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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1989
An honor orchestra made up of 67 elementary school students in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District will perform today at 7:30 p.m. in the Norris Theatre, Crossfield Drive and Indian Peak Road, Rolling Hills Estates. The program will range from baroque to contemporary music. Youngsters were chosen for this year's orchestra--the 14th since the program started--during auditions in February.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 1996
Regarding John Roos' review of Bobby Caldwell (March 25): "Schmaltz, adult contemporary music, nonthreatening, pleasantly soothing"--thank God for adult music! John, if you want raw energy and someone to "risk," I suggest you go review kid stuff--adolescent angst; flannel-shirted, three-chord power strummers. I guess it's a question of taste. And there is no good taste in a Spinal Tap-like performance of loud, raucous, teenage screaming and anger. Grow up, John! BRUCE KING Brea
NEWS
June 24, 2004 | F. Kathleen Foley, Special to The Times
If you're looking for a family-friendly diversion, try "Snoopy, the Musical" at the Falcon Theatre. Part of the Falcon Family Summer Theatre series, the show is laden with the kind of puns, pratfalls, sight gags and silliness guaranteed to tickle the preteen funnybone. There's plenty to divert adult sensibilities as well.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2000 | MARK SWED, TIMES MUSIC CRITIC
Richard Dufallo, one of America's significant champions of contemporary music, died Friday at his home in Denton, Texas. He was 67. The cause of death was stomach cancer. Although best known as a conductor and educator, Dufallo began his career as a clarinetist. When he enrolled at UCLA in the 1950s, he was thought such an exceptional talent that composer and conductor Lukas Foss immediately invited Dufallo to join his cutting-edge Improvisation Chamber Ensemble.
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February 8, 1995 | JEFF BEAN
The Dung Huang ensemble will present traditional and contemporary music of China on Tuesday at the San Juan Capistrano Regional Library as part of a multicultural arts series. Shows are at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Seating is limited. The group, which is based in the Bay Area, has an extensive repertoire, including some of the earliest written music of the Sui and Tang dynasties, between the years 589 and 907.
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