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May 21 at The Skirball

May 24 at The Huntington

Doors open at 6:30pm | Music begins at 7:30pm

We are fully booked for The Duke on May 21 and May 24. Members can RSVP for

The UnAmericans on June 21, 22 and 25.


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THE DUKE: Ellington as America's Ultimate Renaissance Man

Through his music, Duke Ellington made an old world new. The man known for his revolutionary fusion of jazz and classical not only gave America its signature sound, but he also lifted countless voices into our shared cultural conversation. Through rousing song and dance, we illuminate Ellington's ingenuity that shines in our lives even today.

With rousing performances of Ellington classics like "Sophisticated Lady" and "Take The A Train", the superlative Sy Smith (2022's Central Avenue, 2021's Tapestry at 50) and Myron McKinley (Central Avenue, Quincy At 90) and our soaring MUSE/IQUE orchestra will have you moving your feet and imagining new possibilities. Plus, a magical performance of Ellington's The Nutcracker Suite, jazz interpretations of the original by Tchaikovsky, by dancers Herman Cornejo and Skylar Brandt.


May 21 at The Skirball

Indoors at The Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

May 24 at The Huntington

Outside at The Huntington

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108


May 21 at The Skirball

Guests can park in the North Parking Lot and take the elevator up to the venue. MUSE/IQUE staff and signs will guide you on a short walk to the venue!

May 24 at The Huntington

Guests may take advantage of free onsite parking at The Huntington


May 21 at The Skirball

We will offer a cash bar with light snacks available for purchase

May 24 at The Huntington

We will offer a cash bar with light snacks available for purchase




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