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<<  Month of October 2011    >>           Youth Events   
 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 | 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM   
Toyota Meeting Hall [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Witness the excellence of performers over two days of competition.
 
 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Paul Williams has touched many lives with songs like Rainbow Connection, We've Only Just Begun, You and Me Against the World, and Evergreen. In a rare Southern California appearance, this award-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee will perform many of his beloved songs. His music has been recorded by artists such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson, Ella Fitzgerald, David Bowie, Ray Charles, R.E.M., and Luther Vandross, but is especially wonderful when performed by the man who wrote the words.
 
 
Sunday, October 2, 2011 | 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM   
Toyota Meeting Hall [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Witness the excellence of performers over two days of competition.
 
 
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM   
George Nakano Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Take an in-depth look at Manet and his new style of Realism that shocked the Paris art scene and paved the way for Monet and the other Impressionists to create their unique applications of dappled color.
 
 
Saturday, October 8, 2011 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Contemporary Taiko quartet On Ensemble presents the musical results of InventiOn 2011, its yearlong focus on creativity and composition. As the 2011 Artists in Residency at the Los Angeles Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, the group explored the full range and possibilities of Japanese drums. Experience the results - and the group's critically acclaimed repertoire.
 
 
Sunday, October 9, 2011 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
An idealistic artist, a celebrated singer and a corrupt police chief engage in a fierce battle of wills in this tempestuous tale of cruelty and deception. With its themes of political intrigue, sexual intimidation and official hypocrisy, Puccini's great melodrama set in 1800 is anything but dated. Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka makes her company debut in the title role. Baritone, Lado Ataneli (Scarpia) and Italian tenor Carlo Ventre make up the other sides of this fatal love triangle. (In Italian; English subtitles; Two intermissions.)
 
 
Sunday, October 9, 2011 | 6:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
An idealistic artist, a celebrated singer and a corrupt police chief engage in a fierce battle of wills in this tempestuous tale of cruelty and deception. With its themes of political intrigue, sexual intimidation and official hypocrisy, Puccini's great melodrama set in 1800 is anything but dated. Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka makes her company debut in the title role. Baritone, Lado Ataneli (Scarpia) and Italian tenor Carlo Ventre make up the other sides of this fatal love triangle. (In Italian; English subtitles; Two intermissions.)
 
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy an evening discussion on how to utilize cultural and business gaps between Los Angeles and Japan for profitable new businesses.
 
 
Friday, October 14, 2011 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
California's premiere Mexican Folklorico dance ensemble brings its vibrant color, vigor, and skilled movement to Torrance. The internationally renowned Pacifico provides audiences with powerful and entertaining insights into this rich heritage as it performs traditional and new works - including its whimsical tribute to The Day of the Dead - with regional suites from Costa Chica, Chiapas, Jalisco, and the elaborately depicted Danza de Quetzales, among others.
 
 
Saturday, October 15, 2011 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy a special evening with the symphony's selection of beautiful music with the Young Artist Concerto Competition winners featuring Nathan Le, cello soloist and Stefani Feldman, clarinet soloist.
 
 
Sunday, October 16, 2011 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drvie
No one does it like Frank. Reminisce as Los Cancioneros recreates the golden age of hits by the one and only, Chairman of the Board, Frank Sinatra.
 
 
Friday, October 21, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This musical version of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn follows the tale of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and a host of colorful characters as they make their way down the Mississippi River.
 
 
Friday, October 21, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
George Nakano Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Brazilian singer and lyricist Katia Moraes began her career in Rio de Janeiro in the 80s and now brings her creativity and musical history to our stage. Katia and her band have performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival, the Hollywood Bowl, The House of Blues, the Ford Amphitheater, the Getty Center, and many other venues in the U.S. and abroad.
 
 
Saturday, October 22, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This musical version of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn follows the tale of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and a host of colorful characters as they make their way down the Mississippi River.
 
 
Saturday, October 22, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
George Nakano Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Brazilian singer and lyricist Katia Moraes began her career in Rio de Janeiro in the 80s and now brings her creativity and musical history to our stage. Katia and her band have performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival, the Hollywood Bowl, The House of Blues, the Ford Amphitheater, the Getty Center, and many other venues in the U.S. and abroad.
 
 
Sunday, October 23, 2011 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This musical version of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn follows the tale of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and a host of colorful characters as they make their way down the Mississippi River.
 
 
Monday, October 24, 2011 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy this premier showing of the video Undefeated Sarah Palin.
 
 
Friday, October 28, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Sophisticated, macabre, visceral, and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd School Edition nevertheless has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with moments of dark humor. Audiences find themselves laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.
 
 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 | 10:30 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Bring your little ones, ages one through five, for a morning of music and fun! This series of Saturday concerts is recommended for ages one to five, and showcases some of the best names in musical entertainment. This concert is free and no registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information, please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Sophisticated, macabre, visceral, and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd School Edition nevertheless has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with moments of dark humor. Audiences find themselves laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.
 
 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Sophisticated, macabre, visceral, and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd School Edition nevertheless has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with moments of dark humor. Audiences find themselves laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.
 
 
Sunday, October 30, 2011 | 1:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy this evening of Karaoke singing from the thirty participants of the club, plus a special professional guest singer from Japan.
 
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