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“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week

“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week

Explore upcoming events this week in Southern California...

Pop Culture
07/08/2024
Announcing Season 4 of Amplify

Announcing Season 4 of Amplify

Amplify with Lara Downes is a video series that highlights Black creatives as they shape art and culture.

Amplify
05/02/2024
Amplify Season 4: Lara Downes Talks With Brian Stokes Mitchell

Amplify Season 4: Lara Downes Talks With Brian Stokes Mitchell

Classical California resident artist Lara Downes sits talks with actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell. She refers to Stokes, as he likes to be called, one of her heroes since the first time she saw him starring in the original production of Ragtime on Broadway in the late '90s.

Video
05/02/2024
Curtis Stewart: Beyond Genre

Curtis Stewart: Beyond Genre

Four-time Grammy-nominated Violinist Curtis Stewart is a rare musician who comfortably inhabits classical, jazz, and pop spaces all at once. The son of a Greek jazz violinist and an African-American jazz tuba player, Stewart also embraces multiple cultural identities that profoundly inform his work as a composer and performer.

New Music
04/08/2024
Valentine’s Day Playlists for the Creative Thinker

Valentine’s Day Playlists for the Creative Thinker

Celebrate Valentine's Day with unique playlists, featuring love songs from video games, obscure modern classical pieces, and a dark side-inspired list for Star Wars fans.

Valentine's Day
02/13/2024
Gay Guerilla: Julius Eastman Comes to Los Angeles

Gay Guerilla: Julius Eastman Comes to Los Angeles

This article explores the life and work of Julius Eastman, a gay Black American composer who fused jazz and classical music. It discusses his struggle with identity, his unique compositions, and his posthumous recognition.

New Music
02/12/2024