Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Casts Spell at Ahmanson

Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Casts Spell at Ahmanson

Matthew Bourne’s enthralling stage version of “The Red Shoes” cast a captivating spell at its American debut Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles. British choreographer and director Bourne is known for emphasis on storytelling and creative retelling of classic stories in innovative full-length dance theater presentations. “The Red Shoes” as staged […]

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

People often envision Latin American art as Aztec gold pieces, Mayan design elements, or painters Diego Rivera and Freda Kahlo. But using those images to represent all art from south of the U.S. border is tantamount to mentally defining European art as gilded church altarpieces, Minoan ceramics, Claude Monet’s airy images or Pablo Picasso’s cubism. […]