La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to start the New Year with a variety of SENSE-SATIONAL events, sure to engage all your senses in 2015 - everything from the extraordinary voice of Wynonna Judd to an eye-popping Rock & Roll Laser Spectacular set to the music of Queen and The Who; From the classic music of Blue Oyster Cult to the unforgettable Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band! La Mirada Theatre has it all to open your eyes, ears and mind and is sure to blow you away! Parking is theatre-adjacent and free.
Make that leaping, twirling, tapping and vaulting. And, in a rare misstep, Solimando's moves for Billy's Act 1 closer, "Angry Dance," aren't half of what Tobin and the moment could provide. These are quibbles, though; this "Billy Elliot" delivers the electrifying heart and soul of the material, and La Mirada has a major hit on its hands. "Billy Elliot the Musical," La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle on Thursday announced its nominations for excellence in theater for Los Angeles and Orange counties in 2014. Bird" at the Theatre @ Boston Court ; "Taste" at Sacred Fools Theater ; and "The Behavior of Broadus" at Sacred Fools. "Floyd Collins," La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Hugo Armstrong in "The Behavior of Broadus," Sacred Fools Theater Company and Burglars of Hamm in association with Center Theatre Group at Sacred Fools Theater. Ian Bamberg in "Firemen," The Echo Theater.
"I wanted to make a comic about something that was relevant to me and my community," says comic book artist Felipe Flores. "The Death of Kelly Thomas" is the first comic book by Flores. "It's a short non-fiction story about a violent murder and people who are supposed to be the good guys are the bad guys," Flores says. See another sample page from the comic below : Felipe Flores See also: The Adolescents Unleash Venom Inspired By Kelly Thomas on Vendetta Do Zines Belong in OC's Public Libraries? Are Zines Making a Comeback Too?
Covina chose former acting San Bernardino city manager Andrea Miller for its top position Tuesday in a closed-door meeting. Miller is a former city manager in San Bernardino and La Mirada. She is currently the executive director of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments. The city could not provide a copy of the offer as its only been made verbally, according to the city clerk. Miller replaced Delach's husband, Fran Delach, as the COG's executive director in 2013. Staff Writer Melissa Masatani contributed to this report.
The Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical "Billy Elliot the Musical" is currently onstage at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and musical direction by John Glaudini, the show features choreography by Dana Solimando and is directed by Brian Kite. La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is located at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue where the 91 and 5 freeways meet.
NORWALK >> Officials in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District are divided over how they should prioritize spending for a voter-approved $375 million bond issue. "Now comes the hard part," said former La Mirada Councilman Pete Dames, who opposed the bond. District property values determine how much in bonds can be issued, said Tim Carty, managing director for Piper Jaffray, Norwalk-La Mirada's bond consultant. Adams wants a performing arts center at Benton Middle School and modernization work at Chavez Elementary School.
BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL began January 16, 2015 and run through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. Millions of fans...Thousands of standing ovations...Ten Tony Awards including Best Musical...and one show shines above the rest. Follow Billy's journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community, and changes his life forever.
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present pure "electricity" with the third show in its 2014-2015 season, the Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite . The Queen of England knighted him Sir Elton John, CBE. Brian Kite is the theatre's Producing Artistic Director. Parking is theatre-adjacent and free.
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts continues its 2014-15 Programs for Young Audiences series with Dallas Children's Theater on Tour's The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley. This 60-minute, fun-filled musical adventure is recommended for audiences ages 4 and up. Stanley is your ordinary, everyday, run-of-the-mill ten-year old, and for Stanley, life is too normal. The next morning, Stanley Lambchop wakes up flat. The theatre is located at 14900 La Mirada Blvd. Wheelchair access and Hearing Assist devices available.
Pieology Pizzeria has reported 2014 a banner year with substantial corporate and franchise growth, now totaling 55 locations nationwide. Pieology is ringing in 2015 with eight new locations throughout Southern California to open by April. The eight Southern California Pieology locations to open by April are: Culver City, Westlake Village, Korea Town, La Mirada, Whittier, Carlsbad, Cerritos and Monrovia. Logos, product and company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Trans Rights Are Restaurant Workers' Rights With writer-performers Alison De La Cruz and Shruti Purkasayastha. Theatre Asylum, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Feb. 8. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Feb. 14. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Feb. 8. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 3 p.m.; ends March 15. Secret Rose Theatre, 11246 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Feb. 8.
Police were investigating three home burglaries in La Mirada that happened within an hour Tuesday. A third case was reported at Ocaso Avenue, about a two-minute walk away, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Dale Nordberg said his house was burglarized. Rob Norberg said the house was vacant for two years since his mother died. "I thought somebody was in my house," Dale Norberg said. Marcy Mannan's house was also burglarized. Do whatever you can to make your home less inviting and not give burglars a place to hide.
Melissa Nicole Lindgren, a former teacher at Nicolas Junior High School, was arrested last year on suspicion of molesting three male students, on and off campus. \x95 Lindgren befriended his mother to find out her work schedule so she could contact the boy while his mother was working and engage in sexually explicit phone calls and text messages. \x95 Lindgren was arrested in Feburary, after two students told a school counselor that Lindgren had a sexual relationship with two eighth-grade boys. Lindgren is free on $100,000 bail.
Pieology Pizzeria announced it will open eight new locations throughout Southern California by April. The new locations include Culver City, Westlake Village, Korea Town, La Mirada, Whittier, Carlsbad, Cerritos and Monrovia. Pieology is set to open a total of 180 restaurants by the end of the year, according to the company, with commitments for 500. Currently, Pieology has 55 locations nationwide.