Stage Raw Founding Editor Steven Leigh Morris has announced a series of three public forums — to occur between late September and late November, 2015 — focused on arts coverage in our times. All three forums will be presented by Stage Raw and hosted respectively by Rogue Machine, Boston Court Performing Arts Center and the 24th STreet Theatre.
Margaret Gray (Los Angeles Times) will moderate the three panels.
Panelists confirmed so far include:
Sasha Anawalt (U.S.C. Annenberg School of Journalism), Anthony Byrnes (KCRW), Sheldon Epps (Pasadena Playhouse), John Flynn (Rogue Machine), Jay McAdams/Debbie Devine (24th Street Theatre) Charles McNulty (Los (Los Angeles Times), Steven Leigh Morris (Stage Raw/L.A. Weekly), Tracey Paleo (Footlights/Gia on the Move), Bill Raden (L.A. Weekly/Stage Raw), Jose Luis Valenzuela (Los Angeles Theatre Center), Bob Verini (Variety/ArtsInLA), and Laura Zucker (L.A. County Arts Commission).
PANEL 1: FORM AND CONTENT
Monday, Sept 28, 7:30 p.m.
5041 West Pico Blvd.,
Panelists: John Flynn, Charles McNulty, Steven Leigh Morris, Tracey Paleo, Bill Raden.
PANEL 2: THE ECONOMICS OF ARTS COVERAGE
Monday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Boston Court Performing Arts Center,
70 N. Mentor Avenue,
Panelists: Sasha Anawalt, Anthony Byrnes, Sheldon Epps, Charles McNulty, Steven Leigh Morris, Laura Zucker.
PANEL 3: TRADITION, PREJUDICE AND DIVERSITY IN PERFORMING ARTS COVERAGE
Monday, November, 23, 7:30 p.m.,
24th STreet Theatre,
1117 W. 24th Street,
Tickets are free — donations are sought — RSVP recommended.