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AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY BALLET TO LIVE MUSIC AT THE GENSLER DOWNTOWN LA

 

AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY BALLET

American Contemporary Ballet (ACB) is a Los Angeles based company that performs in small intimate venues with live musicians. They have announced their 2013 season.

The first event will take place at the Gensler – downtown. Here is a link to the tickets.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEETUP IS FOR THE 9PM SHOW ON SATURDAY APRIL 27, 2013.

Act fast as the only tickets left are for the 9pm show---so don’t hesitate if you want to see this performance!

http://americancontemporaryballet.org/shows/

****PLEASE RSVP ONCE YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS TO THE EVENT****

If people are interested in meeting before please note in the comments with the RSVP. We can organize drinks, food or coffee before as there are many options in the area. Also, note in the comments if you would like to carpool downtown. Afterwards, there is a meet and greet with the dancers/performers.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE:

In keeping with ACB’s mission of presenting ballet in venues which can provide greater intimacy and a new perspective on the art, ACB and DaCamera present DANCE+DESIGN at Gensler’s beautiful new performance space. Located within Gensler’s LA headquarters, the space overlooks downtown LA through a glass backdrop behind the performers. DANCE+DESIGN 2013 is a rare opportunity to learn about the design of dance in a place dedicated to the art of design.

LOCATION:

GENSLER
500 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

 

Pre-meetup before the dance performance:

Time: 7pm for drinks (please email me if interested in dinner and we can make reservation)

The show is at the Gensler, which is in the LA Live Arts area of downtown with plenty of options for places to meet before the show.

Here are 2 suggestions for drinks beforehand that are a block from the Gensler.

Suggestion No. 1

Engine Company No. 28, a historical firehouse from 1913 that was restored in 1989 and now houses a beautiful restaurant and bar.  We can meet at the bar for a drink -- they have a happy hour special and some bar food if people want.  Check the link below.  If people are interested in dinner please let me know and we will make a reservation.  Also, bring cash so you can pay your own bill and not worry about splitting cards.

http://www.engineco.com/happyhours

 

Suggestion No. 2

Cucina Rustica, a wine bar and Italian restaurant.  They also have a happy hour special on drinks and small bar plates. Same thing if people are interested in dinner please email me directly so we can get a headcount and make a reservation.  Otherwise, we can do drinks.

http://cucinarusticala.com/bar-rustico/

 

(PLEASE COMMENT HERE OR EMAIL ME WITH YOUR SUGGESTIONS---THIS CAN BE A FUN NIGHT OUT EXPLORING THE DOWNTOWN LA CULTURE!)


PARKING:

Gensler charges $15 to park and I'm not sure what street parking is like or area garages.  If people would like to car pool can you make a comment and area you live to coordinate carpooling.  Also, I know this is the NYer in me, but the subway stops close by (about .3 mile walk)

 

 

 

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  • Beth R

    Fascinating talk and wonderful dance. Thanks, Natalie, for discovering and hosting this event!

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • Natalie

    Beautiful dancers, beautiful space, interesting talk about history of music and dance, and wonderful company. Look for another event from this company in June or August (dancing with live chamber music)

    1 · April 28, 2013

  • tim b.

    Sounds fantastic!!

    April 24, 2013

  • Heather

    anyone want to carpool from the westside?

    April 14, 2013

    • Beth R

      Heather, if you're going to the dinner also, you're welcome to ride with me. I'm near Olympic & La Cienega.

      April 22, 2013

  • Kiyo

    I'm excited to meet everyone! I'm up dinner and drinks, too.

    April 22, 2013

  • Jill

    Sounds great, but 9 p.m. is a bit late.

    April 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So wish I could go. But I had already put down a deposit at SAAM tomorrow.

    April 12, 2013

    • Natalie

      Sorry you will miss this show---hope you make the next one!

      April 14, 2013

  • Beth R

    Sounds great. I'm in!

    January 9, 2013

  • tim b.

    Sounds fantastic!!

    January 7, 2013

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