COVID watch listing: ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Ai Weiwei, Patton Oswalt

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Matthew Bourne, Ai Weiwei, Patton Oswalt, Los Angeles Opera and Japanese woodblock printing all make our weekly streaming listing this weekend. Right here’s the rundown of on-line concert events, theater, artwork and different tradition in your viewing consideration, all instances Pacific.

Matthew Bourne’s “Romeo and Juliet”
Heart Theatre Group streams a filmed manufacturing of the British choreographer’s modern-dress replace of the Prokofiev ballet. 5 p.m. Thursday; 5 and eight p.m. Friday; 2, 5 and eight p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. $10.

Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra Septet With Wynton Marsalis
The ensemble performs the trumpet participant and composer’s new work, “The Democracy! Suite” on this La Jolla Music Society presentation. 7 p.m. Saturday; obtainable on demand by way of Feb. 23. Free. Register at

“A Dialog With Ai Weiwei”
The artist and activist joins Skirball Cultural Heart curator Yael Lipschutz for a digital chat. 11 a.m. Sunday. Free.,

Patton Oswalt
The comedian, actor and creator returns in a dwell standup present to profit the charity Alice’s Youngsters. 6 p.m. Friday. $20.

“Rianto: Hijrah”
Choreographer and dancer Rianto interrogates conventional and up to date dance and gender fluidity in his native Indonesia on this collaboration with filmmaker Garin Nugroho. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $10.

Worldwide Metropolis Theatre in Lengthy Seaside opens its thirty sixth season with a digital manufacturing of Yasmina Reza‘s Tony-winning comedy a few dispute between three longtime mates about what’s and isn’t artwork. Out there on demand Thursdays-Sundays by way of March 7. $30 per family.

“Loss of life”
Los Angeles Opera streams this three-part digital brief that tracks composer Tyshawn Sorey’s creation of a musical setting of a poem by Black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). With mezzo-soprano Amanda Lynn Bottoms and pianist Howard Watkins. Out there anytime on demand starting Friday. Free.,,

“deader than lifeless”
The Hammer Museum in Westwood presents a dialog between dance artists Ligia Lewis and Mlondi Zondi, adopted by Lewis in a filmed efficiency of this piece initially created for the Hammer’s Made in L.A. 2020 biennial. A Q&A follows. 1 p.m. Sunday. Free.

“Los Angeles Performs Itself”
The Autry Museum of the American West hosts a watch occasion for Thom Andersen’s exhaustive 2003 cinematic essay in regards to the Metropolis of Angels on movie from the silent period to the current day. 4 p.m. Saturday. Free.

“Threat! Stay!”
This storytelling collection hosted by “The State” writer-actor Kevin Allison returns with a brand new Zoom present. It’s a part of the 2021 First Individual Arts Anthology Competition. 4 p.m. Friday. $29.

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Organist Aaron Reveals performs a belated Valentine’s Day-themed recital in a brand new installment of this live performance collection introduced by the First United Methodist Church in Pasadena. 4 p.m. Saturday. Free.,

“Mars: An Inventive Mission”
California Artwork Membership celebrates the deployment of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover with this digital exhibition of sci-fi-, fantasy- and science-themed work and imagery. The exhibit contains academic programming and artwork talks. Out there by way of Might 31. Free.

“Love, Locs and Liberation”
Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2021 continues with writer-performer Ella Turenne’s solo drama about Black girls’s relationship with their hair. 6 p.m. Friday; obtainable on demand for 48 hours. $15.99.

“Nature/Supernature: Visions of This World and Past in Japanese Woodblock Prints”
Greater than 60 examples of this historic printing approach from the Scripps Faculty assortment go on show on this digital exhibition introduced by Japan Home L.A. On view by way of Might 31. Free.

“The Work of Adrienne Kennedy: Inspiration & Affect”
Spherical Home Theatre in Bethesda, Md., and the McCarter Theatre Heart in Princeton, N.J., current this digital pageant that includes readings of 4 works by the octogenarian African American playwright. Out there on demand by way of Feb. 28. $17.50; pageant cross, $60.

“That Pärt Feeling: The Universe of Arvo Pärt”
The Estonian minimalist composer is profiled on this 2019 documentary. Out there anytime. Free.

“Ladies in Science & Tradition Celebration”
Chicana activist and artist Barbara Carrasco and seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones are among the many honorees on this inaugural occasion introduced by the Pure Historical past Museums of Los Angeles County. 7 p.m. Thursday. $100 and up.

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