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Pencil This In: Thursday
Louis Allen as Christopher Walken and Amy Kelly as Robert DeNiro/Photo courtesy of Patrick O'Sullivan.
All About Walken: The Impersonators of Christopher Walken is back on a new night and new venue (running only on Thursdays until April 3). Conceived and directed by Patrick O’Sullivan, the comedy show has an entire multiracial cast playing the same guy (Chris Walken, duh) picking up his tics and cadences to a tee. Tickets go fast for this show, so RSVP soon.
8 pm // Theatre 68 // 5419 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles // $15.
Argentine choreographer Diana Szeinblum brings four performers to REDCAT for “Alaska.” We don’t know much about the work except that Szeinblum calls the performance a "container of memories where everything that has not been said regarding a personal experience is kept." The show also features original music by Ulises Conti for piano and viola.
8:30 pm // REDCAT // 631 West 2nd St., Los Angeles // $20, $10-$16 for students.
Pianist Joan Rowland, who was half of the Duo Schnabel, will hold a master class for students at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music tonight. She specializes in the romantic repertoire.
7 pm // Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Room 200 // 100 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena // $20, $15.
Tired of traffic in the Crenshaw/Prairie Transit Corridor? (The area is bordered by Wilshire Boulevard, El Segundo Boulevard, Arlington Avenue Sepulveda Boulevard and La Tijera Boulevard/La Brea Avenue to the west). Well, there’s another public meeting tonight that’s a chance to hear what Metro’s got planned for the area, and you may even be able to throw in your two cents.
6:30 pm // US Bank Community Room // 5760 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles // Free.
Hear real-estate mogul Sam Zell talk about his plans to reinvigorate the Los Angeles Times. Maybe. He'll be interviewed by Judy D. Olian, Ph.D., the dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management as part of the Hammer Conversations.
7 pm // UCLA Hammer Museum // 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles // Free.
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