Royce Hall

Batsheva Dance Company 50th Anniversary Tour: Sadeh21

Tel Aviv-based contemporary dance company Batsheva celebrates 50 years and presents "Sadeh21" an explosive physical journey rich in sensations revealed through a succession of solos, duets and group ensembles that are in turn delicate, athletic, slow or twitchy, reflecting the many different ways to exist in the world. More

Hahamongna Watershed Park

Audubon Society: Hahamonga Bird Walk

The Pasadena Audubon Society will hold a bird walk for bird lovers of all ages. Anyone who wishes to participate is asked to bring binoculars, a birding guide water and walking shoes. More

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Griffith Observatory

Griffith Park: Public Star Party

The Griffith Observatory's monthly Public Star Party is a chance for the whole family to get a look at the sun, moon and visible planets through the observatory's telescopes. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

The Islamic State militants: Are they a global threat? What should we do about them?

Kelly McEvers, Brian Michael Jenkins, and Rep. Adam Schiff talk about the rise of the Islamic State group, its threat to the Middle East and globally, and what the United States should do about it. More

East West Players

Takarazuka!!!

Yuko is the Top Star of the Takarazuka, an all-female Japanese performance troupe, that has put on lavishly staged spectacles for decades. Facing retirement, Yuko begins to be haunted by the ghost of a former top star. More

REDCAT

Elevator Repair Service: Arguendo

New York’s provocative ensemble Elevator Repair Service now brings the U.S. legal system to the stage in pure absurdist fashion. ERS portrays the Justices, lawyers and exotic dancers as they depict verbatim the U.S. Supreme Court case Barnes v. Glen Theatre, a 1991 case brought by a group of go-go dancers who claimed a First Amendment right to dance totally nude. Meanings are nuanced as the Justices attempt to define dance, ponder nudity from opera houses to strip-clubs, and ultimately answer if dancing naked is artistic expression or immoral conduct. More

Ahmanson Theatre

BalletBoyz

One of the most cheekily original and innovative forces in modern dance, BalletBoyz is the brainchild of former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. Recipient of a 2013 UK Critic’s Circle National Dance Award for Best Independent Company, the all-male company from a variety of different dance background promises a “viscerally thrilling’ (The Telegraph) “adrenaline rush” (The Times) More

La Brea Tar Pits

NKLA - No Kill Los Angeles Adoption Weekend

You can adopt your new best friend at NKLA Adoption Weekend. Meet over 1,000 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens for adoption from more than 50 Los Angeles rescues and shelters, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. More

UCLA's Royce Hall

KPCC & Marketplace Present: How I learned the business of creativity

Join host Kai Ryssdal as he discusses the Business of Creativity with special guests Norman Lear and Amy Poehler. More

USC, Health Sciences Campus

NPR Presents Family Matters: Your Financial Lifetime

Convening communities across the country, NPR Presents Family Matters: Your Financial Lifetime in an effort to move the conversation beyond just talk for audiences at different phases in their economic journey. More