This is the story of Diego, his umbrella, a long-dead whistling woman, an elk’s horn, a Jewish wedding, a unicorn and a small troop of well-equipped madmen who wander across the land in search of minor chord women and musical mayhem. It begins, around the turn of the century, with the arm of a man […]
Prior to welcoming violinist and er-hu player Meg Okura to the Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion stage in Palos Verdes on Saturday night, conductor David Benoit told the audience he found Okura on the Internet. “In keeping with the Asia America Symphony’s mission statement to break down the barriers between jazz and classical music, I was […]
I’d just sat down with guitarist Fletcher Dragge and singer Zoli Teglas. Addressing the former but indicating the later, I put forth the question that Pennywise fans could now ask after several months of wondering who would replace the band’s original member and lead vocalist Jim Lindberg. Why him?
“The Soloist” was the soloist at the Norris Pavilion in Rolling Hills Estates on Feb. 20. No, not Jamie Foxx. This was the REAL soloist, the guy who taught Foxx how to (pretend to) play the cello. He’s also the musician on the soundtrack of the hit 2009 movie about a wayward journalist (aren’t we […]
Legendary flamenco dancer Omayra Amaya comes to Redondo Beach this weekend as part of the Los Angeles Flamenco Festival
The Los Angeles Flamenco Festival launches this weekend in the South Bay with two nights of concerts at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center and an intimate evening at Sangria on the Hermosa pier.