June 11, 2015

“Dog Days” LA Opera at REDCAT – Los Angeles opera interview

Opening tonight, and making its West Coast Premiere, is Dog Days, a deeply unsettling 2012 operatic work that blends classical vocalism with dark, heavy metal influences.
June 10, 2015

THIS WEEKEND – The 37th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival – Los Angeles jazz concert review


From Miles Davis to Ella Fitzgerald, the Playboy Jazz Festival has hosted the biggest names in jazz during its three-decade history. Now in its 37th
June 5, 2015

THIS SUNDAY! Valley Cultural Center World Music and Cultural Arts Festival – Los Angeles festival report


The Valley Cultural Center is presenting their first ever VCC World Music and Cultural Arts Festival, featuring performers and artisans from around the world.
The
June 3, 2015

“Spring Awakening” at the Wallis – Los Angeles theater review

Adolescent angst and sexual exploration — with music by Duncan Sheik, and book and lyrics by Steven Sater, Spring Awakening is a feisty rock musical adaptation of