June 28, 2014: Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, Upcoming...06/28/14
Arts Alive is making your summer more musical by shining a spotlight on the upcoming 35th anniversary concert from the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, and what's coming up at the Hollywood Bowl. Plus: Kenneth Turan's summer movie picks; a...
June 21, 2014: Ceramicist Elaine Katzer, Los Angeles's Central Avenue...
Seeing the animal kingdom through the eyes of ceramicist Elaine Katzer at the American Museum of Ceramic Art.; An interview with Sean J. O'Connell about his new book that revisits Los Angeles' Central Avenue when it was buzzing with now-legendary...
June 14, 2014
David Suchet trades Poirot on TV for a Cardinal on stage who's questioning a Papal death; Exploring Art Song with Songfest; Kenneth Turan takes us through some of the "Not to be Missed" movies in his new book; Ask the Dean looks at how dance and music...
June 7, 2014
Pianist Jeremy Denk on the reverence and irreverence he's bringing to this year's Ojai Music Festival; a trip to Other Desert Cities with playwright Jon Robin Baitz; Around Town arts calendar; Arts News; On Ask the Dean, is it our minds or our muscles...
May 31, 2014
Angel City Chorale's collaboration with the first video game composer ever to win a Grammy; an inside look at the Dance Media Film Festival, pairing documentaries and live performances with dynamic downtown locations; Around Town arts calendar; Arts...
May 24, 2014
Renee Fleming talks about Blanche DuBois, Guilty Pleasures and singing at the Super Bowl; a trip to LACMA for LA's first ever Alexander Calder museum exhibition; Around Town arts calendar; the latest Arts News; Dean Rob Cutietta is speaking about spit...
May 17, 2014
Soprano Nino Machaidze on falling for Thais and working with Placido Domingo; Salastina Music Society gets up and close and personal with Mozart; Kenneth Turan reviews "Million Dollar Arm" and "Now: In the Wings on a World Stage;" Arts News; on Ask...
May 10, 2014
Dancer Maurice Hines on "Tappin' Thru Life;" director Diane Paulus on adapting the Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" for the musical theatre; pianist Orli Shaham on capturing the spirit of live performance on a recording; the latest Arts News; Ask the Dean...
April 26, 2014
A conversation with Irish actress Fionnula Flanagan about her career and her tasty new movie; A preview of the Ventura Music Festival with artistic director Nuvi Mehta; Film critic Kenneth Turan reviews a shiny new print of the 1965 sci-fi classic,...
April 19, 2014
The artistic riches of Santa Barbara! Behind the scenes at Opera Santa Barbara's production of The Consul; discovering the dynamic drawings of sculptor Alice Aycock at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Arts News; the Around Town arts calendar; and, on...
April 12, 2014
Author April Smith talks with KUSC's Dennis Bartel about recreating the past for the page; Israeli artist Penny Hes Yassour talks about poetry and painting with space; Plus, film critic Kenneth Turan pays homage to Mickey Rooney; and much more.
April 5, 2014
U-T San Diego music critic on the surprising shutdown of San Diego Opera; Culture Clash's Ric Salinas on his new play about tattoos & relationships that are more than skin deep; the ONE Archive exhibition that remembers when video was brand new and...
March 29, 2014
A few lucky YOLA musicians on traveling with the LA Phil and meeting the great Yo-Yo Ma; Misty Copeland overcame major obstacles on her path to becoming American Ballet Theatre's first African American soloist in 20 years, she talks to Arts Alive...
March 22, 2014
Arts Alive spends time in the string section this week. We get the scoop on StradFest and introduce you to Simone Porter, the 17 year old violinist about to make her debut with the Pasadena Symphony. Plus, the latest Arts News and a trip Around Town...
March 15, 2014
Kronos Quartet on celebrating the big 4-0; Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman on their road to Harmony; the latest Arts News; on Ask the Dean, Dean Rob Cutietta goes back to school to see why the music teacher is moving all the chairs.
March 8, 2014
LA Phil Violinist and Street Symphony founder Vijay Gupta on using music as medicine in some of LA's forgotten communities; Anne Thompson on the Hollywood feast and famine examined in her new book on the entertainment industry; Ask the Dean about why...
March 1, 2014
A special Oscars Edition of Arts Alive! A critics roundtable with Kenneth Turan and Anne Thompson; movie music expert Jon Burlingame on what makes this year's scores so special; a conversation with the Oscar-nominated costume designer who created...
February 22, 2014
This weekend baritone Liam Bonner sets sail with LA Opera's Billy Budd, but first he tells us why he loves Britten; a taste of Central Coast wine and chamber music at WinterMezzo; Around Town arts calendar; the latest arts news; you know what a...
February 15, 2014
Beverly Hills, Downtown and Long Beach - it's an Arts Alive road trip to A Brief Encounter at The Wallis, LA Dance Project at the Ace Hotel and the Afro-Latino Festival at MOLAA. Plus, Ask the Dean traces the rise and fall of the harpsichord.
February 1, 2014
Olympics Music 101 with music writer Jon Burlingame; The Duke and the monsters visiting the Norton Simon (thanks to Goya); Around Town arts calendar; arts news and on Ask the Dean, what's The Best music school?
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