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April 7, 2000 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Famed viola da gamba player Jordi Savall and mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves will be among the highlights of 2000-01 concert series sponsored by the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. Savall will appear with his renowned early-music group, Hesperion XX, on March 15 in Founders Hall as part of the Classical Ensemble Series. They will play Renaissance and later music on a program titled "Paradise Lost."
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 24, 1999
A giant projection screen will be suspended between the two towers of the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre for five nights of film screenings this summer, one of the major expansions of the annual Summer Nights at the Ford performance series that runs from mid-June through Labor Day at the outdoor, 1,200-seat Los Angeles County facility in Hollywood. The films to be shown include the jazz-flavored Mel Stuart-David L. Wolper "WattStax" (Aug. 4), sponsored by the International Documentary Assn.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 4, 2001
Pop, Neo-Expressionism, Conceptual art--a sampling of these movements and more will go on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the first major public exhibition of the treasure trove of contemporary art amassed by billionaire Eli Broad and his wife Edythe. "Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections" is a chance to put postwar art history into perspective, not to mention getting an insight into the taste and collecting style of L.A.'
TRAVEL
April 2, 2006 | Maggie Barnett, Times Staff Writer
MAKE a trek to Texas, where the town of Marfa has become, as unlikely as it may seem, a center of Minimalist art and earth sculpture. The two-night jaunt, which begins May 10, tours the artistic holdings of the Chinati Foundation, an alternative art space and local artists' studios. "Marfa has become a center for Minimalist art," said Sarah G. Vinci of the University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach. The Chinati Foundation, founded by Donald Judd, is there.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 2001 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Delicate balancing and filling niches are the keys to the ongoing success of the Ventura Chamber Music Festival, which kicks off this weekend with several concerts. The festival has made an impressive showing both by thinking small--the natural order of chamber music--and thinking big, in terms of the cultural import of its programming.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1999 | SHAWN HUBLER
It was not a conventional time for thoughts of beauty. It was last week. The nation was fixated on bigotry and violence. Mary Senkler knew this. She keeps up with the news. Still, she rose early, as she has every Tuesday and every Thursday of every summer since 1978. By 7:30 a.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 19, 2004 | Steven Johnson
Classical The Lord of the Rings Howard Shore's epic score presented in a six-movement symphony performed by John Mauceri and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Hollywood Bowl, Tuesday. Pacific Symphony Season-opening concert features violinist Hilary Hahn in a program that includes music by Gabrieli, Kraft, Paganini and Respighi. Carl St.Clair conducts. Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall, Wednesday-Thursday. Kiri Te Kanawa Acclaimed soprano in recital.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 20, 1999
Following is a chronological list of highlights for the summer. THROUGH SUNDAY You've only got three more days to visit the Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center and see Matthew Bourne's haunting dance-theater spectacle "Cinderella," a retelling for adults of the classic fairy tale, set amid the air raids of World War II London.
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