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Upcoming Events

What Dost Thou Know: A Shakespeare Quiz Game and Happy Hour

Wed 10/28 • 6PM - 7PM PDT

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Join us for several fun nights of online trivia throughout CAP UCLA's presentation of Forced Entertainment's Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home. Pour yourself a libation inspired by one of the upcoming plays, watch as contestants go head...

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The Tune In Festival: a convergence of music and poetry in a time of change

Wed 10/28 • 7PM - Sat 10/31 • 10PM PDT

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One of the driving features of CAP UCLA’s 20-21 Season is The Tune In Festival: a convergence of music and poetry in the time of change. Tune In is a four-day convening of artists, bands, ensembles and soloists performing together in a grand gesture...

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Twelfth Night

Thu 10/29 • 1PM PDT

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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In Our Time: Cecile McLorin Salvant

Thu 10/29 • 3PM PDT

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In Our Time is an ongoing series of wide-ranging conversations with artists whose creative lives and work have left an indelible mark in music, arts and culture globally. In Our Time was conceived by the longtime President of Nonesuch Records,...

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Cymbeline

Fri 10/30 • 1PM PDT

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Julius Caesar

Sat 10/31 • 1PM PDT

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Antony and Cleopatra

Sun 11/1 • 12PM PST

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Quinteto Astor Piazzolla: En 3x4

Sun 11/1 • 3PM PST

Digital Event

Today, the name Astor Piazzolla is synonymous with the tango. A master of the bandoneon, a large button accordion noted for its unwieldy size and difficult fingering system, Piazzolla revolutionized the tango, transforming the earthy, sensual, even...

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The People Speak

Sun 11/1 • 7PM PST

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The People Speak, produced by Anthony Arnove, co-editor with the late historian Howard Zinn of Voices of a People’s History of the United States, brings to life the extraordinary history of the people who built the movements that ended slavery and...

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Thu 11/5 • 12PM PST

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Troilus and Cressida

Fri 11/6 • 12PM PST

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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As You Like It

Sat 11/7 • 12PM PST

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Othello

Sun 11/8 • 12PM PST

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Perla Batalla: Discoteca Batalla

Sun 11/8 • 7PM PST

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"…Dealing with such issues as race and loss of identity, Batalla has created a musical voyage well worth taking… ” —Newsday Throughout the 1960s and 70s Discoteca Batalla was a well-known landmark in the Latino community in Venice, California....

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Taming of the Shrew

Thu 11/12 • 12PM PST

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Ronald K Brown: Grace at 20

Thu 11/12 • 7PM - Sat 11/14 • 4PM PST

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Choreographer Ronald K. Brown blends African dance traditions with contemporary dance vocabulary to create an aesthetic style that is earthy, powerful and surprisingly intimate. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of one of his signature...

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The Comedy of Errors

Fri 11/13 • 12PM PST

Digital Event

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Timon of Athens

Sat 11/14 • 12PM PST

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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The Tempest

Sun 11/15 • 12PM PST

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Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home is comprised of condensed versions of all 36 of the plays of William Shakespeare. Each play is intimately retold by a single actor, sitting alone at a table alongside shelves lined with household...

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Piano Sonata by Philip Glass Performed by Maki Namekawa

Sat 11/28 • 3PM PST

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“The biggest thing with new music is how to realize it. It’s an issue of how to write it down but it’s also about how to actually play it.” —Philip Glass With a body of work that includes 25 operas—including Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha and...

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Kid Koala: Music to Draw To

Sat 12/5 • 3PM PST

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Montreal DJ and animator Kid Koala has built a wildly eclectic career following his creative whims with projects based on far-fetched concepts that really shouldn’t work out yet somehow turn into ridiculously delightful works. He has toured with...

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LA Omnibus: Lynell George

Tue 12/8 • 7PM PST

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A native Angeleno, Lynell George has been observing and writing about Los Angeles her entire life. She will share her insights and talk about her new book, A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World That Made Octavia E. Butler. CAP UCLA...

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