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  • An international flamenco fiesta comes to VPAC

    November 18, 2015 | 3:15 pm

    When flamenco star Leilah Broukhim performs at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) in Northridge with Jose Porcel’s famed dance company, Compania Flamenca, on Nov. 20, flamenco fans around the Southland will be clamoring to see the pair together for the first time.  

  • Edvin Marton: Rockin’ out with a 1699 Strad

    By Rick Schultz

    December 4, 2014 | 10:30 am

    If superstar virtuoso Niccolò Paganini were alive today, he might sympathize with a classical crossover artist like Edvin Marton. Paganini’s early 19th-century audiences were hypnotized and thrilled when he performed his fiery Caprices for unaccompanied violin. Some even swooned, a...

  • Haifa Symphony: Welcome to America, finally

    By Rick Schultz

    March 5, 2014 | 2:09 pm

    For Polish conductor Boguslaw Dawidow, long tours with symphony orchestras have become a way of life. In 2011, as music director of the Opole Philharmonic of Poland, he took the orchestra on its first transcontinental United States tour, which included 48 concerts in 19 states....

  • Gathering: Valley Performing Arts Center, Tifani Coyot, Matisyahu, Herzog Wine Cellars

    By Adam Wills

    March 16, 2011 | 12:45 pm

    Dr. Gerald Picus and former L.A. City Councilwoman Joy Picus celebrated the gala opening of the $125 million Valley Performing Arts Center on Jan. 29. The two-hour star-studded event at California State University, Northridge, drew Valley performers, including Jane Kaczmarek, Noah...

  • Valley arts fans get sparkling new venue, shorter shlep

    February 2, 2011 | 12:21 pm

    It wasn’t the fact that stars like Andy Garcia and Calista Flockhart were walking the red carpet that had people buzzing on Jan. 29. It was where they did it — not Hollywood and not downtown. It was Northridge.

    As a pink sky turned purple, more than 1,400 people gathered at...