Arts & Entertainment

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La Plaza de Cultura y Artes: Elevating historical consciousness of Angelenos

Los Angeles museum confronts Angelino and American ahistoricism. A recent event highlighted the lives of Great Depression-era women cannery workers.

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Romeo and Juliet jinxed in East Jerusalem

Emotions run high in this version of Shakespeare's classic tale of star-crossed lovers, set in one of today's flashpoints of international strife.

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“Gruesome Playground Injuries”: Wounds, blood, and scars on theatrical display

This two-person tour de force is playing through June 26 at the Hudson Backstage in Los Angeles.

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Thaïs: Religion versus sexuality on an epic scale

Jules Massenet's Thaïs is a tale of religion and sexual repression, with baritone Plácido Domingo as Athanaël, a meddler of epic proportions, masquerading as a monk to hide his inner psychological conflicts.