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The Theatre at Ace Hotel

929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

October 2016

Left, Right & Center Live!

October 20, 2016
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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KCRW's Left, Right & Center Live! Election 2016: Inside the Political Circus 6:30pm Doors and Cash Bar 7:45pm Show Welcome to the weirdest election of your lifetime. In Election 2016, facts are up for debate, satire seems insufficient, and the two major-party candidates are the least popular in history. The bitter contest between Trump and Clinton is less about policy than identity and what makes America great (again?). Where can you turn to make sense of the madness? Join KCRW’s…

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January 2017

The Un-Private Collection: Thomas Houseago + Flea

January 26, 2017 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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The next program in The Un-Private Collection talk series will present a conversation with artist Thomas Houseago and rock bassist and art collector Flea. Works by Houseago in the Broad collection are currently on view as part of the museum's collection installation, Creature, on view through March 19. The pair will discuss Houseago’s inspirations and practice, and the impact that visual art and music can have on each other, among other topics. A ticket for this program also allows you to visit The Broad…

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May 2017

Radiotopia – Live Tour

May 12, 2017 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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$29 – $37

Radiotopia Live brings extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts out of your headphones and onto the stage. We’re headed out on our first West Coast tour. Join us in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and LA for live radio, conversations, stories and music from your favorite Radiotopia podcasts including: 99% Invisible- featuring Jon Mooallem and the Brink players and a never-before heard story in SF and LA only, Criminal, The Allusionist, The Memory Palace and Mortified. Plus a performance of The West Wing Weekly featuring composer Snuffy Walden.

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October 2017

WNYC Studios and KCRW Present: BuzzFeed’s Another Round

October 3, 2017 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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As part of Werk It, a 3-day festival celebrating women podcasters, WNYC Studios and KCRW bring you a live taping of BuzzFeed’s award-winning podcast, Another Round. Join Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu as they knock back a few and take on the colorful, crazy world around them. Why are bigots so bad at graphic design? How come nobody knows how cute bats are? Why is therapy so hard? As the bourbon flows, Heben and Tracy will explore race, gender, pop culture, bad jokes, and more…

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WNYC Studios and KCRW Present: Death, Sex & Money

October 4, 2017 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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As part of Werk It, a three-day festival celebrating women podcasters, WNYC Studios and KCRW bring you a live taping of the hit podcast Death, Sex & Money about the mistakes we make in our 20s. Host Anna Sale will be joined by actors Niecy Nash and Alia Shawkat -- and New Orleans native and professor Terri Coleman will share a story about a lesson she learned the hard way. Plus, your 20-something advice questions answered! ABOUT THE HOST Anna…

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December 2017

Ryoji Ikeda Program I & II

December 14, 2017 • 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until December 15, 2017

The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Ryoji Ikeda Program I & II Thu, Dec 14 at 8PM Fri, Dec 15 at 8PM The Theatre at Ace Hotel “In choreographing vast amounts of digital information, Ikeda conjures up a transformative environment in which visitors confront data on a scale that defies comprehension.” —Park Avenue Armory Internationally celebrated electronic composer and light-and-sound-installation artist Ryoji Ikeda has gained a reputation as one of the few artists working convincingly across both visual and sonic media. A leading figure among the…

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Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

December 17, 2017 • 7:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show featuring Preservation Hall Legacy Horns & Ruthie Foster Sun, Dec 17 at 7PM The Theatre at Ace Hotel “We had no idea when we started that we would make it this far. The secret to our longevity is, we love what we do. And when you love what you do, that keeps you motivated. That keeps you alive.” —Jimmy Carter, Founding Member The Center for the Art of Performance invites you to celebrate the…

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February 2018

Meow Meow in Concert with Thomas M. Lauderdale

February 2, 2018 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Meow Meow in Concert with Thomas M. Lauderdale Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 8PM The Theatre at Ace Hotel “There are not many women who can stun an audience into pin-drop silence with an exquisitely delivered torch song one moment and rock the rafters with laughter the next. Meow Meow...is that rare combination—devilish funny bones and heavenly vocal chords...no one now does it better than Meow.” —Evening Standard UK At last! An evening of (almost) completely orchestrated CHAOS. International siren…

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Goapele

February 10, 2018 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Goapele Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 8PM The Theatre at Ace Hotel “Play captures this profound union of the sacred and the sexy with the perfect marriage between a sensuous, dreamlike voice, snapping fingers, and the deep bass sounds reminiscent of heartbeats. Opening with the soft growl of a lion, Play is for the woman who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to say so.” —Broken Shackle Publishing Goapele (pronounced gwa-puh-lay), which means “to move forward” in Setswana, has…

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Letters Live

February 26, 2018 • 8:00 am
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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LETTERS LIVE with James Corden, Mark Hamill, Minnie Driver, Ian McShane, Stephen Fry and more Acclaimed UK show, is making its US premiere with a fundraiser for 826LA and Women for Women International ‘An emotional evening that will remain in the hearts of all’ The Guardian, * * * * * 'Hear the best letters in the world read by the best voices’ The Observer ‘Funny, heartbreaking, silly, momentous and compellingly intimate’ Time Out ‘Letters Live will come around again soon.…

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March 2018

Jubilee – A Celebration of Jerry Garcia

March 30, 2018 • 7:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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BGS (The Bluegrass Situation), The Jerry Garcia Family, and Goldenvoice are proud to announce JUBILEE: A CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA, to take place on Friday, March 30 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event continues a year of commemorations surrounding Garcia’s 75th birthday. Featuring performances by a wide range of artists influenced by Jerry’s musical legacy before and during his time in the Grateful Dead, the full list of guest performers now includes Banditos, Sam Bush,…

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April 2018

Eighth Blackbird

April 21, 2018 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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SEASON PERFORMANCE Eighth Blackbird Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 8PM The Theatre at Ace Hotel “One of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet.” —Chicago Tribune Four-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “a new breed of super-musicians” who have mastered a diverse and eclectic repertoire of new music, which is played primarily from memory, while simultaneously being enacted on stage. They will be joined at The Ace by…

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May 2018

Angélique Kidjo Remain In Light

May 5, 2018 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Angélique Kidjo Remain In Light Sat, May 5, 2018 at 8PM “Spirited African songbird, Angélique Kidjo channels Talking Heads and burns down the house at Carnegie Hall… She not only got the capacity audience on its feet but also got everyone to dance as well.” —Zeal NYC Three-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the most popular and renowned voices on the global music scene today. Her striking voice, stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages…

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Pop-Up Magazine

May 12, 2018 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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A night of true stories, documentary films, photography, and radio from some favorite writers, performers, and musicians. Unrecorded, live onstage. Contributors for the Spring Issue includes John Jeremiah Sullivan, Joy Bryant, Leanne Shapton, Franchesca Ramsey, Lauren Greenfield, Davy Rothbart, Bess Kalb, Helen Rosner, Jenée Desmond-Harris, Elle O'Brien, Andres Gonzalez, Marcus Ubungen, Veena Rao, Chris Colin, Brittany Spanos, and with new original music from Magik*Magik Orchestra and more...

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September 2018

Pop-Up Magazine

September 29, 2018 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Pop-Up Magazine September 29 The Theatre at Ace Hotel 7:30pm, Tickets starting at $39 Receive $5 off with code KCRW The acclaimed live magazine is back with a new fall issue! Writers Rebecca Skloot (#1 New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks), Ann Friedman (New York Magazine, Los Angeles Times; co-host, Call Your Girlfriend podcast), Jason Parham (Wired), Marc Bamuthi Joseph (playwright, /peh-LO-tah/), Rowan Jacobsen (A Geography of Oysters); radio/podcast producer Hrishikesh Hirway (host, Song Exploder podcast); filmmaker Meg…

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November 2018

Cat Power

November 21, 2018 • 8:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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December 2018

A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary by Sam Green and Kronos Quartet

December 7, 2018 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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January 2019

Pop-Up Magazine

January 30, 2019 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The acclaimed live magazine is back with a new winter issue! Contributors to the 2019 Winter Issue show in Los Angeles include musician Will Butler (Arcade Fire); writers Jason Concepcion (The Ringer), Josie Duffy-Rice (The New York Times, Slate, Ebony), Ed Yong (The Atlantic, New York Times-bestselling I Contain Multitudes), Laurel Braitman (New York Times-bestselling Animal Madness, The New York Times), and Francesca Mari (California Sunday Magazine, Texas Monthly); filmmakers Sam Green (A Thousand Thoughts, The Weather Underground), Jason Hanasik (The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, SFFILM’s FilmHouse), Sophia Nahli…

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May 2019

Pop-Up Magazine

May 17, 2019 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The acclaimed live magazine is back with a new Spring issue! Contributors to the 2019 Spring Issue show in Los Angeles include writer Jon Mooallem (The New York Times Magazine, author, Wild Ones), Hrishikesh Hirway (Host, Song Exploder), Michelle Buteau (Actor, comedian, host, Late Night Whenever), Xyza Cruz Bacani (Photographer, Magnum Foundation Fellow, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia), Mallika Rao (Writer, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vulture, The New Yorker), Mohanad Elshieky (Comedian, Team Coco Comic to Watch 2018), Natalie Keyssar (Photographer, Time, The California Sunday Magazine), Jason Concepcion (Senior writer, The…

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KCRW Presents Freakonomics Live

May 18, 2019 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Freakonomics Radio Live! is live journalism wrapped in a game-show package. Hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, it has the same kind of factual, inquisitive journalism that has been a hallmark of Freakonomics Radio, but it’s disguised in the most entertaining, unexpected, and occasionally ridiculous conversation you’re likely to hear. Contestants come on stage before a live audience and try to wow Stephen and his guest co-host (Angela Duckworth, author of Grit) with a fascinating fact — a historical wrinkle, a new line…

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September 2019

Pop-Up Magazine

September 26, 2019 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine's Escape Issue on Thursday, September 26, a live magazine—a night of new, true stories about the fascinating world around us. Each issue is different from the last, with photography, film, radio, and original music mixed together and performed live onstage by a cast of talented people. We could all use a little escape. From politics. From the past. From hostile countries and climate change. From the Internet. From negativity. Maybe even from ourselves. Join Pop-Up…

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February 2020

Bat For Lashes

February 14, 2020 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

September 2021

Lucy Dacus with Bachelor

September 24, 2021 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

American indie rock singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus, member of the band Boygenius alongside Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker, is set to release her third studio album Home Video on June 25. Following the release of her album, Lucy Dacus will be performing live at The Theatre at Ace Hotel. Joining her is the collaborative project of Jay Som’s Melina Duterte and Palehound’s Ellen Kempner, Bachelor, on their first-ever tour following the release of their debut album Doomin’ Sun.

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Modest Mouse

September 25, 2021 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Modest Mouse are set to perform at Downtown LA's Theater at Ace Hotel this fall.

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October 2021

Hamilton Leithauser & Kevin Morby

October 27, 2021 • 8:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

AXS presents An Evening with Hamilton Leithauser & Kevin Morby live from The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Wednesday, October 27. Best known as the frontman for the Walkmen, Hamilton Leithauser embarked on a solo career once that band went on hiatus following its 2011 album Heaven. Hamilton’s forthcoming album (released date TBA), was entirely written, recorded, and produced by Hamilton himself. Singer/songwriter Kevin Morby originally moved from his native Kansas City to Brooklyn in the mid-2000s, eventually joining the noise-folk…

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November 2021

Pop-Up Magazine, Fall Issue

November 14, 2021 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Pop-up Magazine Productions creates multimedia storytelling spectacles, performed live for tens of thousands of people a year at grand historic venues across North America. After going virtual for the last few issues, they're back live and in-person! The Fall Issue will be performed at four venues in November, and you can catch them at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on November 14th. They've partnered with The Botanist Islay Dry Gin to feature custom cocktails in all tour destinations. Purchase of each…

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December 2021

Lindsey Buckingham

December 2, 2021 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Courtney Barnett

December 9, 2021 • 7:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Goldenvoice presents Courtney Barnett live at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, featuring Warpaint. This will be Barnett’s first North American tour in almost three years. Her latest release was a single titled Don’t Do It, with Sharon Van Etten and featuring Vagabon. It was released earlier this year via Ba Da Bing! Photo courtesy of the artist

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April 2022

DakhaBrakha

Apr 24 • 7:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

CAP UCLA presents DakhaBrakha, a Ukrainian quartet with folk roots that mixes and modernizes traditional world styles. Their name means "give/take" which symbolizes the foreign elements they borrow from Indian, Arabic, African and Russian styles joined with Ukrainian culture. Photo of DakhaBrakha by Vilchynska Tetiana, courtesy of CAP UCLA.

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May 2022

Pop-Up Magazine: Spring 2022 Issue

May 26 • 7:30 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine's Spring Issue: a night of new, unforgettable, and immersive stories at the Theatre At Ace Hotel. We're looking forward to this evening filled with live original art, music, stories, and performances, from Elvis impersonations to inventive games. We’ll explore why we gossip. And why we stare. Together, we’ll encounter the beautiful world of fireflies, learn about the surprising bonds in Venezuela’s most notorious prison, and more. Tickets for this event on May 26th…

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October 2022

King Princess

Oct 27 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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November 2022

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Nov 12 • 8:00 pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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