Culture Spot LA readers can win free tickets to hear the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s “Festival of Carols” on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at Walt Disney Concert Hall. “Silent Night,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “White Christmas,” “Deck the Hall” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” are among the cherished holiday carols [...]
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The week of Nov. 18, the star-maker machinery was humming at full tilt for Julian Lennon. Monday he was in New York to do Katie Couric’s talk show. Then out to L.A. for recording sessions and to get ready for an appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” on Thursday. He was promoting “Everything [...]
The Los Angeles Master Chorale adds warm musical cheer to the holiday season with “Rejoice! Ceremony of Carols,” featuring Music Director Grant Gershon conducting four seasonal classics — Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols; Respighi’s beautiful Laud to the Nativity, filled with the rich imagery of the nativity story; Stephen Paulus’ Christmas Dances; and selections from [...]
Angel City Chorale, Los Angeles’ most entertaining and spirited choir, kicks off the season this year with “Joyful, Joyful,” its 20th annual holiday concert and sing-along, on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, at Wilshire United Methodist Church. The 160-member Angel City Chorale will perform its unique mix of Christmas and Chanukah favorites, as [...]
MUSE/IQUE, known for its inspired, unexpected live music events curated by Artistic Director/Conductor Rachael Worby, launches its 2013-14 season with “Free for All,” a free family-friendly concert in which hip-hop, jazz and orchestral music collide in a rocking dance party on Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., on the plaza of the Pasadena [...]
The performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, opens the 13th season of its public performing arts series on Friday, Sept. 27, with Laila Biali, the award-winning Canadian jazz pianist, vocalist and songwriter. Culture Spot LA readers can win a pair of tickets and a copy of Biali’s CD, “Live in [...]
Angel City Chorale (ACC) will celebrate its first two decades in song with special reunion concerts on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, at 7 p.m. One lucky Culture Spot LA reader can win a pair of tickets. Simply email email@example.com with your choice of date and “ACC tickets” in the subject line.
The Angel [...]
Billed as 15 genres, eight musicians and 30 performers in a once-a-year extravaganza, “THE SHOW” will immerse audiences in a passionate display of live music and dance vignettes at King King in Hollywood May 20-23.
Sascha Escandon and Carolina Cerisola are the founders of Floor Productions and creators and directors of “THE SHOW.” They co-produce with [...]
I barely noticed the old man with thinning hair and glasses standing next to me as the introductions got underway at the kickoff of the new Jimi Hendrix exhibit at the Fender factory in Corona. He was dressed in blue jeans, dirty tennis shoes and a beige nylon jacket; the only thing unusual was his [...]
Everything about Cavalia’s Odysseo is big. The white big top by the 5 Freeway in Burbank is 10 stories high and about the size of a football field, with seating for 2,000 people. The show features a herd of 67 horses, representing 11 breeds, and a cast of 44 artists — acrobats, aerialists, riders, dancers [...]