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Verdi's words remain relevant in these political times. Plus: Refik Anadol's electronic kaleidoscope of Philharmonic moments.
Don Shirley recommends "Native Gardens" in Pasadena, "The Cake" in Westwood Village and "Gloria" in Atwater Village.
It's the season for outdoor productions that are worth the effort to go see.
Intimate big-screen close-ups and high-tech sonics at the Bowl, courtesy of the LA Philharmonic. Or the old-time glory of glittering Russian ballet downtown at the Chandler Pavilion.
For two weeks in May, two of CTG's three main stages were occupied by plays mostly set in or around the Los Angeles area.
Just how many hats can an unencumbered contender wear? Ask Matthew Aucoin, for his answer.
As a theater critic in a city famous for making movies, I sometimes meet new acquaintances who assume that I see a lot of movies and TV. Sorry, but no. Usually.
Performances from Tilson Thomas, Dudamel, LA Dance Project and more.
"82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life" opens at the museum this weekend. Some pics.
"Cambodian Rock Band," "Allegiance," "The New Colossus," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Sell/Buy/Date" and more.

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