Classical KUSC


Arts Alive with Brian Lauritzen

Classical KUSC's weekly on-air arts magazine


August 30, 2014: Schoenfeld String Competition in Harbin, China; Hitchcock leading lady Eva Marie Saint

Arts Alive reports from the Schoenfeld String Competition in Harbin, China; Hitchcock leading lady Eva Marie Saint on the movie music haunting the Hollywood Bowl; Dean Rob gets medieval with the 12 tone scale on Ask the Dean.

Posted 8/30/2014 8:00:00 AM


August 23, 2014: Danielle Agami of Ate9 Dance, Long Beach Opera does Adams at the Ford

When the mirrors were taken out of the practice room, Israeli choreographer Danielle Agami found a whole new way to move; an opera about seeing the sky being performed under the stars. LA Times and Arts Alive film critic Kenneth Turan digs up a new documentary about a dinosaur-sized custody battle, and the subject is classical conflict resolution on Ask the Dean.

Posted 8/23/2014 8:00:00 AM


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

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