The Theatre at Ace Hotel

L.A. Dance Project: Fall Performances at Ace Hotel

Building on the excitement of L.A. Dance Project’s performances in February and a world tour, Benjamin Millepied’s company returns to its home of choice, The Theatre at Ace Hotel, for three performances this fall. The program features new work by Benjamin Millepied with music by Philip Glass, the U.S Premiere of Emmanuel Gat’s Morgan’s Last Chug and the reprise of the acclaimed Quintett by William Forsythe. More

Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center

Living Peace Series with 2011 Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peacebuilder, social worker, women’s rights advocate and mother. Ms. Gbowee will talk about the power of education, collaboration and hope in overthrowing one of the most brutal warlords in the history of Africa. She will also share her insights about the invaluable role that ordinary citizens can, and must, play in transforming violence to peace. More

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


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

East West Players


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

Ahmanson Theatre


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

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

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

Lunch and Learn: Networking to Build Your Business, featuring Michelle Ruiz

Southern California Public Radio invites you to Lunch and Learn: Networking to Build Your Business, featuring Michelle Ruiz, a bilingual entrepreneur and public speaker whose passions are entrepreneurship, empowerment, and technology. Join the SCPR Underwriting Team in a series of talks that will focus on creative marketing concepts for today’s competitive small business space. More

USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

From the Miracle of the Han to K-pop Mania: South Korea’s Place in the Sun

Mirroring South Korea’s rise as one of the world’s top economic powers, K-pop, and stars like Psy, have burst onto the global entertainment scene as Korean pop culture and entertainment have gained increased recognition around the world. Jie-Ae Sohn, former president of the Korean International Broadcasting Foundation, will lead a discussion about South Korea’s pop-culture footprint around the globe and its role on South Korean public diplomacy initiatives More

Royce Hall

Robert Wilson, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Willem Dafoe: "The Old Woman"

Theater maker Robert Wilson returns to the Center with a brand-new theatrical production "The Old Woman," based on a story by Russian author Daniil Kharms. A brilliant, slyly political story written in the 1930s, "The Old Woman" stars world-renowned dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov and film star Willem Dafoe. More