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Review of The White Album
Apr 7, 2019 - Charles McNulty, The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times interviews Lars Jan on his multimedia stage adaptation of Joan Didion's The White Album
Mar 22, 2019 - David Ulin, The Los Angeles Times
A combined review of Meredith Monk's Cellular Songs and Carrie Mae Weems' Past Tense
Mar 20, 2019 - Jacki Apple, Fabrik
Review of Batsheva Dance Company's "Venezuela," choreographed by Ohad Naharin
Mar 17, 2019 - Laura Bleiberg, The Los Angeles Times
After spending years behind the scenes as an artistic and executive director of various arts organizations, Kristy Edmunds will take center stage on March 25 in Chicago to receive the inaugural Berresford Prize from United States Artists.
Mar 14, 2019 - Peter Libbey, The New York Times
What the audience experienced at Royce Hall was the crux of what fine art can represent.
Mar 4, 2019 - Jeff Slayton, L.A. Dance Chronicle
Presented by the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA on Saturday night at Royce Hall, “Cellular Songs” is an intimate, lovely work inspired by the complex biological processes of cells.
Mar 1, 2019 - Catherine Womack, The Los Angeles Times
Review of Jérôme Bel's Gala at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Feb 5, 2019 - Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review
Co-presented by the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center, “The Great Tamer” emptied a lot of audience expectations about dance and theater to depict the pointless processes and shallow pleasures in our lives, along with our destruction of the environment and our unwillingness to face the consequences of our choices.
Jan 13, 2019 - Lewis Segal, The Los Angeles Times
Presented by Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, this hybrid conversation-concert will draw audiences into the music and creative processes of Norman and Shaw, with wild Up performing demonstrations and excerpts and Sirota acting as musical sherpa and host.
Jan 8, 2019 - Catherine Womack, The Los Angeles Times
“Holiday Sauce” was imbued with such freewheeling love and generosity that it tapped into the true spirit of the season.
Dec 16, 2018 - Charles McNulty, The Los Angeles Times
Taylor Mac’s “Holiday Sauce” is a giant, queer-Christmas tour de force that celebrates the holidays in their fabulous dysfunction with re-imagined renditions of 12 musty and tired songs listeners love to hate.
Dec 12, 2018 - Phillip Zonkel, Q Voice News
"It’s as magical an amalgamation as you can imagine."
Dec 5, 2018 - Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times
Sweet Honey in the Rock is middle-aged, gifted and black—and they are the best ambassadors of good will we have: the all-female gospel quartet who suddenly and almost magically appeared on an empty Royce Hall stage last night.
Nov 30, 2018 - Ross Altman, Folkworks
Souza will be performing her lyrical new songs along with some of her more Brazilian-inflected tunes at UCLA’s Royce Hall on December 1
Nov 23, 2018 - Tom Teicholz, Forbes
Variety's review of UnCabaret's 25th Anniversary Show and Celebration
Nov 23, 2018 - Chris Willman, Variety
At Royce Hall, she didn't sound like someone who should be singing "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" in anything but the figurative sense.
Nov 13, 2018 - Chris Willman, Variety
LA Times review of Analogy Trilogy
Nov 5, 2018 - Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times
At 74, Germaine Acogny, the Paris-based, Sénégalese matriarch of contemporary African dance, still has the power to astonish.
Oct 7, 2018 - Victoria Looseleaf
One of the most fascinating aspects of Harris’ musical journey has been the way she’s proved the exception to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s dictum that “There are no second acts in American lives.”
Oct 4, 2018 - Randy Lewis