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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, March 18-25: The LA Phil, Zürich Chamber Orchestra and more

Beethoven & Sibelius Guest conductor Herbert Blomstedt leads the LA Phil in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., 2 p.m. $20-$199. (323) 850-2000.

Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of St.

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The week ahead in L.A. theater, March 18-25: 'All's Well That Ends Well' and more

Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.).


Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme VI: Stand Up! Speak Out! A dozen short plays exploring the lives of Latinas; contains strong language and adult themes. Casa 0101 Theater, 2102 E. 1st St., Boyle Heights.

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The week ahead in L.A. dance, March 18-25: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, Clairobscur Dance and more

Formosa Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan presents the West Coast premiere of this new full-length work. Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Sun., 1 p.m. $29 and up. (714) 556-2787.

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Essential Arts & Culture: Upheaval at MOCA, Lucas Museum construction, musical history the Taylor Mac way

Tumult at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the new buildings slated to rise in Los Angeles. I’m staff writer Carolina A.

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The brash, profane, funny, infuriating, high-flying first chapter of Taylor Mac's '24-Decade History'

If America were ready for a drag queen president — stranger things have happened — there is no question that Taylor Mac would be the one to come up with history’s most astutely outrageous, and most outrageously astute, version of “Hail to the Chief.”

Mac also could turn into a dictator. So be it. I’d vote Mac.

The performance artist’s crowd control skills are second to none.

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Tony DeLap's hybrids of painting and sculpture are impossible objects
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