Week 8-22-12



SILENCE! The Musical

Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway AllianceAward for Best Musical, SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli, will open a Los Angeles company at the Hayworth Theatre. This engagement marks the West Coast Premiere of the Off-Broadway hit. SILENCE! The Musical is produced by Theater Mogul.

Hayworth Theatre

2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Opening — Saturday, Sept. 8, 8 p.m.
Regular Performance Schedule — Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Tickets are $45-$75. To buy tickets visit silencethemusical.com or call (866) 811-4111.

Relay For Life

Join the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life as they host a 3 mile run, 15-obstacle fitness challenge in LA Historic State Park. The event raises funds for research, education, and free patient service programs in LA including transportation to treatment-related appointments, wigs, lodging, summer day camp, college scholarships, information, and support programs.

Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N. Spring St.

Sunday, Sept. 9, Registration is at 7 a.m., Event begins at 8 a.m.

For more information, visit Facebook.com/FightBackFitnessChallenge


Tropical Breeze Dance

The L.A. Catholic Alumni Club Singles will host its Tropical Breeze Dance. All are welcome. Admission is $18. Live Band.

Days Inn

450 West Pioneer Dr.
Saturday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m.– Midnight

Call 818-759-1545 for further info.

Cardboard Box City 2012

TheFourthAnnualCardboardBoxCity, benefiting Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley, shines a spotlight on the plight of homeless families in our community while giving participants an opportunity to see what it’s like to spend the night without a roof over their heads.

Prospective residents pay a minimum of $15 per person ($10 per person for groups of 10+) to sleep overnight atCardboardBoxCityincluding dinner and a movie. In addition, participants are encouraged to get pledges from their friends, family, and co-workers much like a walk-a-thon. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative dwelling and most money raised by an individual. The top fundraiser will be named Mayor of Box City and receive the Key to the City.

CardboardBoxCityis open to all ages and affiliations. Service organizations, school service clubs, and youth groups are encouraged to use this event as a community service and service-learning project. The activities and entertainment will be geared for families, and participants will sleep outdoors in a secure area. A minimum of one adult for five youth under the age of 18 is required. Bring your own cardboard box home or a pop-up tent (no stakes). There will be a carnival (extra charge), activities, entertainment, and food for participants.

GlendaleChurchof Christ (Parking Lot)

2021W. Glenoaks Blvd.

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m.–7 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 30

For Cardboard Box City pledge and consent forms and other information, visit www.familypromiseesfv.org/events/cardboard_box_city.html, email cardboardboxcity@familypromiseesfv.org, or call (747) 333-6082.


Audition for Soloists and Ensemble Singers

Auditions for soloists and ensemble singers are being held for the upcoming season of the San Fernando Valley Master Chorale. The Chorale rehearses on Monday nights in Woodland Hills and performs at various venues. The season includes The Music Man concert in October, and the Chorale is seeking male and female leads for this presentation; Respighi’s Laud to the Nativity in December, the group’s delightful Cabaret; and preparation for aWashingtonD.C. tour in the spring. Auditionees are asked to bring two contrasting songs and a pianist will be provided.


Madilyn Clark Studio

10852 Burbank Blvd.

Saturday, Aug. 25, 11:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Ensemble Singers

PierceCollegeMusic Bldg., Room 3401
6201 Winnetka Ave.  Woodland Hills,CA91371

Monday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.

To schedule an audition, please call Annette Markell at (818) 985-7312.

Above, Councilmember LaBonge leads a group of North Hollywood stake holders on a recap tour through the area now represented by Councilmember Krekorian, who also came along on the trip. Together, the two officials reflected on a decade of changes in this Valley neighborhood. Below, Councilmember LaBonge received some recognition on the marquee of the El Portal Theatre, as seen from the bus.

Councilmember LaBonge, center, stands with Linda Fulton, owner of the Avery Schreiber Theatre, and Bob Akhavan, president of the NoHo Business Improvement District. The NoHo BID held an event this past Monday to commemorate Councilmember LaBonge’s 10 years of service to theNorth Hollywoodcommunity. Redistricting has removed this vibrant neighborhood from Council District Four.

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