Outdoor Concert Series “Off the 405” Returns to the Getty Center

Dynamic lineup includes Bartees Strange, Los Retros, Hand Habits, and Standing on the Corner Returning for the first time since 2019, Getty’s free concert series Off the 405 is back with an impressive lineup, kicking off June 18 and running through August 27. Featured artists include Bartees Strange, Los Retros, Hand Habits, and Standing on the Corner. Concerts take place from 6 to 9pm and attendees are … Continue reading Outdoor Concert Series “Off the 405” Returns to the Getty Center

THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH HOLLYWOOD BOWL: THE FIRST 100 YEARS LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND VINYL BOX SET AND NEW PODCAST SERIES

300+ Page Book Presents Firsthand Accounts and Rarely Seen Photos Seven-LP Vinyl Box Set Features Recordings from the Hollywood Bowl over thePast 100 Years, Featuring Never-Released Tracks from Artists IncludingGustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday,the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Donna Summer and The Doors 10-Episode Podcast Explores Little-Known Stories of the Hollywood Bowl,Accompanied by Multimedia Website and Walking Tour Commemorative Collection To … Continue reading THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH HOLLYWOOD BOWL: THE FIRST 100 YEARS LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND VINYL BOX SET AND NEW PODCAST SERIES

Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new … Continue reading Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

Amina Edris to Perform Cleopatra, Replacing Julia Bullock San Francisco Opera announced a cast change for the world premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra, opening on September 10, 2022 as the first operatic presentation of the Company’s 2022–23 Centennial Season. Soprano Amina Edris will create the role of Cleopatra, replacing Julia Bullock, who has withdrawn from the production. Bullock and her husband, conductor Christian Reif, are expecting the birth … Continue reading San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

TARISIO TO SELL THE ‘DA VINCI, EX-SEIDEL’ 1714 STRADIVARI VIOLIN

The Stradivari violin owned by Toscha Seidel – once heard on concert stages around the world,and on some of the most iconic Hollywood film soundtracks – to be auctioned June 9Private Viewings Planned for New York, London, B Tarisio—the leading international venue for fine instruments and bows—will present the ‘da Vinci, ex-Seidel’ Stradivari violin on June 9, 2022 via worldwide auction. In advance of the … Continue reading TARISIO TO SELL THE ‘DA VINCI, EX-SEIDEL’ 1714 STRADIVARI VIOLIN

The Getty Announces Locations for 10 Free Community Art Festivals across Los Angeles

First festival kicks off May 14–15 in Inglewood with live music, art activations, food trucks, and more In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Getty Center, the Getty Trust and a diverse group of community partners are launching a 10-part series of free outdoor art festivals in neighborhoods across Los Angeles County from May 14 to August 28. Each festival, produced by Community Arts Resources, … Continue reading The Getty Announces Locations for 10 Free Community Art Festivals across Los Angeles

CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES 2022–2023 SEASON

Season Highlights Include: Perspectives:Mitsuko Uchida & Rhiannon GiddensAcclaimed pianist Mitsuko Uchida and celebrated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens each curate fascinating series next season Debs Creative Chair: Claire ChaseAward-winning flutist and innovator Claire Chase leads season-long residency including the continuation of her 24-year Density 2036 project, and her Carnegie Hall orchestral solo debut with the Helsinki Philharmonic and Susanna Mälkki Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala2022–2023 season kicks off … Continue reading CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES 2022–2023 SEASON

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Announces 2022 Lineup with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish

RETURNING TO THE DESERT SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA FEATURING88RISING’S HEAD IN THE CLOUDS FOREVER WEEKEND ONE PASSES NO LONGER AVAILABLEREGISTER NOW FOR WEEKEND TWO Still on Sale But Limited AT COACHELLA.COM Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA for two weekends set for April 15 – 17 and April 22 – 24, 2022 with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Swedish House Mafia, 88rising’s Head In … Continue reading Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Announces 2022 Lineup with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish

Films.Dance, International Film Series Featuring Artists from More Than 25 Countries Premiering a New Short Film Every Week Continues with EDGING NORMAL

Featuring Desmond RichardsonMusic by Dav Koz & Steve HackmanChoreography by Jacob Jonas Premieres Monday, February 22, 2021 Films.Dance, a groundbreaking global film series produced by and under the creative direction of LA-based Jacob Jonas The Company continues on February 22 with EDGING NORMAL, the fifth of 15 short dance films to be released – to the community at no cost every Monday through May 8, … Continue reading Films.Dance, International Film Series Featuring Artists from More Than 25 Countries Premiering a New Short Film Every Week Continues with EDGING NORMAL

Review of “Everything: The Real Thing Story”

Something for everyone, See “Everything – “The Real Thing Story” as soon as you can! By Vernon Nickerson  Wow! Who knew? 1976- America turned 200. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic (pond), “Everything – The Real Thing Story” was making history and breaking barriers. A rabid pink-skinned racist’s rant opens a film about the greatest Black British band that most Americans never knew existed. To really appreciate … Continue reading Review of “Everything: The Real Thing Story”

Sundance ‘21 Goes Beyond Film

Opening Night Welcome, Awards Night, Conversations & More, Available Free & Worldwide Sponsors, Foundations Host Virtual Main Street Venues The lineup for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, taking place on a Sundance-built and feature-rich online platform, goes well beyond feature and short films, episodic work and the VR/XR of New Frontier — it also encompasses a curated program of free special events, conversations and activations available … Continue reading Sundance ‘21 Goes Beyond Film

Offscreen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival: Panels, Music and Events

Onstage: Ai Weiwei, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ron Howard, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viggo Mortensen, Max Richter, Isabella Rossellini, Julie Taymor, Tessa Thompson, Rufus Wainwright, Carrie Mae Weems, Among Many Others   Sundance Institute will curate dozens of offscreen events, including behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking, musical performances and – around the theme of Imagined Futures – a public Bonfire and several extended post-screening conversations (known … Continue reading Offscreen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival: Panels, Music and Events