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Win Tix to UCLA LIve: DV8 Physical Theatre

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Lloyd Newson is bringing his radical DV8 Physical Theatre to UCLA for two shows this weekend. For those not familiar, Newson and his troupe create some of the most interesting dance performances out there today (check out these three amazing YouTube clips). This Friday and Saturday, they will bring the controversial “To Be Straight With You,” which explores tolerance, intolerance, religion and sexuality based on 85 interviews with the pious and apostate, straight and gay, activists, among others. It ultimately asks how modern society will reconcile faith and human rights.

With all that said, we're giving away 5 pairs of tickets to Friday night's performance (if you need to buy tickets now, you can here). To enter, leave a comment on this post sharing an ideal restaurant on the Westside to pair for an evening at UCLA Live. Maybe a visit nearby Little Osaka along Sawtelle for some ramen or some yummy ice cream sandwiches at Diddy Riese Cookies. There's plenty of choices on the Westside, so go at it!

Full details on how to enter the contest are below.

  • Enter the contest by making a comment on this post. Comments must fit the criteria, stated below.
  • The criteria of the comment is that you share a Westside restaurant or eatery that you would go to before or after a UCLA LIve performance.
  • Only one entry per person allowed.
  • Comments will be accepted through Thursday, November 5th, 12:00:00 p.m.
  • Five qualifying comments will be chosen at random and the winners will be notified via the e-mail connected to their LAist.com login. Winners must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 10:00:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5th, 2009 or the tickets will be released to another winner.
  • A pair of tickets will be held at will call
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Good luck and enjoy the show!