COVID watch record: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ‘West Wing’ reunion

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See a reunion of “West Wing” stars, hear an operatic tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, or step into Matthew Bourne’s “Purple Sneakers.” Right here’s our rundown of this weekend’s on-line concert events, theater, artwork and different programming in your viewing consideration, all instances Pacific.

“For the Love of Opera: Celebrating RBG’s 88th Birthday”
The late Supreme Court docket justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a famous opera buff, is widely known in a digital live performance that includes a few of her favourite arias. Co-presented by the Lowell Milken Middle for Music of American Jewish Expertise at UCLA. Accessible anytime. Free.

“Stars within the Home”
“West Wing” forged members together with Martin Sheen and Allison Janney reunite to reminisce in a brand new installment of this on-line collection hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley. 5 p.m. Friday. Free.,

The California Sound
The Homosexual Males’s Refrain of Los Angeles sings favorites, from the Seashore Boys to Billie Eilish, on this digital live performance. With particular company Carnie and Wendy Wilson of Wilson Phillips. 8 p.m. Saturday; accessible on demand for 48 hours. Free; $20 urged donation.

“Artbound: The Watts Towers Arts Middle”
The Los Angeles County Museum of Artwork screens a documentary concerning the SoCal landmark that initially aired on the arts-and-culture showcase “Artbound” on native PBS station KCET. A panel dialogue follows. 7 p.m. Friday. Free. Register at

“A Pan-American Musical Feast”
The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s “Sound/Stage” live performance collection continues with works by Tania León, Paul Desenne and Aaron Copland. Additionally featured: superstar chef and activist José Andrés in dialog with L.A. Phil music and inventive director Gustavo Dudamel. 10 a.m. Friday; accessible for 30 days. Free.

Matthew Bourne’s “The Purple Sneakers”
An aspiring ballerina will get a leg up, due to some fatally infernal footwear. Middle Theatre Group streams a filmed efficiency of the British choreographer’s 2016 manufacturing, an adaptation of the 1948 Powell and Pressburger fantasy drama. 8 p.m. Friday; 5 and eight p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. $10.

“The Betweens”
Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Mission premieres this intimate new work by choreographers Jermaine Spivey and Spenser Theberge that was filmed up shut and reside onstage in a single steady take. 5 p.m. Saturday; accessible for twenty-four hours solely. $19.99, $24.99.

“Violins Across the World: From Classical to Bluegrass”
Santa Barbara Symphony presents violinist Gilles Apap in a program that features works by Mozart in addition to 18th century composer Joseph Bologne, also referred to as Chevalier de Saint-Georges. 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; accessible on demand for 30 days. $65 per family; collection passes, $100-$300.

“Everybody Was Invited: The Hyphenate Artwork and Lifetime of Kate Johnson”
The late artist and filmmaker, identified for her large-scale projections on the Getty, Los Angeles Metropolis Corridor and Bergamot Station, is widely known on this digital memorial that includes native artists, musicians, writers and others. Offered by Santa Monica’s 18th Road Arts Middle. 5 p.m. Saturday. Free.

Ballet Hispánico’s “50 12 months Legacy Expertise”
The New York-based firm that champions Latinx choreographers celebrates itself on this digital occasion that includes efficiency clips and hosted by inventive director Eduardo Vilaro. Anytime by March 24. Free.

“Dohee Lee: MU/Connector: Chilseong Saenamgut”
Award-winning multidisciplinary artist Dohee Lee reimagines the traditional religious practices of Indigenous cultures on this presentation. 8:30 p.m. Friday, 5:30 p.m. Saturday. $8-$15.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The South African vocal group, identified for its contributions to Paul Simon’s Grammy-winning 1986 album “Graceland,” takes the stage on this live performance filmed final March at Royce Corridor. Offered by the Middle for the Artwork of Efficiency at UCLA. 5 p.m. Sunday; additionally 5 p.m. March 23-25. Free.

The piano duo of Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff performs up to date works on this Piano Spheres presentation. On demand by March 26. Free.

Playwright Jake Broder explores connections between French composer Maurice Ravel and Canadian scientist and painter Anne Adams, each of whom suffered from the identical uncommon mind illness. On demand by March 31. Free.

Joey Sellers Quintet
The veteran jazz trombonist and his ensemble play requirements and extra on this installment of the Irvine Barclay Theatre’s digital jazz collection. 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Register at

“The Third Seder: A Yiddish Passover Celebration”
Theater artists, Klezmer musicians and others mark the vacation on this second-annual digital celebration cosponsored by the Nationwide Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. 11 a.m. Sunday. Free.

“Anybody however Me” and “The Oxy Complicated”
L.A.’s IAMA Theatre Firm streams two solo comedies starring writer-performers Sheila Carrasco and Anna LaMadrid, filmed reside on the Pico Playhouse. Sunday by April 18. $15 every; $25 for each.

“Contained in the Rendon: Artists Salon”
The downtown L.A. arts house launches this new collection that includes artist talks, musical performances and extra. 6 p.m. Sunday. Free.

Our recurring coronavirus-era arts-viewing suggestions are posted each Thursday.

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