This performance of Holst’s Planets will transport the audience to another realm: the evocative music will be accompanied by astonishing images from NASA and JPL rovers and satellites, as well as computer-generated graphics of the Mars landing and more. Opening the program, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Erskine - Concerto for Drum Set and Orchestra is sure to send listeners into the stratosphere.
Hailed as “LA’s most significant venue for flamenco” by LA Weekly, the Fountain Theatre returns to the Ford stage for an evening of passionate flamenco dance, music and song. This year’s show celebrates the 49-year career of legendary flamenco dancer, teacher and choreographer Roberto Amaral.
Unidos Por La Danza presents Nuestras Bellas Raices, its first annual Latin American folklorico show that is a multicultural celebration of different countries and cultures from North, Central and South America.
Folklorico dance is a universal form of communication and expression that reflects significant values, traditions, thoughts, feelings and imagination of individuals and their cultures.
Join us for a memorable cultural evening with music and dance from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama and Peru.
***Please Note: We will not be watching WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in its entirety. Seminar attendees are encouraged to view the entire film in advance of attending the seminar.***
Last October, we breathed new life into a devil baby in Roman Polanski’s diabolical masterpiece, ROSEMARY’S BABY (1968).
In January, we reopened a surreal film noir investigation in David Lynch’s BLUE VELVET (1986).
In April, we took a mind numbing ride with Travis Bickel in Martin Scorsese’s TAXI DRIVER (1976).
Now, for an evening of pure cinematic permissiveness, we cordially invite you to join the fun and games with George and Martha, (America’s true first couple - screw the Washingtons!) as we sink ourselves into Mike Nichols’ film adaptation of Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966) - the fourth in our continuing series of American Cinematheque deconstructing master classes.
This entertaining (if fictionalized) look at the pivotal WWII conflict features an all-star cast including Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, Charles Bronson and Telly Savalas (a Golden Globe nominee), as well as some superbly executed action sequences. Leonard Maltin will introduce this tribute to Ken Annakin on the occasion of the English director's 100th birthday
Dance to live music! Explore the high energy tribal dances of the Middle East with renowned Iranian dancer Banafsheh Sayyad and musicians and revel in the joyful feel of a Middle Eastern celebration.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. JAM Sessions are participatory and centered around movement and music.
Recommended for ages 8 and up.
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA
Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended
Go back in time for a night with the Beats—Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Bukowski, di Prima, Micheline, and more. Participate in an evening of spoken word with prominent Los Angeles poets, actors, and musical artists reading the works of Beat-era poets in a loose reenactment of the historic 1955 Six Gallery poetry reading. Originally created by Poetry in Motion founder Eve Brandstein along with L.A. poets Michael C. Ford and Rex Weiner, this production is being reproduced for the Autry, offering a rare opportunity to experience the Beats as they were back then.