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Six Picks for the Week Ahead From The Family Savvy

Posted: 07/10/2013 11:51 pm

It's all about the Bowl these days -- a great way to beat the heat and experience the thrill of music outdoors with a performance of Grease that will have your family dancing. Speaking of dance, the American Ballet Theater is in town for three performances this weekend.

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  • Try This!

    Experience a movie classic in a whole new way. This Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 PM, the Grease Sing-A-Long returns to the Hollywood Bowl with a pre-show performance from Sha Na Na. Click <a href="http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/grease-sing-long/2013-07-13?utm_source=all_theatermania&utm_campaign=grease13" target="_hplink">here</a> for tickets!

  • ELEMENTARY:

    This weekend, Kidspace Children’s Museum is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the <a href="http://www.kidspacemuseum.org/explore/physics-forest " target="_hplink">Robert and Mary Galvin Physics Forest</a>. Along with the forest’s built-in structures, this anniversary weekend will include live performances, special physics activities, and different themes every day.

  • Disney movies never fail to impress, and <a href="http://www.skirball.org/programs/teachers-pet" target="_hplink">Teacher’s Pet</a> is no exception. The story follows Spot, a character created by Gary Baseman, who is a dog dreaming of becoming a human. What better way to watch the film than among more of Baseman’s creations? Head to the Skirball this Sunday, July 14 at 3:00 PM to see the movie and tour the museum.

  • If you haven’t seen Steven Dietz’s version of Sherlock Holmes yet, this Friday, July 12 at 8:00 PM is your last chance. Click <a href="http://theatrepalisades.ticketleap.com/sherlock-holmes/#view=calendar" target="_hplink">here</a> for tickets to see this always exciting play at Theatre Palisades.

  • This Friday, July 12 at 5:00 PM, Grand Park’s “Park Your Politics” speaker series presents Will the Bicycle Kill the Car? Moderated by Laura J. Nelson of the Los Angeles Times. This ideas exchange will focus on the ways in which bicycles help make our city greener, but also cause problems when it comes to sharing the road. Click <a href="http://grandparkla.org/ai1ec_event/park-your-politics-speaker-series/?instance_id=2905#sthash.yz0Xehwr.dpbs " target="_hplink">here</a> for more information.

  • EVERYONE:

    This is turning out to be a wonderful summer for dance in Los Angeles. This Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 PM, the Music Center welcomes <a href="http://www.musiccenter.org/about/Our-Programs/Glorya-Kaufman-Dance/1213-Season/American-Ballet-Theatre/" target="_hplink">American Ballet Theatre</a> with opening night performances of Apollo, Chamber Symphony, and Symphony in C. In the following three nights, ABT will perform classic Russian ballet Le Corsaire.

 

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