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Music Center marks 50th anniversary with rededication ceremony
Music Center marks 50th anniversary with rededication ceremony

Live performances are ephemeral, no matter how brilliant. The Music Center’s 50th Anniversary Civic Rededication Ceremony on Wednesday showed that philanthropic civic-mindedness can have more palpable staying power. The proceedings in front of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the oldest of the Music Center’s four performance halls, focused more on the county-owned arts hub’s past and future as a community asset and symbol than on recalling specific great performances over the past half-century. The much-praised star of the day, which included brief speeches by all five members of the Board of Supervisors and County Chief Executive William T Fujioka, was the...

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