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  • L.A. County High School for the Arts has celebrity lineup to celebrate its 25th anniversary

     
    These may be tough times for maintaining excellence in public education, given the condition of the California state government that's primarily responsible for funding it, but that's not stopping the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts from...
  • National radio broadcast of NEA's opera awards will elude L.A.

     
    There will be a recurring California motif at the National Endowment for the Arts' second annual NEA Opera Honors ceremony on Nov. 14 -- but there are no plans for the national radio broadcast of the musical proceedings and award......
  • The soprano-Martha Stewart connection

     
    The New Mexico-born, Texas-raised mezzo-soprano Susan Graham has many fans. Among them is American housewife extraordinaire, Martha Stewart.The singer and chef met in 2008 when Graham was performing on opening night at the Metropolitan Opera in New York....
  • Music review: Long Beach Symphony begins 75th season

     
    Saturday night the Long Beach Symphony celebrated the beginning of its 75th season. The mayor, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the State Assembly and Senate sent proclamations. Champagne and cake were served in the Terrace Theater Lobby......
  • It's uphill all the way in Met Opera's 'The Audition'

    It's uphill all the way in Met Opera's 'The Audition'
    Just like the stories it seeks to tell through histrionic plots, spectacular settings and virtuosic vocal lines, the world of opera is full of behind-the-scenes drama. Maria Callas' diva-like antics have become legendary. Luciano Pavarotti earned the...
  • Review: 'A Wedding' at the Lobero Theatre

    Review: 'A Wedding' at the Lobero Theatre
    SANTA BARBARA -- Every wedding he ever attended was, in some way, a disaster, the late filmmaker Robert Altman claims in a featurette that accompanies the DVD of his 1978 comedy, "A Wedding." The more wealth involved, of course, the greater the...
  • Vintage musicals aging well

    Vintage musicals aging well
    NEW YORK -- "Finally my mother can see something I've done," said opera singer Nathan Gunn, "that she actually likes." The 37-year-old baritone was speaking of tonight's concert version of the pioneering musical "Show Boat," the centerpiece of a season-...
  • At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon

    At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon
    Visitors have been known to get lost at USC, a 226-acre scholastic oasis in the middle of a sprawling city. This year the university has added some helpful signposts, like the huge banners trumpeting the 125th anniversary of the Thornton School of Music...
  • Edith Bunker as Julia Child Bakes an Operatic Cake

    It was very confusing. The lady on the stage sounded, after a fashion, like Julia Child. The prima donna of home-made haute cuisine was all aflutter about the proper preparation of a chocolate cake. " Gateau au chocolat--l'eminence brune ," she...