Frank Stagg

15 Feb 19
Daily News
    Lynne Fearman’s ‘Purple Haze.’ Fearman demonstrates her oil painting techniques on Feb. 18 at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of Lynne Fearman)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS     Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “Magellan: Report from Venus,” 8:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Minimum age 8. Tickets $6 for one show; $10 for both. Parking in Lot G4. Adjacent to Citrus Hall on campus, 18111 Nordhoff St. For show, 818-677-5601. For tickets, 818-677-2488. www.csun.edu South Bay Quilters Guild Quilt Show and Merchant Mall: Display of art, modern and traditional quilts plus vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16-17. Auction of quilts, 1 p.m. Feb. 17. Admission $10 for both both days (coupon good for $1 off from the guild’s website). Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive. www.southbayquiltersguild.org Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show: Event includes guest speakers Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer, Josh Gates, Patricia Schultz, Rick Steves and travel seminars, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16-17. Admission $15; $18 for both days; free for ages 16 and younger. Los Angeles Convention Center, South Halls G and H, 1201 S. Figueroa St. latravelshow.com Homelessness Solutions Forum: West Valley Neighborhood Alliance on Homelessness holds the event, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 16. Reservations requested. Granada Hills Charter High School, Highlander Hall, 10535 Zelzah Ave. Email: wvnah@usa.com. www.wvnah.org Fifty Shades of Wildlife – Wildlife Learning Center: A presentation on love and mating in the animal world, 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Minimum age 21. Admission $40; $75 couples (with wine and cheese). Reservations required. 16027 Yarnell St., Sylmar. www.wildlifelearningcenter.org Lunar New Year at the Original Farmers Market and The Grove: Celebration for the Year of the Pig, 2-5 p.m. Feb. 17. Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu unveils a Year of the Pig statue, 2 p.m. (in the Plaza area), followed by a dragon dance, a K-Pop dance group, kung fu demonstration, traditional acrobatics, a Korean fan dance and a lion dance (on Gilmore Lane). The event also includes a dumpling making demo, Chinese calligraphy demo and a magic show. The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles (323-933-9211, www.farmersmarketla.com); The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles (323-900-8080, thegrovela.com). Harlem Globetrotters: Basketball exhibition fun, 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets $25 and up. Magic Pass, a pre-show event, $28 (must also have event ticket). Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. 213-742-7340. www.harlemglobetrotters.com/socal Presidents’ Day at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum: Celebrate the federal holiday with arts and crafts activities, live music, photo opportunities with presidential look-alikes and storytelling, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 18. Free for activities. Regular admission fee to the museum (includes special exhibit “Pompeii”): $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganlibrary.com; bit.ly/2TKNXHp Egyptologist Kara Cooney: The professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA gives a lecture “When Women Ruled the World,” 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets $36; $46. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com Chinese New Year Celebration – Year of the Boar: The Conejo Chinese Cultural Center Association presents traditional and modern performances, 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets $24-$39. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com St. Francis Dam Disaster lecture and site tour: Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society presents a talk by Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel and Dr. Alan Pollack, 11 a.m. March 12. Question and answer with dam expert Frank Rock, noon. Tour departs, 12:30 p.m. and return is approximately 4 p.m. Tickets $40 prepaid (online); $45 at the door (if available). Reservations advised. Lecture presentation at Saugus Train Station at Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Tour attendees board a bus at Heritage Junction to San Francisquito Canyon (must be able to hike one-mile and uphill; see website for suggested clothing and shoes). 661-254-1275. www.scvhs.org   ART   AC Gallery: “Brayden Bugazzi,” mixed media art. Part of LA AfFAIR exhibits. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Admission $10. 1546 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. www.artinla.us; braydenart.com Art Los Angeles Contemporary: International and local art galleries exhibit. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 15; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 16; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 17. Admission $30; free for ages 12 and younger. The Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport, 3021 Airport Ave. artlosangelesfair.com San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “Gerald Brommer: A Lifetime Journey Through Art,” 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 15. Upcoming: artist reception, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 23. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gallery closed on Feb. 13. Exhibit runs through March 2. 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org Cal State Northridge Art Galleries: “Jeffrey Vallance: Blinky the Friendly Hen: 40th Anniversary Exhibition.” Artist walk-through, 1 p.m. Feb. 16. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Exhibit runs through March 16. Use parking lots D6 or E6. Art and Design Center on the CSUN campus, on North University Drive between Etiwanda and Lindley avenues. 818-677-2156. www.csun.edu/artgalleries RED Studios Hollywood: “Scott Nathan: Confessional,” portrait exhibit. Part of Frieze LA contemporary art show, Feb. 15-17 at Paramount Pictures Studios (frieze.com/fairs/frieze-los-angeles). Gallery hours: noon-7 p.m. Feb. 16-17. Admission free with a reservation on the website. 846 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. confessionalatfrieze.splashthat.com Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles: “Annie Leibovitz: The Early Years, 1970-1983” and “Piero Manzoni: Materials of Time.” Opening, 3-6 p.m. Feb. 16. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 901 E. Third St., Los Angeles. 213-943-1620. www.hauserwirth.com; bit.ly/2GpXkZd Lynne Fearman: The artist discusses and demonstrates oil painting using three colors and white at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Barnes & Noble, community room, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. www.santaclaritaartists.org TAG Gallery: “Brian Reed: Hooray for Hollywood,” opens 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 19. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 16. 5458 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-829-9556. www.taggallery.net Topanga Canyon Gallery: “Everything Has a Story,” group show. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 2-6 p.m. Thursday; noon-8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-7909. topangacanyongallery.com   ONGOING ART   Doug Aitken’s Don’t Forget to Breathe: Installation with glowing figures that seem to be trying to connect with someone. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Feb. 15-17. 6775 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. www.ryot.org/dont-forget-to-breathe Leica Gallery Los Angeles: “Ralph Gibson – Digital Color.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-777-0341. leicagalleryla.com/upcoming-exhibitions SCAA Gallery: “Fresh Perspectives,” group show. Gallery’s winter hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. Call to confirm gallery hours, 661-244-7689. www.santaclaritaartists.org Lowell Ryan Projects: “Mind Body Soul,” group show with Samuel Jablon, Spencer Lewis and Maysha Mohamedi. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. www.lowellryanprojects.com/exhibitions Russell Hunziker: “A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale.” Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27. Portion of sales to be donated to further arts in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Center. Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. 805-370-2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org Agoura Hills Art Gallery: “Scott Lindner: A Lifetime of Passion.” Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Exhibit runs through February 28. Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. 818-597-7361. Email: culturalarts@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us. scottlindnerart.com Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture at California Lutheran University: Jennifer Vanderpool, an adjunct art faculty member at the university, presents “Garment Girl,” an exhibit of photography, textiles and videos of Vietnamese refugees in sweatshops in Los Angeles and female textile workers in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. The gallery is located in the Soiland Humanities Center (120 Memorial Parkway) on the campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 805-493-3697. Email: rtschmid@callutheran.edu. callutheran.edu/kwanfong Debbi Singer: “AffirmSHEArt – Working It Out in Paint.” Art on view during restaurant hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through February 28. Upper West Restaurant, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 320-586-1111. www.theupperwest.com Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: “Art Unites 12,” group show. Art work from members of the IATSE Local 800 plus other art department professionals in other locals (729, 871, 706, 44) and SAG-AFTRA. Gallery hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-8052. adg.org La Galería Gitana: “Art Across the Valley,” group show (a collaboration with San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center). Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday; noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 8. 120 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando. 818-898-7708. galeriagitana.com/events Brand Library & Art Center: “Valley Girl Redefined,” group show by women. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 22. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. brandlibrary.org; www.1111acc.org Kohn Gallery: “Gonzalo Lebrija,” exhibition of paintings (“Veladuras”), a sculptural work and a film installation (“Via Láctea”). Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. www.kohngallery.com Skid Row History Museum and Archive: “Manuel Compito and Scott Taylor: Bridging the Divide.” Gallery hours: 2-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 213-413-1077. Email: info@lapovertydept.org. www.lapovertydept.org Japan House: “This Is Manga – The Art of Naoki Urasawa.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 28. 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (at Hollywood & Highland). 800-516-0565. www.japanhousela.com William Turner Gallery: “Ed Moses: Through the Looking Glass.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 30. 2525 Michigan Ave., Gallery E-1, Santa Monica. 310-453-0909. www.williamturnergallery.com Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery: Two exhibits: “David Alekhuogie: Gravity” and Mariah Garnett’s film “Trouble.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Exhibits run through April 14. 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-644-6269. www.lamag.org Old Town Newhall Library: City of Santa Clarita presents “Skye Amber Sweet – Embracing Growth.” Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through June 4. Community room at the library, 24500 Main St. 661-259-0750. Email Jeff Barber: jbarber@santa-clarita.com. www.skyepoet.com/home-gallery.html Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens: “Unusual Views,” group show. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through June 9. Gardens admission $9; $6 seniors and students; $4 ages 5-12. 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. 818-949-4200. descansogardens.org   BOOKS   Frederick Weisberg: Judges Weisberg, a co-editor, and Michelle Ahnn discuss and sign “Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made,” 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320. bit.ly/2MAoNZk Jayne K. Ratcliffe: Signs “Bewitched,” 2 p.m. Feb. 16. Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank. 818-558-1383. bit.ly/2B5U6qw Stewart J. Zully: Reads from and signs “My Life in Yankee Stadium: 40 Years as a Vendor and Other Tales of Growing Up Somewhat Sane in the Bronx,” 5:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Doors open, 5 p.m. Fundraiser for the Road Theatre Co. Tickets $15 (includes refreshments). The Road on Magnolia, 10747 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. bit.ly/2S3816b Paul Chaderjian: Discusses and signs “Letters to Barbra,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Abril Bookstore, 415 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-243-4112. abrilbooks.com   COMEDY   Andrew Coalson – Silly Boy: 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Free but a reservation is required from the website. Comedy Central Stage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. andrewcoalson.com; bit.ly/2TKwzTk Woke AF – A Mind-Opening Variety Show: Nicole Pasquale hosts the evening with performances by Joel Kim Booster, Fremmedy Trio, Charla Lauriston, Oscar Montoya, Janie Stolar and Jenny Yang plus music by DJ Big Willy Get Silly (William Martinez), 8:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets $7. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Sunset, 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-908-8702. sunset.ucbtheatre.com/performance/67309 W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu: 8 p.m. March 16. Tickets $28 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org   DANCE   American Contemporary Ballet: “Astaire Dances 2: Fred & Ginger,” 8 p.m. Feb. 15; 4 p.m. Feb. 16; 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets $45-$90. Cooper Design Space, 11th Floor, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles. acbdances.com Body Percussion – College Stepping: Maurice Pough introduces and performs the dance style with his students, 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687. bit.ly/2GhTEZP Forever Flamenco by Fanny Ara: 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets $40; $30 seniors and students; $50 (first two rows). Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles. 323-663-1525. www.fountaintheatre.com Ailey II: Dances include “Breaking Point” by Renee I. McDonald, “Tracks” by Uri Sands and members of Ailey II and “Where There are Tongues” by Bradley Shelver, 8 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets $20-$50. Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu Martha Graham Dance Co.: The EVE Project with dances including “Chronicle” and “Secular Games” by Graham and dances by Pontus Lidberg and Pam Tanowitz, 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets $39 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Jessica Lang Dance: Dances include “Aria,” “The Calling,” “Glow,” “Solo,” “This Thing Called Love” and “Thousand Yard Stare,” 8 p.m. March 5. Tickets $20-$50. Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu   MOVIES   Pan African Film and Arts Festival: The 27th annual event includes documentaries, features and shorts, through Feb. 18. Most tickets $14. Cinemark Rave 15, 4020 Marlton Ave., Los Angeles. Festival, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-337-4737. paff.org/tickets; paff.org   MUSEUM   Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Feb. 17: “Charles White – A Retrospective,” through June 9. Ongoing: “The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka,” through June 23. “Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection,” through July 28.  Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $20; $16 ages 65 and older and students; free for ages 17 and younger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6000. www.lacma.org California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks at The Oaks: Feb. 21: “In Focus: Ansel Adams Highlights from Lawrence Janss Collection,” through March 24. Ongoing: “Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities,” through Feb. 17. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission $6. Second level of The Oaks Mall, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. www.cmato.org   ONGOING MUSEUM   Autry Museum of the American West: “Masters of the American West,” paintings and sculptures by 64 contemporary Western artists, through March 24. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission $14; $10 ages 60 and over and students; $6 for 3-12. 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. 323-667-2000. theautry.org California African American Museum: Current exhibits: “Robert Pruitt: Devotion,” through Feb. 17. “Los Angeles Freedom Rally, 1963,” through March 3. “The Notion of Family,” through March 3. “California Bound: Slavery on the New Frontier, 1848-1865,” through April 28. “Adia Millet: Breaking Patterns,” through Aug. 25. The museum has many programs after 5 p.m.; check the Programs section on the website. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Parking $12; $15 after 5 p.m. (cash only). 600 State Drive, Los Angeles (in Exposition Park). 213-744-7432. www.caamuseum.org Craft Contemporary: Two new exhibits at the museum formerly known as the Craft & Folk Art Museum: “Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video,” Iranian youth culture theme and “Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad/Joy Station,” both through May 12. Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. First Thursday of the month: evening hours 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission $9; $7 seniors and student. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org Discovery Cube Los Angeles: “Hot Wheels: Race to Win,” through April 28. Children and their parents explore through die-cast Hot Wheels play how engineering, math, science and technology work in making cars. Admission $12.95. 11800 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar. la.discoverycube.org/event/hot-wheels-race-to-win Forest Lawn Museum–Glendale: “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” through April 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. 323-340-4545. www.wovexhibition.org; www.forestlawn.com The Getty Center: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts,” through April 7. “Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters,” through April 28. “Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed,” through April 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu Grammy Museum: “Diamond in a Rhinestone World: The Costumes of Dolly Parton,” through March 17. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday and Wednesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission $15; $14 ages 65 and older and college students with ID; $13 ages 6-17. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-765-6800. www.grammymuseum.org Hammer Museum: “Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968-2018,” through May 12. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission is free. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. 310-443-7000. hammer.ucla.edu Italian American Museum of Los Angeles: “Leo Politi’s Los Angeles: Works of Love and Protest,” through May 19. Free. Donation appreciated. 644 N. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-485-8432. www.iamla.org Japanese American National Museum: “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit,” contemporary photos taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. and paired to photos shot by a variety of photographers, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, of Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated during World War II, through April 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission $12; $6 seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. janm.org/gambatte La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: “Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits,” a touring exhibition from the Field Museum in Chicago features 3D replicas and hands-on displays. A 3D film “Titans of the Ice Age” is also part of the exhibit ($5; tarpits.org/titans). Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older and college students; $12 ages 13-17; $7 ages 3-12. 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-934-7243. www.tarpits.org Lancaster Museum of Art and History: “Peace on Earth,” group show, through April 21. Check website for participating artists, including “Samuelle Richardson – Ghost Dogs.” Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday (closed on major holidays and for new installations). Free but suggested donation $5. 665 W. Lancaster Blvd. 661-723-6250. www.samuellerichardson.com; www.lancastermoah.org Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: “Dora: Discovery and Despair,” a little-known slave labor camp revealed through photographs and artifacts, through April 5. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Closed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and major holidays. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. lamoth.org Museum of African American Art: Current exhibit: “John Henry: American Folk Hero,” from the Palmer Hayden Collection, through March 31. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Free admission. The museum is located at the Baldwin Hill Crenshaw Plaza, third floor of Macy’s, 4005 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-294-7071. www.maaala.org Natural History Museum: “Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection,” art and science behind the jewelry designed by Paula Crevoshay, through May 12. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except closed on Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Admission $12; $9 ages 62 and older and students; $5 ages 3-12. 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-763-3466. www.nhm.org Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum: “Pompeii,” through April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganfoundation.org Norton Simon Museum: “Titian’s Lady in White,” through March 25 (on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden). Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and younger. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org Skirball Cultural Center: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” through March 10. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $12; $9 seniors; $7 ages 2-12. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org Valley Relics Museum: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10; $8 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger (also, free from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursdays). 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C 3 & 4, Van Nuys (entrance on Stagg Street). 818-616-4083. valleyrelicsmuseum.org; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art: “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” through March 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on major holidays. Free admission. The museum is located at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851. arts.pepperdine.edu/museum   MUSIC   Valentin Marx: 9 p.m. Feb. 15. Minimum age 21. Tickets $12.50 in advance. Hotel Café, second stage, 1623 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles. bit.ly/2Gq5XDa; bit.ly/2MS4EhB Enlightenment Music Series – Romantic Memoirs: Alexander Gurevich, Armen Ksajikian, Marina Manukian, Neil Samples, Agnes Szekely Schwartz and Evgeny Tonkha perform music by Borodin, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga and Tchaikovsky, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Free admission. First Presbyterian Church of Burbank, 521 E. Olive Ave. 818-392-4449. www.enlmusicseries.org LADAMA: 7 p.m. Feb. 16. Free but a ticket reservation is required. The Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. bit.ly/2TAHajC; bit.ly/2GpW60k Dreamgirls in Concert: 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets $40-$90 (plus fees). Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com The Soul Rebels: Center for the Art of Performance UCLA presents the band, 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Special musical guests, Freedia and Macy Gray. Tickets $29-$59. The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 310-825-2101. cap.ucla.edu/calendar/details/the_soul_rebels Dalton & the Sheriffs: 9:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Doors open, 8:30 p.m. Minimum age 21. Tickets $12.50 in advance. Hotel Café, 1623 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. 323-461-2040. bit.ly/2t4YEJg Jonny Whiteside presents the Messaround: 6 p.m. Feb. 17. Minimum age 21. No cover. Joe’s Great American Bar & Grill, 4311 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-729-0805. www.joesgreatbar.com Glendale Noon Concerts: Violinist Johana Krejci and pianist Brendan White perform music by Kirstin Fife, Leoš Janácek and Astor Piazzolla, 12:10-12:40 p.m. Feb. 20. Free. Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave. 818-244-7241. glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com Pop Show 40 – Change the World: John Burroughs High School’s Vocal Music Association presents their competition choirs’ concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 22; 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets $20; $15 seniors and students; $30 reserved. 1920 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. www.jbhsvma.com The Four Freshmen: 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets $35; $45. El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-508-4200. elportaltheatre.com Five Icons – A Musical Concert: Sharon Brock performs songs made famous by Aretha Franklin, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilson and Stevie Wonder, 2 p.m. Feb. 23. Northridge Branch Library, 9051 Darby Ave. 818-886-3640. bit.ly/2TAkeRJ Jazz Muse Concert Series at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: Janis Mann Trio perform the songs of Jimmy Van Heusen, 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Doors open, 7 p.m. Tickets $25; $15 students. 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. www.sfvacc.org   MUSIC VENUES   The Canyon-Agoura Hills: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, 9 p.m. Feb. 15 ($28); Ozzmania, a tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, 9 p.m. Feb. 17 ($15); Faux Fighters, a Foo Fighters tribute, 9 p.m. Feb. 21 ($10); Jefferson Starship, 9 p.m. Feb. 22 ($38). Ticket price listed is standing room only; table tickets require dinner purchase. Check website for opening acts, dinner options and reservations. 28912 Roadside Drive. 888-645-5006. www.wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com Walt Disney Concert Hall: Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Wilkins, performs music by Ellington, Gershwin and William Grant Still, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17 ($55 and up; program varies for both days); Chamber Music: All Brahms program performed by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Feb. 19 ($32 and up); Chamber Music: Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform music by Latin American composers including Gardel, Gabriela Ortiz and Villa-Lobos, 8 p.m. Feb. 26 ($20 and up). 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 323-850-2000. laphil.com Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Chicago, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 ($61 and up, Kavli Theatre); Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow, 8 p.m. March 1 ($41 and up, Kavli); Stomp, 7:30 p.m. March 12 ($39 and up, Kavli). 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com The Soraya at Cal State Northridge: Rosanne Cash, 8 p.m. Feb. 17 ($39 and up); Susana Baca, with Banda Magda, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 ($34 and up); Fiesta Mexicana – Amore de Mis Amores: Mariachi Los Camperos with Belinda Gomez and Yesenia Martinez, 7 p.m. Feb. 23 ($42 and up); Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 8 p.m. March 7 ($66); Antonio Sanchez, 8 p.m. March 13-14 ($29 and up). Prices subject to change. 18111 Nordhoff St. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Staples Center: Justin Timberlake, 8 p.m. March 10 ($55 and up); Michael Bublé, 8 p.m. April 2 ($65 and up), and also 8 p.m. July 9 (on sale Feb. 11); Pink, 7:30 p.m. April 15 ($47.45 and up); Ariana Grande, 7:30 p.m. May 6-7 ($39.95 and up); Backstreet Boys, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 ($29 and up); Carrie Underwood, 7 p.m. Sept. 12 ($49.50 and up). 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.staplescenter.com   THEATER   Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them: Open Wings Theater Co. presents the coming-of-age drama by A. Rey Pamatmat about three young people and their relationships, opens 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Minimum suggested age 13. Show runs 8 p.m. Feb. 16; 2 p.m. Feb. 17; 8 p.m. Feb. 22-23; 2 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets $20; $18 seniors and students. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. atthemain.org/tickets Uprooted: A one-woman show by Vanessa Boss about finding inner strength and peace of mind, 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Minimum age 14. Tickets $20. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2SqzDax Surviving the Ride: A one-woman show by Christine Blackburn about becoming a flight attendant and other stories, 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Minimum age 14. Tickets $20. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2I87K2t Forgetting not Forgotten: A one-woman show by Petal D’Avril about a performer who has to cope with ups and downs of life, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Minimum age: 13. Tickets $25. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2N2mC18 The Fannie Lou Hamer Story: Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye’s one-woman show about the civil rights activist, 4 p.m. Feb. 18. Free. Plaza del Sol Performance Hall at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St. www.csun.edu/csbs/fannie-lou-hamer-story Die Fledermaus: Members of the Flora L. Thornton Opera Program perform the operetta by Johann Strauss, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and Feb. 23. Tickets $20. Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu Canyon: IAMA Theatre Co. and the Latino Theatre Co. present the world premiere of the drama by Jonathan Caren about cultural differences between two families, previews 8 p.m. Feb. 22-23 and 4 p.m. Feb. 24. Opens, 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Show runs 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday through March 24. Tickets $20 previews; $60 opening night; $38 all other dates. IAMA Theatre Co. at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles. 866-811-4111. thelatc.org    ONGOING THEATER   The P.O.W. and the Girl: A new play by Katrina Wood about a London college student living with her World War II veteran grandfather and how his post-traumatic stress disorder affects their lives, 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16. Minimum age 12. Tickets $32; $25 ages 62 and older. The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 800-838-3006. powandgirl.com Hello, Dolly!: The musical by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder’s “The Merchant of Yonkers,” that he revised as “The Matchmaker,” 8 p.m. Feb. 15; 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 16; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets $49 and up. Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Theatre, 323-468-1770. Tickets, 800-982-2787. www.hollywoodpantages.com Paradise: A play by Laura Maria Censabella about a Yemeni-American student, her biology teacher and conflict over their scientific partnership to secure a scholarship, 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16; 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets $35. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-960-7724. www.plays411.com/paradise To All the Lights in the Window: A play by Chris Haas about love, mental illness and stress in a psychiatric hospital, 8 p.m. Feb. 16; 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets $20. Loft Ensemble Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.loftensemble.org Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone: Two stories written by Rod Serling and adapted by Jeff G. Rack (“Mr. Garrity and the Graves” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”), 8 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Tickets $28. Theatre 40 in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-364-3606. www.theatre40.org DarkDark–RideRide: Freaky journey to “Hell & Back,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through Feb. 24. Minimum age 15. Tickets $15. Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-202-4120. zombiejoes.com The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 24. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $35 reserved seat. The Dorie Theatre @The Complex Theatres, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-716-1385. bit.ly/2TAOcEr Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Storybook Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the fairy tale by Richard Berent, Scott Martin and Rob Meurer. Show runs 1 p.m. Saturday through March 2. Tickets $15; $12 children. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 818-761-2203. www.theatrewest.org Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star: Two one-act plays by James McLure. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $25; $20 seniors. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com Whoopsie-Doopsie!: A comedy by Art Shulman about an unexpected announcement. Show runs 2 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $20; $17 seniors and students. Upstairs at the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com Death House: The world premiere of a play by Jason Karasev about two chaplains who meet a mysterious inmate who challenges their beliefs. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Tickets $34. Road Theatre, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-761-8838. www.roadtheatre.org The Mountaintop: The Olivier Award Best New Play 2010 by Katori Hall about the last night of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Show runs 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Also, 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets $25-$65. Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. 818-955-8101. www.garrymarshalltheatre.org The Cripple of Inishmaan: The dark comedy by Martin McDonagh about an orphan boy who goes after a part in a Hollywood movie being filmed on a nearby island. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 11. Also, 8 p.m. Mondays in February and March 4 and 11. Tickets $35; $30 seniors. Antaeus Theatre Company, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-506-1983. bit.ly/2RfO5Bv Solofest 2019 at Whitefire Theatre: Solo artists perform their plays on various dates through March 15. Tickets $15-$30. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.whitefiretheatre.com Anna Karenina: The play by Helen Edmundson, adapted from the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Minimum age 13. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through March 17. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23. Tickets $35; $30 ages 60 and older; $25 students. Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, 1760 N. Gower St. 323-462-8460. www.actorsco-op.org Miss America’s Ugly Daughter: A play by Barra Grant about her relationship with her mother, Bess Myerson (Miss America 1945). Show runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 6 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Monday, through March 18. No show Feb. 24. Tickets $40; $25 on Monday. Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. 323-285-2078. missamericasuglydaughter.com The Importance of Being Earnest: The comedy by Oscar Wilde. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Thursday through March 31. Tickets $20 Friday-Saturday-Sunday; $10 Thursday. Crown City Theatre, 11031 Camarillo St., North Hollywood. www.crowncitytheatre.com   Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
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"Purple Haze" by Lynne Fearman. Fearman demonstrates his oil painting techniques on February 18 at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Association of Artists in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of Lynne Fearman) There's always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and in the Los Angeles area. Here is a taste of entertainment […]

14 Feb 19
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25 Jan 19
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Scripture: Matthew 5:3-6 He said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.4 Blessed are those who mourn,    for they will be comforted.5 Blessed are the meek,    for they will inherit the earth.6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,    for they will be filled. Introduction Again, Jesus speaks in a radically shocking tone: who […]

25 Jan 19
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    Trapeze artists perform during Circus Vargas’ dress rehearsal on January 15, 2019 as the family circus prepares for their 50th Anniversary shows in Burbank through February 3. This year’s theme takes the audience back in time to the golden era of the circus. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/ Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “The Greatest of Ease” theme, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; noon, 3 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27; 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28; 7 p.m. Jan. 30-31; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1; dates through Feb. 3. Tickets $25 and up; check website for children and seniors ticket prices. 777 N. Front St., Burbank. 877-468-3861. www.circusvargas.com Bertie Gregory: The wildlife filmmaker and photographer presents a multimedia show on his work, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $36; $46. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com Children’s Snow Day at Valley Indoor Swap Meet: 11 a.m. Jan. 26. Also, customers receive free hot chocolate and gloves if they sign up for the swap meet’s monthly newsletter. 14650 Parthenia St., Panorama City. 818-892-0183. www.indoorswap.com Last Saturday Open Mic Poetry: Brenda Petrakos is the featured poet, 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Bring your own poems to share or share a favorite poem. Encino-Tarzana Branch Library, community room, 18231 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. 818-343-1983. Beverly Hills Celebrates Chinese New Year: Event includes a variety show with acrobats, folk dance and music, plus a cultural crafts display and a photography exhibit, 3-5:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Event is co-sponsored by the Beijing Association for Cultural Exchange, Hebei Association for Cultural Exchange and Tianjin Association for Cultural Exchange. Tickets $10 plus fee. Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. 310-248-1015. lovebeverlyhills.com/pig Messages from Beyond: Medium Fleur delivers messages to selected audience members, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $35; $50 VIP (purchase of a ticket does not guarantee a reading). Hudson Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-910-9141. www.mediumfleur.com Pin-Ups for Vets present The Salute & Boogie: Veterans BJ Lange and Jennifer Marshall host the show with the Starlets vintage entertainment show, live and silent auctions, 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Dress code: cocktail. Fundraiser for hospitalized veterans and deployed U.S. troops. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. American Legion Hollywood Post #43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. www.pinupsforvets.com/event Topanga Vintage Market: Find collectibles or new treasures, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $4; free for ages 12 and younger. No pets. Pierce College, enter from Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue, Woodland Hills. 310-422-1844. www.topangavintagemarket.com Laverne & Shirley Marathon: Remembering the late Penny Marshall, who portrayed blue-color worker Laverne DeFazio, on the beloved sitcom with memorable episodes, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27. Free. Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. www.garrymarshalltheatre.com The Moth LA GrandSlam – Lost and Found: Storytelling competition, 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Doors open, 7 p.m. Minimum age 18. Tickets $25 in advance online; $27.50 at the door. The Regent, 448 S. Main St., Los Angeles. bit.ly/2ARstkO Civil War Days at Strathearn Historical Park & Museum: Costumed civilians and soldiers north and south tell their stories to passersby, President Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address, Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee re-enact the surrender at Appomattox, sergeants put children enlistees in drills, artillery, infantry and cavalry demonstrations, blacksmith Ken Kurtz demonstrates his blacksmith skills and folk songs by strolling musicians, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 3. Tours of historic houses and buildings at the park begin at noon. A women’s clothing from the 1860s demonstration on Feb. 2 only. Admission $7 ages 13 and older; $3 ages 5-12. 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. 805-526-6453. www.simihistory.com Farm Sanctuary’s Valentine’s Day event: Visit rescued farm animals, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 10. See website for program notes. Admission $30; $15 ages 4-12 (includes a vegan lunch). Pre-registration required. 5200 Escondido Canyon Road, Acton. www.farmsanctuary.org/events   ART   LA Art Show: Modern and contemporary from international art dealers, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 25. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $30 plus fees; $60 for four-day pass. Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.laartshow.com Japan House: “This Is Manga – The Art of Naoki Urasawa.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 28. 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (at Hollywood & Highland). 800-516-0565. www.japanhousela.com Old Town Newhall Library: City of Santa Clarita presents “Skye Amber Sweet – Embracing Growth,” 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 25. Artist reception, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through June 4. Community room at the library, 24500 Main St., Newhall. 661-259-0750. Email Jeff Barber: jbarber@santa-clarita.com. www.skyepoet.com/home-gallery.html La Galería Gitana: “Art Across the Valley,” group show (a collaboration with San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center). Opens, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday; noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 8. 120 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando. 818-898-7708. galeriagitana.com/events Brand Library & Art Center: “Valley Girl Redefined,” group show by women. Opening reception with a ceremony by Cihuatl Women’s Group, a pop-up shop by 11:11 ACC and VLY GRL, complimentary beer from 818 Brewing, music by DJ Lobo and an interactive art installation, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 22. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. brandlibrary.org; www.1111acc.org William Turner Gallery: “Ed Moses: Through the Looking Glass.” Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 30. 2525 Michigan Ave., Gallery E-1, Santa Monica. 310-453-0909. www.williamturnergallery.com   ONGOING ART   San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “Art Across the Valley,” group show. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 2. La Galería Gitana in San Fernando also exhibits on the theme, Jan. 26-March 8 (www.galeriagitana.com). 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org Incarceration Nation – the US Prison Industrial Complex: Group show with archive art, contemporary and prison-made art.  Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 10. ReflectSpace at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. 818-548-2021. bit.ly/2IX5jQ2 Leica Gallery Los Angeles: “Ralph Gibson – Digital Color.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-777-0341. leicagalleryla.com/upcoming-exhibitions SCAA Gallery: “Fresh Perspectives,” group show. Gallery’s winter hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. Call to confirm gallery hours, 661-244-7689. www.santaclaritaartists.org Lowell Ryan Projects: “Mind Body Soul,” group show with Samuel Jablon, Spencer Lewis and Maysha Mohamedi. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. www.lowellryanprojects.com/exhibitions Russell Hunziker: “A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale.” Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27. Portion of sales to be donated to further arts in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Center. Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. 805-370-2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture at California Lutheran University: Jennifer Vanderpool, an adjunct art faculty member at the university, presents “Garment Girl,” an exhibit of photography, textiles and videos of Vietnamese refugees in sweatshops in Los Angeles and female textile workers in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. The gallery is located in the Soiland Humanities Center (120 Memorial Parkway) on the campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 805-493-3697. Email: rtschmid@callutheran.edu. callutheran.edu/kwanfong Debbi Singer: “AffirmSHEArt – Working It Out in Paint.” Art on view during restaurant hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through February. Upper West Restaurant, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 320-586-1111. www.theupperwest.com Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: “Art Unites 12,” group show. Art work from members of the IATSE Local 800 plus other art department professionals in other locals (729, 871, 706, 44) and SAG-AFTRA. Gallery hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-8052. adg.org Kohn Gallery: “Gonzalo Lebrija,” exhibition of paintings (“Veladuras”), a sculptural work and a film installation (“Via Láctea”). Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. www.kohngallery.com Skid Row History Museum and Archive: “Manuel Compito and Scott Taylor: Bridging the Divide.” Gallery hours: 2-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 213-413-1077. Email: info@lapovertydept.org. www.lapovertydept.org   BOOKS   Rick Tuber: Discusses and signs “Just My F**King Luck,” 4 p.m. Jan. 26. Dark Delicacies, 3512 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-556-6660. bit.ly/2W08glO Robert Inman: Discusses and signs “An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles,” 5 p.m. Jan. 27. Skylight Books, 1818 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. 323-660-1175. bit.ly/2W3tZJF Gregg Hurwitz: Discusses and signs “Out of the Dark,” 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Diesel, a Bookstore, 225 26th St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960. www.dieselbookstore.com/events   COMEDY   Backstreet’s Back – A Larger Than Live Night of the Backstreet Boys: Rachel Chapman hosts an evening of Backstreet Boys music videos recreated live on stage by Jozef Fahey, Chuck Maa, Oscar Montoya, Allyn Pintal, Alyssa Sabo, Steohen Sanow, Jessica Svendsgaard and Andrew Young, 11:59 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $5 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles. franklin.ucbtheatre.com/performance/66792 Heather Woodward is UnCastable: Musical theater comedy sketches with Woodward and Mat Burrow, Chuck Maa, Annabel Seymour and Travina Springer, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Tickets $7 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. sunset.ucbtheatre.com/performance/66822   DANCE   Forever Flamenco: 8 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $40; $50 for first two rows. Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles. 323-663-1525. www.fountaintheatre.com Martha Graham Dance Co.: The EVE Project with dances including “Chronicle” and “Secular Games” by Martha Graham and dances by Pontus Lidberg and Pam Tanowitz, 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets $39 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org   MUSEUM   Discovery Cube Los Angeles: Jan. 26: “Hot Wheels: Race to Win,” through April 28. The new exhibit shows families how  engineering, math, science and technology work in making real cars go fast through interactive play installations with Hot Wheels die-cast cars. Exhibit was created by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. Admission $12.95. 11800 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar. la.discoverycube.org/event/hot-wheels-race-to-win Lancaster Museum of Art and History: Jan. 26: “Peace on Earth,” group show, through April 21. Opening reception, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 26. Check website for participating artists, including “Samuelle Richardson – Ghost Dogs.” Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday (closed on major holidays and for new installations). Free but suggested donation $5. 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster. 661-723-6250. www.samuellerichardson.com; www.lancastermoah.org Craft Contemporary: Jan. 26: Two new exhibits at the museum formerly known as the Craft & Folk Art Museum: “Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video,” Iranian youth culture theme and “Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad/Joy Station,” both through May 12. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26 (admission $12; reservations required). Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. First Thursday of the month: evening hours 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission $9; $7 seniors and student. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org   ONGOING MUSEUM   California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks at The Oaks: “Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities,” through Feb. 17. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. www.cmato.org Forest Lawn Museum–Glendale: “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” through April 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. 323-340-4545. www.wovexhibition.org; www.forestlawn.com The Getty Center: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts,” through April 7. “Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed,” through April 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu Japanese American National Museum: “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit,” contemporary photos taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. and paired to photos shot by a variety of photographers, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, of Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated during World War II, through April 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission $12; $6 seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. janm.org/gambatte La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: “Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits,” a touring exhibition from the Field Museum in Chicago features 3D replicas and hands-on displays. A 3D film “Titans of the Ice Age” is also part of the exhibit ($5; tarpits.org/titans). The exhibit will be on display for about one year. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older and college students; $12 ages 13-17; $7 ages 3-12. 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-934-7243. www.tarpits.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka,” through June 23. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $20; $16 ages 65 and older and students; free for ages 17 and younger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6000. www.lacma.org Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: “Dora: Discovery and Despair,” a little-known slave labor camp revealed through photographs and artifacts, through April 5. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Closed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and major holidays. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. lamoth.org Natural History Museum: “Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection,” art and science behind the jewelry designed by Paula Crevoshay, through May 12. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except closed on Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Admission $12; $9 ages 62 and older and students; $5 ages 3-12. 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-763-3466. www.nhm.org Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum: “Pompeii,” through April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganfoundation.org Norton Simon Museum: “Titian’s Lady in White,” through March 25 (on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden). Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and younger. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org Skirball Cultural Center: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” through March 10. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $12; $9 seniors; $7 ages 2-12. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org Valley Relics Museum: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10; $8 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger (also, free from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursdays). 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C 3 & 4, Van Nuys (entrance on Stagg Street). 818-616-4083.  valleyrelicsmuseum.org; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art: “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” through March 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on major holidays. Free admission. The museum is located at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851. arts.pepperdine.edu/museum   MUSIC   The Wardens: Banff National Park-based trio, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $15. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. thewardensmusic.com/about.php; atthemain.org/tickets Thomas Dybdahl and Lera Lynn: Doors open at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $25. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.  www.thomasdybdahl.no; www.leralynn.com; ticketf.ly/2CqfMgP ACE Trio: Brand Associates Music Series present flute player Shannon Canchola, clarinetist Ryan Glass and pianist Jason Stoll, 2 p.m. Jan. 26. Free. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. bit.ly/2sC9sOW Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian leads the orchestra in music by Beethoven, Sarah Gibson, Mozart and Seeger on two dates and venues: 8 p.m. Jan. 26 (Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale) and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 (Royce Hall at UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Westwood). Concert preludes: 7 p.m. (Alex Theatre) and 6 p.m. (Royce Hall). Tickets $28. 213-622-7001. www.laco.org The Screaming Clams: 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Minimum age 18. Two-drink minimum. Lane 33 at Winnetka Bowl, 20122 Vanowen St., Winnetka. bit.ly/2AC5eex Cantus: The male a cappella ensemble performs music by Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein, Jennifer Higdon, David Lang and Libby Larson, 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets $35. St. Matthew’s Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave., Pacific Palisades. 310-573-7422. www.cantussings.org; musicguildonline.org An Evening of Gospel, Jazz and Blues: A celebration for Black History Month, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 2. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, Hall of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. 855-800-5296. www.forestlawn.com Dean Friedman: 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Admission $32. Kulak’s Woodshed, 5230 1/2 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood. www.deanfriedman.com; kulakswoodshed.com Le Salon de Musiques: Chamber music by violinist Ambrose Aubrun, pianist Francois Chouchan, baritone Ben Lowe and cellist Yoshika Masude with a program by Beethoven and Schubert, 4 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets $85; $45 students (includes high tea buffet by Patina and champagne). Reservations required. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, fifth floor, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 310-498-0257. www.lesalondemusiques.com   MUSIC VENUES   Walt Disney Concert Hall: Celebrating John Williams: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Jan. 25-27 ($118 and up). 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 323-850-2000. laphil.com Staples Center: Kelly Clarkson, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 ($39 and up); Justin Timberlake, 8 p.m. March 10 ($55 and up); Michael Buble, 8 p.m. April 2 ($65 and up); Pink, 7:30 p.m. April 15 ($47.45 and up); Ariana Grande, 7:30 p.m. May 6-7 ($39.95 and up); Backstreet Boys, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 ($29 and up); Carrie Underwood, 7 p.m. Sept. 12 ($49.50 and up). 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.staplescenter.com The Soraya at Cal State Northridge: We Shall Overcome: Damien Sneed, 8 p.m. Jan. 26 ($34 and up); Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Colburn Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 31 ($30 and up); Arturo O’Arrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 ($34 and up); Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, 8 p.m. Feb. 14 ($66); Rosanne Cash, 8 p.m. Feb. 17 ($39 and up); Susana Baca, with Banda Magda, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 ($34 and up); Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 8 p.m. March 7 ($66). Prices subject to change. 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University: Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza perform a family concert, 2 p.m. Jan. 27 (for ages 3 and older; $10 and up; danzanes.com); On Broadway, concert with an ensemble of singers, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 ($20 and up). 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Chicago, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 ($61 and up, Kavli Theatre); Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow, 8 p.m. March 1 ($41 and up, Kavli). 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   THEATER   Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star: Two one-act plays by James McLure, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $25; $20 seniors. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com A Walk in the Woods: L.A. Theatre Works presents a staged reading of the play by Lee Blessing about American and Russian arms negotiators who discuss freedom and life issues at the end of the Cold War, 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Shows are recorded for later broadcast on radio and other broadcasts. Tickets $15-$65. James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Westwood. 310-827-0889. www.latw.org Paradise: A play by Laura Maria Censabella about a Yemeni-American student, her biology teacher and conflict over their scientific partnership to secure a scholarship, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $25 previews; $35. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-960-7724. www.plays411.com/paradise The P.O.W. and the Girl: A new play by Katrina Wood about a London college student living with her World War II veteran grandfather and how his post-traumatic stress disorder affects their lives, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 12. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 16. Tickets $32; $25 ages 62 and older. The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 800-838-3006. powandgirl.com Irena Sendler – A Musical: A play about a Polish women who smuggled Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto by Megan Cavallari and Kait Kerrigan, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 and 1 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $20-$180. Proceeds benefit the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Temple Emanuel, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. 310-288-3737. lamoth.org; tebh.org/irena Le Nozze di Figaro – The Marriage of Figaro: Center Stage Opera presents Mozart’s opera, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and 3 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $32 and up. Parking $8. Plaza del Sol Performance Hall at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Ave. 818-517-4102. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3919457 Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group’s 50-Hour Drive-By Theatre Festival: The 18th annual event with four new plays, written in two-days, performed with live music, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 26-28. Minimum age 14. Tickets $15. 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-202-4120. zombiejoes.com Lemur Mom: A solo show written and performed by Megan Dolan about a mom with a unique child, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 3 p.m. March 31, and also 3 p.m. April 28 Play is part of Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2019. Tickets $22. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3570240 Dulcinea XL: A new. two-act opera by Juan J. Colomer about honor, mistaken identity, body image and karma, based on two chapters of “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes, 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets $30; $50 VIP (includes a cocktail reception with cast and crew). Zipper Hall at the Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. bit.ly/2TfJZWY The Importance of Being Earnest: The comedy by Oscar Wilde, opens 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Thursday through March 31. Tickets $20 Friday-Saturday-Sunday; $10 Thursday. Crown City Theatre, 11031 Camarillo St., North Hollywood. www.crowncitytheatre.com   ONGOING THEATER   Well: A play by Lisa Kron about the relationship between a daughter and her mother, especially their perspectives of events and themselves, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 15. Tickets $15. Lindhurst Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. bit.ly/2Clrf1d Hamlet: California Shakespeare Company presents the tragedy, 8 p.m. Jan. 25-26; 2 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $25; $22 seniors and students. Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 805-583-7900. www.simi-arts.org Wicked: The musical by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, based on the Gregory McGuire novel, a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Minimum recommended age 8; no one ages 4 and younger. Tickets $62 and up. Hollywood Pantages, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Theatre, 323-468-1770. Tickets, 800-982-2787. www.hollywoodpantages.com A Misunderstanding: A play by Matt Chait that explores whether two people can fundamentally disagree but remain in love with each other. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 3. Tickets $30. The Complex at the Ruby Theatre, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 323-960-4418. www.plays411.com/misunderstanding Forever Brooklyn! – A Kosher Musical Comedy: A one-man show with Danny DiTorrice, written by Mark Wesley Curran, about a Jewish-American comedian recalling growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950-1960s. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 9. Tickets $30. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2Cs60fw Brilliant Traces: A play by Cindy Lou Johnson about a chance meetup, and the consequences, between a runaway bride and an oil rig worker in Alaska. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $20. Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 440-465-8878. our.show/brillianttraces The 39 Steps: An adaptation by Patrick Barlow of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie that was based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $23; $20 seniors and students. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-7519. www.morgan-wixson.org To All the Lights in the Window: A play by Chris Haas about love, mental illness and stress in a psychiatric hospital. Show runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $20. Loft Ensemble Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.loftensemble.org Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone: Two stories written by Rod Serling and adapted by Jeff G. Rack (“Mr. Garrity and the Graves” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”). Show runs 2 and 7  p.m. Jan. 27; 8 p.m. Jan. 28; 8 p.m. Feb. 1-2; dates through Feb. 17. Tickets $28. Theatre 40 in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-364-3606. www.theatre40.org The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 24. No shows Feb. 1-3. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $35 reserved seat. The Dorie Theatre @The Complex Theatres, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-716-1385. bit.ly/2TAOcEr Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Storybook Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the fairy tale by Richard Berent, Scott Martin and Rob Meurer. Show runs 1 p.m. Saturday through March 2. Tickets $15; $12 children. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 818-761-2203. www.theatrewest.org Death House: The world premiere of a play by Jason Karasev about two chaplains who meet a mysterious inmate who challenges their beliefs. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Tickets $34. Road Theatre, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-761-8838. www.roadtheatre.org The Cripple of Inishmaan: The dark comedy by Martin McDonagh about an orphan boy who goes after a part in a Hollywood movie being filmed on a nearby island. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 11. Also, 8 p.m. Mondays in February and March 4 and 11. Tickets $15 previews; $35; $30 seniors. Antaeus Theatre Company, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-506-1983. bit.ly/2RfO5Bv Solofest 2019 at Whitefire Theatre: Solo artists perform their plays on various dates through March 15. Tickets $15-$30. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.whitefiretheatre.com Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
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    Trapeze artists perform during Circus Vargas’ dress rehearsal on January 15, 2019 as the family circus prepares for their 50th Anniversary shows in Burbank through February 3. This year’s theme takes the audience back in time to the golden era of the circus. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/ Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “The Greatest of Ease” theme, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; noon, 3 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27; 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28; 7 p.m. Jan. 30-31; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1; dates through Feb. 3. Tickets $25 and up; check website for children and seniors ticket prices. 777 N. Front St., Burbank. 877-468-3861. www.circusvargas.com Bertie Gregory: The wildlife filmmaker and photographer presents a multimedia show on his work, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $36; $46. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com Children’s Snow Day at Valley Indoor Swap Meet: 11 a.m. Jan. 26. Also, customers receive free hot chocolate and gloves if they sign up for the swap meet’s monthly newsletter. 14650 Parthenia St., Panorama City. 818-892-0183. www.indoorswap.com Last Saturday Open Mic Poetry: Brenda Petrakos is the featured poet, 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Bring your own poems to share or share a favorite poem. Encino-Tarzana Branch Library, community room, 18231 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. 818-343-1983. Beverly Hills Celebrates Chinese New Year: Event includes a variety show with acrobats, folk dance and music, plus a cultural crafts display and a photography exhibit, 3-5:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Event is co-sponsored by the Beijing Association for Cultural Exchange, Hebei Association for Cultural Exchange and Tianjin Association for Cultural Exchange. Tickets $10 plus fee. Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. 310-248-1015. lovebeverlyhills.com/pig Messages from Beyond: Medium Fleur delivers messages to selected audience members, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $35; $50 VIP (purchase of a ticket does not guarantee a reading). Hudson Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-910-9141. www.mediumfleur.com Pin-Ups for Vets present The Salute & Boogie: Veterans BJ Lange and Jennifer Marshall host the show with the Starlets vintage entertainment show, live and silent auctions, 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Dress code: cocktail. Fundraiser for hospitalized veterans and deployed U.S. troops. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. American Legion Hollywood Post #43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. www.pinupsforvets.com/event Topanga Vintage Market: Find collectibles or new treasures, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $4; free for ages 12 and younger. No pets. Pierce College, enter from Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue, Woodland Hills. 310-422-1844. www.topangavintagemarket.com Laverne & Shirley Marathon: Remembering the late Penny Marshall, who portrayed blue-color worker Laverne DeFazio, on the beloved sitcom with memorable episodes, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27. Free. Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. www.garrymarshalltheatre.com The Moth LA GrandSlam – Lost and Found: Storytelling competition, 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Doors open, 7 p.m. Minimum age 18. Tickets $25 in advance online; $27.50 at the door. The Regent, 448 S. Main St., Los Angeles. bit.ly/2ARstkO Civil War Days at Strathearn Historical Park & Museum: Costumed civilians and soldiers north and south tell their stories to passersby, President Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address, Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee re-enact the surrender at Appomattox, sergeants put children enlistees in drills, artillery, infantry and cavalry demonstrations, blacksmith Ken Kurtz demonstrates his blacksmith skills and folk songs by strolling musicians, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 3. Tours of historic houses and buildings at the park begin at noon. A women’s clothing from the 1860s demonstration on Feb. 2 only. Admission $7 ages 13 and older; $3 ages 5-12. 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. 805-526-6453. www.simihistory.com Farm Sanctuary’s Valentine’s Day event: Visit rescued farm animals, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 10. See website for program notes. Admission $30; $15 ages 4-12 (includes a vegan lunch). Pre-registration required. 5200 Escondido Canyon Road, Acton. www.farmsanctuary.org/events   ART   LA Art Show: Modern and contemporary from international art dealers, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 25. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $30 plus fees; $60 for four-day pass. Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.laartshow.com Japan House: “This Is Manga – The Art of Naoki Urasawa.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 28. 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (at Hollywood & Highland). 800-516-0565. www.japanhousela.com Old Town Newhall Library: City of Santa Clarita presents “Skye Amber Sweet – Embracing Growth,” 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 25. Artist reception, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through June 4. Community room at the library, 24500 Main St., Newhall. 661-259-0750. Email Jeff Barber: jbarber@santa-clarita.com. www.skyepoet.com/home-gallery.html La Galería Gitana: “Art Across the Valley,” group show (a collaboration with San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center). Opens, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday; noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 8. 120 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando. 818-898-7708. galeriagitana.com/events Brand Library & Art Center: “Valley Girl Redefined,” group show by women. Opening reception with a ceremony by Cihuatl Women’s Group, a pop-up shop by 11:11 ACC and VLY GRL, complimentary beer from 818 Brewing, music by DJ Lobo and an interactive art installation, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 22. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. brandlibrary.org; www.1111acc.org William Turner Gallery: “Ed Moses: Through the Looking Glass.” Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 30. 2525 Michigan Ave., Gallery E-1, Santa Monica. 310-453-0909. www.williamturnergallery.com   ONGOING ART   San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “Art Across the Valley,” group show. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 2. La Galería Gitana in San Fernando also exhibits on the theme, Jan. 26-March 8 (www.galeriagitana.com). 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org Incarceration Nation – the US Prison Industrial Complex: Group show with archive art, contemporary and prison-made art.  Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 10. ReflectSpace at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. 818-548-2021. bit.ly/2IX5jQ2 Leica Gallery Los Angeles: “Ralph Gibson – Digital Color.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-777-0341. leicagalleryla.com/upcoming-exhibitions SCAA Gallery: “Fresh Perspectives,” group show. Gallery’s winter hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. Call to confirm gallery hours, 661-244-7689. www.santaclaritaartists.org Lowell Ryan Projects: “Mind Body Soul,” group show with Samuel Jablon, Spencer Lewis and Maysha Mohamedi. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. www.lowellryanprojects.com/exhibitions Russell Hunziker: “A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale.” Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27. Portion of sales to be donated to further arts in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Center. Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. 805-370-2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture at California Lutheran University: Jennifer Vanderpool, an adjunct art faculty member at the university, presents “Garment Girl,” an exhibit of photography, textiles and videos of Vietnamese refugees in sweatshops in Los Angeles and female textile workers in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. The gallery is located in the Soiland Humanities Center (120 Memorial Parkway) on the campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 805-493-3697. Email: rtschmid@callutheran.edu. callutheran.edu/kwanfong Debbi Singer: “AffirmSHEArt – Working It Out in Paint.” Art on view during restaurant hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through February. Upper West Restaurant, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 320-586-1111. www.theupperwest.com Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: “Art Unites 12,” group show. Art work from members of the IATSE Local 800 plus other art department professionals in other locals (729, 871, 706, 44) and SAG-AFTRA. Gallery hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-8052. adg.org Kohn Gallery: “Gonzalo Lebrija,” exhibition of paintings (“Veladuras”), a sculptural work and a film installation (“Via Láctea”). Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. www.kohngallery.com Skid Row History Museum and Archive: “Manuel Compito and Scott Taylor: Bridging the Divide.” Gallery hours: 2-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 213-413-1077. Email: info@lapovertydept.org. www.lapovertydept.org   BOOKS   Rick Tuber: Discusses and signs “Just My F**King Luck,” 4 p.m. Jan. 26. Dark Delicacies, 3512 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-556-6660. bit.ly/2W08glO Robert Inman: Discusses and signs “An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles,” 5 p.m. Jan. 27. Skylight Books, 1818 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. 323-660-1175. bit.ly/2W3tZJF Gregg Hurwitz: Discusses and signs “Out of the Dark,” 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Diesel, a Bookstore, 225 26th St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960. www.dieselbookstore.com/events   COMEDY   Backstreet’s Back – A Larger Than Live Night of the Backstreet Boys: Rachel Chapman hosts an evening of Backstreet Boys music videos recreated live on stage by Jozef Fahey, Chuck Maa, Oscar Montoya, Allyn Pintal, Alyssa Sabo, Steohen Sanow, Jessica Svendsgaard and Andrew Young, 11:59 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $5 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles. franklin.ucbtheatre.com/performance/66792 Heather Woodward is UnCastable: Musical theater comedy sketches with Woodward and Mat Burrow, Chuck Maa, Annabel Seymour and Travina Springer, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Tickets $7 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. sunset.ucbtheatre.com/performance/66822   DANCE   Forever Flamenco: 8 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $40; $50 for first two rows. Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles. 323-663-1525. www.fountaintheatre.com Martha Graham Dance Co.: The EVE Project with dances including “Chronicle” and “Secular Games” by Martha Graham and dances by Pontus Lidberg and Pam Tanowitz, 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets $39 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org   MUSEUM   Discovery Cube Los Angeles: Jan. 26: “Hot Wheels: Race to Win,” through April 28. The new exhibit shows families how  engineering, math, science and technology work in making real cars go fast through interactive play installations with Hot Wheels die-cast cars. Exhibit was created by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. Admission $12.95. 11800 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar. la.discoverycube.org/event/hot-wheels-race-to-win Lancaster Museum of Art and History: Jan. 26: “Peace on Earth,” group show, through April 21. Opening reception, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 26. Check website for participating artists, including “Samuelle Richardson – Ghost Dogs.” Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday (closed on major holidays and for new installations). Free but suggested donation $5. 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster. 661-723-6250. www.samuellerichardson.com; www.lancastermoah.org Craft Contemporary: Jan. 26: Two new exhibits at the museum formerly known as the Craft & Folk Art Museum: “Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video,” Iranian youth culture theme and “Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad/Joy Station,” both through May 12. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26 (admission $12; reservations required). Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. First Thursday of the month: evening hours 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission $9; $7 seniors and student. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org   ONGOING MUSEUM   California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks at The Oaks: “Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities,” through Feb. 17. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. www.cmato.org Forest Lawn Museum–Glendale: “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” through April 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. 323-340-4545. www.wovexhibition.org; www.forestlawn.com The Getty Center: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts,” through April 7. “Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed,” through April 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu Japanese American National Museum: “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit,” contemporary photos taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. and paired to photos shot by a variety of photographers, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, of Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated during World War II, through April 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission $12; $6 seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. janm.org/gambatte La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: “Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits,” a touring exhibition from the Field Museum in Chicago features 3D replicas and hands-on displays. A 3D film “Titans of the Ice Age” is also part of the exhibit ($5; tarpits.org/titans). The exhibit will be on display for about one year. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older and college students; $12 ages 13-17; $7 ages 3-12. 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-934-7243. www.tarpits.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka,” through June 23. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $20; $16 ages 65 and older and students; free for ages 17 and younger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6000. www.lacma.org Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: “Dora: Discovery and Despair,” a little-known slave labor camp revealed through photographs and artifacts, through April 5. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Closed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and major holidays. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. lamoth.org Natural History Museum: “Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection,” art and science behind the jewelry designed by Paula Crevoshay, through May 12. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except closed on Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Admission $12; $9 ages 62 and older and students; $5 ages 3-12. 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-763-3466. www.nhm.org Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum: “Pompeii,” through April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganfoundation.org Norton Simon Museum: “Titian’s Lady in White,” through March 25 (on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden). Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and younger. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org Skirball Cultural Center: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” through March 10. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $12; $9 seniors; $7 ages 2-12. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org Valley Relics Museum: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10; $8 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger (also, free from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursdays). 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C 3 & 4, Van Nuys (entrance on Stagg Street). 818-616-4083.  valleyrelicsmuseum.org; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art: “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” through March 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on major holidays. Free admission. The museum is located at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851. arts.pepperdine.edu/museum   MUSIC   The Wardens: Banff National Park-based trio, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $15. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. thewardensmusic.com/about.php; atthemain.org/tickets Thomas Dybdahl and Lera Lynn: Doors open at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $25. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.  www.thomasdybdahl.no; www.leralynn.com; ticketf.ly/2CqfMgP ACE Trio: Brand Associates Music Series present flute player Shannon Canchola, clarinetist Ryan Glass and pianist Jason Stoll, 2 p.m. Jan. 26. Free. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. bit.ly/2sC9sOW Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian leads the orchestra in music by Beethoven, Sarah Gibson, Mozart and Seeger on two dates and venues: 8 p.m. Jan. 26 (Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale) and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 (Royce Hall at UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Westwood). Concert preludes: 7 p.m. (Alex Theatre) and 6 p.m. (Royce Hall). Tickets $28. 213-622-7001. www.laco.org The Screaming Clams: 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Minimum age 18. Two-drink minimum. Lane 33 at Winnetka Bowl, 20122 Vanowen St., Winnetka. bit.ly/2AC5eex Cantus: The male a cappella ensemble performs music by Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein, Jennifer Higdon, David Lang and Libby Larson, 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets $35. St. Matthew’s Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave., Pacific Palisades. 310-573-7422. www.cantussings.org; musicguildonline.org An Evening of Gospel, Jazz and Blues: A celebration for Black History Month, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 2. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, Hall of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. 855-800-5296. www.forestlawn.com Dean Friedman: 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Admission $32. Kulak’s Woodshed, 5230 1/2 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood. www.deanfriedman.com; kulakswoodshed.com Le Salon de Musiques: Chamber music by violinist Ambrose Aubrun, pianist Francois Chouchan, baritone Ben Lowe and cellist Yoshika Masude with a program by Beethoven and Schubert, 4 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets $85; $45 students (includes high tea buffet by Patina and champagne). Reservations required. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, fifth floor, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 310-498-0257. www.lesalondemusiques.com   MUSIC VENUES   Walt Disney Concert Hall: Celebrating John Williams: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Jan. 25-27 ($118 and up). 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 323-850-2000. laphil.com Staples Center: Kelly Clarkson, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 ($39 and up); Justin Timberlake, 8 p.m. March 10 ($55 and up); Michael Buble, 8 p.m. April 2 ($65 and up); Pink, 7:30 p.m. April 15 ($47.45 and up); Ariana Grande, 7:30 p.m. May 6-7 ($39.95 and up); Backstreet Boys, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 ($29 and up); Carrie Underwood, 7 p.m. Sept. 12 ($49.50 and up). 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.staplescenter.com The Soraya at Cal State Northridge: We Shall Overcome: Damien Sneed, 8 p.m. Jan. 26 ($34 and up); Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Colburn Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 31 ($30 and up); Arturo O’Arrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 ($34 and up); Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, 8 p.m. Feb. 14 ($66); Rosanne Cash, 8 p.m. Feb. 17 ($39 and up); Susana Baca, with Banda Magda, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 ($34 and up); Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 8 p.m. March 7 ($66). Prices subject to change. 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University: Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza perform a family concert, 2 p.m. Jan. 27 (for ages 3 and older; $10 and up; danzanes.com); On Broadway, concert with an ensemble of singers, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 ($20 and up). 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Chicago, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 ($61 and up, Kavli Theatre); Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow, 8 p.m. March 1 ($41 and up, Kavli). 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   THEATER   Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star: Two one-act plays by James McLure, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $25; $20 seniors. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com A Walk in the Woods: L.A. Theatre Works presents a staged reading of the play by Lee Blessing about American and Russian arms negotiators who discuss freedom and life issues at the end of the Cold War, 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Shows are recorded for later broadcast on radio and other broadcasts. Tickets $15-$65. James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Westwood. 310-827-0889. www.latw.org Paradise: A play by Laura Maria Censabella about a Yemeni-American student, her biology teacher and conflict over their scientific partnership to secure a scholarship, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $25 previews; $35. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-960-7724. www.plays411.com/paradise The P.O.W. and the Girl: A new play by Katrina Wood about a London college student living with her World War II veteran grandfather and how his post-traumatic stress disorder affects their lives, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 12. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 16. Tickets $32; $25 ages 62 and older. The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 800-838-3006. powandgirl.com Irena Sendler – A Musical: A play about a Polish women who smuggled Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto by Megan Cavallari and Kait Kerrigan, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 and 1 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $20-$180. Proceeds benefit the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Temple Emanuel, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. 310-288-3737. lamoth.org; tebh.org/irena Le Nozze di Figaro – The Marriage of Figaro: Center Stage Opera presents Mozart’s opera, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and 3 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $32 and up. Parking $8. Plaza del Sol Performance Hall at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Ave. 818-517-4102. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3919457 Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group’s 50-Hour Drive-By Theatre Festival: The 18th annual event with four new plays, written in two-days, performed with live music, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 26-28. Minimum age 14. Tickets $15. 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-202-4120. zombiejoes.com Lemur Mom: A solo show written and performed by Megan Dolan about a mom with a unique child, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 3 p.m. March 31, and also 3 p.m. April 28 Play is part of Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2019. Tickets $22. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3570240 Dulcinea XL: A new. two-act opera by Juan J. Colomer about honor, mistaken identity, body image and karma, based on two chapters of “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes, 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets $30; $50 VIP (includes a cocktail reception with cast and crew). Zipper Hall at the Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. bit.ly/2TfJZWY The Importance of Being Earnest: The comedy by Oscar Wilde, opens 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Thursday through March 31. Tickets $20 Friday-Saturday-Sunday; $10 Thursday. Crown City Theatre, 11031 Camarillo St., North Hollywood. www.crowncitytheatre.com   ONGOING THEATER   Well: A play by Lisa Kron about the relationship between a daughter and her mother, especially their perspectives of events and themselves, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 15. Tickets $15. Lindhurst Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. bit.ly/2Clrf1d Hamlet: California Shakespeare Company presents the tragedy, 8 p.m. Jan. 25-26; 2 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $25; $22 seniors and students. Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 805-583-7900. www.simi-arts.org Wicked: The musical by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, based on the Gregory McGuire novel, a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Minimum recommended age 8; no one ages 4 and younger. Tickets $62 and up. Hollywood Pantages, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Theatre, 323-468-1770. Tickets, 800-982-2787. www.hollywoodpantages.com A Misunderstanding: A play by Matt Chait that explores whether two people can fundamentally disagree but remain in love with each other. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 3. Tickets $30. The Complex at the Ruby Theatre, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 323-960-4418. www.plays411.com/misunderstanding Forever Brooklyn! – A Kosher Musical Comedy: A one-man show with Danny DiTorrice, written by Mark Wesley Curran, about a Jewish-American comedian recalling growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950-1960s. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 9. Tickets $30. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2Cs60fw Brilliant Traces: A play by Cindy Lou Johnson about a chance meetup, and the consequences, between a runaway bride and an oil rig worker in Alaska. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $20. Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 440-465-8878. our.show/brillianttraces The 39 Steps: An adaptation by Patrick Barlow of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie that was based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $23; $20 seniors and students. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-7519. www.morgan-wixson.org To All the Lights in the Window: A play by Chris Haas about love, mental illness and stress in a psychiatric hospital. Show runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $20. Loft Ensemble Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.loftensemble.org Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone: Two stories written by Rod Serling and adapted by Jeff G. Rack (“Mr. Garrity and the Graves” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”). Show runs 2 and 7  p.m. Jan. 27; 8 p.m. Jan. 28; 8 p.m. Feb. 1-2; dates through Feb. 17. Tickets $28. Theatre 40 in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-364-3606. www.theatre40.org The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 24. No shows Feb. 1-3. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $35 reserved seat. The Dorie Theatre @The Complex Theatres, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-716-1385. bit.ly/2TAOcEr Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Storybook Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the fairy tale by Richard Berent, Scott Martin and Rob Meurer. Show runs 1 p.m. Saturday through March 2. Tickets $15; $12 children. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 818-761-2203. www.theatrewest.org Death House: The world premiere of a play by Jason Karasev about two chaplains who meet a mysterious inmate who challenges their beliefs. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Tickets $34. Road Theatre, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-761-8838. www.roadtheatre.org The Cripple of Inishmaan: The dark comedy by Martin McDonagh about an orphan boy who goes after a part in a Hollywood movie being filmed on a nearby island. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 11. Also, 8 p.m. Mondays in February and March 4 and 11. Tickets $15 previews; $35; $30 seniors. Antaeus Theatre Company, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-506-1983. bit.ly/2RfO5Bv Solofest 2019 at Whitefire Theatre: Solo artists perform their plays on various dates through March 15. Tickets $15-$30. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.whitefiretheatre.com Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
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LIFE IN THE CHURCH In a January 15 email the Barna organization reported a major finding from a recent study that more than half of U.S. churchgoers have not heard of the Great Commission. And, when presented with a list of passages, 37 percent do not recognize which passage usually goes by the name The […]

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    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet perform Fernando Melo’s Dream Play on Jan. 19 at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge. (Courtesy photo by Sharen Bradford)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “The Greatest of Ease” theme, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19; noon, 3 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20; 2:30 and 6 p.m. Jan. 21; 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; dates through Feb. 3. Tickets $25 and up. 777 N. Front St., Burbank. 877-468-3861. www.circusvargas.com Women’s March Los Angeles: Non-partisan march celebrating organizations that educate and register voters, inspire youth to perform community work and help women who are interested in running for public office. March kicks off with a Tongva blessing, 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19. Pershing Square program, 9 a.m., followed by the march to Los Angeles City Hall, 10 a.m., followed by a program, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Women’s March Los Angeles is not affiliated with Women’s March Inc. Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. www.womensmarchla.org MLK Community Breakfast – The Color of Unity: The African American Leadership Organization holds their annual event, 8 a.m. Jan. 21. Boys & Girls Club San Fernando Valley, 11251 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima. 818-561-5646. Email: info@sfvaalo.org California African American Museum – Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Activities include family art activities (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), a study group discussion on King’s 1968 Los Angeles speech (10-11 a.m.), panel discussion on “Intergenerational Activism in the 21st Century” (11 a.m.-non) and a marathon reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermons and lesser-known speeches, Jan. 21. Free admission. Reservations requested. Parking $12 (cash only). Exposition Park, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles. 213-744-2084. bit.ly/2M97VZy Kingdom Day Parade – Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Democracy: The 34th annual celebration of the life and work of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., 10 a.m. Jan. 21. Parade-goers may want to arrive along the route by 9 a.m. Parade route: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Western Avenue, west on MLK Jr. to Crenshaw Boulevard, south on Crenshaw to West Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles. 844-454-6432; 323-934-3683. kingdomdayparade.org Town Hall Los Angeles – LAPD & LAFD Readiness, Reform and Public Safety: Speakers Chief Michel R. Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, and Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, Los Angeles Fire Department, discuss the topic, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Dress code: business attire; no jeans or tennis shoes. Tickets $75 (includes lunch). Reservations required. City Club Los Angeles, 555 S. Flower St. 213-628-8141. bit.ly/2FcEvJz Aerospace in the San Fernando Valley – History of the Rocketdyne Santa Susana Facility: Ray Vincent, from the Chatsworth Historical Society, discusses the topic, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Chatsworth Branch Library, 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. bit.ly/2C6W9Kt Los Angeles Wine: Stuart Byles, author of “Los Angeles Wine, a History of Wine Making from the Mission Era to the Present” and founder of the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley, discusses the topic at a meeting of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society, 7 p.m. Jan. 24. New Life Church, 10650 Reseda Blvd., Porter Ranch. 818-365-7810. www.sfvhs.com Bertie Gregory: The wildlife filmmaker and photographer presents a multimedia show on his work, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $36; $46. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com Children’s Snow Day at Valley Indoor Swap Meet: 11 a.m. Jan. 26. Also, customers receive free hot chocolate and gloves if they sign up for the swap meet’s monthly newsletter. 14650 Parthenia St., Panorama City. 818-892-0183. www.indoorswap.com Messages from Beyond: Medium Fleur delivers messages to selected audience members, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $35; $50 VIP (purchase of a ticket does not guarantee a reading). Hudson Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-910-9141. www.mediumfleur.com Pin-Ups for Vets present The Salute & Boogie: Veterans BJ Lange and Jennifer Marshall host the show with the Starlets vintage entertainment show, live and silent auctions, 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Dress code: cocktail. Fundraiser for hospitalized veterans and deployed U.S. troops. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. American Legion Hollywood Post #43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. www.pinupsforvets.com/event Laverne & Shirley Marathon: Remembering the late Penny Marshall, who portrayed blue-color worker Laverne DeFazio, on the beloved sitcom with memorable episodes, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27. Free. Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. www.garrymarshalltheatre.com   ART   Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture at California Lutheran University: Jennifer Vanderpool, an adjunct art faculty member at the university, presents “Garment Girl,” an exhibit of photography, textiles and videos of Vietnamese refugees in sweatshops in Los Angeles and female textile workers in Hanoi, Vietnam, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. The gallery is located in the Soiland Humanities Center (120 Memorial Parkway) on the campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 805-493-3697. Email: rtschmid@callutheran.edu. callutheran.edu/kwanfong The Golden Rule Group Exhibit: Cal State Northridge artists explore the meaning of the Golden Rule, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a reception, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 19. Artists: Rachel Apthorp, Michael Castaneda, Alexander Hill, Oliver Mayhall, Jocelyn Morales, Teresa Morrison, Iris Peretz, Holly Stuczynski, Christoper Taylor, Emma Wolgast. Exhibit is a fundraiser for the Cal State Northridge Sculpture Club. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 25. Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, 7222 Remmet Ave., Canoga Park. 818-346-7099. San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “Art Across the Valley,” group show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a reception, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 2. La Galería Gitana in San Fernando also exhibits on the theme, Jan. 26-March 8 (www.galeriagitana.com). 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org High School Invitational at Cal State Northridge: The 22nd annual event with artwork from San Fernando Valley high school students, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a closing reception, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday; noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. CSUN Art Galleries, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-2226. www.csun.edu/artgalleries Kohn Gallery: “Gonzalo Lebrija,” exhibition of paintings (“Veladuras”), a sculptural work and a film installation (“Via Láctea”), opening reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. www.kohngallery.com Skid Row History Museum and Archive: “Manuel Compito and Scott Taylor: Bridging the Divide.” Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19. Gallery hours: 2-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 213-413-1077. Email: info@lapovertydept.org. www.lapovertydept.org Santa Clarita Artists Association: Fine art painter Glen Knowles demonstrates watercolor techniques, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. www.glenknowlesfineart.com/home.html; www.santaclaritaartists.org Old Town Newhall Library: City of Santa Clarita presents “Skye Amber Sweet – Embracing Growth,” Jan. 22. Artist reception, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through June 4. Community room at the library, 24500 Main St., Newhall. 661-259-0750. Email Jeff Barber: jbarber@santa-clarita.com. www.skyepoet.com/home-gallery.html LA Art Show: Modern and contemporary from international art dealers, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 24. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 24-26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $30 plus fees; $60 for four-day pass. Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.laartshow.com La Galería Gitana: “Art Across the Valley,” group show (a collaboration with San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center). Opens, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday; noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 8. 120 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando. 818-898-7708. galeriagitana.com/events Brand Library & Art Center: “Valley Girl Redefined,” group show by women. Opening reception with a ceremony by Cihuatl Women’s Group, a pop-up shop by 11:11 ACC and VLY GRL, complimentary beer from 818 Brewing, music by DJ Lobo and an interactive art installation, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 22. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. brandlibrary.org; www.1111acc.org   ONGOING ART   Fahey/Klein Gallery: “Mark Seliger: Photographs.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. 148 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. 323-934-2250. www.faheykleingallery.com Radiant Space: “Peter Mars: Gold Rush.” Gallery hours: call for hours or email: info@radiantspaceLA.com. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. 1444 N. Sierra Bonita Ave., Los Angeles. 323-522-4496. radiantspacela.com Incarceration Nation – the US Prison Industrial Complex: Group show with archive art, contemporary and prison-made art.  Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 10. ReflectSpace at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. 818-548-2021. bit.ly/2IX5jQ2 Leica Gallery Los Angeles: “Ralph Gibson – Digital Color.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-777-0341. leicagalleryla.com/upcoming-exhibitions SCAA Gallery: “Fresh Perspectives,” group show. Gallery’s winter hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. Call to confirm gallery hours, 661-244-7689. www.santaclaritaartists.org Lowell Ryan Projects: “Mind Body Soul,” group show with Samuel Jablon, Spencer Lewis and Maysha Mohamedi. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. www.lowellryanprojects.com/exhibitions Russell Hunziker: “A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale.” Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27. Portion of sales to be donated to further arts in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Center. Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. 805-370-2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org Debbi Singer: “AffirmSHEArt – Working It Out in Paint.” Art on view during restaurant hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through February. Upper West Restaurant, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 320-586-1111. www.theupperwest.com Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: “Art Unites 12,” group show. Art work from members of the IATSE Local 800 plus other art department professionals in other locals (729, 871, 706, 44) and SAG-AFTRA. Gallery hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-8052. adg.org   BOOKS   Friends of the Chatsworth Branch Library used book sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 19. 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. laplchatsworthfriends.org Ysanne Spevack: Discusses and signs “Vegetable Cakes: The Most Fun Way with Five a Day! Scrumptious Treats Where the Veggie is the Star,” 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110. bit.ly/2D9WspA Ian S. Port: Discusses and signs “The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul and the Guitar-Pioneering That Shaped Rock ‘N’ Roll,” 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110. bit.ly/2D8CATN   COMEDY   Whose Live Anyway?: Comedians Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, Greg Proops and Ryan Stiles (the current cast of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?) perform, 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Tickets $31 and up. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com From Your TV to UCB: Comedy by Matthew Gray Gubler (“Criminal Minds”), Lindsay Kraft (“Grace & Frankie”) and Allan McLeod (“You’re the Worst”), 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Tickets $12 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles. 323-908-8702. franklin.ucbtheatre.com Try Your Best!: Comedy homage to old school game shows, 10:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Tickets $7 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. sunset.ucbtheatre.com Ron White: 8 p.m. Jan. 24. Mature audience. Tickets $50.50; $60.50. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   DANCE   Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Perform “Dream Play,” by Fernando Melo, “1st Flash,” by Jorma Elo, and “Tuplet,” by Alexander Ekman, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets $39 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org   MUSEUM Craft Contemporary: Jan. 26: Two new exhibits at the museum formerly known as the Craft & Folk Art Museum: “Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video,” Iranian youth culture theme and “Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad/Joy Station,” both through May 12. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26 (admission $12; reservations required). Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. First Thursday of the month: evening hours 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission $9; $7 seniors and student. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org   ONGOING MUSEUM   California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks at The Oaks: “Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities,” through Feb. 17. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. www.cmato.org Forest Lawn Museum–Glendale: “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” through April 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. 323-340-4545. www.wovexhibition.org; www.forestlawn.com The Getty Center: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts,” through April 7. “Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed,” through April 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu Japanese American National Museum: “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit,” contemporary photos taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. and paired to photos shot by a variety of photographers, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, of Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated during World War II, through April 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission $12; $6 seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. janm.org/gambatte La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: “Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits,” a touring exhibition from the Field Museum in Chicago features 3D replicas and hands-on displays. A 3D film “Titans of the Ice Age” is also part of the exhibit ($5; tarpits.org/titans). The exhibit will be on display for about one year. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older and college students; $12 ages 13-17; $7 ages 3-12. 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-934-7243. www.tarpits.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka,” through June 23. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $20; $16 ages 65 and older and students; free for ages 17 and younger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6000. www.lacma.org Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: “Dora: Discovery and Despair,” a little-known slave labor camp revealed through photographs and artifacts, through April 5. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Closed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and major holidays. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. lamoth.org Natural History Museum: “Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection,” art and science behind the jewelry designed by Paula Crevoshay, through May 12. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except closed on Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Admission $12; $9 ages 62 and older and students; $5 ages 3-12. 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-763-3466. www.nhm.org Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum: “Pompeii,” through April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganfoundation.org Norton Simon Museum: “Titian’s Lady in White,” through March 25 (on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden). Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and younger. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org Skirball Cultural Center: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” through March 10. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $12; $9 seniors; $7 ages 2-12. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org Valley Relics Museum: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10; $8 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger (also, free from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursdays). 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C 3 & 4, Van Nuys (entrance on Stagg Street). 818-616-4083.  valleyrelicsmuseum.org; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art: “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” through March 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on major holidays. Free admission. The museum is located at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851. arts.pepperdine.edu/museum   MUSIC   Punk Rock Swap Meet presents Strung Out: Vendor swap meet, 3 p.m. Jan. 19. Bands: the Robot Uprising, 4; Destruction Made Simple, 5; the Bad Samaritans, 6; the Grim, 7; Pulley, 8; Strung Out, 9 p.m. All ages. Rain does not cancel. Admission $20. Olov Hall, 21433 Strathern St., Canoga Park. 818-492-8690. www.purplepass.com/punkswapmeet Los Pleneros de la 21: Puerto Rican bomba and plena music, 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 4 p.m. Jan. 20. Free but a reservation is required. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. The Getty Center, Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. bit.ly/2VTljp3 Jazz Muse Concert Series at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: Janis Mann Quartet with the music of Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae and Nina Simone, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Doors open, 7 p.m. Tickets $25; $15 students. 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org Baker’s Brew: Drummer Maury Baker performs with his experimental jazz quartet, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Free. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. atthemain.org/tickets Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra concert: Music by Bartók, Chiayu Hsu, Kaija Saariaho and Gabriella Smith, 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Arrive at 1:30 p.m. for a question and answer with musicians. Pay-what-you-can. Reservations online. First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second St. www.kco.la/concerts/2019/01/20 California Slack Key Festival: 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Check website for performers. Tickets $20-$55. Also, an Island Marketplace, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (free). Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. www.kalakoa.com/slackkey.html Michael Nesmith: Doors open at 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets $55 and up. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. ticketf.ly/2RT43kw Dr. Val-Lonely’s Hearts Club Band: 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Minimum age 18. Two-drink minimum. Lane 33 at Winnetka Bowl, 20122 Vanowen St. bit.ly/2AC5eex The Wardens: Banff National Park-based trio, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $15. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. thewardensmusic.com/about.php; atthemain.org/tickets Thomas Dybdahl and Lera Lynn: Doors open at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.  www.thomasdybdahl.no; www.leralynn.com; ticketf.ly/2CqfMgP Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian leads the orchestra in music by Beethoven, Sarah Gibson, Mozart and Seeger on two dates and venues: 8 p.m. Jan. 26 (Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale) and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 (Royce Hall at UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Westwood). Concert preludes: 7 p.m. (Alex Theatre) and 6 p.m. (Royce Hall). Tickets $28. 213-622-7001. www.laco.org   MUSIC VENUES   Walt Disney Concert Hall: Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Susanna Mälkki, perform music by Kaija Saariaho and Messiaen’s Turangalîla Symphony, 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19 ($20 and up); Bernadette Peters, 8 p.m. Jan. 20 ($59 and up); Celebrating John Williams: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Jan. 24-27 ($118 and up). 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 323-850-2000. laphil.com Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University: Sheena Easton, 8 p.m. Jan. 19 ($40 and up); Bill Frisell, 8 p.m. Jan. 22 ($20 and up);  Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza perform a family concert, 2 p.m. Jan. 27 (for ages 3 and older; $10 and up; danzanes.com); On Broadway, concert with an ensemble of singers, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 ($20 and up). 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu The Soraya at Cal State Northridge: Branford Marsalis Quartet, 8 p.m. Jan. 24 ($35 and up); We Shall Overcome: Damien Sneed, 8 p.m. Jan. 26 ($34 and up); Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Colburn Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 31 ($30 and up); Rosanne Cash, 8 p.m. Feb. 17 ($39 and up); Susana Baca, with Banda Magda, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 ($34 and up). Prices subject to change. 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Chicago, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 ($61 and up). Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   THEATER   Death House: The world premiere of a play by Jason Karasev about two chaplains who meet a mysterious inmate who challenges their beliefs, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Tickets $34. Road Theatre, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-761-8838. www.roadtheatre.org Brilliant Traces: A play by Cindy Lou Johnson about a chance meetup, and the consequences, between a runaway bride and an oil rig worker in Alaska, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $20. Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 440-465-8878. our.show/brillianttraces The Cripple of Inishmaan: The dark comedy by Martin McDonagh about an orphan boy who goes after a part in a Hollywood movie being filmed on a nearby island, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19; 2 p.m. Jan. 20; 8 p.m. Jan. 22-23. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 11. Also, 8 p.m. Mondays in February and March 4 and 11. Tickets $15 previews; $35; $30 seniors. Antaeus Theatre Company, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-506-1983. bit.ly/2RfO5Bv An Evening with John Wilkes Booth: Stephen Spiegel in a solo-performer play by Clinton Case and Lloyd J. Schwartz, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Minimum age 12. Tickets $25. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 323-851-7977. www.theatrewest.org The 39 Steps: An adaptation by Patrick Barlow of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie that was based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $23; $20 seniors and students. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-7519. www.morgan-wixson.org Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone: Two stories written by Rod Serling and adapted by Jeff G. Rack (“Mr. Garrity and the Graves” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”), opens 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Show runs 8 p.m. Jan. 22-24; dates through Feb. 17. Tickets $28. Theatre 40 in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-364-3606. www.theatre40.org Well: A play by Lisa Kron about the relationship between a daughter and her mother, especially their perspectives of events and themselves, opens 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Minimum age 15. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23-25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $15. Lindhurst Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. bit.ly/2Clrf1d Paradise: A play by Laura Maria Censabella about a Yemeni-American student, her biology teacher and conflict over their scientific partnership to secure a scholarship, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 24-25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $25 previews; $35. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-960-7724. www.plays411.com/paradise A Walk in the Woods: L.A. Theatre Works presents a staged reading of the play by Lee Blessing about American and Russian arms negotiators who discuss freedom and life issues at the end of the Cold War, 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Shows are recorded for later broadcast on radio and other options. Tickets $15-$65. James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Westwood. 310-827-0889. www.latw.org The P.O.W. and the Girl: A new play by Katrina Wood about a college student living with her World War II veteran grandfather and how his post-traumatic stress disorder affects their lives, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 12. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 16. Tickets $32; $25 ages 62 and older. The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 800-838-3006. powandgirl.com Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star: Two one-act plays by James McLure, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $25; $20 seniors. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com   ONGOING THEATER   Hamlet: California Shakespeare Company presents the tragedy. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Thursday through Jan. 27. Tickets $25; $22 seniors and students. Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 805-583-7900. www.simi-arts.org Wicked: The musical by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, based on the Gregory McGuire novel, a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Minimum recommended age 8; no one ages 4 and younger. Show runs 8 p.m. Jan. 18; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 19; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20; 8 p.m. Jan. 22-25; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $62 and up. Hollywood Pantages, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Theatre, 323-468-1770. Tickets, 800-982-2787. www.hollywoodpantages.com A Misunderstanding: A play by Matt Chait that explores whether two people can fundamentally disagree but remain in love with each other. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 3. Tickets $30. The Complex at the Ruby Theatre, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 323-960-4418. www.plays411.com/misunderstanding Forever Brooklyn! – A Kosher Musical Comedy: A one-man show with Danny DiTorrice, written by Mark Wesley Curran, about a Jewish-American comedian recalling growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950-1960s. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 9. Tickets $30. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2Cs60fw To All the Lights in the Window: A play by Chris Haas about love, mental illness and stress in a psychiatric hospital. Show runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $20. Loft Ensemble Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.loftensemble.org The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 24. No shows Feb. 1-3. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $35 reserved seat. The Dorie Theatre @The Complex Theatres, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-716-1385. bit.ly/2TAOcEr Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Storybook Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the fairy tale by Richard Berent, Scott Martin and Rob Meurer. Show runs 1 p.m. Saturday through March 2. Tickets $15; $12 children. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 818-761-2203. www.theatrewest.org Solofest 2019 at Whitefire Theatre: Solo artists perform their plays on various dates through March 15. Tickets $15-$30. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.whitefiretheatre.com Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
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    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet perform Fernando Melo’s Dream Play on Jan. 19 at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge. (Courtesy photo by Sharen Bradford)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “The Greatest of Ease” theme, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19; noon, 3 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20; 2:30 and 6 p.m. Jan. 21; 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; dates through Feb. 3. Tickets $25 and up. 777 N. Front St., Burbank. 877-468-3861. www.circusvargas.com Women’s March Los Angeles: Non-partisan march celebrating organizations that educate and register voters, inspire youth to perform community work and help women who are interested in running for public office. March kicks off with a Tongva blessing, 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19. Pershing Square program, 9 a.m., followed by the march to Los Angeles City Hall, 10 a.m., followed by a program, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Women’s March Los Angeles is not affiliated with Women’s March Inc. Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. www.womensmarchla.org MLK Community Breakfast – The Color of Unity: The African American Leadership Organization holds their annual event, 8 a.m. Jan. 21. Boys & Girls Club San Fernando Valley, 11251 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima. 818-561-5646. Email: info@sfvaalo.org California African American Museum – Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Activities include family art activities (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), a study group discussion on King’s 1968 Los Angeles speech (10-11 a.m.), panel discussion on “Intergenerational Activism in the 21st Century” (11 a.m.-non) and a marathon reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermons and lesser-known speeches, Jan. 21. Free admission. Reservations requested. Parking $12 (cash only). Exposition Park, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles. 213-744-2084. bit.ly/2M97VZy Kingdom Day Parade – Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Democracy: The 34th annual celebration of the life and work of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., 10 a.m. Jan. 21. Parade-goers may want to arrive along the route by 9 a.m. Parade route: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Western Avenue, west on MLK Jr. to Crenshaw Boulevard, south on Crenshaw to West Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles. 844-454-6432; 323-934-3683. kingdomdayparade.org Town Hall Los Angeles – LAPD & LAFD Readiness, Reform and Public Safety: Speakers Chief Michel R. Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, and Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, Los Angeles Fire Department, discuss the topic, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Dress code: business attire; no jeans or tennis shoes. Tickets $75 (includes lunch). Reservations required. City Club Los Angeles, 555 S. Flower St. 213-628-8141. bit.ly/2FcEvJz Aerospace in the San Fernando Valley – History of the Rocketdyne Santa Susana Facility: Ray Vincent, from the Chatsworth Historical Society, discusses the topic, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Chatsworth Branch Library, 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. bit.ly/2C6W9Kt Los Angeles Wine: Stuart Byles, author of “Los Angeles Wine, a History of Wine Making from the Mission Era to the Present” and founder of the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley, discusses the topic at a meeting of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society, 7 p.m. Jan. 24. New Life Church, 10650 Reseda Blvd., Porter Ranch. 818-365-7810. www.sfvhs.com Bertie Gregory: The wildlife filmmaker and photographer presents a multimedia show on his work, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $36; $46. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com Children’s Snow Day at Valley Indoor Swap Meet: 11 a.m. Jan. 26. Also, customers receive free hot chocolate and gloves if they sign up for the swap meet’s monthly newsletter. 14650 Parthenia St., Panorama City. 818-892-0183. www.indoorswap.com Messages from Beyond: Medium Fleur delivers messages to selected audience members, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $35; $50 VIP (purchase of a ticket does not guarantee a reading). Hudson Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-910-9141. www.mediumfleur.com Pin-Ups for Vets present The Salute & Boogie: Veterans BJ Lange and Jennifer Marshall host the show with the Starlets vintage entertainment show, live and silent auctions, 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Dress code: cocktail. Fundraiser for hospitalized veterans and deployed U.S. troops. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. American Legion Hollywood Post #43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. www.pinupsforvets.com/event Laverne & Shirley Marathon: Remembering the late Penny Marshall, who portrayed blue-color worker Laverne DeFazio, on the beloved sitcom with memorable episodes, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27. Free. Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. www.garrymarshalltheatre.com   ART   Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture at California Lutheran University: Jennifer Vanderpool, an adjunct art faculty member at the university, presents “Garment Girl,” an exhibit of photography, textiles and videos of Vietnamese refugees in sweatshops in Los Angeles and female textile workers in Hanoi, Vietnam, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. The gallery is located in the Soiland Humanities Center (120 Memorial Parkway) on the campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 805-493-3697. Email: rtschmid@callutheran.edu. callutheran.edu/kwanfong The Golden Rule Group Exhibit: Cal State Northridge artists explore the meaning of the Golden Rule, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a reception, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 19. Artists: Rachel Apthorp, Michael Castaneda, Alexander Hill, Oliver Mayhall, Jocelyn Morales, Teresa Morrison, Iris Peretz, Holly Stuczynski, Christoper Taylor, Emma Wolgast. Exhibit is a fundraiser for the Cal State Northridge Sculpture Club. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 25. Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, 7222 Remmet Ave., Canoga Park. 818-346-7099. San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “Art Across the Valley,” group show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a reception, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 2. La Galería Gitana in San Fernando also exhibits on the theme, Jan. 26-March 8 (www.galeriagitana.com). 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org High School Invitational at Cal State Northridge: The 22nd annual event with artwork from San Fernando Valley high school students, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 18. Also, a closing reception, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday; noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. CSUN Art Galleries, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-2226. www.csun.edu/artgalleries Kohn Gallery: “Gonzalo Lebrija,” exhibition of paintings (“Veladuras”), a sculptural work and a film installation (“Via Láctea”), opening reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. www.kohngallery.com Skid Row History Museum and Archive: “Manuel Compito and Scott Taylor: Bridging the Divide.” Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19. Gallery hours: 2-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 23. 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles. 213-413-1077. Email: info@lapovertydept.org. www.lapovertydept.org Santa Clarita Artists Association: Fine art painter Glen Knowles demonstrates watercolor techniques, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. www.glenknowlesfineart.com/home.html; www.santaclaritaartists.org Old Town Newhall Library: City of Santa Clarita presents “Skye Amber Sweet – Embracing Growth,” Jan. 22. Artist reception, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through June 4. Community room at the library, 24500 Main St., Newhall. 661-259-0750. Email Jeff Barber: jbarber@santa-clarita.com. www.skyepoet.com/home-gallery.html LA Art Show: Modern and contemporary from international art dealers, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 24. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 24-26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission $30 plus fees; $60 for four-day pass. Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. www.laartshow.com La Galería Gitana: “Art Across the Valley,” group show (a collaboration with San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center). Opens, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday; noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 8. 120 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando. 818-898-7708. galeriagitana.com/events Brand Library & Art Center: “Valley Girl Redefined,” group show by women. Opening reception with a ceremony by Cihuatl Women’s Group, a pop-up shop by 11:11 ACC and VLY GRL, complimentary beer from 818 Brewing, music by DJ Lobo and an interactive art installation, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 22. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. brandlibrary.org; www.1111acc.org   ONGOING ART   Fahey/Klein Gallery: “Mark Seliger: Photographs.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. 148 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. 323-934-2250. www.faheykleingallery.com Radiant Space: “Peter Mars: Gold Rush.” Gallery hours: call for hours or email: info@radiantspaceLA.com. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. 1444 N. Sierra Bonita Ave., Los Angeles. 323-522-4496. radiantspacela.com Incarceration Nation – the US Prison Industrial Complex: Group show with archive art, contemporary and prison-made art.  Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 10. ReflectSpace at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. 818-548-2021. bit.ly/2IX5jQ2 Leica Gallery Los Angeles: “Ralph Gibson – Digital Color.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-777-0341. leicagalleryla.com/upcoming-exhibitions SCAA Gallery: “Fresh Perspectives,” group show. Gallery’s winter hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. Call to confirm gallery hours, 661-244-7689. www.santaclaritaartists.org Lowell Ryan Projects: “Mind Body Soul,” group show with Samuel Jablon, Spencer Lewis and Maysha Mohamedi. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. www.lowellryanprojects.com/exhibitions Russell Hunziker: “A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale.” Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27. Portion of sales to be donated to further arts in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Center. Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. 805-370-2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org Debbi Singer: “AffirmSHEArt – Working It Out in Paint.” Art on view during restaurant hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through February. Upper West Restaurant, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 320-586-1111. www.theupperwest.com Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: “Art Unites 12,” group show. Art work from members of the IATSE Local 800 plus other art department professionals in other locals (729, 871, 706, 44) and SAG-AFTRA. Gallery hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-8 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit runs through March 3. 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-8052. adg.org   BOOKS   Friends of the Chatsworth Branch Library used book sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 19. 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. laplchatsworthfriends.org Ysanne Spevack: Discusses and signs “Vegetable Cakes: The Most Fun Way with Five a Day! Scrumptious Treats Where the Veggie is the Star,” 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110. bit.ly/2D9WspA Ian S. Port: Discusses and signs “The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul and the Guitar-Pioneering That Shaped Rock ‘N’ Roll,” 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110. bit.ly/2D8CATN   COMEDY   Whose Live Anyway?: Comedians Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, Greg Proops and Ryan Stiles (the current cast of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?) perform, 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Tickets $31 and up. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com From Your TV to UCB: Comedy by Matthew Gray Gubler (“Criminal Minds”), Lindsay Kraft (“Grace & Frankie”) and Allan McLeod (“You’re the Worst”), 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Tickets $12 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles. 323-908-8702. franklin.ucbtheatre.com Try Your Best!: Comedy homage to old school game shows, 10:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Tickets $7 plus fee. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. sunset.ucbtheatre.com Ron White: 8 p.m. Jan. 24. Mature audience. Tickets $50.50; $60.50. Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   DANCE   Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Perform “Dream Play,” by Fernando Melo, “1st Flash,” by Jorma Elo, and “Tuplet,” by Alexander Ekman, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets $39 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org   MUSEUM Craft Contemporary: Jan. 26: Two new exhibits at the museum formerly known as the Craft & Folk Art Museum: “Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video,” Iranian youth culture theme and “Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad/Joy Station,” both through May 12. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26 (admission $12; reservations required). Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. First Thursday of the month: evening hours 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission $9; $7 seniors and student. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org   ONGOING MUSEUM   California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks at The Oaks: “Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities,” through Feb. 17. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. www.cmato.org Forest Lawn Museum–Glendale: “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment” through April 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. 323-340-4545. www.wovexhibition.org; www.forestlawn.com The Getty Center: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts,” through April 7. “Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed,” through April 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu Japanese American National Museum: “Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit,” contemporary photos taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. and paired to photos shot by a variety of photographers, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, of Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated during World War II, through April 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission $12; $6 seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. janm.org/gambatte La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: “Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits,” a touring exhibition from the Field Museum in Chicago features 3D replicas and hands-on displays. A 3D film “Titans of the Ice Age” is also part of the exhibit ($5; tarpits.org/titans). The exhibit will be on display for about one year. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older and college students; $12 ages 13-17; $7 ages 3-12. 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-934-7243. www.tarpits.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka,” through June 23. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $20; $16 ages 65 and older and students; free for ages 17 and younger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6000. www.lacma.org Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: “Dora: Discovery and Despair,” a little-known slave labor camp revealed through photographs and artifacts, through April 5. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Closed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and major holidays. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. lamoth.org Natural History Museum: “Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection,” art and science behind the jewelry designed by Paula Crevoshay, through May 12. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except closed on Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Admission $12; $9 ages 62 and older and students; $5 ages 3-12. 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-763-3466. www.nhm.org Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum: “Pompeii,” through April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $29; $26 ages 62 and older; $22 ages 11-17; $19 ages 3-10. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. 805-577-4066. www.reaganfoundation.org Norton Simon Museum: “Titian’s Lady in White,” through March 25 (on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden). Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and younger. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org Skirball Cultural Center: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” through March 10. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission $12; $9 seniors; $7 ages 2-12. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org Valley Relics Museum: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10; $8 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger (also, free from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursdays). 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C 3 & 4, Van Nuys (entrance on Stagg Street). 818-616-4083.  valleyrelicsmuseum.org; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art: “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” through March 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on major holidays. Free admission. The museum is located at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851. arts.pepperdine.edu/museum   MUSIC   Punk Rock Swap Meet presents Strung Out: Vendor swap meet, 3 p.m. Jan. 19. Bands: the Robot Uprising, 4; Destruction Made Simple, 5; the Bad Samaritans, 6; the Grim, 7; Pulley, 8; Strung Out, 9 p.m. All ages. Rain does not cancel. Admission $20. Olov Hall, 21433 Strathern St., Canoga Park. 818-492-8690. www.purplepass.com/punkswapmeet Los Pleneros de la 21: Puerto Rican bomba and plena music, 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 4 p.m. Jan. 20. Free but a reservation is required. Parking $15; $10 after 3 p.m. The Getty Center, Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. bit.ly/2VTljp3 Jazz Muse Concert Series at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: Janis Mann Quartet with the music of Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae and Nina Simone, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Doors open, 7 p.m. Tickets $25; $15 students. 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana. 818-697-5525. www.sfvacc.org Baker’s Brew: Drummer Maury Baker performs with his experimental jazz quartet, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Free. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. atthemain.org/tickets Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra concert: Music by Bartók, Chiayu Hsu, Kaija Saariaho and Gabriella Smith, 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Arrive at 1:30 p.m. for a question and answer with musicians. Pay-what-you-can. Reservations online. First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second St. www.kco.la/concerts/2019/01/20 California Slack Key Festival: 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Check website for performers. Tickets $20-$55. Also, an Island Marketplace, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (free). Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. www.kalakoa.com/slackkey.html Michael Nesmith: Doors open at 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets $55 and up. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. ticketf.ly/2RT43kw Dr. Val-Lonely’s Hearts Club Band: 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Minimum age 18. Two-drink minimum. Lane 33 at Winnetka Bowl, 20122 Vanowen St. bit.ly/2AC5eex The Wardens: Banff National Park-based trio, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets $15. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall. 661-290-2255. thewardensmusic.com/about.php; atthemain.org/tickets Thomas Dybdahl and Lera Lynn: Doors open at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.  www.thomasdybdahl.no; www.leralynn.com; ticketf.ly/2CqfMgP Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian leads the orchestra in music by Beethoven, Sarah Gibson, Mozart and Seeger on two dates and venues: 8 p.m. Jan. 26 (Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale) and 7 p.m. Jan. 27 (Royce Hall at UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Westwood). Concert preludes: 7 p.m. (Alex Theatre) and 6 p.m. (Royce Hall). Tickets $28. 213-622-7001. www.laco.org   MUSIC VENUES   Walt Disney Concert Hall: Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Susanna Mälkki, perform music by Kaija Saariaho and Messiaen’s Turangalîla Symphony, 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19 ($20 and up); Bernadette Peters, 8 p.m. Jan. 20 ($59 and up); Celebrating John Williams: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Jan. 24-27 ($118 and up). 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 323-850-2000. laphil.com Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University: Sheena Easton, 8 p.m. Jan. 19 ($40 and up); Bill Frisell, 8 p.m. Jan. 22 ($20 and up);  Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza perform a family concert, 2 p.m. Jan. 27 (for ages 3 and older; $10 and up; danzanes.com); On Broadway, concert with an ensemble of singers, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 ($20 and up). 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. arts.pepperdine.edu The Soraya at Cal State Northridge: Branford Marsalis Quartet, 8 p.m. Jan. 24 ($35 and up); We Shall Overcome: Damien Sneed, 8 p.m. Jan. 26 ($34 and up); Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Colburn Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 31 ($30 and up); Rosanne Cash, 8 p.m. Feb. 17 ($39 and up); Susana Baca, with Banda Magda, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 ($34 and up). Prices subject to change. 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. thesoraya.org Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Chicago, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 ($61 and up). Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805-449-2787. www.civicartsplaza.com   THEATER   Death House: The world premiere of a play by Jason Karasev about two chaplains who meet a mysterious inmate who challenges their beliefs, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Tickets $34. Road Theatre, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-761-8838. www.roadtheatre.org Brilliant Traces: A play by Cindy Lou Johnson about a chance meetup, and the consequences, between a runaway bride and an oil rig worker in Alaska, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $20. Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 440-465-8878. our.show/brillianttraces The Cripple of Inishmaan: The dark comedy by Martin McDonagh about an orphan boy who goes after a part in a Hollywood movie being filmed on a nearby island, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19; 2 p.m. Jan. 20; 8 p.m. Jan. 22-23. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 11. Also, 8 p.m. Mondays in February and March 4 and 11. Tickets $15 previews; $35; $30 seniors. Antaeus Theatre Company, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale. 818-506-1983. bit.ly/2RfO5Bv An Evening with John Wilkes Booth: Stephen Spiegel in a solo-performer play by Clinton Case and Lloyd J. Schwartz, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Minimum age 12. Tickets $25. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 323-851-7977. www.theatrewest.org The 39 Steps: An adaptation by Patrick Barlow of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie that was based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan, opens 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 10. Tickets $23; $20 seniors and students. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-7519. www.morgan-wixson.org Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone: Two stories written by Rod Serling and adapted by Jeff G. Rack (“Mr. Garrity and the Graves” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”), opens 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Show runs 8 p.m. Jan. 22-24; dates through Feb. 17. Tickets $28. Theatre 40 in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-364-3606. www.theatre40.org Well: A play by Lisa Kron about the relationship between a daughter and her mother, especially their perspectives of events and themselves, opens 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Minimum age 15. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23-25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets $15. Lindhurst Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. bit.ly/2Clrf1d Paradise: A play by Laura Maria Censabella about a Yemeni-American student, her biology teacher and conflict over their scientific partnership to secure a scholarship, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 24-25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $25 previews; $35. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-960-7724. www.plays411.com/paradise A Walk in the Woods: L.A. Theatre Works presents a staged reading of the play by Lee Blessing about American and Russian arms negotiators who discuss freedom and life issues at the end of the Cold War, 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Shows are recorded for later broadcast on radio and other options. Tickets $15-$65. James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Westwood. 310-827-0889. www.latw.org The P.O.W. and the Girl: A new play by Katrina Wood about a college student living with her World War II veteran grandfather and how his post-traumatic stress disorder affects their lives, previews 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Opens 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Minimum age 12. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 16. Tickets $32; $25 ages 62 and older. The Sherry Theatre, 11052 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 800-838-3006. powandgirl.com Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star: Two one-act plays by James McLure, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through March 3. Tickets $25; $20 seniors. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990. www.thegrouprep.com   ONGOING THEATER   Hamlet: California Shakespeare Company presents the tragedy. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Thursday through Jan. 27. Tickets $25; $22 seniors and students. Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 805-583-7900. www.simi-arts.org Wicked: The musical by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, based on the Gregory McGuire novel, a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Minimum recommended age 8; no one ages 4 and younger. Show runs 8 p.m. Jan. 18; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 19; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20; 8 p.m. Jan. 22-25; 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets $62 and up. Hollywood Pantages, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Theatre, 323-468-1770. Tickets, 800-982-2787. www.hollywoodpantages.com A Misunderstanding: A play by Matt Chait that explores whether two people can fundamentally disagree but remain in love with each other. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 3. Tickets $30. The Complex at the Ruby Theatre, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 323-960-4418. www.plays411.com/misunderstanding Forever Brooklyn! – A Kosher Musical Comedy: A one-man show with Danny DiTorrice, written by Mark Wesley Curran, about a Jewish-American comedian recalling growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950-1960s. Show runs 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 9. Tickets $30. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. bit.ly/2Cs60fw To All the Lights in the Window: A play by Chris Haas about love, mental illness and stress in a psychiatric hospital. Show runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 17. Tickets $20. Loft Ensemble Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.loftensemble.org The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 24. No shows Feb. 1-3. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $35 reserved seat. The Dorie Theatre @The Complex Theatres, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-716-1385. bit.ly/2TAOcEr Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Storybook Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the fairy tale by Richard Berent, Scott Martin and Rob Meurer. Show runs 1 p.m. Saturday through March 2. Tickets $15; $12 children. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Los Angeles. 818-761-2203. www.theatrewest.org Solofest 2019 at Whitefire Theatre: Solo artists perform their plays on various dates through March 15. Tickets $15-$30. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. www.whitefiretheatre.com Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]