The Weekend

Uplifting Signs of Cultural Life Remerging in LA: Pasadena Pops

July 11, 2021

“Let the Sunshine In!” An Evening by the water with the Pasadena Pops by Leticia Marie Sanchez Yesterday, I took my son and his friend to check out the Pasadena Pops. The waterfront setting at the LA County Arboretum was an…

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Hope Springs Eternal: An Afternoon at the Getty Center which opens May 25th!

May 24, 2021

Just What the Art Doctor Ordered:The Getty Center reopens on May 25th! by Leticia Marie Sanchez (Below, Ariadne Discovers Theseus’ Departure, 1493). Artist: Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse) Nothing can replace seeing a work of art in person. The reopening of…

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LACMA to re-open April 1st!

March 22, 2021

Now here is something worth toasting, in Cultural Cocktail fashion! In most welcome news for Angelenos who have been parched for the arts during the pandemic: LACMA will be reopening on April 1st with advanced online reservations required. For more information on how to…

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Pandemic Art

February 7, 2021

Pandemic Art LA museums have been closed for the entire pandemic, so yesterday, I took my son on a walk to see some socially distant ladies. Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” was my favorite! Photography and text © 2021…

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Michelangelo: Mind of the Master at the Getty Center – MUST SEE Exhibit

March 1, 2020

Review: Michelangelo: Mind of the Master-  Must SEE Exhibit February 25-June 7, 2020  Getty Center by Leticia Marie Sanchez What does it mean to be a genius? Artists throughout history have sought to mythologize their own personas, creating an aura…

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This weekend’s highlight- at the Colburn School: Met Opera Auditions Western Region Finals

January 4, 2020

Metropolitan Opera National Council 2019 WESTERN REGION FINALS Sunday, January 12, 2020 1 P.M. THE COLBURN SCHOOL’s ZIPPER HALL 200 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 TICKETS – Reserve Seating — $40 To order tickets please contact Molly Siefert email: mollywsiefert@gmail.com…

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A Sculpture of a Beheaded Body Image

Review: “Egypt’s Lost Cities” at the Reagan Library- MUST-SEE exhibit

December 30, 2019

Review: “Egypt’s Lost Cities” Uncovering an archaeological mystery at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library On View Until April 12, 2020 by Leticia Marie Sanchez The exhibit “Egypt’s Lost Cities” is intriguing for many reasons. Firstly, the exhibit takes the viewer…

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A Glass Floral Vase Portrait Image

Review- Hope Springs Eternal: “Manet and Modern Beauty at the Getty Center”

October 11, 2019

Édouard Manet French, 1832 – 1883 Flowers in a Crystal Vase, about 1882 Oil on canvas Unframed: 32.7 × 24.5 cm (12 7/8 × 9 5/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection,1970.17.37 Image courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington EX.2019.3.100 Hope Springs Eternal: Manet…

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Cultural Events LA: July 4th

July 2, 2019

William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Opens July 4th Directed by Melora Marshall Saturdays at 4 pm: July 4, 11, 18* Thursdays at 8 pm: August 6, 13, 20, 27 Monday at 6:30 pm: September 7 (Labor Day) *Prologue (pre-show discussion): Saturday,…

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Cultural Events LA: June 19-21

June 18, 2019

Friday Night Jazz Peter Sprague String “Consort” Friday June 19th 6 pm BP Grand Entrance.  Free No reservations LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90036. (323) 857.6115 http://www.lacma.org/ Photo by Leticia Marie Sanchez Saturdays Off the 405. Music by Chairlift, DJ…

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