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Issues to do in L.A., Orange County: Concert events, Shakespeare

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A “Golden Women” drag present, the return of Pasadena Pops’ out of doors concert events and two of Shakespeare’s finest lead our quick record for stay, in-person arts and cultural choices this weekend. Earlier than you go, bear in mind to name or examine on-line for reservation necessities and different COVID-19 protocols.

‘Sugar Homes’
The darkish, medieval origins of the basic fairy story “Hansel and Gretel” are explored on this hourlong dance-theater work from L.A.-based Rosanna Gamson/World Large. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 and eight:30 p.m. Saturday. $13-$25. redcat.org. For many who can’t attend in particular person, a digital model of the manufacturing will likely be obtainable to stream at 4 p.m. Sunday for $8-$12.

Pasadena Pops
The orchestra, below the baton of singer-pianist Michael Feinstein, returns to stay out of doors concert events. The summer-season opener, “Street to Motown,” options the fifth Dimension’s Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., plus veteran R&B singer Thelma Houston in a salute to a longtime pal, the late Mary Wilson of the Supremes. Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Backyard, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. 7 p.m. Saturday. $25-$150. pasadenasymphony-pops.org

‘Julius Caesar’ and ‘A Midsummer Night time’s Dream’
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents abridged variations — 80 minutes every, with out intermission — of Shakespeare’s political thriller in addition to the Bard’s sylvan fantasy. Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. “Julius Caesar,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday; different dates by means of Oct. 30. “A Midsummer Night time’s Dream,” 4 p.m. Sunday; different dates by means of Nov. 7. $10-$60; ages 4 and youthful are free; Friday nights are pay what you’ll. theatricum.com

‘A Life in Items: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami’
This exhibition honors the younger man who, regardless of being unjustly incarcerated by the U.S. authorities throughout World Conflict II, went on to serve in a extremely embellished Military unit composed of Japanese American troopers. Japanese American Nationwide Museum, 100 N. Central Ave., downtown L.A. On view by means of Jan. 9. Open Tuesdays-Sundays. $7, $16; advance timed-entry tickets required. (213) 625-0414. janm.org

‘Trustworthy Goal’
L.A.-based Heidi Duckler Dance levels this site-specific work that celebrates the town’s reopening because it explores the road between public and privates areas. The Culver Steps, 9300 Culver Blvd., Culver Metropolis. 8 and 9 p.m Thursday-Friday. $20, $40. heididuckler.org

Grand Performances
This collection of free, out of doors summer season concert events returns with L.A.-based Ethiopian jazz ensemble Ethio Cali joined by DJs Lower Chemist and Rani de Leon. California Plaza, 300 S. Grand Ave., downtown L.A. 7 p.m. Friday. Free. grandperformances.org

‘Golden Girlz Dwell: The Return!’
Drag artists Jackie Beat, Sherry Vine, Drew Droege and Sam Pancake are Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia, respectively, on this affectionate sendup of the beloved Eighties sitcom. Cavern Membership Theater at Casita Del Campo Restaurant, 1920 Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake. 6 and 9 p.m. Fridays; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Finally examine, this weekend’s exhibits had been near promoting out, however extra seats had been obtainable for different performances by means of July 25. $40, $50. missjackiebeat.com

Pageant of the Masters
This annual presentation of tableaux vivant — life-size re-creations of well-known work utilizing dwelling, respiratory people — is again. This yr’s theme: “Made in America: Trailblazing Artists and Their Tales.” Competition of Arts/Pageant of the Masters, 650 Laguna Canyon Street, Laguna Seashore. 8:30 p.m. nightly by means of Sept. 3. $30. foapom.com

‘Taming the Lion’
Theatre 40 resumes its pandemic-delayed manufacturing of Jack Rushen’s fact-based drama impressed by the life and instances of silent-film actor turned furnishings designer William Haines, an early overtly homosexual Hollywood star. Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; different dates by means of Aug. 1. $35. theatre40.org

‘Cardboard Metropolis’
This family-friendly pop-up occasion options large-scale cardboard sculptures, arts and crafts workshops and extra. 1231 Third Avenue Promenade, Santa Monica. Open midday to six p.m. Thursdays-Sundays by means of Aug. 29. Free. rediscovercenter.org

Our weekly arts and tradition suggestions are posted each Thursday.



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