June 16, 2024


Buzz The Music

Matters to do in LA, OC: Dance, music, puppets, arts & crafts

Two acclaimed dance companies, a pair of family members-pleasant festivals and a 12-hour songs marathon at Walt Disney Live performance Hall make our short checklist of Southern California cultural choices this weekend. Right before you go, remember to connect with or examine on the web for reservation prerequisites and other COVID-19 protocols.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The venerable New York organization focused to advertising and marketing African American dance returns with three courses of new and vintage repertory, each individual capped with the signature Ailey get the job done “Revelations.” Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the New music Centre, 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 modern functions features John Adams and the L.A. Phil New Music Team in a salute to Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, furthermore performances by the piano duo Hocket, the alt-basic ensemble Wild Up and the choral team Tonality, among the lots of other folks. Numerous spots inside and outside the house Disney Corridor. Noon to midnight Saturday. $5 for all situations other than the “Focus on Andriessen” live performance, which is $10-$63 (involves admission to all other situations). laphil.com

Bob Baker Working day
The dearly departed cofounder of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater is celebrated with the return of this family members-friendly carnival-design outing featuring puppet exhibits and clowns musical performances by the L.A.-dependent Pacific Opera Undertaking, the Hollow Trees people team and other folks furthermore fingers-on arts and crafts, online games and confront painting. Los Angeles Point out Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St., downtown L.A. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. No cost. bobbakerday.com

‘Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim’
Ragamala Dance Company, a classical Indian troupe led by mom-daughter artistic directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, offers the earth premiere of this web page-unique work encouraged by Hindu teachings on everyday living, dying and rebirth. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Executing Arts, Cal State 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, excellent Stephen Sondheim with new variations of some of the Broadway legend’s greatest regarded operates as reimagined by modern day composers, like Jeff Beal, Meredith Monk and Jon Batiste. Offered by UCLA’s Middle for the Artwork of Functionality. Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Courtroom, Westwood. 7 p.m. Sunday. $39-$59. cap.ucla.edu

‘Family Competition: Persia’
The Getty Villa expands on its new exhibition “Persia: Historic Iran and the Classical World” with a two-working day loved ones pageant showcasing live tunes, dance and storytelling, additionally hands-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 needed. (310) 440-7300. getty.edu