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LA OPERA SIMULCAST AT THE PIER!

Santa Monica Daily Press 02 Jun 2022
Thurs, 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10. LA OPERA, VERDI’S “AIDA” – I don’t pretend to be an opera aficionado (enthusiasm yes, not so much knowledge), but between the Santa Fe and LA Operas I’ve got a few under my belt now, and this “Aida” is among the best ... Every Tues 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10.
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LA Opera screening coming to Newhall Park

The Signal 01 Jun 2022
The performance will also be broadcasted to screens at the Santa Monica Pier (Opera at the Beach) and the Pomona Fairplex (Opera at the Fairplex). Although this is not the first simulcast of an LA Opera performance, it is the first time Santa Clarita will host a location ... For more information about the opera, “Aida,” visit bit.ly/38m4Gxo.
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MUSIC, BUT FIRST, SANITY

Santa Monica Daily Press 26 May 2022
LA OPERA, VERDI’S “AIDA” – I don’t pretend to be an opera aficionado (enthusiasm yes, not so much knowledge), but between the Santa Fe and LA Operas I’ve got a few under my belt now, and this “Aida” is among the best ... Every Tues 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10 ... Next Thurs, 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10.
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Great Music Outdoors!

Santa Monica Daily Press 12 May 2022
Every Tues 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10 ... “An artist of subtlety and nuance, his songs reflect the folk, country, rock and Mexican influences he grew up with.” I’ll go see Rick Shea any time he lands within an hour of me, but here he is, in Santa Monica, lucky us. Sun 7 p.m., McCabe’s, Santa Monica, $20.
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LOUDON III x 2, EM, HH, POP

Santa Monica Daily Press 17 Mar 2022
Every Tues 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $10 ... So why wait another couple of years between LWIII ecumenical extravaganzas, when you can get two in two nights? Mon, Tues 8 p.m., McCabe’s, Santa Monica, $45 ... Sun 8 p.m., McCabe’s, Santa Monica ... Sun 9.30 p.m., Harvelle’s, Santa Monica, $12.
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Unhinging and Swinging Mythology at the Opera

All About Jazz 04 Mar 2022
Santa Monica, CA ... The fascinating brainchild was birthed last fall in Boston and at Kennedy Center and had its fortuitous Southern California debut in Shorter's adopted hometown turf, at Santa Monica's Broad Stage, for a too short, two-night stand ... "Thank you for allowing us to bring our trip to the Santa Monica Center for creative breakthrough.
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Neil Diamond stage musical reveals its Broadway veteran star

Daily Breeze 04 Mar 2022
By MARK KENNEDY . Associated Press. NEW YORK — A musical about Neil Diamond has found the polished theater gem who will play the icon onstage — Will Swenson ... Swenson calls it a not straightforward musical ... Queen of the Desert” and “110 in the Shade.” ... Wayne Shorter talks creating opera with Esperanza Spalding ahead of Santa Monica shows ... .
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Review: Beethoven remade as Black Lives Matter music at the Broad Stage

The Los Angeles Times 02 Mar 2022
In a production that came to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica over the weekend, New York City’s feisty Heartbeat Opera readily transformed the original 19th century Spanish prison setting of “Fidelio” to a contemporary American prison ... Beethoven’s “Fidelio” begins as a comic opera.
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A re-radicalized Beethoven ‘Fidelio’ for the Black Lives Matter era

People's World 01 Mar 2022
— A touring production of Ludwig van Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio has just ended its four-city tour in February, with stops at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Mondavi Center at the University of California-Davis, the Scottsdale [Arizona] Center for the Performing Arts, and finally The Broad Stage in Santa Monica (seen Feb.
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11 best bets for your weekend: Ballet BC, Heartbeat Opera, Herbie Hancock and more

The Los Angeles Times 24 Feb 2022
A ballet company from our neighbors to the north, a BLM-themed update of a Beethoven opera and an appearance by a living jazz legend lead our shortlist of cultural offerings this weekend ... Heartbeat Opera’s ‘Fidelio’ ... The Broad Stage Main Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica ... Opera 101.
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Review: Iphigenia, the Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding way

The Los Angeles Times 21 Feb 2022
Those were Wayne Shorter’s parting words to the audience at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Friday night after the Southern California premiere of his opera, “... Much of the opera was put together and rehearsed in Gehry’s original Santa Monica house, an easy walk from the Broad.
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Hollywood Bowl’s 100th season: Billie Eilish, Diana Ross, Duran Duran and more

LA Daily News 15 Feb 2022
Wayne Shorter talks creating opera with Esperanza Spalding ahead of Santa Monica shows ... Paying tribute to the history of dance at the venue, Dudamel will lead a program featuring stars of the Paris Opera Ballet with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet July 20-21.
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Wayne Shorter talks creating opera with Esperanza Spalding ahead of Santa Monica shows

LA Daily News 14 Feb 2022
The opera will be performed at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Friday and Saturday, Feb ... The opera will be performed at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Friday and Saturday, Feb ... comes to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica for performances on Friday and Saturday, Feb.
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10 plays, concerts and dance events to see in Southern California during Black History Month

Daily Bulletin 01 Feb 2022
thesoraya.org Saxophonist Wayne Shorter and bassiist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding, shown performing together in 2013, have collaborated on a jazz work described as “a new opera debased on the myth by Euripides.” “Iphigenia” will be performed on the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Feb ... The Broad Stage, Santa Monica.
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Year in Review August

Santa Monica Daily Press 29 Dec 2021
The Santa Monica Police Department said it accepts responsibility for and is learning from its poor initial response to the May 31 events following the release of an independent report into the incident ... About 81 percent of Santa Monica residents had at least one dose of a vaccine.

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