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Saturday, November 28


Malibu Playhouse

29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90265


Nov. 28 to Dec. 20 -- "WONDERFUL LIFE!" - “A lively and appealing actor… ‘Wonderful Life’ could well have an active future on stages around the country.” – The Washington Post

A new holiday classic, premiering November 28 at the Malibu Playhouse, launches their 2015-16 season under the helm of Jeremy Skidmore, world-renowned theater director and formerly Artistic Director of Theater Alliance in Washington, D.C. “Wonderful Life!” George Bailey's struggle to grasp why life is worth living finds a fresh voice in this enchanting one-person (Jason Lott) retelling of Frank Capra's classic film "It's A Wonderful Life." Wonderful Life reinterprets the well-known screenplay and reintroduces audiences to the residents of Bedford Falls, New York on a fateful Christmas Eve in 1945. Audiences, young and old, well versed in the movie and not, will find plenty to love. The show is adapted for stage by Lott and Helen Parfumi. Parfumi also serves as director.

A special screening of the original film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” takes place Nov. 15 at the Malibu Playhouse.

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Azar Lawrence Quartet - Special Guest - Bill Henderson; Featuring Marvin "Smitty" Smith & Jeff Littleton

Seabird Jazz Lounge

730 E. Broadway, Long Beach, 90802


The musical legacy of saxophonist Azar Lawrence began almost instantaneously at the age of 19 when he was spirited off to New York by Coltrane alumni, drummer, Elvin Jones' to join his (Jones') group Jazz Machine. Within a few years Azar became a member of McCoy Tyner's band. Azar recorded live 1973 at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, Switzerland Tyner's Milestone album that includes the seminal piece; Walk Spirit Talk Spirt. He briefly joined Miles Davis' band, appearing on the historic 1974 live album "Dark Magus.'

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