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13 best bets for your weekend: ‘Princess Bride,’ flamenco dance and the Actors’ Gang

A screening of “The Princess Bride” with a live-to-picture rating, an out of doors flamenco showcase and a digital theater piece from Tim Robbins’ Actors’ Gang lead our brief listing for digital and dwell, in-person music, artwork, dance and theater this weekend. Earlier than you go, keep in mind to name or test on-line for reservation necessities and different COVID-19 protocols.

“The Princess Bride in Live performance”
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, below the baton of David Newman, performs an all-new orchestral association of Mark Knopfler’s rating to accompany a screening of Rob Reiner’s beloved 1987 fantasy comedy. Reiner himself shall be readily available to introduce the movie that stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn and Andre the Giant. The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. 8 p.m. Saturday. $19-$261.

“Endlessly Flamenco”
This long-running month-to-month showcase for native and worldwide flamenco artists returns with a sequence of out of doors exhibits. Friday’s efficiency is bought out, however seats are nonetheless out there for headliners Briseyda Zárate at 8 p.m. Saturday and Vanessa Albalos at 8 p.m. Sunday. The Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. $40-$65. (323) 663-1525.

“We Dwell On”
The Actors’ Gang and firm founder Tim Robbins supply livestreamed performances of this new three-part work impressed by creator Studs Terkel’s 1970 work “Laborious Occasions: An Oral Historical past of the Nice Despair.” Half One: 7 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. Saturday; Half Two: 7 p.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Half Three: 8 p.m. Saturday; replays: 9 and 10:30 a.m. and midday Sunday; different dates via Sept. 4. Pay what you may.

“Cabaret Macabre”
This darkish, twisted burlesque present directed and choreographed by native dance artist Brittany DeWeese returns; for ages 17 and up. Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood. 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; different dates via Aug. 21. $17.50. (818) 202-4120.

Lydia Lunch
The veteran No Wave rocker and spoken-word artist shares the stage with singer, bassist and frequent collaborator Sylvia Black, joined by guitarist Gregg Foreman. The Moroccan Lounge, 901 E. 1st St., downtown L.A. $15. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. $15.

“The Final, Greatest Small City”
A white household and a Latinx household, neighbors within the metropolis of Fillmore in Ventura County, expertise life’s ups and downs on this planet premiere of L.A.-based playwright John Guerra’s drama. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; different dates via Nov. 6. $10-$42; kids youthful than 4, free; some pay-what-you-will performances out there. (310) 455-3723.

“Ages Take Motion: Give the Vaccine a Shot!”
L.A.-based firm Heidi Duckler Dance premieres a brand new dance movie, created at the side of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Outpatient Middle on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Neighborhood Hospital campus, concerning the significance of getting vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19. Watts Labor Neighborhood Motion Committee, 10950 S. Central Ave., L.A. 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. RSVP at

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Sierra Madre Playhouse levels socially distanced, outside performances of this household pleasant musical primarily based on the “Peanuts” cartoon created by Charles M. Schulz. Sierra Madre Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; different dates via Aug. 29. $60 for 2 folks, $100 for 4, $160 for six; advance buy beneficial.

Flor Amargo
The Mexican singer-songwriter helps launch Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles’ 2021 season of free outside live shows. The night additionally features a DJ set by La Banda Elástica. MacArthur Park, 2230 W. sixth St., L.A. 7 p.m. Friday.

The LA Artwork Present
The long-running artwork truthful returns with a highlight on girls artists plus particular programming centered on the wedding of artwork and expertise. Los Angeles Conference Middle, West Corridor, 1201 S. Figueroa St., downtown L.A. Midday to eight p.m. Friday-Saturday, midday to six p.m. Sunday. Single-day tickets, $30.

Shoshana Bean
The Broadway veteran (“Depraved,” “Waitress,” “Hairspray”) performs picks from her trio of solo albums in a three-night stand in Tinseltown. The Bourbon Room, 6356 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $35-$75.

“State Truthful Ent. Presents the Official Summer season Truthful of L.A.”
There shall be rides, carnival video games, dwell music, canine stunt exhibits and deep-fried nearly every little thing at this family-friendly occasion. Santa Anita Race Observe, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. Midday to 10 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. $7-$12; kids youthful than 6, free.

Walt Disney Live performance Corridor tour
The whole lot you all the time needed to know concerning the venue could be yours with a newly revamped self-guided audio tour narrated by John Lithgow and that includes commentary from architect Frank Gehry, conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen, et al. Walt Disney Live performance Corridor, 111 S. grand Ave., downtown L.A. 10 a.m. to three p.m. every day. Free.

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