| Jun 24, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1. Mos Def performs, BK; 2. 2Free dance classes from Alvin Ailey; 3. Nail Polish giveaway.
Rosie Perez, Academy Award-nominated actress, hosts the 2011 Fort Greene Festival...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 7:52 PM
The Costa Mesa institution now known as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts held its first performance in September 1986.
Nearly 25 years later, the largest performing arts venue in Orange County is planning a robust lineup for its silver anniversary...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Oldies, newcomers and the 25th anniversary revival of arguably the greatest musical of all time dot the calendar of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for its upcoming 2011-12 season — which, coincidentally, also is the center's 25th season.
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:33 AM
The Alvin Ailey American dance theater is coming to Seattle.
The production hits the 5th Avenue Theatre Friday through Sunday. There are 18 different shows this weekend.
Alvin Ailey is recognized by congress as a vital American "cultural ambassador to...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Film screening at South Coast Cinema
Laguna Beach Film Society will screen "Exporting Raymond" at South Coast Cinema at 7 p.m. April 21.
The indie comedy chronicles Phil Rosenthal, creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond," as he attempts to sell the...
| May 19, 2012
Gifted with a mother's second sight, Catherine Johnson knew her daughter Jacqueline Green better than the child knew herself.
In 2004, the eighth-grader insisted she had absolutely zero desire to study dance. "Oh, Mom," she said, rolling her eyes. "Why...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape.
It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Laurence Fishburne of "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith" on ABC
Q: "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith," in which you play a real-life felon-turned-minister, is grittier than many Hallmark Hall of Fame projects. Did you find it that way when you first...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
We all know what happens when great composers, writers and artists die: Their work lives on. But what about groundbreaking choreographers — say, Martha Graham, José Limon, Merce Cunningham, Antony Tudor, Alvin Ailey,George Balanchine — those...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 12:51 PM
On the second floor of the Sudbrook Arts Centre in Pikesville, Tim Fox snapped his fingers to live piano music as he watched his three teenage ballet students move elegantly through their growing repertoire of ballet positions.
"This is not brain...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:46 AM
In mid-December, we caught Columbia's Alicia Graf in a premiere program presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Seeing her back performing with Ailey as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebrations was definitely a...