It’s A Violent Ride on ‘Mile 22’

It’s A Violent Ride on ‘Mile 22’

By Charly SHELTON
Crossing the city in a car is no big feat. Twenty-two miles can fly by in about 20 minutes or so. That is if you don’t have an elite squad of mercenaries trying to kill you all the way. “Mile 22” follows a team of even elite-er CIA operatives who need to transport […]

Pittance Chamber Music Announces Fifth Anniversary Season

Pittance Chamber Music, known for featuring the resident artists of the Los Angeles Opera pit and stage, announced its fifth anniversary season with three programs taking place in Barrett Hall at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music. The season consists of An Afternoon with John Walz and Friends on Sept. 30 at 3 p.m.; Piano Quartets […]

Brand Associates’ 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper

Brand Library & Art Center and its non-profit organization, Brand Associates, announced the opening reception and awards ceremony for Brand Associates’ 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper.
Juror Edward Goldman, a prominent Los Angeles-based art critic, collector, and KCRW commentator, selected all of the artworks on exhibit and will attend the reception to […]

Roth, Sanchez to Perform at Glendale Noon Concerts

Violinist Nancy Roth and pianist Lorenzo Sanchez will be performing works by William Grant Still, George Walker, and Igor Stravinsky at the free admission Glendale Noon Concerts on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.
The program includes William Grant Still’s “Summerland,” George Walker’s “Violin Sonata No. 1” and Igor Stravinsky’s “Duo Concertant.”
Nancy Roth, […]

A Convention of Shudders: Midsummer Scream

A Convention of Shudders: Midsummer Scream

By Charly SHELTON
It’s 100 degrees outside. Kids are enjoying their last bit of summer vacation. I haven’t even seen a sweater in four months. Time for the Halloween season to begin. Pumpkin Spice everything!
This may seem a bit premature to most people but, for those in the haunt industry, it is already past starting time. […]

‘Do the Right Thing’ at Glendale Library

Glendale’s Library, Arts and Culture Dept. and Glendale Sister Cities – Boeun-gun, Goeseong, Gimpo, South Korea – present Do the Right Thing: Comfort Women Resist. This exhibition showcases the work of nine international artists and documentarians focusing on the narratives of World War II Comfort Women, reflecting on the past and current political and social […]

Scene in L.A. August

Scene in L.A. August

Here are some of the shows you can see in our local theatres this month:srar
 

“Outlaw” During his years with the Hells Angels, Christie survived prison, multiple investigations, prosecutions and assassination attempts. Through it all, he considered himself to be a peacemaker in the outlaw biker community. With a reputation firmly established in popular culture, the […]

Roaring Nights at the LA Zoo

Roaring Nights at the LA Zoo

By Charly SHELTON
Last week, the LA Zoo opened its doors after hours for a special event that gave guests a unique way to visit the resident animals. Roaring Nights at the LA Zoo is a special event series that takes place every month during the summer, each event built around a different theme. July’s theme […]

The Special Touches of the Grand Californian – Part Two

The Special Touches of the Grand Californian – Part Two

By Charly SHELTON
Last week, CV Weekly delved deeply into the background of the famous Grand Californian Hotel at the Disneyland Resort. What on the surface simply seems like a cool hotel, upon closer inspection one learns that it is actually a well planned work of art that guests can walk through. It is a salute […]

Hindemith on Glendale Noon Concerts Agenda

On Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature clarinetist James Sullivan, violinist Jacqueline Suzuki, cellist Derek Stein and pianist Brendan White performing the Hindemith clarinet quartet at the Sanctuary of Glendale City Church.
The performers share a rich history of performing. James Sullivan explores the versatility […]

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