Review: “VANITY FAIR: HOLLYWOOD CALLING,” Annenberg Space for Photography

By |2020-03-24T19:33:20+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the Annenberg Space for Photography is closed.  CLICK HERE to view an online preview of its current exhibition “VANITY FAIR: HOLLYWOOD CALLING.” Read my review in the LA Weekly. The group exhibition features forty years of

Review: UNREALITY, Works by Lisa Adams and Kelly McLane at the Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery

By |2020-03-07T00:24:41+00:00March 3rd, 2020|

The work of artists Lisa Adams and Kelly McLane present dream-like romantically haunting dystopian visions of the troubling social reality we live in.  The viewer is somewhat thrown off balance as the imagery may be perceived as unsettling while being very

Review: Four Quartets at UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance at Royce Hall

By |2020-02-20T09:16:07+00:00February 18th, 2020|

T.S. Eliot’s sequence of poems, Four Quartets, was brought to life through the creative collaboration that joined together the engaging choreography of Pam Tanowit, a dreamy score composed by Kaija Saariaho as performed live by The Knights, backed by large scale

Review: Lula Washington Dance Theatre at the Wallis

By |2020-02-12T20:13:48+00:00February 11th, 2020|

Written by Michael Baroff;    Celebrating its 40 year anniversary, the Los Angeles based and internationally respected Lula Washington Dance Theater presented a vibrant collection of new and classic socially conscious works at The Wallis Bram Goldsmith Theater stage. All photos

Review: Eurydice at LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion

By |2020-02-17T07:04:31+00:00February 4th, 2020|

LA Opera presented the world premier of Eurydice, collaboration between composer Matthew Aucoin and Sarah Ruhl who wrote the libretto based on her acclaimed 2003 play. The work reimagines the classic Orpheus myth into a contemporary vision perceived from the heroine's