Tag: At The Soraya
Ginny Mancini was impeccable – stylish, glamorous, kind, worldly, and generous. So many here in Los Angeles, and far beyond, benefitted from her philanthropy, including The Soraya.
No band electrified audiences in the 1970s and ‘80s like The Police. Omnipresent on the airwaves, they had arenas pulsing across the globe. Punk energy unpinned by jazz figures, reggae rhythms and symphonic aspirations made The Police the defining New Wave band.
This is a moment built upon the steadfast commitment of many. As we reopen, everyone should take a bow. And though the pandemic may yet have twists and turns, may theaters and concert halls remain open to offer some modicum of healing that goes beyond the realm of medicine.
Persevering in the face of challenges is part of our DNA — a two-decade quest for a site, a fundraising campaign interrupted by the Great Recession, and construction stalled by...