Tagged: Weekend

L.A. Opera’s opener, Ojai Music Festival and 9 other best bets for your weekend

Magician David Kwong’s latest brain-teasing show, a family friendly celebration of National Dance Day and Los Angeles Opera’s season opener lead our short list of culture offerings this weekend. Before you go, remember to call or check online for reservation requirements and other COVID-19 protocols.

“Il Trovatore”

L.A. Opera opens its season with an all-hands-on-deck production of Verdi’s dark 19th century tale of love and vengeance. Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Guanqun Yu stars. James Conlon conducts. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown L.A. 6 p.m. Saturday; other dates through Oct. 10. $19-$292; livestreamed

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Hip-hop artist Chali 2na, Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne coming to ’25th & Ogden’ this weekend | Entertainment

The corner of 25th Street and Ogden Avenue, dubbed “25th & Ogden,” is both a virtual location for events-related news on social media and a budding destination in the 3D world, where those seeking arts and culture in Ogden can find plenty to do on any given weekend.

The “25th & Ogden” social media pages on Facebook and Instagram, hosted by The Monarch, share “the happenings on the corner of 25th Street & Ogden Ave.” Things like weekend markets, concerts, musical theater and art exhibits in the Nine Rails Creative District and surrounding areas are highlighted.

This weekend is particularly

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Summer Festival of the Arts Weekend sure to bring fun and culture to downtown Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Summer Festival of the Arts is happening this weekend in downtown Youngstown.

YSU, JAC management, the city of Youngstown, the Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church all announced a variety of events planned for the weekend.

The event aims to bring music, art and culture together. Several different organizations have a variety of events planned to make for one fun weekend downtown.

Before the festivities at Summer Festival kick off, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Summerfest starts Thursday and will run through Sunday. You can enjoy music,

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Arts & Culture Newsletter: Celebrating jazz this Fourth of July weekend

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

What could be more patriotic this Fourth of July weekend than celebrating the truly American art form that is jazz? Among the places the genre was nurtured in the early part of the 20th century was Harlem, and in particular the Cotton Club on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue. Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and Ethel Waters entertained there, cementing the legacy of the storied nightclub.

The sound

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