ArtsBeatLA is the best place for timely reviews of, and information about, artistic endeavors and cultural events.
Keeping the finger on the pulse of Los Angeles Theater, Concerts, Opera, Art and Cultural events, also Films, Books and Music.
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Pauline Adamek, a Sydney-born, Los Angeles-based Critic, Writer and Producer.
An accomplished critic of theater, films, art exhibitions, music and books, Pauline is a writer, video segment producer and presenter for her own Arts Webmagazine. She also reviews theater for the LA Weekly, Stage Raw and is a member of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle.
Pauline has worked as a freelance critic and arts reporter for the past 23 years, covering new releases and film festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Toronto and Sundance. She also files celebrity interview feature articles for Filmink, Australia and Ventura Blvd magazine.
Pauline holds a Masters Degree in Theatre and Film studies from the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is also a published author of kid’s literature and a cookbook and edited the fascinating memoir Here I Am.
In between obtaining her University degrees, Pauline carved out nine-year career working backstage at the Sydney Opera House and various theaters throughout Australia, Tokyo and London.
Also on the Critics Team:
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Kurt Gardner is a writer, critic and marketing expert whose passion for odd culture knows no bounds. He has covered the stage for over three years, with his reviews published here on ArtsBeatLA and also on the Blog Critics site. Additionally, he’s a film historian and fan of bizarre culture, as reflected on his blog, Weird Movie Village.
Tracy Lynn Schafer was born and raised in Northern California, and studied Creative Writing at San Francisco State University.
She is an artist, a writer and a poet.
Lucy Griffin is a proud born and bred Los Angeles local and Cal Arts grad.