April 23, 2024


Without Art It's Really Boring!!!

Issues to do in LA, OC: Dance, audio, puppets, arts & crafts

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Two acclaimed dance organizations, a pair of spouse and children-friendly festivals and a 12-hour audio marathon at Walt Disney Concert Corridor make our limited checklist of Southern California cultural choices this weekend. Prior to you go, don’t forget to connect with or verify on the net for reservation needs and other COVID-19 protocols.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The venerable New York corporation focused to selling African American dance returns with three packages of new and traditional repertory, each and every capped with the signature Ailey function “Revelations.” Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Tunes Middle, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $34-$138. musiccenter.org

‘Noon to Midnight: A Working day of New Music’
The return of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 12-hour showcase for new and latest functions functions John Adams and the L.A. Phil New Audio Group in a salute to Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, additionally performances by the piano duo Hocket, the alt-vintage ensemble Wild Up and the choral team Tonality, between numerous other folks. Numerous spots within and outside the house Disney Corridor. Noon to midnight Saturday. $5 for all occasions besides the “Focus on Andriessen” concert, which is $10-$63 (incorporates admission to all other events). laphil.com

Bob Baker Day
The dearly departed cofounder of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater is celebrated with the return of this household-friendly carnival-design and style outing that includes puppet displays and clowns musical performances by the L.A.-based Pacific Opera Venture, the Hollow Trees folks group and other folks additionally arms-on arts and crafts, game titles and facial area portray. Los Angeles Condition Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St., downtown L.A. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Absolutely free. bobbakerday.com

‘Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim’
Ragamala Dance Organization, a classical Indian troupe led by mother-daughter creative directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, provides the world premiere of this web-site-precise get the job done encouraged by Hindu teachings on daily life, death and rebirth. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Heart for the Performing Arts, Cal Point out Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 8 p.m. Saturday. $36-$71. thesoraya.org

‘Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim From the Piano’
Pianist Anthony de Mare pays tribute to the late, terrific Stephen Sondheim with new variations of some of the Broadway legend’s most effective acknowledged functions as reimagined by up to date composers, which includes Jeff Beal, Meredith Monk and Jon Batiste. Introduced by UCLA’s Middle for the Art of General performance. Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Court, Westwood. 7 p.m. Sunday. $39-$59. cap.ucla.edu

‘Family Competition: Persia’
The Getty Villa expands on its new exhibition “Persia: Ancient Iran and the Classical World” with a two-day loved ones competition that includes stay songs, dance and storytelling, moreover palms-on arts and crafts. The Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Absolutely free reservations expected. (310) 440-7300. getty.edu

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