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January 2021

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 20, 2021

Free

The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro: Luis Alfaro’s Chicanx adaptations of ‘Electricidad’

In the days following the murder of her father by her mother, Electricidad is committed to vengeance. To get it, she’ll need her brother, Orestes, to return from Las Vegas and help her finish the job. Transporting Sophocles’ Electra to the Los Angeles barrios, Luis Alfaro investigates violence, loss, and redemption through the lens of this age-old tragedy. Performed in English with an option for Spanish captioning.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 20, 2021

Free

The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro: Alfaro’s Chicanx adaptations of ‘OEDIPUS EL REY’

As he approaches the end of a lengthy prison sentence, Oedipus is ready to taste his long-awaited freedom. But physical liberation comes at a price, and life on the outside proves its own kind of prison ruled by a cruel and violent fate. Based on Sophocles’ classic tale, Oedipus El Rey is an urgent examination of modern institutions, social barriers, and the power of storytelling for those bold enough to challenge the gods of our time. Performed in English with…

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2021

Free

L.A. THEATRE WORKS: ‘AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY’

A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you’ve got a major play that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. This will be a radio play available on SoundCloud

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 30, 2021

Free

‘UNTIL THE FLOOD’

Writer and performer Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show explores Ferguson following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. Based on extensive interviews, this theatrical event gives voice to a community grappling with injustice and yearning for change.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 14, 2021

$10

The Stratford Festival: ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’

Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning—only to fall for four attractive newcomers. Shakespeare’s language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious comedy that will dazzle and delight.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Free

Hammer Museum – Watch + Listen

Art has the power to transport us and to give insight into pressing cultural, political, and social questions. The Hammer’s lectures, symposia, film series, readings, and performances aim to spark meaningful encounters with art and ideas. Many of these programs were recorded, you can find them on our YouTube channel.  

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Theatre West: Digital Theatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

First Impressions, Second Chances

After months quarantined in his apartment, single Todd reluctantly embarks on a challenging new social adventure: a blind Zoom date!

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Tuesday Night Project: This Is Not Just The Asian Night

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.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Theatre West: Digital Theatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Canceled

Short stories about life’s cancellation. When a pandemic turns your world upside down, and everything from the theater, to your job, your vacation, wedding, or even graduation, are all “canceled” what do you do? You write about it.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Theatre West: Digital Theatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Escape

Multimedia tales that explore the desire to escape. rapped. Stuck. Nowhere to go. Nothing to do. Can’t get away. No exit. Hands are tied. Can’t do or say what you want. Nothing is going your way. When you are feeling like any or all of the above, sometimes the only thing that makes sense is to Escape.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 8, 2021

$10

THE STRATFORD FESTIVAL: ‘ROMEO AND JULIET’

Falling headlong in love, two teenagers defy the long-simmering hatred between their families. But daring to love one’s enemy comes with a terrible cost, as the needless sacrifice of young lives brings this heartbreaking story to its tragic conclusion.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Free

UCLA Film & Television Archive

Watch and listen to a selection of films, television, and radio programs preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 20, 2021

Free

The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro– Luis Alfaro’s Chicanx adaptations of ‘Mojada ‘

Medea and Jason have escaped the worst. After a harrowing journey across the Mexican–American border, the couple has made it safely to the States, where they can work toward a better life for their family. While Jason is convinced the future looks bright, Medea fears a darker fate as they face the challenges of living without documentation. Blending Euripides’ classic with Mexican folklore, Luis Alfaro examines the tragedy behind America’s immigration system and the destiny of one family caught in…

January 18
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Ongoing
Theatre West: Digital Theatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Cancelled

Short stories about life’s cancellation. When a pandemic turns your world upside down, and everything from the theater, to your job, your vacation, wedding, or even graduation, are all “Cancelled“ what do you do? You write about it.

January 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until January 30, 2021

$15

New Original Works Festival

The 17th Annual New Original Works Festival continues with a program of works by DaEun Jung; Maria Garcia and Samantha Mohr; Genna Moroni.

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