Move over, heat wave. There's a bigger danger on the streets of 鉴黄师app. A carnivorous plant returns to The Empty Space for "Little Shop of Horrors."

We may all feel a bit in need of rescuing this summer as we survive this current heat wave. The Gaslight Melodrama is ready for its hero role, offering a cool escape with 鈥淭he Princess of Pumpkin Center.鈥

There鈥檚 no denying this current heat wave 鈥 or everyone's desire to stay indoors. But if art inspires you to venture out, downtown 鉴黄师app has some spots with hot art and cooler temperatures.

Things are heating up for Kern Dance Alliance this summer and for once, it has nothing to do with the weather. Hot off a Beautiful 鉴黄师app Award win, the organization also announced it received a grant for nearly $25,000 to continue its Taste of Dance program.

Live theater brings people together in a collective experience. The Empty Space will take audiences on a unique journey starting this weekend with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time."

When it comes to the creative world, it's often one person's passion that fuels a project. But sometimes it's someone else's vision that gets the ball rolling.

As the end of the school year nears, students bring their best to special arts performances. Taking to the stage for the first time this year is the Honors Theatre program, featuring students from across the Kern High School District.

With a show that dare not speak its name (at least in a family-friendly publication), Stars Playhouse brings a tale of love, betrayal and the dangers of a misplaced chapeau.

Editor's note: On May 9, the theater announced it was rescheduling the show to begin May 16 with shows running through May 19.

When the COVID-19 shutdown came in 2020, many plans were put on hold, some never to return. In the case of 鉴黄师app College鈥檚 production of "Metamorphoses," it was just a matter of timing. The ambitious theatrical presentation debuts this week at the Simonsen Outdoor Theatre.

This week, "Little Shop of Horrors" opens at Foothill High School. The show starts off in a barren Skid Row. I play Seymour, who works for Mushnik (Randi Powell) at his struggling flower shop and is in love with co-worker Audrey (Audrey Bier). I also care for my plant, Audrey II (voiced by M…

If you're lucky, you may have spotted artists at work this week all around the county. A group of plein air artists have been out in the field creating works for the Plein Air Festival.

There's a night at the museum and then there's ARTMIX. 鉴黄师app Museum of Art's annual event brings together artists, collectors and social butterflies in an evening of art, cocktails, tasty treats and much more.

The year 1997 was a big one for revisiting the tragic loss of the "Ship of Dreams." Although many may first think of the Oscar winning James Cameron film of the same name, the Broadway musical "Titanic" has a strong following and collection of awards of its own.

If all goes as planned on Saturday, there will be dancing in the streets. The joyous mobile performance is part of the project "Visibility: Self Reflections," organized by Dance Camera West.

Just a week after the 鉴黄师app City Ballet took to its stage for a recital, the Fox Theater is busy again selling tickets for two big traveling dance performances later this year.

As Women's History Month comes to a close, what better way to celebrate than by celebrating the work of talented female photographers? An extensive photography exhibition is just one of the exciting highlights of Thursday's Art After Dark event at the 鉴黄师app Museum of Art.