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Thursday, January 27, 2022

“A Bronx Tale” live at Segerstrom Center for the Arts by Pauline Adamek

One night only! Actor, writer and all-round screen tough guy Chazz Palminteri is set to deliver a tour-du-force rendition of his one-man show, A Bronx Tale, bringing 18 characters to vivid l…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:42PM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Disney’s “Encanto” ¡en Español! at El Capitan by Pauline Adamek

Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre, which is presenting Disney’s “Encanto” now through December 5th, will offer a special Spanish language screening of the film on Sunday, …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:06PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Reel Change: The New Era of Film Music – LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

This weekend only, the LA Philharmonic is presenting three evenings of programs curated by composers. Reel Change: The New Era of Film Music celebrates the 21st century’s increasingly ad…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:06PM
Monday, November 8, 2021

“The Children” – theatre review by Pauline Adamek

Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children was written before the pandemic, and it’s about the aftermath of a nuclear accident and not a virus, but its vibe of looming doom and concern over what can a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 09:36PM
Saturday, November 6, 2021

“Fluxus means change” at the Getty by Pauline Adamek

Featuring art from three major 20-century movements – Fluxus Means Change: Jean Brown’s Avant-Garde archive – is now on view at the Getty Research Institute, at the Getty Museum. (The …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:18PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

“My Fair Lady” at the Dolby by Pauline Adamek

“I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live.” How many of the wonderful songs from this exquisite mu…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:48PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Academy Museum opens! by Pauline Adamek

“The old woman and the soap bubble.” That’s how lead architect Renzo Piano describes the newly opened Academy Museum on Wilshire, dedicated to the art of filmmaking and 120+ years …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:36PM

“City of Immortals” at TRK by Pauline Adamek

The Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) proudly presents the City of Immortals, a new festivalcelebrating the immortality of the arts inspired by the great artists buried in the historic Père-Lach…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:32PM

Experience “The Scarlet Stone” in October by Pauline Adamek

Calling all cultural aficionadi and scholars! You’re invited to experience a rare opportunity for a deep dive into Persian culture—one that is rich with antiquity and mythology. Bearing …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:18PM
Saturday, October 2, 2021

“Shaadi” creator—interview with Achinta S. McDaniel by Pauline Adamek

Blue13 Dance Company’s recent production, Shaadi, was a magnificent success. The immersive Bollywood dance spectacular was recently staged at L.A.’s iconic Heritage Square Museum. The a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:36PM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

“Birds in the Moon” opera review by Pauline Adamek

A haunting work, Birds in the Moon—the chamber opera by composer Mark Grey and librettist Júlia Canosa i Serra—made its West Coast Premiere last week, as presented by The Broad Stage. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 10:32PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

John Williams: Maestro of the Movies at the Bowl by Pauline Adamek

A highly acclaimed composer and conductor, also pianist and trombonist, John Williams has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic h…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:24PM
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Danger Arcade Launch Party by Pauline Adamek

Botman comic by Jeffrey Edward Peters Comic Heroes! You’re invited to the Danger Arcade Launch Party on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 5-8PM PDT at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:18PM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

“Birds in the Moon” A new chamber opera by Pauline Adamek

Making its West Coast Premiere, for four performances only early September, is Birds in the Moon, a mobile, theatrical chamber opera by Mark Grey and Júlia Canosa i Serra. This new work fea…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:12PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Piazzolla and Tchaikovsky with Dudamel – Hollywood Bowl by Pauline Adamek

Gustavo Dudamel (pictured above) leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic next Thursday evening, August 26, with an exciting musical program from both sides of the globe. Firstly, Dudamel brin…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 05:03PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Sunset Concerts this week! by Pauline Adamek

Enjoy the remaining weeks of balmy summer evenings here in Southern California at these upcoming events at the Skirball, The Ford, and the Levitt Pavilion. Sunset Concerts at the Skirball…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 02:32PM
Saturday, August 14, 2021

“Miss” film review by Pauline Adamek

Alexandre Wetter as Alex in “Miss” Androgynous model Alexandre Wetter stars as a person who dreams of conquering the Miss France beauty pageant in Miss, an intimate and romantic drama…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:42PM

Sergio Mendes at the Hollywood Bowl by Pauline Adamek

Legendary Brazilian bandleader Sergio Mendes headlines the Hollywood Bowl this Sunday evening, bringing a festive “Carnival” spirit and celebration to L.A. The Carnival of Brazil is a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:32PM

Academy Museum tickets now available by Pauline Adamek

Tickets are now available for advance purchase for visiting the Academy Museum, set to open in September. Timed tickets can be pre-purchased, while tickets to the Academy Museums numerous …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:32PM
Friday, August 13, 2021

Dudamel Conducts ”From the New World” Hollywood Bowl by Pauline Adamek

Gustavo Dudamel (pictured) leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic this Thursday evening with what promises to be a lively classical concert in celebration of ‘Americana’ — Dvořák’s “…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:48PM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

“Lizastrata” at the Getty Villa by Pauline Adamek

The Troubies are back! Tickets are now on sale for Lizastrata, LIVE at the Getty Villa Outdoor Theater. A co-production between Troubadour Theater Company and the Getty Museum. Each f…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:18PM

Jazz Concerts in the Dome, Mt. Wilson Observatory by Pauline Adamek

The Dome is set to resound with jazz vibes! Coming up at the Mount Wilson Observatory, the scientific marvel in the mountains above Pasadena, is the second concert date of their Summer seaso…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:12PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Cynthia Erivo performs with the LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

The career of British-born artist Cynthia Erivo is on an impressive trajectory, gaining accolades all over the world. The gifted actor/singer received a 2016 Tony Award for her Broadway d…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:48PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

“Living on the Earth: The Musical” on Vimeo by Pauline Adamek

An original hippie, Alicia Bay Laurel is still sharing her wisdom accrued over the past five decades. Photo of the artist by Sofuku Lee. Singer, songwriter, author, poet, fine artist…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:12PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

More Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome, Mt. Wilson Observatory by Pauline Adamek

Classical concerts in the clouds! Under the magnificent vaulted dome of the 100-inch telescope, Mt. Wilson Observatory’s Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome have resumed with a limited e…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:03PM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

“Senior Prom” on PBS by Pauline Adamek

Review by Brian Sonia-Wallace. Senior Prom is a new PBS mini-documentary which follows a group of LGBTQ+ seniors to their residential LGBT Center senior living prom event (see the play on…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 10:18PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Kamasi Washington at The Bowl by Pauline Adamek

American jazz saxophonist, usually playing tenor, Kamasi Washington is a saxophone virtuoso and widely celebrated bandleader. Washington introduced hip-hop audiences to the lineage of spi…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:54PM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Poets Laureate Fellows announced by Pauline Adamek

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce its 2021 Poets Laureate Fellows. These 23 individuals serve as Poets Laureate of states and cities across the U. S. and will be leading …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 08:03PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Los Angeles Philharmonic returns to the Bowl – 2021 Summer Series by Pauline Adamek

Happening this Saturday is one of several FREE concerts for frontline and essential workers (invited guests only) as The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association celebrates its historic return…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:36PM

Getty Center Reopens by Pauline Adamek

The Getty Center in Los Angeles will reopen to a limited number of visitors with free reservations on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, with specific one-way routes and other measures in place to ensur…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:24PM

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