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Kodo: Dadan. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Used with permission.

Kodo: Dadan Builds Suspense With Every Pulse [REVIEW] REVIEW: KODO: DADAN 2017 @ WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL 2/7/17

  One of the first words that comes to mind to describe the music of Taiko drumming ensemble Kodo is “visceral”; I am far from the first to describe them this way, and it may have something to do with the word “Kodo” itself, which means heartbeat. Their performance of Dadan 2017 pulsed through the […]

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Holiday Sing-Along @ Walt Disney Concert Hall 12/17/16. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Used with permission.

The Walt Disney Concert Hall Spreads The Holiday Cheer Through The Joy Of Song [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Holiday Sing-Along @ Walt Disney Concert Hall 12/17/16

Given my deep love of both classics and cheese, it should be no surprise that I jumped at the opportunity to attend the Holiday Sing-Along at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on December 17, 2016. I’d been wanting to go to one of their Christmas shows for years, but just hadn’t ever been able to […]

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Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals at the Hollywood Bowl 8/19/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Call It What It Is: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals’ Concert At The Hollywood Bowl Was Fine Art [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Ben Harper at The Hollywood Bowl 8/19/16

Ben Harper has played the Hollywood Bowl before … but never like this. On August 19th, 2016, the multi-Grammy award winning artist was joined on the stage at the landmark venue by both his Innocent Criminals and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Wilkins. It was, and pardon the cliche, “a once in a lifetime musical […]

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Star Trek- In Concert @ Hollywood Bowl. Photo Credit - Krista at www.ladybugblog.com. Used with permission.

Beam Me Up, Scotty! Star Trek Fans Revel In Music With The L.A. Philharmonic At Hollywood Bowl REVIEW: Star Trek @ Hollywood Bowl 7/8/16 & 7/9/16

How cool is JJ Abrams? Seriously. Maybe in real life he’s a total dick. I don’t know. But as a filmmaker? Dude is like Miles Davis meets Fonzie meets Wooderson. Because his movies aren’t about him or his actors, they’re 100% about the audience. To the extent his ego is involved in his filmmaking, it’s […]

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