June 4, 2014

“Thaïs” – soprano Nino Machaidze stars as the ill-fated Egyptian courtesan – Los Angeles Opera review

ONE performance remains for Thaïs– the lush opera by Jules Massenet starring soprano Nino Machaidze, now being staged by L.A. Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion,
June 2, 2014

“Death of the Author” at The Geffen Playhouse – Los Angeles theater review

I was simultaneously aroused and intimidated by the intelligence of playwright Steven Drukman’s Death of the Author. This play is highly recommended – but be advised,
May 30, 2014

LAST DAYS to see Jackson Pollock’s masterpiece “Mural” – Getty Museum – Los Angeles art exhibit report

Dear readers!
Here is my recent feature article for the Stage Raw site —
American Artist Jackson Pollock’s large-scale masterpiece, the abstract impressionist work Mural, has
May 30, 2014

TOMORROW – Sat May 31 – Getty hosts a one-day symposium on photography

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the announcement of the invention of photography. To commemorate the occasion, the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Department of Photographs