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Transport your little ones (and yourself!) to the rugged American West where a colorful cast of characters meet in a mining camp during the 1850’s California Gold Rush. Here in this wild and untamed country, a prospector charms a group of coyotes with a story of cowboys and miners competing for the love of a strong and beautiful woman. The Prospector is our celebration of Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West by Lee Holdridge and Richard Sparks, and directed…
LA Opera is thrilled to offer new Spanish language, online programming that you can enjoy from home. Visit our Programas en español page for podcasts and videos. The page will be updated regularly with more special content and resources from our partners each week. LA Opera Connects está encantada de ofrecer programas en español. Visite esta página regularmente para obtener más contenido especial y recursos de nuestros socios.
Curated by influential DJ and cultural programmer Sasha Ali (a.k.a. Miss Modular), Midnight in the Diaspora explores how L.A.-based artists either born outside of the United States or working between more than one country are bringing a combination of global influences to the city’s music and nightlife.
A kid-friendly opera based on The Barber of Seville, Figaro’s American Adventure transports Figaro and his band of sneaky barbers to colonial America. Journey back in time to colonial America where Figaro, along with his band of sneaky barbers and colonial compatriots, leads us on a musical goose chase. Ultimately, he outsmarts his adversary, and love triumphs as he helps his friend the Count win the hand of his beloved Rosina.
Join Tuesday Night Project (TNP) for a showcase of Asian American creative expression and discussion about their multigenerational, intersectional approach to art and community. The festival includes a look back at the history of TNP’s flagship program, Tuesday Night Cafe.
In this workshop, we will learn various embroidery techniques and stitches and sew messages into vintage postcards for loved ones. Open to ages 10+, materials delivered to participants. For class payments, please Venmo @cfaer or PayPal email@example.com. Register at linktr.ee/cfaer.
Turn upcycled materials into your own unique marble game in this hands-on exploration of design, logic, momentum, and creative play. Limited to 12 spaces. All ages welcome, materials delivered to participants. For class payments, please Venmo @cfaer or PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at linktr.ee/cfaer
The 17th Annual New Original Works Festival continues with a program of works by DaEun Jung; Maria Garcia and Samantha Mohr; Genna Moroni.
In this course, Connie Rohman will share the useful and beautiful technique of Boro stitching which originated in Medieval Japan. Boro stitching uses a simple running stitch called the Shashiko stitch to bring new utility to fabric scraps and as the basis for beautiful textile art. With this simple and lovely technique, we will mindfully mend, darn, and repurpose clothing and work on original textile projects. Open to ages 16+, materials delivered to participants. $100, for class payments please Venmo…
Add our Tuesday bi-weekly cocktail date to your calendar and join Associate Chorus Master-turned-mixologist Jeremy Frank at the piano for a refreshing Bellini (and a pre-Anonymous Lover palate cleanser) in an exploration of the ever-evolving perceptions of vocal beauty in this new episode of Opera Happy Hour.
In honor of Black History Month, join us for a relaxing evening in community as we celebrate the arts by creating something special with our very own paintbrushes! Artist and owner of Paint 2 Gather, LLC, Seranie Ruiz, will provide step by step guidance as we paint a piece inspired by Black history and excellence. No prior painting experience needed – just positive energy. With feel-good music in the background, fun giveaways, and great company, you are bound to have…