Concerts on Canon and Greystone Performances Available on BHTV Channel 10
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t put a damper on the offerings available from the Community Services Department’s Arts & Culture Division. In fact, the department is expanding its programming to Beverly Hills Television, Channel 10, with the summer “Concerts on Canon series.”
“Concerts on Canon” will air every Thursday at 7:00 p.m., from Aug. 6 to Sept. 10. Performers include the popular Rod Lightning and the Thunderbolts of Love playing rock ’n roll classics; The Hodads performing surf music and The OC3 Classic, featuring rock ’n roll music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
“We are excited to bring a wide breadth of arts and culture programming to the community during this time. We hope you enjoy watching these wonderful performances in the comfort of your own home, until we can meet again in person,” said Kristin Buhagiar, Recreation Services Manager for the Arts & Culture Division.
The Community Services Department has been bringing free, weekly, live outdoor summer concerts to thousands of people in the since 2009. While events are now cancelled due to the pandemic, the department is nonetheless offering classes, summer camps and other events via live and taped online services and television broadcasts. “We are thrilled to showcase the best local performers in a beautiful outdoor setting courtesy of the City of Beverly Hills and BHTV,” said Community Service Director Jenny Rogers.
In addition to “Concerts on Canon,” a new performance series is emanating from the recently restored 1928 historic Greystone Theatre at Greystone Mansion & Gardens. It will air on Beverly Hills Television Channel 10 every Monday at 7:30 p.m., from Aug. 3 through Aug. 31. The lineup includes actor Stephen Tobolowsky who will read from the Stephen Tobolowsky Files; a poetry reading from Los Angeles poet, Suzanne Lummis; flamenco guitar music with Los Angeles native and multi-talented musician, Mark Gutierrez and music with professional harpist Bonnie Mohr from Los Angeles.
The programs are available on BHTV Channel 10 or beverlyhills.org/live at scheduled times. A full program schedule is available at beverlyhills.org/bhtv. For a complete schedule and artist biographies for “Concerts on Canon,” visit beverlyhills.org/concertsoncanon. And a Greystone Theatre Performance schedule and artist biographies can be viewed at beverlyhills.org/greystonetheatre. For questions or additional information, call 310-285-6830.