Classical KUSC


Arts Alive with Brian Lauritzen

Classical KUSC's weekly on-air arts magazine


June 28, 2014: Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, Upcoming at the Hollywood Bowl

Arts Alive is making your summer more musical by shining a spotlight on the upcoming 35th anniversary concert from the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, and what's coming up at the Hollywood Bowl. Plus: Kenneth Turan's summer movie picks; a conversation with Danielle Brazell, the Mayor's pick for General Manage of the Department of Cultural Affairs; Ask the Dean answers a question about the relationship between classical and popular music.

Posted 6/28/2014 8:00:00 AM


June 21, 2014: Ceramicist Elaine Katzer, Los Angeles's Central Avenue Jazz

Seeing the animal kingdom through the eyes of ceramicist Elaine Katzer at the American Museum of Ceramic Art.; An interview with Sean J. O'Connell about his new book that revisits Los Angeles' Central Avenue when it was buzzing with now-legendary musicians. Dean Rob Cutietta of the Thornton School of Music investigates the origins of the controversial term "classical."

Posted 6/21/2014 8:00:00 AM


June 14, 2014

David Suchet trades Poirot on TV for a Cardinal on stage who's questioning a Papal death; Exploring Art Song with Songfest; Kenneth Turan takes us through some of the "Not to be Missed" movies in his new book; Ask the Dean looks at how dance and music may have co-evolved; the latest Arts News.

Posted 6/14/2014 8:00:00 AM


June 7, 2014

Pianist Jeremy Denk on the reverence and irreverence he's bringing to this year's Ojai Music Festival; a trip to Other Desert Cities with playwright Jon Robin Baitz; Around Town arts calendar; Arts News; On Ask the Dean, is it our minds or our muscles that can predict a pitch?

Posted 6/7/2014 8:00:00 AM


May 31, 2014

Angel City Chorale's collaboration with the first video game composer ever to win a Grammy; an inside look at the Dance Media Film Festival, pairing documentaries and live performances with dynamic downtown locations; Around Town arts calendar; Arts News; on Ask the Dean, is Dean Rob questioning the purpose of the piccolo?

Posted 5/31/2014 8:00:00 AM

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