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Sean Roderick once saw nine musicals in six days in New York City. She is majoring in ethnomusicology at UCLA. Email
Native Intelligence:
No rain in sight, but a big rainbow over Mar Vista just before sunset nonetheless.
Though a few songs and all of the first act need tightening, "9 to 5" at the Ahmanson has the elements of a likely hit when it goes to Broadway.
I hoped the Ahmanson production would be better than the movie. On that point, my dream came true.
My only problem with "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is the fact that there isn't enough music. Benjamin Walker is a true punk rock hero and commands the stage as the obnoxious and intriguing Jackson, dressed in tight clothes, combat boots and utility belt complete with gun and microphone.
Native Intelligence
Gary Leonard | The Lula Washington Dance Theatre performed as part of the LA Philharmonic's 100th birthday celebration.
Donna Perlmutter | Verdi's words remain relevant in these political times. Plus: Refik Anadol's electronic kaleidoscope of Philharmonic moments.
Joel Bellman | Joel Bellman: My male students tend to write about their insecurities around a loss of power; Women, the terror of a sexual assault or domestic violence.
Gary Leonard | Patt Morrison at the La Brea Avenue stand's 78th anniversary celebration
Bill Boyarsky
"We have to step up," City Councilman David Ryu told the Los Angeles Current Affairs Forum at the Palm downtown Friday noon. "It's about equity. It's about opportunity." He spoke of "helping all those families get the opportunities I got."
Jenny Burman
Before I lived in Echo Park, there was a tiny 1920s bungalow-cottage-standalone house on N. Occidental in Silver Lake. I...
Here in Malibu
The baby Labrador wasn't quite ready for the day to begin....