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Saturday, January 31

Double Feature: High Crime & The Family

Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028


Double Feature: High Crime & The FamilyDouble Feature: High Crime & The FamilyDouble Feature: HIGH CRIME (LA POLIZIA INCRIMINA LA LEGGE ASSOLVE), 1973, Ambassador, 100 min. Dir. Enzo G. Castellari. Cop Franco Nero, frustrated with superior James Whitmore’s slow accumulation of evidence, goes after a drug ring, confronting mob boss Fernando Rey and rich importer Silvano Tranquilli. As Nero steps on more toes, people die, and now his girlfriend and daughter are in harm’s way. Unrelenting and unforgiving, one of the best collaborations between Nero and Enzo G. Castellari (director of the original INGLORIOUS BASTARDS). 

THE FAMILY (CITT VIOLENTA aka VIOLENT CITY), 1970, 100 min. Dir. Sergio Sollima. Killer Charles Bronson is chased by double crossers while on a vacation with main squeeze Jill Ireland and, after mucho mayhem, left for dead. But Bronson re-emerges from prison to hunt through the New Orleans underworld for his traitorous comrades. He gets more than he bargained for, running into duplicitous Ireland and her new hubby, mob boss Telly Savalas, who wants to hire Bronson - and wont take no for an answer. One stylish action scene after anotherwhipped into a frenzy by Ennio Morricone’s shredded electro soundtrack... - Grady Hendrix, New York Sun. 

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Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

University Park Campus Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, 90089


This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms thatas Glass puts ithave no business being together: dance and radio. One is all words and no visuals. One is all visuals and no words. The result is a funny, lively and very talky evening of dance and stories that brought down the house in its first test run at Carnegie Hall. Glass and choreographer Monica Bill Barnes thought their work shared a sensibility. Glass found Barness dances funny and intensely personal. Barnes, in turn, says, Ira has a way of telling stories that makes me . . . empathize, which is what I want an audience to do when we are dancing. In May 2012 Barnes and Glass collaborated on three short dances that were part of a This American Life variety show that was beamed into movie theatres nationwide. It was such a success that they decided to do a full show that combines stories and dance. Join us for an exciting evening of entertaining and unexpected convergences.

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Travis Tritt

Lewis Family Playhouse at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91730


Join us for a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt in an intimate solo-acoustic setting where his powerful voice and his guitar are the subject of the spotlight. Performing some of his biggest hits, including “Trouble,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” and “Best of Intentions,” the Grand Ole Opry member will bring his award-winning songs to life and leave the audience with a truly memorable experience. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm at the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Tickets are priced at $65.00 and are available online at www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or through the Box Office at 909.477.2752.

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Sunday, February 1

Conjuring the Ghosts of Versailles

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024


Co-presented with the Los Angeles Opera More than two decades after The Ghosts of Versailles had its spectacular premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, the composer John Corigliano and the librettist William M. Hoffman reunite to discuss their grand opera buffa in a conversation led by LA Opera president and CEO Christopher Koelsch. In conjunction with Figaro Unbound, a citywide celebration exploring the lasting legacy of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais freethinking barber.

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Monday, February 2