In a move that will bolster its growing operatic credentials, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is teaming up with Yuval Sharon, the artistic director of the Industry, the L.A.-based experimental opera company, for what will be a three-year residency to begin in the 2016-17 season.
In the highly stratified world of opera-going, the seating area known as the founders circle is the modern-day equivalent to Valhalla, an exclusive domain located on high and populated by gods — that is to say, the wealthiest arts donors, as well as other members of the city's cultural elite.
It is affectionately known to skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts as "Big Mountain Jesus" — a 6-foot-tall public sculpture of Christ that has stood for the past six decades on national forest land in Whitefish, Mont.
A cultural studies instructor at Washington State University has warned her students that they could face disciplinary action -- and in some cases, failure of her class -- if they use certain terms she deems unacceptable, including "illegal aliens," "tranny" and the words "males" and "females"...
Like many European composers before him who have made the pilgrimage across the Atlantic to offer their talents on the altar of Hollywood, Max Richter has learned to become proficient in the rituals of studio networking.
Benedict Cumberbatch is the Kevin Bacon of the "Hamlet" universe.
Prepare ye, Los Angeles: The second coming of "An Act of God" is at hand.
The Sydney Theatre Company has named Jonathan Church, who heads the prestigious Chichester Festival Theater in Britain, as its new artistic director, the company announced Tuesday.