Most Recent Cultural Cocktails

The Dude

May 14, 2008

If you a) live anywhere in the LA area b) have a remote interest in classical music You already know, or will learn about Gustavo Dudamel, who in September 2009 will take over the LA Philharmonic. The 27 year-old Dudamel has been…

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“Declarations of Love in Music and Image”- The J. Paul Getty Museum and LA Opera

May 13, 2008

On May 3rd The J. Paul Getty Museum in conjunction with LA Opera, hosted a conference on the “Declarations of Love in Music and Image.” Speakers included: Michael Walsh, music critic for TIME magazine, Mitchell Morris, UCLA Musicology Professor, and…

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Cultural Events this weekend in Los Angeles, May 10

May 8, 2008

Art: To see or not To See 1. Huntington Library Chinese Gardens: Liu Fang Yuan, The Garden of Flowing Fragrance  A scholar’s retreat: step back in time where you can inhale the lotus, plum, and pine. Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30…

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Cultural Events Los Angeles; This weekend in LA, May 2-4

May 2, 2008

  This week’s cultural cocktail:  A dose of book burning, a pick-me-up of Prokofiev, and a shot of Bette Davis’ eyes! Enjoy. Film: To see or Not to see Fasten Your Seat Belts: The Essential Bette Davis LACMA 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA,…

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To See Or Not to See This Weekend in LA, April 26

April 24, 2008

La Fille du Régiment– Donizetti            Saturday, April 26, 2008  If you do not have the luck to be at the Metropolitan Opera, fear not.  The Met now screens operas live in HD in movie theaters…

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Gen Art’s The New Garde: LA Fashion Week, March 2008

April 17, 2008

 Since 2003, Gen Art has given the opportunity to emerging fashion talent to display their work in high-profile group runway shows and fashion presentations in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. Designers debuted by Gen Art include: Zac Posen,…

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To see or not to see in LA this weekend 4/18/08

April 17, 2008

Weekend Cultural Menu Art: To see or not to see:   “The Color of Life: Polychromy in Sculpture from Antiquity to the Present” Daily through June 23, 2008 Museum, Floor 2, Getty Villa  The White House should not be white.  Greeks had fun with…

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In the news: “One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections hides behind this fence”

June 1, 2006

Treasures from Ancient Rome, Da Vinci, Van Gogh, 1,000 works by Picasso, and this exquisite painting from Gustav Klimt: “Water Serpents II,” For the full scoop, read the NY TIMES article:

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Cultural Events this weekend in LA: July 11- July 13

July 11, 0208

Southwest Chamber Music Friday July 11, Saturday July 12. 7:30 P.M Huntington Library  W. A. Mozart Divertimento in B flat major, K. 270  Serenade in C minor, K. 388 “Harmoniemusik” excerpts from “The Magic Flute” Call 800-726-7147 for availability…

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