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BWW Interview: Jeffrey Kahane - Venturing Out Into What Matters with LOST IN THE STARSBWW Interview: Jeffrey Kahane - Venturing Out Into What Matters with LOST IN THE STARS
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 16, 2017

Not since 1950 have audiences in L.A. been able to see a live professional performance of Kurt Weill's musical masterpiece LOST IN THE STARS. That changes this month when the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents a brand new production in partnership with CAP UCLA. Set during the era of South African apartheid, the devastating tale of a black minister whose son accidentally kills a white neighbor's son explores racial inequalities and the courage it takes to forgive when faced with an impossible moral dilemma. (more...)

Looming Large! STORM LARGE Brings Sublime And Subversive American Songbook To The McCallum TheatreLooming Large! STORM LARGE Brings Sublime And Subversive American Songbook To The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 12, 2017

The McCallum Theatre and Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald present Storm Large and Le Bonheur, as part of the Fitz's Jazz Cafe series, for two performances on Wednesday, January 25, at 8:00pm and Thursday, January 26, at 8:00pm.Storm Large - musician, actor, playwright, author, awesome.  She shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show "Rock Star: Supernova," where despite having been eliminated in the week before the finale, Storm built a fan base that follows her around the world to this day. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPACWinter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

Kurt Weill's Anti-Apartheid Musical LOST IN THE STARS Among LACO Series LineupKurt Weill's Anti-Apartheid Musical LOST IN THE STARS Among LACO Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane from January 14 to 29, 2017, at venues across the Southland.  (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & ShowsKravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm LargeLA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Saturday, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Van Jones Leads Panel on Criminal Justice Reform at Eccles Center on 1/7Van Jones Leads Panel on Criminal Justice Reform at Eccles Center on 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Park City Institute continues its rich tradition of engaging in dialogue on important issues, presenting a panel on Criminal Justice Reform, with Van Jones, January 7 at 7:30 PM. Jones, an attorney who has spent countless hours on CNN as a political commentator, will share his insights on the ways in which the criminal justice system is ineffective and the role it plays in the cycle of inequality in this country.  (more...)

Norm Lewis, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowNorm Lewis, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Winter and Spring Events at Berkshire Theatre Group AnnouncedWinter and Spring Events at Berkshire Theatre Group Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce an exciting variety of musical acts set to perform at The Colonial Theatre this winter and spring. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LOST IN THE STARS, 1/28Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LOST IN THE STARS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, in partnership with CAP UCLA, presents the first Los Angeles performance since the 1950s of LOST IN THE STARS Kurt Weill's powerful, uncompromising social indictment of apartheid-era South Africa, on Saturday, January 28, 8 pm, and Sunday, January 29, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall.  (more...)

Kravis Center Adds Singer Storm Large to 25th Anniversary NIGHT OF STARSKravis Center Adds Singer Storm Large to 25th Anniversary NIGHT OF STARS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced another major addition to its 25th Anniversary NIGHT OF STARS: musician, actor and author Storm Large, who was a finalist on major TV talent show, has rocked out with Pink Martini and has performed with symphonic orchestras throughout North America. (more...)

The Mad-Cool Science of Adam Savage Arrives at the Eccles Center in Park City 12/10The Mad-Cool Science of Adam Savage Arrives at the Eccles Center in Park City 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

What happens when you pursue creativity with reckless abandon? Adam Savage-former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series Mythbusters-will share his make-it-your-own curiosity and wisdom with the Park City Institute audience at the Eccles Center on December 10, 2016.  (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Park City Institute Now Offering Three-Show PackagesPark City Institute Now Offering Three-Show Packages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

 Patrons of the Park City Institute now have the option to enjoy packages of three shows at a discounted price. "We're very excited to offer a new way to explore our programming," says PCI Executive Director Teri Orr. "These three-show packages offer patrons two performances in a genre, and their choice of a third show, for free." The offer is a PCI "holiday treat," and is valid until December 25th only. (more...)

Artists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This DecemberArtists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Pink Martini's New Album 'Je dis oui!' Out Now; U.S. Tour Dates ConfirmedPink Martini's New Album 'Je dis oui!' Out Now; U.S. Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Beloved Oregon-based group Pink Martini's new album, Je dis oui!, is out now via Heinz Records. (more...)

Pink Martini to Play Le Poisson Rouge on Monday 12/12Pink Martini to Play Le Poisson Rouge on Monday 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Acclaimed Portland based 'little orchestra' Pink Martini will be performing songs off their ninth studio album, Je dis oui!, at  Le Poisson Rouge on Monday, December 12th & Town Hall on Tuesday, December 13th.  (more...)

Pink Martini's New Album 'Je Dis Oui!' Streaming Now via NPRPink Martini's New Album 'Je Dis Oui!' Streaming Now via NPR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The album out November 18 on Heinz Records features lead singers China Forbes and Storm Large with bandleader/founder Thomas Lauderdale and his “little orchestra.” Pink Martini is joined on the LP by guest vocalists Rufus Wainwright, NPR's Ari Shapiro, fashion guru Ikram Goldmanand civil rights activist Kathleen Saadat. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, 1/14LA Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane from January 14 to 29, 2017, at venues across the Southland.  LIFT EVERY VOICE, conceived and curated by Kahane to explore themes of tolerance, compassion, cooperation and creativity along with the power of music to encourage understanding and promote peace, was inspired by the lives of human and civil rights champions Rabbi Joachim Prinz, composer Kurt Weill and Martin Luther King, Jr.  The series is a signature part of Kahane's 20th and final LACO season, which features programming that reflects his far-reaching impact, broad musical sensibilities, distinctive philosophical interests and tremendous artistic passion.  Among LIFT EVERY VOICE's highlights are the first Los Angeles performance since the 1950s of Weill's profound anti- apartheid musical Lost in the Stars, directed by Anne Bogart, and Weill/Brecht's satirical The Seven Deadly Sins with chanteuse Storm Large, both provocative works addressing weighty moral issues; violinist Daniel Hope featured on the U.S. premiere of Weill's Song-Suite For Violin and Orchestra arranged by Paul Bateman; the West Coast premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto “I Will Not Remain Silent”; a joint performance with the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA); and symposiums a chamber music program and film screenings.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein and Friends Headline Center for the Performing Arts Fundraiser in CarmelPhoto Flash: Michael Feinstein and Friends Headline Center for the Performing Arts Fundraiser in Carmel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Great American Songbook Foundation founder Michael Feinstein and rocker-turned-cabaret-bombshell Storm Large headlined an Oct. 15 gala that raised over $500,000 to support educational and artistic programs at the foundation's home, the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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