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Thursday, October 30

Agua a Cucharadas

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

2:00pm to 8:30pm

An expansive play that covers the distance from Puerto Rico to Japan, Philadelphia to San Diego, and the virtual world to the physical, Water by the Spoonful ties together the lives of a host of unforgettable characters in a play about forgiveness and redemption. Performed in Spanish. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro.

 

October 30, November 1, 6, 8, Thursdays 8:30 p.m. Saturdays 2:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

 

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Properties of Silence

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

2:30pm to 8:30pm

Poetry, science, and history spiral out of control as a contemporary Phoenix realtor, her pool contractor husband, and the famed 17th C. poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz meet in a multi-layered dreamscape. Inspired by Sor Juana’s most signi-cant poem, Primer Sueño (First Dream). Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro.

 

October 30, November 1, 7, 8, Thursday and Friday 8:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

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Hello Kitty Con

Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

152 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

4:00pm

(OCT. 30-NOV. 2) Join Hello Kitty's 40th Anniversary celebration with world premier events and experiences including a global Hello Kitty Hug-a-thon, the first Hello Kitty museum exhibition of its kind, the first official Hello Kitty Convention in the world, lots of supercute product introductions, and many more surprises!

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Summer Brave

USC McClintock Theatre

1010 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, 90089

7:00pm

By William Inge.
Directed by Robert Bailey.

The line between restraint and desire is blurred when an unpolished young stranger comes to town. Sensual at times and charmingly amusing, Summer Brave is William Inge’s thoughtful revision of his Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic.

Performance Dates and Times
10/30/2014 at 7 p.m.
10/31/2014 at 7 p.m.
11/1/2014 at 2:30 p.m.
11/1/2014 at 8 p.m.
11/2/2014 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets purchased in person at the USC Ticket Office: students, $5; faculty and staff, $8; general public, $10. Tickets purchased by phone or online are $12.

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The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

ALOUD @ Central Library

630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles CA, CA 90071

7:15pm

What is the role of fiction in 21st century America? Blending memoir and polemic with close readings of her favorite American novels—Azar Nafisi, author of bestselling Reading Lolita in Tehran, invites us to join her as citizens of “The Republic of Imagination,” a country where the villains are conformity and orthodoxy and the only passport is a free mind and a willingness to dream.

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Thu, Oct 30, 7:15 PM [ALOUD] The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

ALOUD @ Central Library

630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles CA, CA 90071

7:15pm

What is the role of fiction in 21st century America? Blending memoir and polemic with close readings of her favorite American novels—Azar Nafisi, author of bestselling Reading Lolita in Tehran, invites us to join her as citizens of “The Republic of Imagination,” a country where the villains are conformity and orthodoxy and the only passport is a free mind and a willingness to dream.

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