“Solitude”

Latino Theater presents an archival recording of its 2009 Los Angeles Times Critic’s Choice production of Solitude, a collection of essays on Mexican thought and identity by Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz. This virtual performance is streaming on demand through September 3 with an online artists’ conversation on August 26. Free. thelatc.org

Skirball Stages: Gavin Turek and Ak Dan Gwang Chil

Two stages. Two cities. The Skirball Cultural Center launches Skirball Stages with a celebratory concert streamed live on the Skirball YouTube channel at 8 p.m. for free bringing together two worlds with Los Angeles native Gavin Turek and Ak Dan Gwang Chil of Seoul, South Korea. To complement the viewing experience, Skirball Suppers is offering […]

Laguna Playhouse Gala

Join Laguna Playhouse for its annual gala—an evening of FUNdraising and performances by acclaimed artists including actors Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years), Joe Mantegna (The Godfather Part 3), James Pickens Jr. (Grey’s Anatomy), Alfred Molina (Oklahoma!), Nathan Gunn (Flying Solo), Kim Brockington (One Life to Live) and Jodi Long (Flower Drum Song), and musical comedy […]

Ren Hen Press

Nature is all around us, but what is its impact and influence on the creation of art? Join host Sandra Tsing Loh for a conversation on the environment’s necessity for our artistic futures. Panelists include poet/naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield, whose recent book Toward Antarctica offers a distinctive view of the Last Continent through photographs and prose, […]

Summer Jazz Lunch at Bayside with Sara Gazarek

The world renowned Irvine Barclay Theatre and local-favorite Newport Beach restaurant Bayside have partnered up for a special midday outdoor summer jazz series every Saturday through September 26. This week’s featured artist is Grammy-nominated vocalist Sara Gazarek (pictured) along with her three-man ensemble. Reservations required and are all-inclusive of lunch, tax, tip, and music. Doors […]

Backstage LIVE at the Geffen

Rory O’Malley (Book of Mormon, Hamilton) hosts a virtual benefit honoring Diane Keaton, Gloria Calderon Kellett and Frank Mancuso. Enjoy exclusive performances and behind-the-scenes stories from the Hollywood celebrities. Funds raised help support theater accessibility to more than 15,000 youth, seniors and veterans in communities across Los Angeles. The event starts at 6 p.m. with […]

Beethoven’s Seventh

KUSC and Pacific Symphony present a complete broadcast featuring music by composer Elliot Goldenthal and Vadym Kholodenko’s December 2019 performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Tune in to KUSC 91.5 FM. Photo courtesy Pacific Symphony

Fairyland Foibles

Join Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. for a surreal comedy. Part radio play, part soap opera, “Fairyland Foibles” reimagines fairy tales, mythology and legends into an irreverent, satirical contemporary comedy. Ages 14 for adult content. Fairyland Foibles image courtesy @wallis_studio_ensemble

B-Boy Summit 2020

Grand Park Presents B-Boy Summit 2020 celebrates Hip Hop culture with street dance, art and musical performances through educational workshops and a line-up of local art and talent. This three-day multifaceted digital festival provides a platform for educational panels and discussions rooted in social justice and change and serves to connect communities and generations. For […]

Shaham Plays Mozart

Pacific Symphony’s virtual concert series Summer Replay presents an archival performance of classical favorites; internationally celebrated pianist Orli Shaham takes center stage in Mozart’s Concerto No. 17 online at 7 p.m. This performance was originally recorded on May 20. pacificsymphony.org Photo by Aleks Karjaka.