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Sunday, November 29

Contemporary Art of the Middle East


5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036


In recent years, the parameters of Islamic art have expanded to include contemporary works by artists from or with roots in the Middle East. Drawing inspiration from their own cultural traditions, these artists use techniques and incorporate imagery and ideas from earlier periods. LACMA has only recently begun to acquire such work within the context of its holdings of Islamic art, understanding that the ultimate success and relevance of this collection lies in building creative links between the past, present, and future. Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East marks the first major installation of LACMA’s collection of contemporary art of the Middle East.

As the first of a two-part installation, this exhibition features approximately 25 works by artists from Iran and the Arab world, including Shirin Neshat, Susan Hefuna, Lalla Essaydi, Mitra Tabrizian, Mona Hatoum, Hassan Hajjaj, Wafaa Bilal, Barbad Golshiri, and Youssef Nabil, among others.

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The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet

Arcadia Performing Arts Center

188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, 91007

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Experience southern California's most spectacular holiday production with family and friends as critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet brings The Nutcracker to life. The annual holiday favorite features dazzling sets, beautiful costumes, and more than 100 dancers on stage. Adults and children will enjoy the story of a young girl named Clara who receives a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, and sets out on a wondrous journey to the Land of the Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets in a fantastic dream with battling mice, dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and the delightful Sugar Plum Fairy. Meet the cast after the performance for photos and autographs. This is family entertainment at its best!

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Hollywood Christmas Parade


5:30pm to 8:30pm

This is the 84the edition of the Hollywood Christmas Parade.

The parade will be airing on the Hallmark Channel on (TBD) The parade is then scheduled to air on additional days and times throughout the holiday season on the Hallmark Channel, the Hallmark Movie Channel and in syndication across the country. For exact air dates and times, please check local television listings.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 5:00pm Live in the streets of Hollywood - Grandstand Seating - call 866-PARADE1


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Pianist Ory Shihor


5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036


Pianist Ory Shihor performs Schubert: Sonata in B-flat major, D. 960, and other works to be announced.

Ory Shihor is "the first important Israeli pianist to come along in years," according to New York Newsday. He has established himself as one of the leading young pianists in America today with highly successful debuts in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and Pittsburgh. Shihor is a winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, a prize winner at the 9th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and was the first prize winner at the 1999 Washington International Piano Competition. Shihor's recent performances include recitals at the Kennedy Center and at the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C., as well as at the Chautauqua Music Festival. His orchestral engagements have included the Haifa Symphony Orchestra in Israel and in America, the Austin Symphony, Santa Rosa Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and the Memphis Chamber Orchestra, among others. One of the more extended engagements with orchestras have included an invitation by the Liege Philharmonic for Mr. Shihor to appear as the featured guest soloist on their IS-concert North American tour, under Music Director Pierre Bartholomee.

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