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Pepperdine's Center for the Arts Announces Schedule for the 2006-07 Season
The Center for the Arts will continue to present some of the most exciting and engaging entertainment in the world during the new season which begins on Saturday, Sept. 16, with the return of the immensely popular jazz singer Steve Tyrell. Other notable performances include pioneering jazz pianist Dave Brubeck and his acclaimed quartet on Sept. 21; the comedy of Rita Rudner on Sept. 30; holiday swing music with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Dec. 2; astonishing dance of the Pilobolus Dance Theatre on Feb. 15; and the melodies and lyrics of guitarist/songwriter David Wilcox on April 28.
The Stotsenberg Recital Series, beginning on Oct. 15, welcomes soprano Mlada Khudoley; pianist and radio host Christopher O'Riley; musicians from the L.A. Chamber Orchestra, the Long Beach Symphony and Dorian Quintet, violinist Rachel Lee; and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Gold Medal winner of the Parkening International Guitar Competition. The Kids' Playhouse returns with three matinees to delight young audiences. Show titles include "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," And "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie."
The Fine Arts Division will also present an array of student performances and productions, including the Flora L. Thornton Opera Program's rendition of "The Crucible" in March, and the Theatre Department's production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" in April.
The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, open five days a week with no admission charge, showcases selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation beginning Sept. 6, and the drawings of Jim Dine starting on Jan. 6.
Please visit the Center for the Arts Web site for more information on these and other performances. Tickets are available by calling the Center for the Arts Box Office at (310) 506-4522 or through Ticketmaster.