The Blue Dahlia, stage adaptatuon of Raymond Chandler’s classic screenplay, thru February 5. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Pacific Resident Theatre is located at 703 Venice Blvd. $20-$27, (310) 822-8392. The Butler Did It, Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Theatre, through February 11, 5021 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, (562) 494-1014. (Choose option 1).Cinderella, coming back for the tenth year in a row, through January 29, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth Street, (310) 393-5573.Deceit, written and directed by Bruce Kimmel, El Portal Theatre, through February 19 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, (800) 595-4849 or visit www.tix.com. Hamlet, The Artist Formerly Known as PRINCE of Denmark – The Musical, Troubadour Theater Company, through January 29, $25.00, The Falcon Theater is located at 4252 Riverside Drive, in Burbank, (818) 955.8101.Happy End, Pacific Resident Theatre, written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Pacific Resident Theatre, 703 Venice Boulevard, (310) 822-8392.Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, written and performed by Jay Johnson, West Coast Premiere, through February 19, the Brentwood Theatre Box Office, 11301 Wilshire Blvd. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (213) 365-3500, and all Ticketmaster outlets, (310) 479-3636.Puppetolio, a puppet variety show for ages 3 and up, Santa Monica Puppet and Magic Center, 1255 2nd St., runs indefinitely, (310) 656-0483.Stuck. Tthrough Sunday, February 5. $15.00 for all performances. Meta Theatre, 7801 Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. (323) 445-6632 or visit www.metatheatre.org.The Turn of the Screw, runs through March 12, 2006. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Pacific Resident Theatre is located at 705 1/2 Venice Blvd. Tickets are $18-$25 and can be purchased by calling the box office directly at (310) 822-8392. David Williams and Robert Sherman, Blue Seven Gallery, through February 3, 3129 Pico Blvd., (310) 449-1444.Thursday, January 26Gaming Expo and Game Center Grand Opening, an exhibition of the latest tools, both hardware and software, used in creation of game art, 7 – 8:30 p.m., The Art Institute, 2900 31st Street, (310) 752-4700. Made In Taiwan. Written and Performed by Michelle Krusiec, and Directed by Chris Stone, presented at Electric Lodge for one weekend only. Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8p.m., 7 p.m., Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice. (310) 823-0710 or Madeintaiwan@sbcglobal.net.A Talk by Paul Johnson, Otis College of Art & Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd. Opening reception 7 pm, talk to begin promptly at 7:30 pm. Parking is free.American Klezmer previews, and will open on Saturday, January 28 with a gala benefit performance. The show will run through Sunday, March 19 at the Egyptian Arena Theatre, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave. in Hollywood. The Italian in Me. Written and performed by Dina Morrone, Globe Playhouse1107 N. Kings Road (2 blocks East of La Cienega), West Hollywood, through March 5 at 2 p.m., (323) 960-5521 or www.plays411.com/theitalianBlack and Yiddish Film Festival, first of its kind, filmed in the 1930s to the 1950s, through January 29, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. (310) 440-4500. Friday, January 27The Liza and Lorna Show, presented by the Celebration Theatre and the Boofont Sisters, through Saturday, February 25 at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd in Hollywood. 323/957-1884 or visit www.plays411.com/Liza. The Lion in Winter, Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Boulevard WestHollywood, through April 1, (323) 851-7977 or www.theatrewest.org.And Then There Was None, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre, through March 11, 5021 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, (562) 494-1014. An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 8 p.m., (310) 506-4522. Saturday, January 28Dance! Santa Monica – New Choreography Spotlight, An eclectic evening of dance focusing on new choreography by local artists. The Miles Memorial Playhouse. 1130 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica. (1/2 Block North of Wilshire) in Reed Park. 8:00 p.m. And Sunday, January 29th, at 3 p.m. Doors open ? hour before show times. (310) 458-8634. 21st Annual Los Angeles Fine Print Fair, 2006, Angeles County Museum of Art:- LACMA WEST, 6067 Wilshire Boulevard, 5th floor, Los Angeles, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Admission $30/person, $50/couple, to benefit the Prints and Drawings Council of (323) 857-6558.Prelude to a Kiss, 10 pm – midnight on 89.3 KPCC, L.A. Theatre Works’ The Play’s the Thing will air Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas, starring Arabella Field, Tate Donovan and Charles Durning. The Shelter, based on Maxim Gorky’s 1902 Russian classic, The Lower Depths, a visiting guest production at the Odyssey Theatre, through march 5, Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., (310) 477-2055.Sunday, January 29Mirror Dance, Cuban Film Series, The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 7 p.m., 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., (310) 552-2007.Tuesday, January 31The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, Helen E. Lindhurst Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, 7:30 p.m., (310) 506-4522.Wednesday, February 1Joan Horsfall Young’s Tender Touches, and Steve Banks, Perception is Reality, The Artists Gallery, through February 25, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., (310) 829-9556. “California Impressionist Style” at 7p.m. California Heritage Museum, Admission to this event is FREE with a prior reservation. 2612 Main Street, (310) 392 8537 to reserve tickets.
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