monday, January 23, 2023

Hélène Grimaud plays Silvestrov and Mozart with Wild Up – Soraya by Pauline Adamek

French pianist Hélène Grimaud celebrates contemporary Ukrainian composer Valentyn Silvestrov, pairing his music with none other than Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The restless and revered p…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Friday, January 6, 2023

Fifty Years at  Santa Monica Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Fifty years ago this month, Evelyn Rudie and Chris De Carlo (pictured left) assumed their posts as Co-Artistic Directors of Santa Monica Playhouse. Under their stewardship, the now sixty-thr…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:01PM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Interview with Mean Girls – Pantages by Pauline Adamek

Mean Girls is a coming-of-age stage musical with music by Jeff Richmond, lyrics by Nell Benjamin, and book by Tina Fey, it’s directed by Casey Nicholaw. Opening this week at the Pantages T…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM
Sunday, December 11, 2022

63rd annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration by Pauline Adamek

You’re invited to come to Downtown L.A. (or to tune in via TV or radio) for a slate of extraordinary holiday-themed performances featuring colorful costumes and global sounds from Africa, …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:18PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Burlesque meets Star Wars™ for “The Empire Strips Back” @ the Montalbán by Pauline Adamek

Beloved Star Wars™ characters and themes have been given a burlesque makeover, and the resulting live spectacular is as hilarious and amazing as it sounds! Now playing in Hollywood at t…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:48PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Pasadena Chorale presents “The Light of Hope Returning” by Pauline Adamek

Heavenly voices! Combining the winter solstice, Christmas and New Year’s themes, the Pasadena Chorale is proud to present the first concert of its 2022-2023 season, the L.A. premiere of …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:48PM
Friday, November 25, 2022

Sony Pictures Classics releases 4k Ultra HD Collection by Pauline Adamek

Announcing an exciting new release for all film enthusiasts! In celebration of Sony Pictures Classics’ 30-year anniversary, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is proud to bring eleven of …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:32PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Holiday Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall  by Pauline Adamek

The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2022 DECK THE HALL holiday concerts feature 15 performances from December 3-31, 2022 with star-studded vocalists, blockbuster movie screenings performed with…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:36PM

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