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Greek Tragedy + Hollywood Film Star= Oh, the drama!


Euripedes Medea

starring Annette Bening

Final Performances this week Tues-Sat: Oct 13-17. 8pm; Sunday 7pm.

Freud Playhouse, UCLA. 245 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA  90095 Tel: 310.825.2101

For more information, please visit:

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Quote of the Day


Life is not about waiting for the Storm to pass

It’s about learning how to dance in the rain

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The Author of this Blog has been diagnosed with Stage III Cancer

I will try to update when I can

Thank you.

“That that Don’t Kill Me/Can Only Make Me Stronger” –Kanye West

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Cultural Events: LA Saturday Aug 22. Sun Aug 23

Southwest Chamber

Southwest Chamber Music

Saturday Aug. 22. 7:30

Sunday Aug. 23. 7:30

The Huntington Library. San Marino


Aaron Copland: Sonata for Violin & Piano; Franz Schubert: Quintet for Piano & Strings, “Trout”

For more information, please call: (800) 726-7147

Or visit:

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The Bowers Museum.  2002 North Main Street.  Santa Ana, CA 92706


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Cultural Events LA: Aug 14-15

CAPD534.JPGFrom Baroque to Folk: Pastoral Music from France

Performer: Distorted Pearl

Friday, August 14: 7:00 p.m

Norton Simon Museum. 411 W. Colorado Blvd.  Pasadena, CA 91105


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Sat. August 15th: 8pm

The Old Mill. 1120 Old Mill Road. San Marino, CA, 91108

For Reservations, call: 626.449.5458

Ganesh_Dressler_1Discovering Ganesha: Remover of Obstacles
Until Sept 20.

In the Experimental Gallery.

Pacific Asia Museum. Pacific Asia Museum.

46 North Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. (626) 449-2742

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Cultural Events LA: August 7th-8th

hancock_lang_415x150Herbie Hancock & Lang Lang with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Friday Aug. 7. 8:30 p.m; Sat. Aug 8. 8:30 p.m

Hollywood Bowl 2301 North Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068. (323).850.2000

Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro; Williams: Concerto in C Major for Two Pianos and Orchestra; Ravel: Mother Goose Suite; Bernstein: Mambo (from West Side Story)

mus_main_entranceSaturdays Off the 405:

The Dodos and DJ Turquoise Wisdom

Saturday August 8, 6 pm – 9 pm

Getty Center1200 Getty Center Dr. LA, CA 90049. (310) 440-7300
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Cultural Events August 1

Forever Flamenco- LA Olé!_La Genoveva_smForever Flamenco: LA OLE

Saturday, August 1 at 8:30 pm

Ford Amphitheatre

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East

Hollywood, CA  90068

(323) 461-3673

DIVORZIO_ALL'ITALIANA Cinema Under the Stars
Saturday August 1, 8:45 p.m
Bulgarini Gelato
749 E. Altadena Dr. Altadena, Ca. 9100
(626) 791-6174
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Quote of the Day: First Lady Michelle Obama


“In order for creativity to flourish and imagination to take hold, we …need to expose our children to the arts from a very young age.”

-First Lady Michelle Obama, speaking at the National Design Awards at the White House, July 24, 2009.

Photo Credit: Ron Edmonds/Associated Press

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Cultural Events LA: June 25-June 26


Fellini’s LA STRADA

Opening Saturday July 25th at a movie theater near you.

This 1954 film is being screened at Laemmle’s theatres in Beverly Hills, Pasadena, and Encino.

For showtimes and locations, please visit:

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Moliere’s The Miser

In the Age of Madoff and corporate scandals- Moliere’s 17th-century-play is more timely than ever!

Opens Saturday, July 25 at 8 pm

Directed by Ellen Geer. With Ted Barton, Alan Blumenfeld, Bill Durham, Samara Frame, Willow Geer, Nina Kurtz, Mark Lewis, Raymond Lynch, Melora Marshall, Mike Peebler and Chad Jason Scheppner.

July 25 through September 27

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. Topanga CA  90290. (310) 455-3723

For further showtimes, visit:

Audience members are advised to bring cushions for bench seating.

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Cultural Events LA: July 17-19

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Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Fri. July 17. 7:30 p.m.

Sat. July 18. 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Sun. July 19 2:00 p.m

Dorothy Chandler Pavillion. 135 North Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012. (213) 972-0711

calendar_1Cal Phil at the Mill
Sat. July 18. 8:00 p.m.
Musicians from the California Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the Old Mill, a historical California landmark.
1120 Old Mill Road. San Marino, CA, 91108.
*Reservations Required* 626.449.5458


An Afternoon with Duke Ellington
Program: Duke Ellington; Maurice Ravel
The Southeast Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
3 p.m., Sunday, July 19
Walt Disney Concert Hall
For further Information, contact: (323) 293-SESA (7372)

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