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Saturday, August 23

Bulrusher

SKYLIGHT THEATRE

1816 1/2 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

8:00pm to 4:30pm

A multiracial orphan girl, growing up in a predominantly white California town in the 1950's, discovers an entirely new sense of self when a black girl from Alabama suddenly appears in her world. Lyrically brimming with passion and humor, Bulrusher is about how we move forward in our lives by learning from our past.

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Alejandra Guzman

Greek Theatre

Los Angeles, CA 90027

8:00pm

Over her decade-spanning career, Latin rock icon Alejandra Guzman has decisively earned the title "La Reina del Rock" (The Queen of Rock), selling over 10 million albums and releasing a whopping 30 Top 10 singles. La Guzman, as she's affectionately referred to by fans, is a legendary performer, beloved for her racy image, infectious dancing, and colorful outfit changes — not to mention her powerful voice. In 2013, Guzman released her fourth live album "La Guzman En Primera Fila," demonstrating her enduring talents as a performer and building anticipation for her 2014 dates on the La Guzman 1F tour.

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I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

Ford Theaters

2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 91326

8:00pm

Southern CA premiere of I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky, composed by John Adams, with a libretto by June Jordan, and performed by Long Beach Opera — Titled after a quote from someone who experienced the 1994 Northridge earthquake firsthand, the story is set amid the aftermath of L.A.’s last mega quake. Seven young, diverse Angelenos are intertwined on their journey toward love and self-discovery. Adams’ opera-musical theater hybrid is a modern day The Threepenny Opera that weds blues, gospel, minimalism, funk and pop. One performance only. Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m.; Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA, 90068; $60-$125; (323) 461-3673 or www.FordTheatres.org

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John Adams’ I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

8:00pm

An earthquake romance. A genre-defying song play. With a score by leading contemporary composer John Adams and a libretto by the late poet June Jordan I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky is a modern day Threepenny Opera that weds blues, gospel, minimalism, funk and pop. Set amid the aftermath of LA's last big quake, this opera-musical hybrid follows seven young Angelenos, intertwined on their journey toward love and self discovery. 20 years after the 1994 Northridge earthquake, the LA County Arts Commission presents the long overdue Los Angeles premiere as part of the Zev Yaroslavsky Signature Series. Performed by Long Beach Opera, known for bold productions of new work, this concert staging is conducted by Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek. - See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/781#sthash.1PBayBoL.dpuf

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SALSA AND BACHATA CALIENTE NIGHT

POWER YOGA STUDIO

Address: 1410 2nd St., 1st Floor Santa Monica,, SANTA MONICA, 90401

8:00pm

Friends and lovers of dance, LOVE "DANCING WITH THE STARS"? Experience a night of DANCE like none other! SALSA and BACHATA CALIENTE Night Number 2. A night of performances and dancing with SOUL. Not to be missed! AUGUST 23RD, 8:00PM. PRIVATE LOCATION IN SANTA MONICA.
***PLEASE MESSAGE ME FOR DETAILS AND ADDRESS!***

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