Six-Star Clement Palo Alto

Six-Star Clement Palo Alto

By Charly SHELTON
I’ve stayed in one and two-star motel rooms off the highway. I’ve stayed in three-star upscale motels and moderate hotels. I’ve stayed in four-star hotels most frequently, the lavish but not opulent hotels that make you feel like you’re really on vacation. I’ve stayed in five-star hotels that go above and beyond to […]

Pogossian Presents His Next Phase of Bach

By Nestor CASTIGLIONE
Earlier this year, violinist Movses Pogossian released a magisterial reading of Johann Sebastian Bach’s complete solo sonatas and partitas for solo violin. On Tuesday night, he will usher in the next phase of his Bach project and the public is invited to listen.
At UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall on Nov. 21 at 8 p.m., Pogossian […]

Looking Forward to Lockington

By Nestor CASTIGLIONE
For those who have driven down the streets of Pasadena, then chances are they have seen David Lockington smiling cheerfully from above. The conductor’s beaming visage has become ubiquitous along that city’s major streets, hanging from countless banners that line Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue.
As he confided earlier this week, he has […]

Ireland’s Brooks Hotel

Ireland’s Brooks Hotel

By Charly SHELTON
When traveling to see the sights, lodging location is a big factor. Something can be said for a beautiful country getaway – if you’re there for the country – but if you are in a big city for a couple of consecutive days, it can be a headache to finish the day and […]

Tickets on Sale for Los Angeles Youth Ballet World Premiere of ‘The Nutcracker’

Los Angeles Youth Ballet presents the world premiere of a new production of “The Nutcracker” by award-winning choreographer Andrea Paris-Gutierrez starring Joffrey Ballet principal dancers Jeraldine Mendoza (Sugar Plum Fairy) and Dylan Gutierrez (Sugar Plum Fairy’s Cavalier) in three performances: Friday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. and 7 […]

Le Salon Prepares for New Season

By Nestor CASTIGLIONE
The air is turning crisp and the sunsets are becoming more dramatic, with great billowing purple grey clouds worthy of a Caspar David Friedrich landscape. Autumn, in all its gold and brown spangled foliage, has arrived in Los Angeles, a reminder to music lovers that the music season in the region is beginning […]

Scene in LA – November

Scene in LA – November

Here are the new shows burning up our theatres this month:

“Yohen” James and Sumi Washington are an interracial couple struggling to maintain their 37-year marriage after James retires from the U.S. Army. The dramatic change in routine prompts questions about life, love and aging as the couple attempts to repair what’s broken and decide what […]

Halloween in Salem

Halloween in Salem

By Charly SHELTON
Ten years ago Halloween night, I stayed late after trick-or-treating to watch a movie with my friend from high school. This began a relationship that has led to marriage, sharing a life together and, now, to Salem, Massachusetts. Our honeymoon in Ireland this March featured way more lithic archaeological sites and cultural interpretive […]

Glendale Noon Concerts Hosts Calico Winds

On Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m., the free admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature the Calico Winds performing works by  American composers Daniel Gregory Mason, Lowell Mason and William Mason at the Sanctuary of Glendale City Church.
For more information, email glendalesda@gmail.com or call (818) 244- 7241.
With style and grace, Calico Winds […]

Playwright to Host Q&A for ‘An Enemy of the Pueblo’

Josefina López, the award-winning playwright, screenwriter and founding artistic director of CASA 0101 Theater, will host question and answer sessions after the Sunday, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 performances of her new critically acclaimed play, “An Enemy of the Pueblo,” a modern adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People.” The Q&As will be […]

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