Category: Stories

A Brief History of The Soraya

posted:  19 days ago

From breaking ground for construction to celebrating the 10th anniversary, we take a look back at significant moments at The Soraya.

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Fridays This Fall: Share the Gift of the Performing ArtsFinal Edition

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  3 months ago

Parties, preparations, and observances – December can be such a busy month. This year, the world will observe the holidays and New Year in a quieter manner.

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The Soraya Welcomes Erika D. Beck as CSUN’s Next President

posted:  4 months ago

CSUN will have a new President in the New Year. Please see below the announcement from CSUN.

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Fridays This Fall: The Soraya shares the stage for National Hispanic Heritage Month

posted:  5 months ago

Few things make me prouder than when every seat at The Soraya is filled, when enthusiastic fans of all generations come together to celebrate their favorite artists.

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8 Reasons Why Joshua Bell is a Soraya Favorite

   Joey Solano   posted:  6 months ago

From child prodigy to Dancing with the Stars, three-time Grammy winner Joshua Bell returns for his seventh appearance and this time in an online conversation that you can participate in.

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From Executive Director Thor Steingraber: Fridays this fall

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  6 months ago

Look for an email from me every Friday this fall. Inspired by the popularity of last spring’s weekly “Director Selects,” The Soraya renews its commitment to bringing you important and...

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Honoring the 19th Amendment with Martha Graham Dance Company

posted:  7 months ago

The Soraya joins our partner, the Martha Graham Dance Company, in celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote and propelled the ongoing struggle to guarantee those rights for all women. We honor the historic importance of the 19th through the lens of Martha Graham’s own social activism – so evident in works such as American Document, Panorama, Chronicle, and Immediate Tragedy.

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Director Selects Highlight

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  7 months ago

The Soraya's weekly "Director Selects" were published every Friday from April through June, these selections represent the full breadth and diversity of our usual in-venue programming.

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"Immediate Tragedy," Martha Graham Dance Company's response to the moment

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  9 months ago

Main image: Martha Graham in Immediate Tragedy (1937) by Robert Fraser

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"We Shall Overcome" — Our final installment of Director Selects

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  9 months ago

At The Soraya, we are an organization that leads with its values, and of those, social justice stands foremost.

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