Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA space, Sept. 9-16 – Daily News


Flags honoring folks killed in the assaults on September 11, 2001 at Pepperdine University’s Alumni Park, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA, Monday, September 8, 2020. The college honors those that lost their lives on September 11, 2001, with its annual Waves of Flags show. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)



Here is a sampling of issues to do in-person and on-line in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles space, Sept. 9-16




Circus Vargas: “Mr. V’s Big Top Dream” is the theme. Hours: 7 p.m. Sept. 9; 4 and seven:30 p.m. Sept. 10; 1, 4 and seven:30 p.m. Sept. 11; 12:30, 3:30 and seven p.m. Sept. 12; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Tickets $28-$70 ages 11-59; $23-$65 ages 60 and older; $18-$60 ages 2-10. Stonewood Center, 251 Stonewood St., Downey. 877-468-3861.

Music Center’s Dance DTLA: Have enjoyable studying new dance steps throughout “Bollywood Night,” 7-11 p.m. Sept. 10. An skilled dance dance teacher supplies the free dance lesson and DJs spin the tunes. No dancing expertise required. Food and drinks can be obtainable for buy (no exterior meals or drink allowed). A free artwork workshop may also be provided. Masks are required on the dance flooring. Jerry Moss Plaza at the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles.

Pepperdine University – Waves of Flags and 9/11 Service of Remembrance: The 14th annual show of flags, each American and overseas, honors and remembers the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 assaults. The flags are on show, Sept. 9-26.

The public may attend the college’s 9/11 applications

  • Silent Tribute and Remembrance, with wreath-laying, 5:30-7 a.m. (Thomas E. Burnett Jr. Heroes Garden)
  • Tribute to Victims, all 2,977 victims’ names on scrolling shows (Alumni Park)
  • Chaplain’s Prayer Service, 9 a.m. (Amphitheatre)
  • Honoring the Heroes of 9/11, a ceremony with actor-philanthropist Gary Sinese, 2-3 p.m. (Alumni Park)

Alumni Park, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway (nook of Malibu Canyon Road), Malibu. 310-506-4448.

Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival: View artist-created chalk artwork and store for handcrafted purses, jewellery, work, images, pottery and different gadgets, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 11-12. Free admission. Ventura Harbor Village, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. 805-302-4371. Details right here:

Ronald Regan Presidential Library: A “Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11” program with dwell music by the Air National Guard Band of the West Coast, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11, adopted by remarks by retired New York Police Department officer Marc Manfro and keynote speaker Col. (retired) David Sutherland, co-founder and chairman of the Center for Military and Veterans Community Services, 6 p.m. The occasion consists of an Honor Guard and the taking part in of Taps. The museum’s particular exhibit “FBI – From Al Capone to Al-Qaeda” features a gallery devoted to Sept. 11 (cost to view this momentary exhibit; The library is situated at 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Covid-19 guidelines and to make a reservation for the 9/11 program right here:

Beverly Hills 9/11 Memorial Garden: An in-person and on-line observance, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11 (watch right here: The backyard is open, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. every day and is situated on the grounds of the Beverly Hills Fire Department, 445 N. Rexford Drive (northwest nook of Rexford and South Santa Monica Boulevard).

Los Angeles Beautification Team’s 9/11 Remembrance Gathering: LABT planted 83 timber in June 2002 in reminiscence of California residents who have been killed on Sept. 11. The group has gathered each year since at the memorial plaque for a remembrance. This year, the occasion features a twentieth anniversary tree planting, candle lighting and poetry readings, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. North Hollywood Park, South, 11430 Chandler Blvd. (at Magnolia Boulevard), North Hollywood. Email: [email protected] 323-962-2163.

Never Forget – A Tribute to the Victims, Families and All First Responders of 9/11: A digital memorial occasion, 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Watch on Contact Carrie Konjoyan, 818-406-8013.

Vegan Oktoberfest: Event consists of craft beers, vegan meals distributors, dwell leisure, Oktoberfest dress contest and a stein-holding contest, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 16. Food distributors will serve at the least one German/European menu merchandise. Minimum age: 21 and older solely. Tickets not offered at the door. Tickets $50; $20 for non-drinker; $70 for VIP (consists of one-hour earlier admission from noon-1 p.m.; German beer specials; entry to the VIP lounge). LA Center Studios, 450 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles.




Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit: The walk-through digital artwork exhibit with well-known works of Vincent van Gogh, by Jan. 2. The exhibit was conceived and designed by Massimiliano Siccardi and the soundtrack by Luca Longobardi. Tickets $39.99 and up for adults; $29.99 kids (tickets have added charges; value relies on peak and off-peak occasions and dates). Viewer discretion: sequences of vibrant flashing lights. The exhibit is at the former Amoeba Music constructing, 6400 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood.




Laurie Morgan: A solo exhibit “Castles, Cottages and Countrysides.” Artist reception, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 11. Hours: FastFrame’s business hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by Sept. 30. Gallery wall at FastFrame, 24204 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita.

William Turner Gallery: “Casper Brindler: Light/Glyphs,” opening reception 4-8 p.m. Sept. 11. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by Nov. 5. 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica. 310-453-0909.

Topanga Canyon Gallery: “Peter Kagan: Life and Limb,” images. Opening reception, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 11. Artist discuss, 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; and by appointment. Exhibit runs by Sept. 25. Also, the gallery will shut after this exhibit and re-open in October at 137 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. The gallery is at 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-7909.

Brand 49 – Brand Associates’ National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper: Brand Associates and the Brand Library & Art Center current an exhibition of 125 artwork items curated from greater than 1,200 nationwide submissions by Marvella Muro, from Self Help Graphics and Art in Los Angeles. Opening reception, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 11. Art work is out there on the market; portion of gross sales goes to Brand Associates that helps free cultural occasions throughout the year. The catalog can be on the market. Exhibit is open throughout library hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs by Oct. 29. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. Email: [email protected] Facebook:;




William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University: “Escapism: Senior Art Exhibit 2021,” a digital exhibit of artwork from graduating artwork majors at the college. Exhibit runs by Sept. 23. The college is in Thousand Oaks.

Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery: “Within These Walls,” group present that’s nature-oriented together with gardens, nonetheless life and inside areas. Artists: Susan Contreras, Mike Farrell, Ramon Flores, Lynda Frautnick, Mardilan Georgio, Patty Haft, Tony Hanna, Laurie Morgan, Deborah Paulsen, Rene Smoller, Chrystal Walker. Gallery hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Exhibit runs by Sept. 26. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. 661-732-0630.

Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California: A digital exhibit “Beginnings with No Endings: Hope and Optimism.”  View the exhibit right here: (greatest on desktop computer or obtain the app for telephone or pill). View by Sept. 30.

Moments of Zen: An in-person exhibit from 31 artists has opened at the First Floor Gallery at the City of Santa Clarita’s City Hall. View the exhibit throughout business hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday (closed on Sept. 6). Exhibit can be obtainable to view on-line on Artsteps hyperlink right here: Exhibit runs by Oct. 1. Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Email Sydney Adam at [email protected] More data on the arts in Santa Clarita:

Nicodim Gallery: “Devin B. Johnson: My Heart Cries, I Set Out an Offering for You,” work. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by Oct. 16. 1700 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles. 213-265-7166. Email: [email protected]




CalTechLive! – Behind the Book Authors Series: Cindy Weinstein discusses “Finding the Right Words: A Story of Literature, Grief and the Brain,” with co-author Dr. Bruce L. Miller, 5 p.m. Sept. 9. Register in advance for the on-line dialogue:

Vroman’s Bookstore: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez discusses “For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts – A Love Letter to Women of Color,” 6 p.m. Sept. 9 ( Jarrett Adams discusses “Redeeming Justice: From Defendant to Defender, My Fight for Equity on Both Sides of a Broken System,” 6 p.m. Sept. 13 ( Maria Amparo Escandón discusses “L.A. Weather,” 6 p.m. Sept. 14 ( T.C. Boyle discusses “Talk to Me,” 4 p.m. Sept. 18 ( Register in advance for the on-line Crowdcast occasions by the hyperlinks. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Book Soup: Achy Obejas discusses “Boomerang/Bumerán,” a bilingual poetry assortment, 6 p.m. Sept. 10 ( Daniel Barban Levin discusses “Slonim Woods 9,” 6 p.m. Sept. 13 ( Qian Julie Wang discusses her memoir “Beautiful Country,” 6 p.m. Sept. 14 (ticketed occasion; test the hyperlink for a way to reserve a spot for the on-line occasion and to order books to be picked up at the retailer or mailed; Jennifer Otter Bickerdike discusses “You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico,” 6 p.m. Sept. 17 ( Register in advance for the Crowdcast dwell streaming talks by the hyperlinks. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Dark Delicacies: Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger, editors of “Weird Women – Volume 2: 1840-1925,” signal the guide, 3 p.m. Sept. 12 (might order in advance for delivery or pick-up; 822 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank. 818-556-6660.

Skylight Books: Tom Haviv discusses “A Flag of No Nation,” 6 p.m. Sept. 12 ( Steve De Jamatt discusses “Grace for Grace: Stories,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 (in particular person). Dan O’Brien discusses two books, “A Story That Happens: On Playwriting, Childhood and Other Traumas” and “Our Cancers,” 4 p.m. Sept. 14 ( Register in advance for the on-line Crowdcast occasions. 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. 323-660-1175.

Diesel, a Booktore: Rebecca Donner discusses “All the Frequent Troubles of Our Day: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler,” in-person at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. 225 twenty sixth St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960.





Clear the Shelters – A NBC4/KNBC and Telemundo 52/KVEA Campaign: The annual occasion that focuses on pet adoptions at shelters and a donation drive by Sept. 19. Online financial donations go to meals, provides and medical take care of shelter animals (fundraising companion is Greater Good Charities; donate to a rescue group or to a shelter right here: Subaru is the native sponsor and Hill’s Pet Nutrition is the nation sponsor for the marketing campaign. More particulars and an interactive map for designated shelters: or




L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre: Schedule for Saturdays: comedy improv for youths by teenagers, 5 p.m.; Rookie improv, 6 p.m.; JV improv, 7 p.m.; “2001 An Improv Oydssey” veteran improv crew, 8 p.m.; “Stranger Than Fiction” veteran improv crew, 9 p.m., (these groups alternate with the two different veteran improv groups: “Consensual Emu,” 8 p.m.; “Less Than Flattering,” 9 p.m.; see deliberate month-to-month schedule right here: Tickets per present, $10. 3435 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-784-1868, Ext. 2.

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood – The Scared Scriptless Tour: The duo, identified from “Whose Line Is it Anyway?” carry out improvisational comedy, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Tickets $40-$70 (on sale now). Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.




Culinary Historians of Southern California: Author-curator Barbara Haber offers an illustrated lecture  10:30 a.m. Sept. 11. Free. Register in advance for the Zoom meeting (reservations shut 24-hours earlier than meeting): Email: [email protected]

Celebrating 200 Years of Mexico: Art and cultural historical past lecturer Gregorio Luke discusses the matter, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets $9.58. Check right here to buy tickets for the Zoom presentation:

Children’s Bureau – Resource Parents Online Orientations: Learn how to assist kids in the foster care system by changing into a useful resource father or mother or how to turn out to be adoptive mother and father with a chat by a Children’s Bureau crew member and a foster father or mother, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 16. Request the Zoom dwell meeting hyperlink or a learn-at-your-own-pace on-line presentation, by sending an e-mail to [email protected] 800-730-3933. Learn extra about the nonprofit that was established in 1904 right here:

Alzheimer’s Disease – Virtual Information for Caregivers and Family of People with Alzheimer’s: Sun Valley Branch Library groups up with Alzheimer’s LA to current a three-part sequence starting with “Keeping Your Brain Healthy,” 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Upcoming: “Behaviors and Alzheimer’s,” Oct. 19; “Making Home Safe,” Nov. 2. Request the Zoom meeting hyperlink by e-mail to Esther Barrera at [email protected] (put “Alzheimer’s series” in the topic line).




Dances With Films – Los Angeles: Check out indie documentaries, options, shorts, TV and net pilots, by Sept. 12.  Check the web site for movies and schedule. Tickets $20. TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood.

Hola México Film Festival: The pageant kicks off with “Perdida” (2019), 7 p.m. Sept. 17 (opening evening and get together; minimal age 21; $50; the venue for opening, and shutting, nights is LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles). The pageant runs by Sept. 25. Check the web site for movies, schedule and tickets. Most movies can be screened at Regal Cinemas at LA Live, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.

Date Night Drive-in and Car Show at Paramount Ranch: A screening of “Grease” (1978), sunset Sept. 18. The occasion is a fundraiser to rebuild the constructions at the former film set that have been destroyed in the Woolsey hearth. Earlier at the occasion, view restored Fifties vehicles, 4:30 p.m. Also, study the plans to restore the film set at the ranch, 5:15 or 6 p.m. (free) and take a strolling tour with film historian Mike Malone, 5:30 or 6:16 p.m. (free). Movie $35 (buy in advance; no sale at the door). 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura HIlls. Details about the occasion and to buy tickets:




California African American Museum: Special exhibit: “LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze,” by March 20. The exhibit included images, a video and an architectural set up about the results of the closure of the General Motors manufacturing unit in Lordstown, Ohio. Ongoing particular displays: “April Bey: Atlantica, The Gilda Region” by Jan. 17; “Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch,” quilt-based art work, by Jan. 23. “Rights and Rituals: The Making of African American Debutante Culture,” by Feb. 27. Free admission. Check the museum’s Facebook for updates ( 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. 213-744-2084.

Japan House Los Angeles: Sept. 18: “WAVE – New Currents in Japanese Graphic Arts,” artwork from 55 modern Japanese artists that was used for animation, books, comics, magazines, posters and different media, by Nov. 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every day. Free admission. The museum is closed Sept. 9-10 for exhibit set up; additionally, partially closed Sept. 11-17. The museum is at Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 800-516-0565. See an outline right here:

Craft in America: Special exhibit: “Pinatas: The High Art of Celebration,” by Dec. 4. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free. 8415 W. Third St., Los Angeles. 323-951-0610.;

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Sept. 30: Timed advance admission tickets can be found for the museum that explores the artwork and science of flicks and movie-making. The museum opens on Sept. 30. Exhibits embody: “Stories of Cinema,” “Backdrop: An Invisible Art,” “The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection,” a brief exhibit of objects created by Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and “The Oscars Experience.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission $25; $19 ages 62 and older; $15 college students; free for ages 17 and youthful; $15 additional for “The Oscars Experience.” 6067 Wilshire Blvd. (nook of Fairfax Avenue), Los Angeles. 323-930-3000.




Bolton Hall Museum: Special exhibit: “Tujunga’s Mid-Century Modern Homes,” by January. The museum is operated by the Little Landers Historical Society. Potential volunteers for the museum or to help the society are inspired to apply. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga. 818-352-3420.;

The Getty Center: Special displays: “Paolo Veneziano – Art and Devotion in 14th-Century Venice,” by Oct. 3; “Transcending Time: The Medieval Book of Hours,” by Feb. 20. Ongoing: “In Focus: Protest,” images on the topic, by Oct. 10. “Mario Giacomelli: Figure/Ground,” images, and “The Expanded Landscape,” images from 1990 to at this time, by Oct. 10. See European artwork up to 1900, the gardens, fashionable structure and scenic views. Hours: 10 a.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission however a timed-ticket admission is required for now ( Parking $20 ( Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300.

Holocaust Museum LA: Special exhibit: USC Shoah Foundation’s “Dimensions in Testimony,” a digital and interactive dialog with Holocaust survivor Renee Firestone. Advance reservations are required. 100 S. The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-661-3704.

Japanese American National Museum: Special exhibit: “Miné Okubo’s Masterpiece: The Art of Citizen 13660,” unique drawings from Okubo’s 1946 graphic memoir of incarceration in Japanese American internment camps throughout World War II, by Feb. 20 ( Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on nationwide holidays. Admission: $16; $7 ages 62 and older and kids; free for ages 5 and youthful (timed tickets required). 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. Facebook:

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Special exhibit: “Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography, 1870-1900,” by Nov. 7. Tickets have to be bought in advance (no ticket gross sales at the museum). Plan your go to data right here: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010.

Petersen Automotive Museum: Special displays: “Pole Position: The Juan Gonzalez Formula 1 Collection,” by June 5. “The Aesthetic of Motoring: 90 Years of Pininfarina,” highlights the Italian automobile design agency and coach-builder on their anniversary year, by July 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission $16; $14 ages 62 and older; $11 ages 4-17. All tickets have to be bought in advance. Check web site for well being and security guideline for museum visits. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-930-2277.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum: Special exhibit: “FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda,” by Jan. 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every day. Admission: $29.95; $26.95 ages 62 and older; $22.95 ages 11-17; $19.95 ages 3-10; buying tickets in advance is really useful however not required ( 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley.

Valley Relics Museum: Take a visit down San Fernando Valley reminiscence lane with an “Open Air Museum Experience,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 11-12 (select different dates from the drop-down menu). Admission $15 and up. The museum is situated at 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C3 and C4, entrance is on Stagg Street, Van Nuys.;;




The Canyon: The Fabba Show, a tribute to Abba, 8 p.m. Sept. 10 ($24.50 and up). Doors open, 6 p.m. Purchase of a desk ticket requires buy of dinner (should arrive by 7 p.m.). Two drink minimal for all. 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. 888-645-5006.

Dayglow: The Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Sept. 15-16. Opening act, Arlie. Doors open, 7 p.m. Tickets $60 and up. Fonda Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 323-464-6269.

Vintage Trouble and Lady Blackbird: 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Tickets $35 and up. Directions and parking data right here: The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., E., Los Angeles. Concert particulars and tickets right here: The Ford’s calendar season right here:

Brand Library Plaza Series: ROAMies, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Bring a blanket or a low-back chair for seating on grassy hillside. No intermission. Upcoming: Reckless Night Ensemble, Sept. 24. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

Jake Shimabukuro: A master of the ukulele performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-22. Tickets $25-$55. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

Chris Isaak: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets $42 and up ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Boz Scaggs: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Tickets $57 and up ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Chris Hillman: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25. Tickets $50 ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Julianna Barwick: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets $32 and up. Directions and parking data right here: The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., E., Los Angeles. Details and purchse tickets right here: The Ford’s calendar season right here:

Get the Led Out: The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs, 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Tickets $19 and up. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.

Jim Ward: 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Opening act, Emily Davis. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $18. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.

Dan Navarro: 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Tickets $20. McCabes, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-4497.

JD Souther: The singer-songwriter performs, 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets $20-$45. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

Croce Plays Croce: A.J. Croce, son of the late Jim Croce, performs his father’s songs, 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets $25-$50. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers: The “Good to Be Bad Tour: 45 Years of Rock,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Tickets $43 and up. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.




Julius Caesar: William Shakespeare’s play. Show runs, 4 p.m. Sept. 12; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19; 4 p.m. Sept. 26; different dates by Oct. 30. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.

The Last, Best Small Town: A play by John Guerra about two neighboring households, one Latinx and one white, whose lives entwine. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, 18 and 25; different dates by Nov. 6. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: William Shakespeare’s comedy. Show runs, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12; 4 p.m. Sept. 19; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26; different dates by Nov. 7. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.

American Theatre Guild – Broadway Is Back in Thousand Oaks Series: “An Officer and a Gentleman” begins the season, Nov. 11-14. Check out different performs, pre-sale and season tickets on the web site. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Hair: The 1967 musical with guide and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, previews 3 and eight p.m. Dec. 4, and different dates by Dec. 11. Check the web site for present schedule. Opening evening, Dec. 12. Tickets for previews, $31 and up. El Portal Theater, Debbie Reynolds MainStage, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-508-4200.


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