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Los Angeles Music Center

American Ballet Theatre Bows Out in Los Angeles With Le Corsaire

Carla Escoda | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

With material like this, seasoned dancers have to act up a storm to prevent the whole thing from degenerating into a circus.

L.A. Turns Its Back on a Cultural Icon

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, with its soaring concrete and glass structure, chandeliers and 24-karat gold-leaf ceiling, served as the centerpiece of what was to become the L.A. Music Center. Today, it stands like an aging and neglected dowager.

Culture Zohn: A Walt Disney Film About the Arts Comes to Light

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-22-outside.jpg We are counting on art to pick up the slack in real live human connectivity. It is one of the only experiences left -- along with sex -- that is not actually better online.

American Ballet Theatre Returns To The Music Center With Sleeping Beauty

Nicole Campoy-Leffler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nicole Campoy-Leffler

Performed by ABT or not, Sleeping Beauty makes no pretense toward something new or innovative. It is a classic story ballet now more loved by audiences filled with first-timers and little boys and girls dreaming of their own days on stage.

Cinderella as a Box Office Sweep for the Joffrey Ballet?

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

What did this extraordinary company do at the Music Center Pavilion? You guessed right: it put away one-act connoisseur feasts and brought out the bread and butter: Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella