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Arts Discount: Slowgirl

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 53 views]
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Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
Now thru April 27
“Beautifully directed!”- Los Angeles Times
“A resonant exploration of regret and redemption.”– LA Weekly
“Riveting direction and fiercely connected performances of its two actors.” – BroadwayWorld.com
With sharp humor and authenticity, this West Coast premiere featuring William Petersen and Rae Gray and directed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney, reminds us that escape is easy but …

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April Volunteer of the Month!

Posted April 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 239 views]
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Meet the wonderful Blake “Blake V” Veit.
Blake started out as one of our SMC Interns last semester, and since that time, has impressed us all with her commitment, enthusiasm, and general outstanding outlook on life. Since she started here, Blake has been happy to involve herself in many different projects and departments. Currently she is training to do fill in work for our Underwriting …

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Arts Discount: The Tallest Tree In The Forest

Posted April 2, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 243 views]
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THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST – World Premiere Production
Mark Taper Forum
April 12 – May 25, 2014
A Play with Music Written and Performed By Daniel Beaty
DON’T MISS PAUL ROBESON’S LARGER-THAN-LIFE STORY
“I am the third Negro ever to attend Rutgers University. And the way these white students are staring at me, I instantly wonder if the other two made it out alive.” —Paul Robeson in The …

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A Day at LACMA

Posted March 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 344 views]
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“This world that we have around us is not a world that we receive but more a world we create and make.” – James Turrell
Editor’s Note: KCRW Music Publicity Director Rachel Reynolds spent an entire day at LACMA. Here is her story:
One of the reasons I love LA the most is that you can take all kinds of “staycations,” including one dedicated entirely …

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Arts Discount: Paul Taylor

Posted March 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 365 views]
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Paul Taylor
Still led by the inventive legendary choreographer Paul Taylor, this world-renowned modern dance company has performed in more than 540 cities in 64 countries over the span of 60 years. A pioneer of American modern dance, Paul Taylor’s dynamic, thought provoking work continues to push boundaries and remains “deeply communicative and wildly theatrical” – San Francisco Examiner. Now, in their upcoming  engagement at …

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Arts Discount: Flyin’ West

Posted March 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 166 views]
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Flyin’ West
March 12 – April 6, 2014
International City Theatre at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center
300 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

See contemporary classic FLYIN’ WEST at International City Theatre at a $10 discount per ticket
In Pearl Cleage’s powerful historical drama set in the 1890’s, four African-American women journey west to Nicodemus, Kansas to seek the freedom promised after the Civil War — only …

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KCRW Members Get Creative!

Posted March 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 209 views]
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KCRW Member and multi-instrumentalist Nathaniel Lane gets creative with this charming rendition of Arcade Fire’s “Keep the Car Running”. This Arcade Fire song happens to be one of Jason Bentley’s favorites because it always reminds him of LA.

 
Now that I’m on an Arcade Fire kick, here’s another talented musician covering Arcade Fire. Mr. Little Jeans is a KCRW favorite and their cover of The …

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Live Taping of The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell: Dan Harmon on being back at Community, and Punk Rock Television

Posted February 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,480 views]
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“I don’t trust [authority]. If your job is to tell me what to do, I think that’s weird.”
This was an overarching theme to an intimate, no holds barred live taping of KCRW’s The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell and his guest, Community creator Dan Harmon. The recent event was held for KCRW Champions at the beautiful, mid-century modern home of Karen and Stephen Hillenburg in …

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KCRW Pets Are An Elite Crew

Posted February 24, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,597 views]
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What started as a simple staff email quickly turned into a pet show of epic proportions.  The one up-manship and pageantry carried on long after everyone went home for the night, and what was left was something extraordinary. KCRW staffers were happy to share their littlest family members with all.  This was the result:
 
Nobody wanted to be left out! Here are some submissions from …

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Arts Discount: VILLON

Posted February 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 241 views]
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Padua Playwrights brings the latest adventure from visionary playwright Murray Mednick.  VILLON.  Mednick brings his unique sensibility to this hair-raising, sometimes violent and often hilarious exploits of François Villon where we follow the 15th century poet and his gang of bandits and vagabond priests through the treacherous forests of medieval France.  Kevin Weisman (from ABC’ Alias and HBO’s Hello Ladies) takes on the title …

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