LA Phil in London, The Agony & Ecstasy of Steve Jobs; Outsourcing Film Scores
Arts Alive - March 16, 2013
YOLA members ride the Tube.
Postcards from London: Brian Lauritzen on Tour with the L.A. Phil
On Arts Alive this week, Brian files a report from London, where the LA Phil (and 10 members of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles, or YOLA) are performing a series of concerts. Read more from Brian about the tour on the KUSC blog.
The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Now in LA
Monologist Mike Daisey came under fire when the veracity of his popular one-man show The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs came into question. He responded with an apology and by posting his script on-line, making it available to anyone who wanted to mount a production. Theatre Asylum in Hollywood took Daisey up on his offer and have produced the show with Alex Lyras as the narrator. Lyras is on Arts Alive this week.
The Fallout of Outsourcing Film Scores
Film score recording has been increasingly outsourced outside of Los Angeles and even outside of the country. Does this threaten the livelihood of the musicians here in L.A. who've depended on these jobs? Reporter Tim Greiving talks to industry insiders to find the answer.
Ask the Dean
Dean Rob Cutietta answers a question about how well body shapes and speaking voices can predict the caliber of singing voices.
Film Critic Kenneth Turan reviews Ginger and Rosa.
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