Happy Holidays from WeHo!

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Holiday-2016

There’s something for everyone with these holiday-themed programs sponsored by the City of West Hollywood!

 

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 7:30pm

Outfest: A Movie Little Christmas in Tinseltown 3

West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.

$10 general/$6 Outfest Members

Frank DeCaro (Christmas in Tinseltown) and Alonso Duralde (Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas) screen clips from their favorite Christmas movies and TV specials and interview the talented performers and creators who made them happen.

More info and to purchase tickets: www.weho.org/residents/arts-and-culture/film

 

  Alison Lewis

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 12pm – 1pm

Winter Sounds: Holiday Lunchtime Concert with Alison Lewis

West Hollywood City Hall Community Plaza, 8300 Santa Monica Blvd.

FREE admission

Bring your lunch and join us for a free outdoor concert with jazz singer Alison Lewis, who will entertain with a program of holiday standards and winter-themed music. No stranger to stages large and small, Alison has had the opportunity to perform at venues ranging from intimate clubs in Europe and the U.S. to the Skirball Museum and Lincoln Center.  Free hot cider and cocoa will be served. 

More info: http://weho.org/residents/arts-and-culture/winter-sounds-concert-series or call Mike Che at 323-848-6377. RSVPs are not necessary , but please join the facebook event for updates: http://bit.ly/Dec14HolidayConcert

 

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 4pm – 5:30pm

Winter Sounds: California String Quartet Winter Concert

West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.

FREE admission

With a bit of classical, like Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, and a bit of unexpected, California String Quartet will bring an end-of-the-year celebration like no other as part of the City’s free Winter Sounds Concert Series. This quartet has performed previously at LACMA Live, the Norton Simon Museum, The Music Guild, South Bay Chamber Music Society, Ventura Chamber Music Festival, CALTech Music Society, Restoration Series South Pasadena, and at the Old Mill San Marino. More info: http://weho.org/residents/arts-and-culture/winter-sounds-concert-series or call Mike Che at 323-848-6377.

 

Sunday, December 18, 2016

11am (in Russian)

12:15pm (in English)

The New Year Adventures of Goldilocks and the Three Bears 

Rooms 5+6, Plummer Park Community Center, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.

FREE admission

A touching story about true friendship and sincere feelings, this original story by Puppet Theater on Wheels will delight children and families, ending with a visit from Father Frost and his granddaughter Snegurochka. More info: http://weho.org/residents/puppet-theatre-on-wheels-2016 or 310-210-9277.

 

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 12pm – 1:15pm

Showtime-Katusha Dance Studio: New Year Yolka / Winter Celebration

Fiesta Hall, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.

$10 for adults, and $40 for kids (includes a gift)  

A Yolka is the traditional way that Russian children celebrate the New Year. This celebration entitled ‘Magic Clocks’ features a New Year fairy tale, music, games, contests, costumes, prizes, and dancing. To purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/RussianNewYearYolka  

 

Friday, December 23, 2016, 5pm

Avanti Entertainment Dance Studio presents Nutcracker Ballet

Fiesta Hall, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.

Free

Performed for kids by kids, this free performance of the Nutcracker is sponsored by the City through its Russian Advisory Board. www.weho.org/russian More info: 310-980-3171

 

Save the date for free indoor Winter Sounds concerts on January 21 and February 18 at 4pm in the City Council Chambers (825 N. San Vicente Blvd).

http://weho.org/residents/arts-and-culture/winter-sounds-concert-series

 

Special thanks to the artist Shag for his cover artwork.  The Shag Store, 8443 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069. 

www.shagthestore.com

 

26th Annual West Hollywood Toy and Food Drive 

The City of West Hollywood and the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station are partnering to help give back to those in need this holiday season. The 26th Annual West Hollywood Toy and Food Drive will be accepting donations until Wednesday, December 23, 2016, with the goal of providing up to 900 families with meals and gifts.  For more information, please contact (323) 848-6371 or email Bsmith@weho.org. Online donations can be made to: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/todri.