August 7, 2003
JAZZ Festival at the Lagoon For those who like their music with an ocean breeze, the 2003 Long Beach Jazz Festival checks in this weekend at Rainbow Lagoon Park. Things get started Friday with James Ingram, Brenda Russell and Kim Waters. Saturday's lineup includes Marcus Miller, Rachelle Ferrell, Mark Antoine, Poncho Sanchez, Paul Taylor, Bobby Lyle and Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Band.
January 22, 2004 |
For many local dance lovers, the silver cloud created by the first full season of dance at the Music Center has a dark lining: A good seat at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion can fetch $75 or more, as high as at the other premier local dance venues, the Orange County Performing Arts Center and the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. That's a lot even for coveted attractions, much less anything unfamiliar or experimental. There is, however, an alternative. In fact, there are dozens.