Lucha libre is a kind of masked wrestling popular in Mexico, and for the past 12 years it’s been a Los Angeles institution as well. The city’s only spectacle with ringside seats, Lucha VaVOOM Valentine: Dangerous/Beautiful brings together villains and valentines for a special romance-themed edition of the popular variety show. Showgirls, aerialists, dancers and even a few crazy chickens gather at the Mayan for a nonstop, rousing display, which leaves both performers and audience members breathless. Liberace-esque wrestler Cassandro brings his plumage into the ring, along with a host of other luchadores and entertainers, all of whom breathe fire into already amorous affairs.
Wed., Feb. 11, 8 p.m.; Thu., Feb. 12, 8 p.m., 2015
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