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Sunday, July 27

BOUQUET

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

3:00pm

Bouquet is a kaleidoscopic pop duo from Los Angeles, CA consisting of Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs and Max Foreman. The two set out to create a uniquely inviting, immersive sound, intoning delicate vocal harmonies to a rising, ghostlike mass of guitar, trembling synthesizer, and pulsations of early rhythm machines. Lyrics alternate between painterly portraits out of time and devastatingly simple pop tenacity to delightful effect. Bouquet's music echoes undefinable post-punk wonders Young Marble Giants and This Mortal Coil, synth heroes Cluster, and the dulcet sensibilities of Sibylle Baier and Sandy Denny. 

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Don The Beachcomber & The Origins of the American Tiki Bar & ENCHANTED ISLAND

Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

4:00pm

Tiki guru Sven Kirsten (Book of Tiki) gives an illustrated presentation about the charismatic world traveler who originated the Tiki Bar with his 1934 Don the Beachcomber bar (on McCadden Place across the street from the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood!). Following is cocktail tasting, a booksigning with Sven and the 1958 film ENCHANTED ISLAND.

 

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Kirk Franklin Presents Tye Tribbett

House of Blues Sunset Strip

West Hollywood, CA 90069

6:00pm

Tyrone "Tye" Tribbett (born January 26, 1976) is an American gospel music singer, songwriter, keyboardist, choir director and founder of the Grammy-nominated and Stellar-Award winning gospel group Tye Tribbett & G.A. (short for 'Greater Anointing.'). Tribbett toured with Faith Hill in 2000, leading to work with Will Smith, Usher, Don Henley, Justin Timberlake, and Sting

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iPalpiti Artists: Violinist Conrad Chow and Pianist Timothy Durkovic

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Violinist Conrad Chow and pianist Timothy Durkovic perform Richard Strauss's Violin Sonata, Sextet from "Capriccio," and Metamorphosen.

Canadian violinist Conrad Chow has won over audiences with his interpretations of music from numerous centuries, continents, and styles. Critics have called him a “world-class talent” (Escarpment Views) who “performs with passion . . . leaving the audience deeply intoxicated and spellbound” (Changshu Radio), and have hailed the “full, sweet, seductive intensity of Chow’s sound” (Halifax Chronicle-Herald). A laureate at the International Stepping Stone Competition in Quebec, he has appeared as soloist with the Brampton Symphony, Scarborough Philharmonic, Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, and UTS Chamber Orchestra, among others. Chow is also an active chamber musician, having studied with the Grammy Award–winning Emerson String Quartet. He has completed a six-concert tour of China, performing the Butterfly Lovers Concerto by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao with the Ontario Festival Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Chow earned his bachelor and master’s degrees from Indiana University and his doctorate from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He pursued postdoctoral work with Eduard Schmieder at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is currently on the faculty of the Royal Conservatory’s Young Artists Performance Academy in Toronto, Canada, and visitng professor of violin at the University of Jinan College of Music in Shandong, China. 

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PAGLIACCI & CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood, CA 90068

7:30pm

Experience the extreme, no-holds-barred passions of jealous lovers in this beloved double-bill from two Italian opera composers at the top of their game. For this concert presentation, the incomparable Dudamel leads a cast rich in vocal and dramatic talents.

This concert benefits the LA Phil Musicians Pension Fund.

Cast include: Stuart Neill, Michelle DeYoung, Julianna Di Giacomo, Christopher Maltman, Tamara Mumford and Susan Bickley

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