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UPCOMING EVENTS
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(Most recently updated: Oct. 30, 2020)

 

PODCAST:
Pretty Little Wine Moms
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Got a secret, Can you keep it? Grab your favorite beverage and listen to Pretty Little Liars co-stars and friends Holly Marie Combs, Lesley Fera and Nia Peeples as they host the quintessential PLL rewatch podcast. Each podcast includes a hilarious breakdown of a PLL episode, an in-depth interview with a special guest from the series, and a quiz show testing everyone’s knowledge of the episode. Guests include executive producer/showrunner, I. Marlene King; actors Troian Bellisario (Spencer Hastings); Shay Mitchell (Emily Fields), Ashley Benson (Hanna Marin); Lucy Hale (Aria Montgomery); Sasha Pieterse (Alison DiLaurentis); Ian Harding (Ezra Fitz); Tammin Sursok (Jenna Marshall); Janel Parrish (Mona Vanderwaal); Nolan North (Peter Hastings); Chad Lowe (Byron Montgomery); and Sara Shepard, author of the PLL book series on which the TV show is based  — just to name a few. To hear episodes of Pretty Little Wine Moms, go to www.prettylittlewinemoms.com/, Apple Podcasts, or wherever podcasts are available.

NOW STREAMING:  thru  Nov. 5:
Dementia
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An archival video showing of Evelina Fernández’s innovative play tackling topics taboo in the Latino community, including homosexuality, AIDS, teen pregnancy and euthanasia — all through the Latino Theater Company’s uniquely styled lens. First produced in 2002, Dementia garnered a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Theater Production and four Ovation nominations, and was revived by the LTC in 2010 (Los Angeles Times “Critic’s Choice”) and again in 2017. A follow-up, online conversation with the artists will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET and continue streaming for 10 days. Both events are FREE and can be viewed at https://www.thelatc.org/

NOW STREAMING: thru Nov. 7:
Daisy

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As the final weeks of the presidential campaign draw to a close, International City Theatre streams a virtual presentation of Sean Devine’s compelling historical drama, a fascinating look at the creation of and psychology behind TV’s first political attack ad. Tickets are $20 at www.InternationalCityTheatre.org

NOW STREAMING thru Dec. 1, 2020:
The Ballad of Emmett Till
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The original director and cast of the Fountain Theatre’s 2010, multiple award-winning production of Ifa Bayeza’s soaring work of music, poetic language and riveting theatricality reunite for a live-streamed reading of the play on the 65th anniversary of Till’s murder. Tickets are $20 at www.fountaintheatre.com/fountain-digital/the-ballad-of-emmett-till-2020.

STREAMING: Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. PT / 10:30 p.m. ET:
Bold Faced Secret: In Their Shoes
The Echo Theater Company creates laughs and breaks hearts with its monthly online hour of curated personal stories. For the October edition, storytellers were invited to submit stories around the theme “In Their Shoes”: the time they misunderstood or were misunderstood; the time they gave a second chance — or should have given one; tales of unlikely bonds and unexpected friendships; or experiences that opened their minds, opened someone else’s heart, or reached across the aisle. FREE; Get the Zoom link at www.EchoTheaterCompany.com.

STREAMING: Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET:
Dia de los Muertos
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24th Street Theatre
’s annual “Dia de los Muertos” block party is moving online. Hosted by Gabriel Romero (Archer, Dante’s Cove, Los Beltrán), the virtual festival will feature special guests including master conguero, bandleader and vocalist Louie Cruz Beltran and his ensemble; Xochi Flores and Cesar Castro and their Son Jarocho-Chicano Cambalache; Aztec dance troupe Huitzilopochtli; ballet folklórico Sol de Fuego; and Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Edward James Olmos. The event will also include the presentation of Las Instrucciones, a tender, beautifully realized short film about a man who builds an altar to connect, celebrate and remember; virtual workshops such as How to build a small Day of the Dead altar in your home and Face Painting for Day of the Dead; a “man on the street” check-in with celebrations in Mexico City; and appearances by Los Angeles City Council members Gil Cedillo (District 1) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (District 8), who have partnered with 24th Street Theatre to make this event possible. Celebrate the joyous tradition of Mexico’s most famous holiday from the comfort of your home with FREE admission at www.24thStreet.org

PODCAST SERIES: available beginning Thursday, Nov. 12:
The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles
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Can’t travel? Here’s your chance to get to know Los Angeles, and for Angelenos to explore their own city: Antaeus Theatre Company presents a series of six original audio plays, each set in a different L.A. zip code. Celebrate the culture and history of the diverse neighborhoods of L.A. from the safety of your home. Hosted by two-time Audiofile Award-winner Ramón de Ocampo and featuring original music by Ellen Mandel, the series will be available at www.antaeus.org, or wherever you get your podcasts.

STREAMING: Friday, Dec. 11 @ 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET thru Sunday, Dec. 20:
La Virgen de Guadalupe
, Dios Inantzin
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An archival video showing of Latino Theater Company’s signature holiday pageant, which has taken place annually since 2002 at Downtown L.A.’s Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Starring renowned opera singer Suzanna Guzman as the Virgin and featuring over 100 actors, singers and indigenous Aztec dancers as well as children and seniors from the community, La Virgen is the City of L.A.’s largest theatrical holiday production. Join the tens of thousands who have become transfixed by the story of Juan Diego, a simple peasant to whom the Virgin Mary appeared on four occasions in the mountains of Tepeyac near Mexico City in 1531. Adapted for the stage by Evelina Fernández from the mid-16th century text The Nican Mopohua and performed in Spanish with English subtitles, the pageant has been featured by the Los Angeles Times as a “Critic’s Choice” and covered by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles HOY, Univision and Fox News among many others An online conversation will precede the event on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET and continue streaming for 10 days. Both events are FREE and can be viewed at www.thelatc.org/

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