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  • Dance review: Ballet Preljocaj at Irvine Barclay Theatre

     
    Angelin Preljocaj’s “Empty Moves,” presented at Irvine Barclay Theatre on Thursday night, was a dance quartet for five. Joining an ensemble of four on-stage performers in sound and in spirit was the composer John Cage, who accompanied the French...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: This is cow poop!

     
    If we’re to be honest, the most daunting and terrifying challenge on “The Amazing Race” is undertaken not by any of the show’s contestants but by the show’s editors. Those squinting, unseen wretches who have to sift through h...
  • White heat: Six degrees of John Cale

     
    John Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
  • The shifting, architectural art of Steve Roden

     
    Winding through a studio filled with collections of curious objects — midcentury ceramics, vintage design magazines, Victorian-era photographs — Steve Roden pauses before a small, rather plain architectural drawing: his most prized possession, he...
  • Drinking with Tom Marioni, Ed Ruscha and friends at the Hammer Museum

     
    The San Francisco artist Tom Marioni has a motto that has served him well: The act of drinking beer with friends is the highest form of art. It’s the subtitle of his 2003 memoir: “Beer, Art and Philosophy.” It’s the......
  • Music review: Finally, a party for Betty Freeman

     
    The first major music news of 2009 was the death on Jan. 4 of the great patron Betty Freeman at 87 in Beverly Hills. Modern music would not be what it is today without her. She commissioned hundreds of new......
  • Baryshnikov to join Merce Cunningham Dance Company for benefit at REDCAT [updated]

     
    Two of the dance world's great artists will share a stage -- one in person, the other through the troupe he founded more than half a century ago -- when Mikhail Baryshnikov joins the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for a......
  • 'Roaratorio' restored, coming to Disney Hall

     
    Fueled on Guinness, John Cage undertook one of the most daunting tasks of his hardly undaunting career when he decided to make, for West German Radio, a soundscape of James Joyce’s “Finnegans Wake.” He traveled around Ireland for a month,......
  • Dance review: Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio' at Disney Hall

     
    A lot of people in contemporary dance feel secretly relieved that choreographer Merce Cunningham is no longer around. Yes, yes, Cunningham, who died July 2009 at age 90, was a beloved father-figure and mentor in the modern dance world. But......
  • Art review: 'Here Not There: San Diego Art Now' at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

     
    A wander through “Here Not There: San Diego Art Now,” at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, feels much like a stroll through any dozen galleries in any major city in the United States. There’s work in a range......
  • Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'

    Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'
    In fall 1986, as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, John Cage delivered, in his uniquely spoken-sung fashion, poetic texts he had derived from James Joyce's readably unreadable comic novel "Finnegans Wake." Irish musicians...