This week's dance events include the arrival of nouveau circus Traces and the 6th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival wraps up.
5. Pasadena does festivals besides the Rose Parade
The week-long Pasadena Dance Festival peaks with a series of jam-packed shows. Up-and-coming dancemakers and their companie ... More >>
It wasn't just by dint of his incredibly long career in music that Alan Rich deserved the title Dean of American Music Critics. When he passed away on April 23 at the age of 86, he left behind a cultural legacy that owed as much to his enormous depth of experience as to his razorlike gift for ... More >>
Legendary composer-performer Terry Riley is the creator of such groundbreaking "Minimalist" works as In C, A Rainbow In Curved Air, Poppy Nogood and, with the Kronos Quartet, decidedly un-Minimalist works as Cadenza on the Night Plain and Salome Dances for Peace.
He'll perform solo and in collabora ... More >>
Chart describing rough schedule of the Kronos Quartet, Matmos, Terry Riley, Mike Einziger concert at the Disney
We recently had lunch with Johanna Rees and Lisa Bellamore from the LA Philharmonic, and over the course of the meal the two outlined the next half year of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl ... More >>
On his great So I've Heard blog, Alan Rich remembers longtime LA patron of the arts Betty Freeman, who died in her home on Sunday. Freeman supported some of the 20th Century's most progressive composers, from John Cage to Lou Harrison to Phillip Glass and John Adams.(Betty Freeman, in a still from a ... More >>