December 7, 2006
Arts in LA
(Page 2 - Previous Page)Sun., Jan. 14
"Dogeaters." A panorama of life in the Philippines in the last years of the Ferdinand Marcos' regime. Written by Jessica Hagedorn, based on her National Book Award finalist novel of the same name. Playwrights' Arena and TDRZ Production of the Center Theatre Group. $20-$55. Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd., Culver City. (213) 628-2772.
Tue., Jan. 16
Joan Collins and Linda Evans in "Legends!" The "Dynasty" divas reunite in a comedic catfight written by James Kirkwood. Broadway LA. 8 p.m. Through Jan. 28. $27.50-$77.50. Wilshire Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. (213) 365-3500.
Wed., Jan. 17
Horace Silver Tribute. Friends and former band mates celebrate pianist and composer Silver. Featuring Christian McBride, Cedar Walton, Dee Dee Bridgewater and others. 8 p.m. $33-$93. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 850-2000.
Marisa Chibas' "Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary." Chibas' solo performance includes key episodes in the history of her illustrious family (including her father, Raul Chibas, co-wrote the manifesto for the Cuban revolution with Fidel Castro). 8:30 p.m. Through Sat. Jan. 20. $20-$24. REDCAT Theater, 631 W. Second St., Los Angeles. (213) 237-2800.
Thu., Jan. 18
New West Symphony. Featuring Christopher O'Riley performing Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1. 8 p.m. $23-$73. Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 694-3550.
Sun., Jan. 21
"Forbidden Hollywood." Musical spoof of movies including "Titanic," "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings." Dortort Program for the Arts. 7:30 p.m. $45. University of Judaism, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles. (310) 440-1246.
Wed., Jan. 24
Twelfth Annual Los Angeles Art Show Opening Night Gala. More than 80 domestic and international galleries display a range of art works representing "Five Centuries of Fine Art." Fine Art Dealers Association. 7 p.m.-10 p.m. $200 (opening gala); $18 (general admission). Through Jan. 28. Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport, 3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 822-9145. www.LAArtShow.com.
Thu., Jan. 25.
"William Lees Judson: Craftsman at Heart, Painter by Trade." Lecture by David Judson of the Highland Park art glass studio, Judson Studios, followed by a light reception at the Gamble House. Part of Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series of the Friends of the Gamble House. 7:30 p.m. $15-$25. Neighborhood Church, 2 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena. Also, tour of Judson Studio, Jan. 27, $20-$25. (626) 793-3334, ext. 52.
Sun., Jan. 28.
American Youth Symphony With Guest Soloist Ilana Setapen. Conducted by Music Director Alexander Treger, the symphony performs works by Brahms, Bela Bartok and Ned Rorem. 5:30 p.m. (pre-concert talk); 7 p.m. (concert). Free. Royce Hall, UCLA Campus, 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles. (310) 451-3400.
Wed., Jan. 30.
"Sunday in the Park With George." Jason Alexander directs Kelli O'Hara in Stephen Sondheim's musical. Reprise! Broadway's Best. 8 p.m. Through Feb. 11. $20-$75. UCLA's Freud Playhouse, MacGowan Hall, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles. (310) 825-2101.
Fri., Feb. 2
David Copperfield in "An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion." 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; also Feb. 3, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. $40-$75. Kodak Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. (213) 480-3232.
"Universe of Dreams" With Ensemble Galilei and Narrator Neal Conan. A multimedia concert experience where Celtic and Early Music is combined with poetry and stories inspired by images from the Hubble Space Telescope. 8 p.m. $10-$25. Cal Tech, Beckman Auditorium, 332 South Michigan Ave., Pasadena. (626) 395-4652.
Musica Angelica Performs Bach Cantatas. Martin Haselbock conducts, with soprano Linda Perillo and baritone Florian Boesch. 8 p.m. $12-$45. Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School of Performing Arts, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Also Sun., Feb. 4, 4 p.m., All Saints' Church, 504 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 458-4504. www.musicaangelica.org.
Sun., Feb. 4.
Paco de Lucia in Concert. Internationally recognized master of flamenco guitar. 7:30 p.m. $33-$85. World Music Series. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 850-2000.
Wed., Feb. 7
David Mamet's "Speed-The-Plow." Randall Arney directs a revival of Mamet's dark, comic dissection of the movie business. 7:30 p.m. $35-$69. Through Mar. 18. Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood. (310) 208-5454.
"The Tale of the Allergist's Wife." Marsha Mason, Tony Roberts and Jobeth Williams star in this LA Theatre Works reading of the 2001 Tony nominee for Best Play. 8 p.m. $20-$46. Through Feb. 11. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 827-0889. www.latw.org.
Ronald K. Brown/Evidence "One Shot: First Glance." Choreographer Brown's new work inspired by the life and art of African American photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris, known as "One Shot." Also on the program are "Grace" and "Order My Steps." The Sharon Disney Lund Dance Series, in partnership with Dance at the Music Center. 8:30 p.m. Through Feb. 10. $20-$32. REDCAT Theatre, 631 W. Second St., Los Angeles. (213) 237-2800.
Sat., Feb. 10
"Rise and Fall of the City of Mahogonny." Playwright Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill's blend of opera and raucous music hall songs, directed by John Doyle, stars Audra McDonald and Patti LuPone. Los Angeles Opera. 7:30 p.m. Through Mar. 4. $30-$200. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave., Los Angeles. (213) 972-8001. For more on this, see story on page 8.
Sat., Feb. 10
"Wicked." Based on the novel by Gregory McGuire, with music by Stephen Schwartz, this hit musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz. BroadwayLA. 7:30 p.m. $30-$88. Pantages Theater, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. (323) 468-1770.
Mon., Feb. 12
Musical Theatre Guild's "Street Scene." Concert Staged reading of the Pulitzer Prize winning Elmer Rice/Kurt Weill/Langston Hughes classic musical play. 7:30 p.m. $37. Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. (818) 243-2539. Also Feb. 18, 3 p.m. at Thousand Oaks' Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. (805) 583-8700.
Tue., Feb. 13.
Elif Shafak's "The Bastard of Kabul: A Novel." Author Shafak in conversation with L.A.Times book critic and author Jonathan Kirsch. ALOUD at Central Library. 7 p.m. Free. Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (213) 228-7025. www.aloudla.org.