• Cultivating a Rose Amongst the Concrete

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    Machine Community Arts Studio Provides Refuge for Young Graffiti Writers

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  • Anne Walsh Quartet

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    May 6 Anne Walsh Quartet The Joker from Anne Wals

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  • GOOD BOYS AND TRUE @ Cal Rep

    When reviewing a play, I'm generally completely uninterested in knowing anything about the playwright's life. It doesn't really matter whether William Shakespeare or Christopher Marlowe or the Earl of Oxford wrote Hamlet, because the play's the thing. But after seeing Good Boys and True, I was curious about Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

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  • Jazz Salon

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    April 28 Jazz Salon Night Thin Man Entertainment and SPIFFest is presenting a very special night featuring Al Williams, Henry Franklin and Gary Matsumoto. Time: 7 p.m. April 28 Cost: $15 to $25 Details: http://thejazzgiants.brownpapertickets.com Read More
  • UNCANNY VALLEY @ International City Theatre

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a staple of speculative fiction since the time of Alan Turing (b. 1912, d. 1954); and the closer we creep to realizing the possibility, the more timely it seems. But the downside for today's writers taking on the topic is two-fold: 1) there's an ever-larger body of work on the subject to which an audience will

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  • Frank Stallone

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    April 22 Frank Stallone Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist Frank Stallone is one of the most versatile actors, singers and musicians in the business. His explosive voice and his range from comedy to drama and rock to blues to big band, leaves audiences entertained an

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET @ Elysium Conservatory Theatre

    I was not looking forward to this play. I don't love Shakespeare as I once did, and I never thought much of Romeo and Juliet. Yeah, he's a genius, and admittedly R&J is a great cautionary tale about the dangers of being swept away by immature passions. But three problems: 1) most productions of R&J totally miss or

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  • The Town Hall Affair Debates Culture Wars

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer The Wooster Group’s The Town Hall Affair, based on the 1979 documentary, Town Bloody Hall plunges its audience into the women’s liberation movement of the early 1970s. The REDCAT Theater presented the play, cap

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  • Rob Flax

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    April 15 Rob Flax "One Man Band" Rob Flax is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist composer and educator from Evanston, Ill. He uses live looping of violin, percussion and other instruments. Time: 8 p.m. April 15 Cost: $20 Details: www.alvasshowroo

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  • Gabble Ratchet

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    April 7 Amicus Trio This top ensemble emerged from the USC Thornton graduate program. It is comprised of violinist Melody Chang, cellist Coleman Itzkoff, and pianist Alin Melik-Adamyan. Time: 12 p.m. April 7 Cost: Fre

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