The Weekend

Cultural Events LA June 12-14

June 12, 2019

Unveiling A Masterpiece Fri. June 12. 7:00 p.m.  California String Quartet performs in the Museum’s 18th-Century Gallery. Ernst von Dohnanyi’s String Quartet No. 2, Op.15, Josef Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 76 No. 2, Quinten Norton Simon. 411 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA…

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This weekend’s MUST SEE- “20th Century Highlights” at Christie’s Beverly Hills

April 13, 2019

Culture Lovers, do NOT miss a Cultural Cocktail that blends a dash of David Hockney, a fizz of Frank Stella, and blend of Basquiat. Shaken, Not Stirred. A thrilling artistic experience featuring the works of artists including: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jonas Wood, David…

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This week in LA

March 18, 2019

Hiking the Poppy Reserve in Lancaster this week, March 2019 “Through the dancing poppies stole a breeze, most softly lulling to my soul.” John Keats All Photography  © 2019 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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On A Winter Walk at Descanso Gardens

February 12, 2019

On A Winter Walk at Descanso Gardens Photography  © 2019 Leticia Marie Sanchez “Each moment of the year has its own beauty,” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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CCH Interviews the Getty’s “Miraculous Encounters” curator Davide Gasparotto, about a Pontormo art mystery!!

February 8, 2019

Cultural Cocktail Hour is a registered trademark  Giorgio Vasari is pretty much the world’s first famous art historian. He was in the circle of Michelangelo, Pontormo,  Andrea del Sarto, and other world-class artists. Vasari book Lives of the Artists, first published in 1550, lays the foundation for…

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“Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters”- A MUST SEE exhibit at the Getty Center

February 6, 2019

“Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters” A MUST SEE Exhibit at the Getty Center By Leticia Marie Sanchez Organized by the Getty Museum in conjunction with the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence and the Morgan Library and Museum in New York, “Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters” is curated by Getty Museum Senior Curator of Paintings, Davide Gasparotto and Bruce Edelstein, coordinator…

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This week in LA: Christie’s Preview of Old Masters Sale

January 9, 2019

Christie’s Preview of Old Masters sale including Masterworks from The Estate of Lila and Herman Shickman and an Important Private Collection Christie’s Los Angeles336 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 VIEWINGJanuary 10–16Weekdays: 10am – 6pmSaturday: 12pm – 4pmSunday: Closed Angelenos have a…

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This weekend in LA: CCH Highlight- Zubin Mehta, Yefim Bronfman, and Brahms

December 13, 2018

This weekend’s Cultural Cocktail recipe includes  a splash of Zubin Mehta, a dash of Yefim Bronfman , and 2 Oz. of Brahms Enjoy! Former LA Phil director Zubin Mehta returns to conduct the music that started his tenure with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at…

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This weekend in LA: Holiday Open House at the Pasadena Museum of History

December 5, 2018

Pasadena Museum of History Holiday Open House  Sunday 12/9 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  The perfect Cultural Cocktail of Music, Visual Treats, and a Family Craft in a Beaux-Arts style Pasadena Cultural Heritage landmark. Performances by the Ad Hoc Consort throughout…

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Autumnal Splendor in Southern California

November 30, 2018

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  – Albert Camus (at the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, Huntington) All Photography  © 2018 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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