Protesting ‘Akhnaten’; less arts coverage on Wall Street; and creativity as sanity

Arts Catch-Up:  News through 11/7/16 It’s National Opera Week!  Have you entertained enough deep thoughts about opera this week?  Do you feel that you’ve pondered your art form sufficiently? Anybody know a good joke or two?  Here are a few stories to help get the conversation started: Arts in the Media “The Wall Street Journal … Read more

Music critic available… (sigh)

Yet another music critic has been laid off, and his absence will have a direct effect on quality arts reporting in Southern California.  Unfortunately, the Orange County Register informed resident critic Timothy Mangan of the decision on Friday, just as he was headed to LA Opera to cover La Bohéme with Gustavo Dudamel at the helm. According … Read more

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