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  • UPDATED: L.A. Opera gets $14-million emergency loan

     
    Los Angeles Opera asked for and received a $14-million emergency loan from Los Angeles County today to allow it to stay afloat and keep paying its expenses through the middle of next year. UPDATED: CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY......
  • Los Angeles County approves a $14 million loan for struggling L.A. Opera

     
    One can point fingers in many different directions in the case of Los Angeles County approving a request by Los Angeles Opera for a $14 million emergency loan. The county Board of Supervisors approved the request by a vote of......
  • Bonds to rescue L.A. Opera offer a nice return, but you can't invest

     
    Given Tuesday’s news that Los Angeles County will issue $14 million in bonds as a loan to the cash-starved Los Angeles Opera, some L.A. Opera fans might be wondering whether this could be an opportunity to do well by doing......
  • L.A. mayor is bullish on the arts, but funding outlook remains a bear*

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa remains bullish on the L.A. arts scene even though the city government’s balance sheet has gone to the bears and its funding for the arts appears to be in line for yet another cut. The mayor gave......
  • Zionism, anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner and ... George Eliot?

     
    What could Richard Wagner, Karl Marx and British novelist George Eliot possibly have had in common relating to issues of what Marx referred to as "the Jewish question"? An attentive reader asked for some elaboration on that point after reading......
  • ‘Madame Butterfly’

     
    Feb. 4, 1908: Sharpless (Ottley Cranston) and Pinkerton (Vernon Stiles) find the body of Cio-Cio San (Phoebe Strakosch) in the Los Angeles premiere of “Madame Butterfly.” One of the joys of research is following a thread wherever it leads. In this...
  • KUSC plans to broadcast entire L.A. Opera 'Ring' cycle

     
    At more than 17 hours, including intermissions, Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle represents a sizable chunk of air time. But KUSC-FM (91.5) is up for the challenge of broadcasting the entire operatic epic in May and June. The classical music radio......
  • SoCal billionaires plentiful, but most are not known for giving big sums to the arts*

     
    What do the arts need to thrive? Well, apart from talented, creative and inspired artists, impresarios to give them a forum and arts-appreciators to enjoy the results, the arts mainly need rich people. Which brings us to Forbes magazine's annual......