• The Nasty Woman Concert Series

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    LGBTQ Feminism and the Arts Intersect

    By Kym Cunningham, Contributing Writer During the October 2016 presidential debate, Donald Trump brusquely referred to Hillary Clinton as “such a nasty woman” to discredit her comments concerning his elusive tax returns. While th

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  • Nasty Woman Concert Series

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    July 8 Nasty Woman Concert Series The concert series is designed to bring together the women’s community through the healing power of music and comedy, especially those women who have been marginalized because of their gender identity and sexual orientation. Time: Read More
  • MACBETH @ Shakespeare by the Sea

    There's no denying that Macbeth is a tour de force of a treatise on ambition (one of the Bard's strongest subjects), and it has more than its fair share of brilliant lines. But despite its reputation, "the Scottish play" may be the most flawed of Shakespeare's serious (as opposed to trivial) work. "Double, double, toil and trouble"—the w

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  • Emerging Artist Shines His Light at Calyx

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer [caption id="attachment_17294" align="alignleft" width="218"] Read More

  • Christian Scott Stretches Boundaries

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Music Columnist To trumpet player, composer and producer Christian Scott, expression is supreme. His stretch music is a conversation of different cultures from both today and the past. Scott, who performed a show June 4 at the Roxy in Hollywood, expresses a musical diasp

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  • Dance, Opera, Tall Ships Go Beyond the Waterfront

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is collaborating with Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Maritime Institute and marine research incubator AltaSea to bring an immersive art experience to the Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s twin 

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  • Clayton Cameron Sextet

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    June 23 Clayton Cameron Sextet Clayton Cameron has a dynamic career that has already crossed many barriers in the world of music. Time: 6 p.m. June 23 Cost: Free Details: www.lacma.org Venue: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire B

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  • Hitting the Heart(beat)

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    Louie Cruz Beltran Embodies the Last Soldier of Spirituality

    By Kym Cunningham, Contributing Writer Although many musicians speak of feeling the rhythm of their music, few embody it the way that percussionist, singer and all-around musician

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  • FRIDA @ Long Beach Opera

    When basing a work of art on historical figures or events, you should ask yourself: Would this be interesting if it were pure fiction? This must be an old adage, but it's not popular enough, because too often such works seem to lean on the crutch of audience familiarity, as if the fact that we know/care about real-life such-and-such means the artis

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  • Sharon Marie Cline’s Summer of Love

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    June 17 Sharon Marie Join Sharon’s 2017 kickoff of her Summer Love Concert schedule, and enjoy intimate jazz with Sharon Marie Cline and The Bad Boyz of Jazz. Time: 8 p.m. June 17 Cost: $20 Details: https://alvasshowroom.com/event/sharon-marie-cli

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