Stage Raw: Miss Translation
AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS
Performer Denise Uyehara presents her "interactive evening of theater, bones and egg games, butoh inspired dance and live Okinawn music (the show is actually called The Senkotsu (Mis) Translation, An Evening of Interactive Performance -- as part of Highways' Performance Space's 20th annual celebration. It's an examination of the tangled history of the Okinawans' relations with the U.S. military.
Highways, 1661 18th Street, Santa Monica (310) 315-1459
WHAT IS A LITERARY IMAGE?
If this question has been keeping you up at night, REDCAT and CalArts present Samuel Weber: What Is a Literary Image? -- "remarks on visibility, invisibility and divisibility with Sande Cohen and James Wiltgen, as the conclusion of its 2008/2009 Aesthetics and Politics Lecture Series, Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 8:30p.m. at REDCAT, south-west corner of Disney Hall, downtown.
ARTS IN REVIEW
Host Julio Martinez interviews Back to Bacharach and David stars Diana De Garmo, Tom Lowe, Tressa Thomas and director Kathy Najimy on KPFK/Los Angeles (90.7FM). Tomorrow (Thursday, May 7), noon to 1 p.m.)
WINNNER OF THE SMALLER IS BETTER PRIZE
Theater Unleashed presents the first ever World's Smallest Renaissance Faire, Monday May 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the court yard of the Avery Shreiber Theater, 11050 Magnolia Boulevard in North Hollywood.
"Patrons can feast on the World's Smallest Turkey Legs, drink the World's Best Meade with the Smallest Amount of Alcohol (0 percent), pet the World's Smallest Dragon and even take part in the World's Smallest Boulder Toss. There will be tons of pint-sized activities and food, entertainment of all varieties (improv, fairy tales, music), arts and crafts for the kiddies and local vendors peddling their wares."
$10 - not bad for something so small.