Lil Buck, Broderick, LACMA AR and Outfest Fusion: twenty three picks for weekend culture


A dance showcase with Tiler Peck and Charles “Lil Buck” Riley, a theater advantage with Matthew Broderick plus Jane Krakowski, and a show for L. A. ‘s Downtown Women’s Center that includes watching Maria Bamford rest for eight hours. All those are among the abundant choices in our weekend list of in-person and online concerts, movie theater, art and other cultural offerings for your viewing consideration. All times are Pacific.

“A Brand new Stage”
This particular star-studded dance showcase curated by New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck features performances by Peck, “jookin’” star Charles “Lil Buck” Riley , Broadway veteran Sierra Boggess (“The Little Mermaid”), ballet dancer Brooklyn Mack and L. A. -based tap troupe the Syncopated Girls . On demand Thurs through Sunday. $20. theatermania. stream

“The Musical of Musicals (The Musical! )”
Tony winners Matthew Broderick , Betty Buckley , Jane Krakowski , Patti LuPone , Audra McDonald , Mandy Patinkin , Chita Rivera and Lillias White are among the superstars in a benefit performance of this off-Broadway show that parodies the styles of Stephen Sondheim , Andrew Lloyd Webber and other Broadway composers. 4 p. meters. Sunday; available through Apr 21. Free; donations recognized. yorktheatre. org

“LACMA x Snapchat: Amazing Perspectives”
Los Angeles County Museum of Artwork joins forces with musicians and Snapchat to create five virtual monuments that use increased reality technology to explore the histories and cultures of Southern California communities. LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L. A.; MacArthur Park, 2230 W. 6th St .; T. A.; Earvin “Magic” Manley Recreation Area, 905 E. Este Segundo Blvd., L. A.; and Christmas Tree Street Park (near the Coliseum entrance), 3911 S. Figueroa St ., L. A. Accessible anytime. Free. lacma. org . The particular monuments also are free to view on LACMA’s Youtube . com page .


“Undanced Dances Through Jail Walls During a Pandemic”
18th Street Art Center in Santa Monica streams a collection of dance items cocreated by inmates in a men’s prison in Norco under the guidance of choreographer and educator Suchi Branfman . 6: 30 p. m. Friday. Free. 18thstreet. org

Ziggy Marley
The Grammy winner pays tribute to their late father and performs some of his own hits in the pair of drive-in concerts. Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. five and 8: 30 p. m. Saturday. $99-$299; four people per car maximum; advance purchase required. concertsinyourcar. com

“Grand Pianola Music”
The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s “Sound/Stage” series continues with sopranos Elissa Johnston and Holly Sedillos and mezzo-soprano Kristen Toedtman in this dreamlike 1981 work by John Adams . ten a. m. Friday; readily available for 30 days. Free. laphil. com


“Stars in the House”
Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane , Roger Bart , Cady Huffman and director-choreographer Susan Stroman from the first Broadway production of the Tony-winning musical “The Producers” reunite to reminisce in a brand new installment of this online series. 5 p. m. Weekend. Free; donations accepted. starsinthehouse. com , youtube. com

The Outfest Fusion Drive-in @ Expo Park
The Outfest Blend QTBIPOC Film Festival contains two nights of in-person screenings of LGBTQ- plus BIPOC-themed short films. Saturday’s event also honors writer-performer Michaela Coel (“I May Destroy You”) and singer-actress Andra Day time (“The United states of america vs . Billie Holiday”), just who appear in taped segments. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum lawn, 900 Exposition Park Drive, D. A. 7 p. mirielle. Saturday-Sunday. $30 per vehicle plus $8 per individual; advance purchase required. outfest. org

This Ukrainian quartet that mashes upward traditional musical styles from around the world takes the phase in this concert presented from the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. seven p. m. Thursday. Free of charge with registration. cap. ucla. edu


“Slumber Party: A Benefit for the L. A. Downtown Women’s Center”
Maria Bamford , the comic known for sharing her struggles along with mental illness, stars on this interactive, all-night fundraiser which includes one hour of stand-up then a Q& A plus eight or so hours of Bamford sleeping. 8 g. m. Saturday. $10. rushtix. com

“I Can Hear Everything”
In-person performances of writer-director Dorrill Griffin’s comedy-drama about a Black family, an Asian American family and an unexpected romance. Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, Father christmas Monica. 4 and 6 p. m. Saturday plus Sunday. $25; advance buy required. (310) 656-8070. promenadeplayhouse. com

“24 Hours of Serenity”
KCRW-FM offers a marathon wellness festival over Zoom lens that includes DJ sets, sound baths, yoga and tai chi classes, storytelling and crafting. Midnight to eleven: 59 p. m. Sunday. Free; registration required. kcrw. com

“An Iliad”
Father christmas Barbara’s Ensemble Theatre Business livestreams performances of this solitary drama, created by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare , that explores Homer’s epic tale from the Trojan War. John Tufts stars. 5 p. m. Thursday, 7: 30 p. m. Friday, 2 plus 7: 30 p. michael. Saturday, 2 p. m. Sunday. $30 per device. etcsb. org


“Sounds of Springtime: An Intimate Concert Celebrating Classical Music”
With pianist Marilyn Breeze, flutist Greta Hulterstrum and flutist/oboist Tim Nelson. Rose Center Theatre, 14140 All American Way, Westminster. 3 p. m. Sunday. $10, $15; advance purchase required. rosecentertheater. com

“The Plastic Cupola of Norma Jean”
The UCLA Library Film & Television Store screens a restored print of writer-director Juleen Compton’s rarely seen black-and-white 1966 fable about a clairvoyant teenage girl and a Beatles-like boy band. 4 p. meters. Thursday. Free. cinema. ucla. edu

“Taylor Mac: Whitman in the Woods”
The theater artist celebrates the 19th century American poet within a series of short films, with new installments dropping every week through May 2 . On demand. Free. allarts. org


“Black Nourishment”
Center Theatre Group’s “Not a Moment, But the Movement” series spotlighting Dark voices continues with this new episode featuring local music performer Sugi Dakks plus functions by poets, spoken-word artists plus muralists. On demand 5 p. m. Thursday through April 30, free; May 1-June 15, $10. centertheatregroup. org

“Sitting and Talking”
Dan Lauria (“The Wonder Years”) and Wendie Malick (“Hot in Cleveland, ” “Bojack Horseman”) share the digital stage in this new comedy-drama about two 60-somethings looking for romance online during the pandemic. Available on demand from Fri through May 2 . 20 dollars. lagunaplayhouse. apresentando

Junko Ueno Garrett
The pianist performs pieces by Bach plus Schumann in a new installing of the [email protected] Concert Collection presented by Pasadena’s Initial United Methodist Church. 4 p. m. Saturday; available on demand afterward. Free. thirdatfirst. org , youtube. com

“Grand Park’s Our M. A. Voices: A Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest”
A virtual version of this annual showcase includes reside and recorded performances, talks by local artists, DISC JOCKEY sets, arts workshops and much more. 6 p. m. Thurs; also April 22 plus 29; available on demand later. Free. olav. grandparkla. org


South Bay Step Music Society
Pianist Robert Thies and violinist Phillip Levy play pieces by Beethoven plus Brahms. 3 p. mirielle. Sunday; available on demand after that. Free. sbcms. net

“Sonnets for an Aged Century”
Included in its “Noise Now” collection, Pasadena theater company A Noise Within streams this particular audio play, written by playwright and screenwriter José Rivera , that explores life in Latinx communities in Los Angeles. On demand through May 9. $5, $35. anoisewithin. org

“The Music Center’s 42nd Annual Extremely Special Arts Festival Goes Virtual”
This inclusive showcase for young musicians, dancers plus artists from schools about Los Angeles County includes performances and workshops. 10 a. m. Friday; available on requirement afterward. Free. musiccenter. org

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