Points to do in LA, OC: Dance, tunes, puppets, arts & crafts

Yoshiko Yap

Two acclaimed dance providers, a pair of family members-pleasant festivals and a 12-hour music marathon at Walt Disney Concert Hall make our small list of Southern California cultural offerings this weekend. Ahead of you go, recall to call or examine on line for reservation specifications and other COVID-19 protocols.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The venerable New York corporation committed to selling African American dance returns with three programs of new and common repertory, each and every capped with the signature Ailey work “Revelations.” Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Songs Middle, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $34-$138. musiccenter.org

‘Noon to Midnight: A Day of New Music’
The return of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 12-hour showcase for new and latest functions functions John Adams and the L.A. Phil New New music Group in a salute to Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, in addition performances by the piano duo Hocket, the alt-typical ensemble Wild Up and the choral group Tonality, between numerous some others. Different spots inside and outdoors Disney Corridor. Noon to midnight Saturday. $5 for all events besides the “Focus on Andriessen” concert, which is $10-$63 (consists of admission to all other gatherings). laphil.com

Bob Baker Day
The dearly departed cofounder of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater is celebrated with the return of this relatives-helpful carnival-design outing showcasing puppet reveals and clowns musical performances by the L.A.-centered Pacific Opera Challenge, the Hollow Trees folks group and some others plus palms-on arts and crafts, game titles and encounter painting. Los Angeles Point out Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St., downtown L.A. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. No cost. bobbakerday.com

‘Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim’
Ragamala Dance Organization, a classical Indian troupe led by mother-daughter creative directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, offers the entire world premiere of this internet site-distinct operate influenced by Hindu teachings on life, loss of life and rebirth. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Heart for the Undertaking Arts, Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 8 p.m. Saturday. $36-$71. thesoraya.org

‘Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim From the Piano’
Pianist Anthony de Mare pays tribute to the late, fantastic Stephen Sondheim with new variations of some of the Broadway legend’s ideal regarded functions as reimagined by contemporary composers, including Jeff Beal, Meredith Monk and Jon Batiste. Introduced by UCLA’s Middle for the Art of Effectiveness. Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Court, Westwood. 7 p.m. Sunday. $39-$59. cap.ucla.edu

‘Family Festival: Persia’
The Getty Villa expands on its new exhibition “Persia: Historic Iran and the Classical World” with a two-day family festival featuring stay audio, dance and storytelling, additionally fingers-on arts and crafts. The Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coastline Freeway, Pacific Palisades. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Totally free reservations needed. (310) 440-7300. getty.edu

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