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February 2017

Alex Film Society Presents White Heat (1949)

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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The intense character study of criminal insanity in Raoul Walsh’s WHITE HEAT (1949) is most likely the greatest Cagney performance that has endured the test of time in Warner’s gangster genre. Cagney plays the psychotic and sadistic Arthur ‘Cody’ Jarrett, a ruthless gang leader with a penchant for deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others and plagued by torturous headaches and a mother fixation (Margaret Wycherly) with Freud written all over it. Meanwhile Cody’s wife, Verna (Virginia Mayo) ‘bats her…

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Haydn In London

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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Now celebrating his 70th year, John Adams describes The Wound Dresser as a ‘statement of human compassion’ (The New York Times ). ‘Dynamic’ Uruguayan conductor Carlos Kalmar moves us from shadow into light with Rossini’s lively Overture and the sixth of Haydn’s dazzling ‘London’ symphonies. Listen for the allusion to ‘God Save the King’ which delighted Haydn’s audiences at the premiere! Program includes: Carlos Kalmar, conductor Brian Mulligan, baritone LUTOSLAWSKI – Musique funèbre JOHN ADAMS – The Wound Dresser HAYDN…

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Alex Theatre Backstage Tour

Sunday, February 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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Take a free backstage tour of the Alex Theatre for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the historic venue as you have never seen it before! The tour is led by a guide who will conduct an overview of the landmark’s 91-year history, from its inception as a vaudeville house and movie palace in 1925 to its transformation to a world-class performing arts and entertainment center in the 1990s and more recently, the backstage expansion of 2014 and current programs and…

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March 2017

UCLA Jhoomti Shaam Presents Jhoomti Shaam Where Stars Are Born

Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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Jhoomti Shaam is an intercollegiate Bollywood dance competition in its 15th year, hosted by UCLA Nashaa. Jhoomti Shaam has prided itself on bringing the culture of Bollywood to the community through the expression of dance in various styles. Nashaa is dedicated to finding only the best artistic talent the country has to offer and continues to be the nation’s most prestigious Hindi Film and Fusion Dance Competition. Jhoomti Shaam invites you to the esteemed Alex Theatre to see where stars…

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Glendale Youth Orchestra Presents Musique De France

Sunday, March 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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Brad Keimach, Conductor FAURÉ – Pelléas et Mélisande SAINT-SAËNS – Violin Concerto #3, 3rd movement Anna Gong, violin (Harvard-Westlake High School) IBERT – Flute Concerto, 1st movement Josephine Lee, flute (Crescenta Valley High School) RAVEL – Mother Goose Suite BIZET – Carmen Suite This concert will be dedicated to the memory of GYO founder Joseph Lazara, who recently passed away.

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Parker Plays Brahms

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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In Women’s History Month, enjoy the ‘honey-colored voice’ (Opera News ) of Sasha Cooke and a world premiere by rising composer Julia Adolphe, whose style is ’a neat fusion of shimmering textures and cataclysmic climaxes’ (Financial Times ). In a welcome return to LACO, Canadian Jon Kimura Parker brings his trademark liquid tone…gorgeous voicing…and dazzling showmanship’ (Winnipeg Free Press ) to the romantic Brahms concerto. Program includes: Jeffrey Kahane, conductor Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Jon Kimura Parker, piano JULIA ADOLPHE –…

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Wild Honey Orchestra Plays The Brand: Big Pink & Beyond for the Autism Think Tank

Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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On the heels of the Wild Honey Foundation’s acclaimed 2016 all-star Beach Boys’ 1967-77 Autism Benefit show (featuring Al Jardine & Micky Dolenz), Wild Honey Orchestra and Friends will tackle the music of THE BAND, Bob Dylan’s 1960s genius collaborators. The Band’s deeply influential and unforgettable first two records, ‘Music From Big Pink’ & ‘The Band,’ plus special bonus songs will be performed with the same level of love, passion, and stunning musicianship as the ensemble’s previous shows at the…

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GF Bayona Productions Presents James Reid and Nadine Lustre Jadine Live!

Sunday, March 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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GF Bayona Productions presents a Filipino Variety Show: A Musical and Comedy Production featuring James Reid and Nadine Lustre, the hottest love team in the Philippine entertainment industry. A free ‘TEAM REAL BOOK’ is included for VIP and $120 ticket holders. PERFORMANCE ADVISORY Performance Languages: English & Tagalog

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