Category: Stories

Ta Ta Ta...Duh: Beethoven's 5th in Popular Culture

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  14 months ago

Written between 1804 and 1808, "Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Opus 67" is recognizable from the first notes.


Ballet BC's Creative Team discuss Romeo + Juliet

   Victoria Looseleaf   posted:  14 months ago

Since it was first written and performed in 1596, Shakespeare's indelible classic, Romeo and Juliet — the doomed romance of two teenagers from feuding families — is possibly the most...


Mavis Staples: A Message at The Soraya

   Ruth Adkins Robinson   posted:  14 months ago

Mavis Staples has a message. It has been there down through the decades, as she soared across musical styles and genres, collecting friends, fans and contemporaries all across the globe.


A Personal Relationship with BeethovenFebruary, 2020

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  15 months ago

We’re about halfway through our Beethoven concerts. There were six altogether — 1 solo piano recital, 1 chamber concert, 2 concertos, and 2 symphonies.


On Sacred Ground: Step Afrika! at The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  15 months ago

In a return visit to The Soraya on Sunday, February 23, Step Afrika!, the distinguished Washington, D.C.-based performance troupe, will bring its latest creative project to Los Angeles.


Mavis Staples Top 10 (Things You Might Not Know)

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  15 months ago

Mavis Staples is a once-in-a-generation artist whose impact on music and culture is undeniable. Over the past several years, her solo work has flared up and a new generation of...


Check in to Cirque Éloize's Hotel

   Debra Levine    posted:  15 months ago

They hurtle, tumble, and spin. They climb, juggle, and balance. Sometimes, in practice, they fall. They’re the riveting performers of the Montreal-based contemporary-circus troupe Cirque Éloize (“ell-waz”).


Historic Selma Photographs on View at The SorayaJohn Kouns Photography Collection from The Bradley Center

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  16 months ago

The Tom and Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge (named after former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley) has recently received the photographic collection of Photographer John Kouns.


100 Dancers Take the Stage in Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's The Nutcracker See The Soraya's resident dance company in a spectacular Victorian setting Dec 7 & 8!

   Gillian Renault    posted:  17 months ago

The Soraya’s resident dance company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, is capping off a quintet of annual appearances in Northridge this holiday season.


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