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JUST THE TICKET

As of yesterday, Wednesday, October 8, the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA) will be offering single tickets to performances throughout the 2008-2009 theater season. Upcoming performances include White Christmas, The Music Man, and Les Miserables. Call 922-8313 or visit pcpa.org to purchase.

THE SOPRANO

The Music Academy of the West will be broadcasting a live HD performance of the Metropolitan Opera House’s Salome this Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m. and Sunday, October 12, at 2 p.m. in Hahn Hall. Starring acclaimed soprano Karita Mattila, Salome will be just one in the academy’s year-long Met: Live in HD series. Call 969-8787 or visit musicacademy.org for tickets.

HEART OF THE MATTER

The ninth annual Media That Matters Film Festival is now accepting submissions through Friday, January 9. Winning shorts (fewer than 12 minutes) will be premiered and awarded at the fest’s New York City opening in June 2009. Films should focus on social issues ranging from sexual identity to sustainability and beyond. Visit mediathatmattersfest.org for details.

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