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LA Cultural Events May 3rd, 4th, & 5th

This weekend’s Cultural Cocktail includes a Splash of Rodin, A Dash of Van Gogh, and a New World Symphony. Enjoy!



Dates: May 3 – 5

Choreography and staging by Boris Eifman

Music by Camille Saint-Saëns, Jules Massenet and Maurice Ravel

Fri May 3: 7:30; Sat May 4 2:00 + 7:30; Sun May 5th 2:00

600 Town Center Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92626

For tickets and information, visit or call (714) 556–2787


Lecture: Van Gogh under the Microscope: Investigating the “Portrait of a Peasant; (Patience Escalier)”

Sat May 4. 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Speakers: Devi Ormond, Associate Paintings Conservator, J. Paul Getty Museum &Lauren Bradley, Assistant Conservator, J. Paul Getty

Theater | Free with admission |

From the Norton Simon Website: We encourage you to arrive no later than 3:00 p.m., when stickers for ensured seating are distributed in Main Entrance gallery. Members enjoy early seating between 3:30 and 3:45 p.m.; general admission seating begins at 3:45 p.m.”

Norton Simon Museum of Art. 411 W. Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105 626.449.6840

Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier), Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. Norton Simon Art Foundation. M.1975.06.P © 2012 Norton Simon Art Foundation.

The Colburn School Orchestra

Sunday, May 5: 6 pm

Dvorák: Symphony No. 9, New World, and Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2.,

Bing Theater | Free, no reservations

LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90036. 323 857-6000

Posted by on May 1st, 2013

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