Respected arts critic takes newly created post with Pacific Symphony

When SoCal cultural staple Timothy Mangan found himself unceremoniously ousted last year from the Orange County Register after more than two decades’ respected work, it seemed further evidence that arts criticism as a full-time profession is on the wane, and continued international and local discussion into what will happen to the writers we’ve come to depend on. … Read more

Critical loss and a week of major drama

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights The SoCal music community was rocked this week by the news that the OC Register has laid off highly respected music critic TIMOTHY MANGAN (right) after nearly twenty years, citing “restructuring”. They gave him no notice: he was on his way to review … Read more

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