The Mission of the Lobero Theatre Foundation is to operate and maintain the historic Lobero Theatre as a performing arts center and cultural asset to the community, and to present the highest quality productions in music, dance and theatre.

All additional ticket fees are added to maintain the Lobero Theatre as one of California’s Registered Historic Landmarks.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Lobero Box Office at 33 E. Canon Perdido Street,

call (805) 963-0761, or visit


Timothy Noah, Senior Editor, The New Republic will present Inequality and the 2012 Election on at 8 p.m. on Monday, February 4 at the Lobero Theatre. Timothy Noah is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis And What We Can Do About It. Timothy Noah has served as senior writer at Slate, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, an assistant managing editor for U.S. News & World Report, a congressional correspondent for Newsweek, and an editor of the Washington Monthly. Copies of The Great Divergence will be available for purchase and signing at this event. This free, public event is sponsored by the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dennis Kucinich, an outspoken progressive leader in the US House of Representatives from 1997 to 2013, will deliver the 12th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on February 8 at 7:30 p.m. Rep. Kucinich, was a presidential contender in 2004 and 2008, and served for many years as the United Nations Representative for the group Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. The Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future was established by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in 2001. Frank K. Kelly was a founder and senior vice president of the Foundation. He was a visionary advocate for humanity and inspired many people through his writing and example to take action on behalf of humanity. Presented by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

On Sunday, February 10, Filmmaker Aaron Lieber presents the inspiring story of professional surfer Lakey Peterson in the world premiere of Zero to 100: The Lakey Peterson Story. Discovered at age 14 after completing the first female areal in professional competition, Lakey Peterson shines a bright light on where the female surf industry is heading. With never before seen interviews from Lakey’s early life right through to her 2012 win at the US Open and footage from some of the best surf spots on the planet, the film offers an intimate window into what drives her to win on the waves and off. From surfing to philanthropic work, Zero to 100 is an inspiring true story for people of all ages that will have you laughing, crying and doing push ups, by the end. The evening will include live music from the film soundtrack followed by a screening of Zero to 100.

General Admission Tickets are $20, and VIP are $75 and include preferred seating and a reception at the Wine Cask.

CAMA Masterseries presents Christian Tetzlaff, violin, on Monday, February 11 at 8 p.m. Christian Tetzlaff returns to the Lobero, following on his stellar Masterseries performances in solo recital (2008) and with the Tetzlaff Quartet (2011). An artist known for musical integrity, technical assurance and compelling interpretations, Tetzlaff is internationally recognized as one of the great violinists of his generation. He has performed and recorded a broad spectrum of repertoire, from Bach’s unaccompanied sonatas and partitas to 19th century masterworks by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Brahms; and from 20th century concertos by Bartók, Berg and Shostakovich to world premieres of contemporary works. Tetzlaff frequently collaborates with distinguished artists including Leif Ove Andsnes, Lars Vogt, and with his Tetzlaff Quartet. In honor of Tetzlaff’s artistic achievements, Musical America named him Instrumentalist of the Year in 2005.

Section A tickets are $43 and Section B tickets are $33.

Live Nation is pleased to welcome Adam Carolla & Dr. Drew to the Lobero Theatre on February 16th at 7 p.m. as part of their new Reunion Tour. Adam Carolla and Dr. Drew co-hosted Loveline from 1995 to 2005, providing a decade of hilarious love advice to listeners across the country. Fans and newcomers alike will enjoy the great stories and antics of Loveline and have the opportunity to participate in a live audience interaction with Carolla and Dr. Drew, just like in the days of the Loveline program.

General Admission tickets are $46.50

Lobero LIVE presents It’s Magic! on Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Times calls It’s Magic!, “a must for magic buffs of all ages.” This live stage show features top professional magicians from around the globe, with each act carefully selected to represent the variety of the art of magic. Each year the lineup changes to include the best and brightest magical acts.

Section A tickets are $35, Section B tickets are $29, and Patron tickets are $80.


DANCEworks presents KEIGWIN + COMPANY on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m. Founded in 2003 KEIGWIN + COMPANY (K+C)creates and presents choreographer Larry Keigwin’s electrifying brand of contemporary dance. K+C reaches national and international audiences and invigorates diverse communities with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a theatrical sensibility of wit, style, and heart. Community projects and education seek to physically engage audiences and aspiring dancers in movement and the choreographic process, and bring opportunities for individuals to become more invested in dance. More details and full schedule at

Section A tickets are $32, Section B tickets are $27, Student tickets are $20, and Patron tickets are $65.

NewNoiseSB presents Ryan Bingham on Sunday, March 3. Bingham began writing songs when he was 17 to get away from his troubled Texan home life. The Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy wins for his song “The Weary Kind” from the 2009 movie Crazy Heart caused a wonderful commotion that was at times humbling and overwhelming to Bingham, also named the Americana Music Association’s 2010 artist of the year. Tomorrowland, Bingham’s new album, sounds futuristic, but the Oscar-winning singer/songwriter hints, “Maybe it’s not so much about looking ahead as it is about leaving things behind.”

General Admission tickets are $29.

State Street Ballet presents Beauty and the Beast on Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m. This production of Beauty and the Beast, by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Robert Sund, adapts this classic story based on the Jean Cocteau film of 1925. A beautiful score by Tchaikovsky combined with the lavish sets, masks, and stunning costumes complete the magical transformation of this production. This rendition of Beauty and the Beast was performed during the company’s international tour of Taiwan and China and throughout the western states.

Section A tickets are $41, Section B tickets are $31 and Section C tickets are $21.

CAMA Masterseries presents Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in House of Dreams on Tuesday, March 12 at 8 p.m. A magical journey to the meeting places of baroque art and music, five European homes where exquisite works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Marais were played against a backdrop of paintings by Vermeer, Canaletto, and Watteau. Tafelmusik’s House of Dreams includes stage direction, narration, and stunning projected images.

Section A tickets are $43 and Section B tickets are $33.

Sings Like Hell presents Lake Street Dive and special guest on Saturday, March 30 at 8 p.m.

Reserved tickets are $39.50.

*NOTE: this event originally scheduled for March 23.


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