Upcoming: When Lucent Found Herakut

DoLab, the people behind Lightning in a Bottle and the stage creations at Coachella bring you an exciting show this weekend at the Palace Theatre in downtown LA. According to DoLab, it will be ” an edgy fusion of street art and performance art set to incredible live music and electronic production.” The performance collective, Lucent Dossier, will be performing “against a live backdrop of the famed internationally-acclaimed Berlin street art duo Herakut. There also will be an after-party in the theater with special guest Low Riderz on Friday and Imagika Om on Saturday.”

What is Lucent Dossier? I looked up their webpage and discovered “Lucent Dossier Experience is, at its very core, a playground for the innovative genius child in all of us. It is a collective based on magic and inspiration, living by the ancient wisdom of choosing confidence over doubt, joy over pain and love over fear.”

Still puzzled, I delved further, and discovered the event is an extravaganza of aerialists, contortionists, French-style clowns and other performances. The costuming is a lush take on a silent film Mata Hari and 1940s burlesque queens. To the outside observer, it appears to be Cirque du Soleil with a Jim Rose Twist. While perusing the performances, I came across a new one for me, “Dirty Babies.” And so the mystery continues to unfold.

Into The Unknowing
WHEN LUCENT FOUND HERAKUT
Palace Theatre
630 S Broadway, Los Angeles

Time: Doors 7:30pm; Show 9pm
 
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Elise Thompson

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Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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