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Arts Discount – Death of the Author

Posted May 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 658 views]
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In the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
With a world of knowledge just a smart phone away, is there still such a thing as an original idea? When a young professor suspects a student of plagiarism, his inquiry sparks a chain of events affecting the lives of four people in very real terms. This smart, funny and engrossing world premiere becomes a …

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Arts Discount: Los Angeles Film Festival

Posted May 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 516 views]
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Los Angeles Film Festival returns June 11–19 to L.A. LIVE. Don’t miss out on red carpet premieres, conversations, live music, free outdoor screenings and films from around the world. Signature programs include Music in Film Nights at The GRAMMY Museum®, Master Classes and LA Muse, a new section focused on how the city of Los Angeles is an inspiration …

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Arts Discount: Slowgirl

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 343 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 | 1,003 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 | 531 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 | 567 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 | 548 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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March Volunteer of the Month!

Posted March 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 579 views]
Shannon Ward

If you were to ask what one word comes to mind when I think of Shannon Ward, my mind immediately thinks ‘Angel’. Shannon is always a positively charged, present, and beaming with a glow all her own. Recently I’ve seen her take charge at one of our First Friday events, and she was on fire. Anything she does she does with a smile and …

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Arts Discount: Flyin’ West

Posted March 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 322 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 | 364 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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