Creative ‘Swan Lake’ Outshines ‘Nutcracker’ in Los Angeles Showcases

Creative ‘Swan Lake’ Outshines ‘Nutcracker’ in Los Angeles Showcases

Dance productions abound this time of year typically featuring a Sugar Plum Fairy and waltzing flowers. Accordingly, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) came to the Orange County area for a return presentation of choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s kid-friendly version of “The Nutcracker.” Meanwhile, in downtown Los Angeles, however, choreographer Matthew Bourne’s creative take on “Swan Lake” at […]

“Lost Vegas: Tim Burton at Neon Museum”

“Lost Vegas: Tim Burton at Neon Museum”

These artworks, many of which are site-specific creations, are displayed at the Neon Museum Boneyard. Works will play with the museum’s landmark sign collection, which was prominently featured in Burton’s 1996 film (Mars Attacks).  The presentation of Burton’s art in Las Vegas represents a very unique & singular vision for this original exhibition.  More than […]

Villa dei Papiri Artifacts Buried by Vesuvius on Display at Getty Villa

Villa dei Papiri Artifacts Buried by Vesuvius on Display at Getty Villa

The Getty Villa along the California coast is a recreation of the ancient Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, Italy. The original villa, owned by Julius Caesar’s in-laws, was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Now, items from that ancient estate are on display at the Getty. “Buried by Vesuvius: Treasures from […]