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Sunday, May 1

Emerging Artists from LA Opera

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

“LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program will help ensure the highest standards of performance not only at LA Opera, but at opera companies around the world.” (Plácido Domingo) Created and overseen by Plácido Domingo, the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program is a two- to three-year paid residency for singers and pianists of exceptional talent who are currently in transition from academic training to a professional career in opera. Inaugurated during the 2006/07 season, the program is designed to support the future of opera by discovering and developing the talents of exceptionally gifted young artists to become performers of potentially international stature. LA Opera uses its resources to provide extensive training for the young artists and also gives them the opportunity to further develop their skills in mainstage roles, as principal artists' covers, and in young artist concerts and productions. Alumni of the program have made important debuts at the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, English National Opera, Frankfurt, Zurich, Theater an der Wien, and many other of the world’s important opera houses.

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Pentatonix

Microsoft Theater

777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles, CA

7:30pm

Since bursting onto the scene in 2011, Platinum selling recording artists Pentatonix have sold more than 2.7 million albums in the U.S. alone, won a Grammy Award, sold out venues worldwide, have amassed over 1.4 billion views on their YouTube channel with over 10 million subscribers and appeared in the feature film Pitch Perfect 2.  Their latest release, Pentatonix debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and Current Albums Chart.  The first single, “Can’t Sleep Love” has over 17 million views on YouTube.  The group also released an enhanced deluxe version of their platinum selling holiday album, That’s Christmas To Me,which features their recent 2016 Grammy nominated track, “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy.”

All 7 of their releases have peaked within the Top 5 on Billboard’s Digital Albums Chart with 6 of those releases reaching the Top 10 or higher on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Most recently, the group received 2 gold certifications for their “Daft Punk” medley and cover of Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” ft. Lindsey Stirling. Their 2014 holiday album, That’s Christmas To Me has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the U. S. and was the 4th best-selling album of 2014. The group released their very first documentary (On My Way Home) which follows the quintet on their sold out 2015 North American Tour featuring behind-the-scenes footage, life performance and the making of their debut studio album,Pentatonix.

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Play Reading: THE WEDDING DRESS

SKYLIGHT THEATRE

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

8:00pm

A FIRST LOOK AT A NEW PLAY. This concert style reading is part of Skylight Theatre Company’s INKubator Play Development Program. THE WEDDING DRESS Synopsis: Desiree, fifty, childless and never married, is asked by her niece to make her bridal gown, sending Desiree into a spin as she attempts the sewing project of her life. But with unexpected visitors interrupting her every step of the way, compelling her to revisit her own life choices, can she put the chaos aside and finish the all-important dress in time? Or will it all begin to unravel?

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Monday, May 2

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

9:00am

The Aquarium of the Pacific (formerly the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific) is an aquarium on a 5-acre site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California, United States. It is situated across the water from the Long Beach Convention Center, Shoreline Village, and the Queen Mary Hotel and Attraction. Its mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems. 

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