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Mammoth Skeleton Found in LA Parking Lot

A  Mammoth Skeleton from the Ice Age, now referred to as “Zed,” discovered in a parking lot in LA’s Hancock Park.

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mammoth_side1Mammoth Skeleton from the same era as Zed.

A new twist to LA Road Rage: fighting Woolly Mammoths for parking spaces.

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Cultural Events LA: Feb 21 and 22nd

william-adolphe_bouguereau-the_remorse_of_orestesTragedy,  Revenge, Deux Ex Machina!

Orestes at the Getty Villa, Malibu

Theater Lab: The Ghost Road Company presents Orestes

Fri. Feb 20/Sat Feb 21 8 pm. Sun. Feb 22 3:00 p.m

Tickets: $7. Auditorium, Getty Villa 

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 Les Violins Du Roy

 Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 3:30 PM

Beckman Auditorium. Cal Tech, Pasadena

Program Includes: Purcell: Selections from the “Suite from King Arthur,”

Haydn: Symphony No. 48 in C Major “Maria Theresia,”

Handel: Water Music Suites

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luisa Luisa Fernanda

Sat, February 21 at 3 pm & 8 pm. Ricardo Montalban Theatre

1615 Vine Street – Hollywood, CA 90028. (323) 960-1057

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Lucia di Lammermoor: Live in HD. (Let the madness begin!)

flashLucia Di Lammermoor is sold out in New York- but that does not mean that you cannot see it in LA!

At a movie theater near you.

Tonight, Wednesday February 18.

Lucia Di Lamermmoor.

Live in HD.

Visit the website below for show times and location:


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This Weekend in LA: Feb 15

top21 Los Angeles Italia:

Film, Fashion, and Art Fest

February 15-21.

Daily Screenings. Art, Fashion, and Photo Exhibits. 

Free Admission.

Film Screenings at Mann Chinese 6 Theater: Hollywood. Films Include: De Sica’s Bicycle Thief, Michael Radford’s Il Postino, Fellini’s Roma.

According to Los Angeles Italia, the fest celebrates the De Sica Dynasty with screenings of Vittorio De Sica’s Oscar-winning film “The Bicycle Thief” and Brando de Sica’s “Talk About Me.”

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Wagner Seminar at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

oldbil103 Opera League “Ring” Seminar on “Das Rheingold” and “Die Walkure.” 

With the Support of the Wagner Society & Hispanics for LA Opera

Saturday, February 14, 2009, 9:30 am to 4pm at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion

5th Floor Salon. 135 North Grand Avenue. Speakers: Dr. Evan Baker, Dr. Michael Hackett, Dr. Mitchell Morris, Dr. Simon Williams

For more information: 213.972.7720. or email OLLA at: 

Or Visit:

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Camerata Pacifica

quintet1 *MOZART: String Quintet in C Major, K515.

MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet in B Flat Major, Op. 87

Thursday Feb 5, 8 p.m., Zipper Hall; LA. Friday Feb 6, 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara. Sunday Feb 8, 3 p.m., Ventura. Tuesday Feb 10, 8 p.m.,Huntington,  San Marino.  Catherine Leonard, Nurit Pacht, Richard O’Neill, Toby Appel, Ani Aznavoorian. For more information, please visit:


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Harmonia Baroque Players

ensemble Harmonia Baroque Players

Echoes of the Age of Luther”

 Sunday, February 8, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Peninsula Community Church

 Sunday, February 15, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Oneonta Congregational Church

  Sunday, February 22, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Concordia University, Chapel

   PROGRAM includes: Buxtehude: “Lauda Sion Salvatorem;”  Scheidt: “Magnificat;”   Victoria: “Ecce Dominus;”  Palestrina: “Sicut Servus;”  Praetorius: “Dances from “Terpsichore;”   Martin Luther: “Ein Feste Burg;”  Telemann: Concerto in C minor;  J. S. Bach: Duos  Weelkes: “When David Heard;”   Handl: “Orietur Stella;”

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The Weekend of Jan. 30th-Feb 1

securedownload1 Tango Cabaret. Sat. January 31 8:00 p.m

Museum of Latin American Art. 628 Alamitos Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90802. (562) 437-1689








maerchenhafte1 Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures

BCAM LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA, 90036. 323.857.6000

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Cultural Events in LA: January 24-25

hearst-the-collector Hearst the Collector

Through February 1, 2009

Art of the Americas Building

LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA, 90036. 323.857.6000 






gil-shaham Stéphane Denève Conducts Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff

Walt Disney Concert Hall .111 South Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012.(323).850.2000

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Stéphane Denève, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin

Stravinsky, “Dumbarton Oaks” Concerto; Khachaturian “Violin Concerto in D Minor.” Rachmaninoff “Symphonic Dances.”

Photo: Gil Shaham



orfeo Live in HD:

The Metropolitan Opera’s Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck

Saturday, January 24, 2009 (Running time 1 hour 31 minutes / no intermission)

From the Met Web Site: “Mark Morris’s acclaimed production returns. This complete vision for Gluck, with choreography by Morris and costumes by Isaac Mizrahi, features the artistry of Stephanie Blythe in the male title role. The alluring Danielle de Niese is Orfeo’s adored wife, Euridice, who inspires the hero to face the underworld for her sake. Music Director James Levine conducts.”

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This Week in LA: Jan 17th-Jan 22nd

1832 Ray Bradbury’s “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit.”

Fremont Centre Theatre 1000 Fremont Ave

South Pasadena, CA  91030 

Opens Sat, Jan 17, 8 pm; Sun. Jan 18 3 pm

626. 441.5977







Free Holiday Monday; Free Admission and Special Events


Martin Luther King Day; Mon. Jan 19. 12-8 pm

5905 Wilshire Boulevard, LA, CA, 90036.323.857.6000



news_7926_0 ART LA 2009 Opening Night

Thurs. Jan 22, 6:30 PM

Barker Hanger

3021 Airport Avenue

Santa Monica

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