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BURBANK

Burbank African Violet Society

The Burbank African Violet Society is having their next monthly club meeting. Beverlee Nelson will be giving the program on “Space Violets.” Guests are always welcome to attend our meeting.

MagnoliaParkUnitedMethodistChurch

2828W. Magnolia Blvd.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.

For more information please telephone (818) 951-3597.

Burbank Chorale

Be part of a vibrant performing arts group with a storied history that spans nearly a century. The Burbank Chorale is looking for talented singers, 18 years of age and older. The ability to blend well with other singers and a desire to work as part of a team is important.

Established in 1920, the Burbank Chorale is the longest continuously performing arts organization in the San Fernando Valley and one of the oldest musical organizations in the State of California. OurMissionis to attract individuals who share a love of music, dedication to musical growth, and the desire to provide excellence in performance. Our singers come from the many areas ofLos Angeles, includingBurbank,Glendale,Pasadena, Sunland, La Crescenta, Montrose, and theSan Fernando Valley.

To schedule an audition, call (818) 759-9177 or email membership@burbankchorale.org.

LOS ANGELES

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The tenth anniversary season of Glorya Kaufman presents Dance at The Music Center continues with the U.S.debut of The National Ballet of Canada’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon with music by Joby Talbot, at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with live orchestra for five performances only Oct. 19–21. Karen Kain is the Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada.

Created through a partnership between The National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet (UK), the production had its world premiere in 2011 and features 70 dancers, with sets and costumes by Bob Crowley and projections by Jon Driscoll and Gemma Carrington.

Tickets are $34–$125. You can buy them in person at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Box Office, online at musiccenter.org/about/Our-Programs/Glorya-Kaufman-Dance/1213-Season/The-National-Ballet-of-Canada, or by phone at (213) 972-0711.

TheMusicCenter’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Ave. 

Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

For groups of 10 or more, call (213) 972-8555 or email MCgroupsales@musiccenter.org.

SHERMANOAKS

League of Women’s Voters Discussion

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee will host a speaker from the League of Women Voters. The entrance is on Hartsook, just South of Magnolia. The speaker will present a non-partisan discussion of issues appearing on the November ballot. This meeting is free and all are welcome.

EastValleyAdultCenter

5060 Van Nuys Blvd.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:15 p.m.

PASADENA

The Doctor’s Dilemma

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2012-13 season in its state-of-the-art Pasadenahome with The Doctor’s Dilemma, a rarely performed comic and incisive indictment of both the medical profession and the artistic sensibility by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Dámaso Rodriguez.

A compelling and profoundly engaging fusion of comedy, tragedy, and romance that defies categorization, The Doctor’s Dilemma, set in 1906, focuses on Sir Colenso Ridgeon, a fashionable and egotistical surgeon who has discovered a new TB inoculation and must decide who should be saved: a kindly colleague who serves the poor or an extremely talented but unscrupulous young artist with a beautiful and alluring young wife whom the doctor allows to cloud his moral judgment.

Single tickets currently range from $40–$52. “Pay What You Can” tickets for the Thursday, Oct. 18 performance, which allow patrons to pay what they can afford, are sold at the box office the day of the performance for cash only on a first-come, first-serve basis based on availability, with a limit of two per person. Contact the A Noise Within box office in-person, via phone at (626) 356-3100, or online at anoisewithin.org for updated pricing and seating availability.

A Noise Within

3352 East Foothill Blvd.

Saturday, Oct. 20–Sunday, Nov. 25 (Previews begin Saturday, Oct. 13)

For tickets and information, call (626) 356-3100 or visit ANoiseWithin.org.

BEVERLY HILLS

Brahms & Mozart

The Chamber Music at All Saints’ presents Brahms & Mozart featuring Camille King, Soprano, Lucinda Carver, Piano, and Henry Gronnier, Violin. Music of Brahms includes Zwei Gesange for voice, violin, and piano, op. 91 and Mozart’s L’amero, saro costante, K. 208. It’s $20 for adults and $10 for students/seniors.

All Saints’ Church

504 N. Camden Dr.atSanta Monica Boulevard

Sunday, Oct. 14, 5 p.m.

For more information call (310) 275-0123 ext. 112 or visit allsaintsbh.org. 

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