Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: Sunday

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

Join the LA Philharmonic as they present an evening of big band and jazzy standards written for "The Chairman of the Board" in a show called Dear Mr Sinatra. Vocals are provided by contemporary vocalist and guitarist John Pizzarelli in a guest performance.

7:30 p.m. // Walt Disney Concert Hall // 111 S. Grande Avenue // (323) 850-2000 // $35-$95


Secrets of the Trade at the Black Dahlia is described as "a hilarious and heartbreaking look at the complications of mentorship and the painful mysteries of a life in the theatre." It's the story of a young boy who dreams of being on Broadway, and looks to his idol for help and inspiration.

Support for LAist comes from

7:00 p.m. // Black Dahlia Theatre // 5453 West Pico Blvd. // $25

To add some comedy to your afternoon, get over to ACME on La Brea and check out Teacher's Lounge, a staged sitcom penned by former teachers and performed by local funny folk, including Laura House, Avi Liberman, Sue Peahl, Craig Anton, Graham Elwood, Ron Lynch, Pam Ribon, Jeremy Kramer, and Kristen Herman. Today it's Episode 3.

3:00 p.m. // ACME // 135 N. La Brea Ave // $10 in advance (online); $15 at the door

Lilac is an evening of socialization and mingling for gay men and women. The cover gets you in the door and a listen at the live entertainment, but you'll have to fork over the cash for your liquor. It's a chance for those so inclined east of WeHo to meet up, mingle, network, and flirt in a fun environment.

7:00 p.m. // Hip Kitty // 502 W First St , Claremont, 91711 // (818) 980-1055 //$10 cover; no host bar

Graphic design in America hit a new frontier in the WWII era, and some of the finest example of the art form are on view in a show called The Art of Silkscreen: WPA Posters 1935-1943. The unusual place is the museum at Forest Lawn in Glendale, and the show runs until April 13.

Museum hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. // Forest Lawn Glendale // 1712 S. Glendale Blvd. Glendale // (800) 204-3131 // Free

Photo by ~db~ via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr