Category Archives: Arts

Palisades Symphony Will Perform Opera Favorites

A special show for opera lovers, Opera Favorites Concert, will be performed by the Palisades Symphony and guest artists, this Sunday, August 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Palisades Lutheran Church, 15905 Sunset Boulevard. The show is free to the public. … Continue reading

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“The Andrews Brothers” Perform at the Library

Theatre Palisades, in conjunction with the Palisades Library, is offering a chance to see a scene from an upcoming show, The Andrews Brothers. Be among the first residents to get a sneak preview, meet the performers and speak to director … Continue reading

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Pure Fun at Theatre Palisades with Readings, a Meeting and Awards

W.C. Fields coined the phrase “Never work with children or animals.” Implying that they are scene stealing and completely unpredictable.” Fields, an actor, comedian, juggler, writer and friend of Will Rogers, was correct. On hand to give awards to different … Continue reading

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Simon’s Students’ Upcycling Art Delights Drivers

The median between Chautauqua and Sunset Boulevard was barren, until artist and resident Cindy Simon, with help from Y-campers, gave it a new look. Simon wrote: “P.R.I.D.E. has designed and funded landscaping for this island and they have been waiting … Continue reading

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Flamenco Comes to the Broad Stage

The passion and fire of Spanish Dance and Flamenco returns to Los Angeles’ Westside. Flamenco, a beautiful dance form from Spain, will be coming to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica at 8 p.m. on June 24 with the 12th … Continue reading

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Come Drum, Then Craft at the Library on Saturday

Two separate events will be held at the Palisades Library on Saturday, June 10, and both promise to enlighten and entertain. The library is located at 861 Alma Real Drive.   DRUMMING: At noon, “Drumming for Your Life” will take … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Ballerinas Will Perform May 27

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica presents “Masters of Movement: Ballet through the Centuries”—a richly varied program of classical, neoclassical, and contemporary works that showcase the talent of the nonprofit company’s pre-professional dancers, alumni, and guest artists. If one was not … Continue reading

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David Askew Goes from Homelessness to Work Featured in Art Show

PHOTOS and STORY by LAUREL BUSBY Artist David Askew’s life disintegrated into a haze of drugs, alcohol, and homelessness when he moved from Chicago to Los Angeles in 2000. For 12 years, he struggled. “I had created havoc in my … Continue reading

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Two Great Nights of Ballet, May 26 and 27, at the Broad

New York City has American Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Joffrey, Alvin Ailey, Paul Taylor and Martha Graham and this editor wisely, or not, bought tickets using money from waitress tips. Moving to Los Angeles, one … Continue reading

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Photography Show Will Delight Viewers

“One look is worth a thousand words,” is attributed to advertising executive Fred Barnard, who claimed the phrase was first a Japanese then a Chinese proverb. One historian disputed that and said that newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in a talk … Continue reading

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