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  • Dorothy Chandler Pavilion experiences storage squeeze

     
    Anyone driving past the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion these last few weeks has no doubt seen various opera sets and props sitting forlornly outside the building. Some of them are protected from the elements by tarps; some are not. As the......
  • L.A. Opera cleans out costume closet

     
    When you've dressed hundreds, perhaps thousands of performers over the course of more than 20 years, your wardrobe is bound to get crowded with the old and the outdated. On Saturday, Los Angeles Opera will put more than 2,500 items......
  • Music review: 'Einstein' at the beach

     
    So “Baby Einstein” won’t make your kids smarter after all. Last week, the Walt Disney Co. confessed that plopping kids in front of its video does not count as instant education and offered to refund gullible parents their money. But......
  • Avant-garde 'Streetcar,' starring Isabelle Huppert, gets panned in Paris

     
    Playing the role of Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire" has recently worked wonders for the stage careers of Cate Blanchett and Rachel Weisz. But the same cannot be said for actress Isabelle Huppert, who is receiving some of......
  • Monster Mash: Old Globe's Craig Noel dies; Bill T. Jones mulls merger; Burj Khalifa deck reopens

     
    -- Theater pioneer dies: Craig Noel, founding director of San Diego's Old Globe, dies at age 94. (Los Angeles Times) -- Pas de deux: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Dance Theatre Workshop nearing deal to merge. (Crain's New......
  • Lead singers voice strong dissent over L.A. Opera's 'Ring' cycle

     
    Los Angeles Opera is spending $32 million on its production of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle. Now it appears that this expensive ring has been somewhat tarnished before its big unveiling. In a break with informal but widely common protocol, the......
  • A pop music critic takes on Wagner's 'Ring' cycle. First up: 'Das Rheingold'

     
    Last night I put on a $20 dress I'd once worn to a party that featured an appearance by Whitney Houston, grabbed a friend, and headed to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to begin my immersion in Los Angeles Opera's "Der......
  • Philip Glass and Opera Pacific founder David DiChiera win $25,000 opera award

     
    The National Endowment for the Arts' $25,000 NEA Opera Honors lifetime achievement awards for 2010 will go to composer Philip Glass, soprano Martina Arroyo, opera executive David DiChiera and music director Eve Queler. Ceremonies will be Oct. 22 at the......
  • There is a good point, sir

    As I was leaving the theater the other night, an older gentleman with a lapel-grabbing voice and a friendly jack-in-the-box manner stopped me dead in my tracks. "What was the point of that?" the nattily attired stranger demanded. We had just seen "The...
  • The Crowd: Henry Segerstrom honored in NYC

    The Crowd: Henry Segerstrom honored in NYC
    NEW YORK — A grand evening in New York City on Monday brought together America's business, cultural and social elite honoring Orange County visionary Henry Segerstrom. The occasion celebrated the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence bestowed upon...
  • Family man Robert Wilson loved flight, outdoors

    Whether he was flying an airplane or attending church, Robert L. Wilson of Orlando always had his family close in mind. "He was an old-fashioned guy," said his daughter Tonya Culton of Crestview. "He loved his family and his country and the Lord. He...