Also in Venice, just around the corner….

Gallerist Kana Manglapus trains her camera on her immediate surroundings and travels she has made to San Francisco and Mexico through a wry, irreverent and personal lens.

HFri 11.8 KanaManglapus beatourister prolific participation in social media, Instagram in particular, has provided the forum for re-discovering her everyday environments in the mode of a tourist and the role of local voyeur. In expanding beyond her Instagram audience, Manglapus, who shot the collection entirely with an iPhone, collaborated with the Cadillac Hotel to showcase “#beatourist,” offering a site-specific selection of photographs to inspire travelers and locals alike.

This is her first solo exhibition. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Venice Family Clinic.

What: Opening reception
Where: Cadillac Hotel, 8 Dudley Ave. at Speedway
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In Pasadena…

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company led by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, presents their first full production of the 2013-14 Season, Molière’s The Middle Class Nobleman.

Fri 11.8 ParsonsNoseTheater NoblemanPhoto2See image: Lance Davis (Monsieur Jourdain/Director) watches a scene between James Calvert (Covielle) and Gary Lamb (Cleonte – not pictured).
Putting lipstick on a pig, the French master Molière gives us the narcissistic bourgeois, Monsieur Jourdain, who can buy all of the lessons but none of the talent. His ignorance is far from bliss for his wife and family. The Middle Class Nobleman will be performed in an original translation and adaptation by Parson’s Nose Artistic Director, Lance Davis. The Parson’s Nose Company will include Lance Davis, Mary Chalon, Marisa Chandler, Jill Rogosheske, Paul Perri, Barry Gordon, Gary Lamb, Mark McCracken, Tom Ashworth, James Calvert, and Nora Frankovich.

Parson’s Nose Theater performs at Lineage Performing Arts Center located at 89 South Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105. The show runs through November 24th.

Admission: $20 suggest…but pay what you can (I LOVE that!!!)

What: Performance
Where: Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105
When: 8:00pm
Phone: 626-403-7667