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  • How Jews helped build L.A.’s Music Center

    January 7, 2015 | 3:50 pm

    At the opening night of the Los Angeles Music Center 50 years ago last month, though their names were not listed among the headliners — notably Ludwig von Beethoven and Richard Strauss — members of L.A.’s Jewish community were clearly part of the program. That evening, poised to...


    By Joy Bennett

    October 2, 2013 | 4:05 pm

    Placido Domingo and cast of Carmen, Los Angeles Music Center September 29, 2013, photos by Joy Bennett

    If you only see one opera in your life, let it be Carmen.  I am not personally a huge opera fan, yet I was beguiled by this opera originally from the Otto Preminger 1954 film...

  • Limon’s Company Revives a Classic Dance

    By Susan Josephs

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    In 1957, Jose Limon toured Poland with his dance company. In the rubble-strewn cities still reeling from the ravages of World War II, the choreographer contemplated the resilience of people in the aftermath of great tragedy. And when he stood before the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto,...