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TILER PECK’S BALLET NOW

In the local dance world, there are few things rarer or more anticipated than a West Coast visit by the New York City Ballet. This weekend, principal Tiler Peck brings out ten of her City Ballet colleagues for her BalletNOW program at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.* Joining Peck and company are four of their Lincoln […]

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SUR AND ESTHER McCOY

The third volume of SUR—an annual arts and culture journal out of Mexico City—takes a look at “the life and work of writer and architectural critic Esther McCoy (1904–1989)….In 1945, the writer and her husband [left Los Angeles and] took up residence in the city of Cuernavaca for eight months, during which they found an […]

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PAUL FLYNN’S GOOD AS YOU

Paul Flynn, Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride—30 Years of Gay Britain excerpt: “On 10 August 1984 I turned into a teenager….one who, each Sunday, would write down the charts in a stolen lined schoolbook from St Paul’s, an all-boys Catholic high school in Manchester’s crumbling garden suburb Wythenshawe…. “I suppose it was just […]

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JODOROWSKY’S ENDLESS POETRY

“When I was [a young poet], I was not living in the present. I was living in the future, projecting the past in the future. Without being able to love, to be alive, because I was society’s ill. In order to get out of illness, I needed to live a lot.” — Alejandro Jodorowsky* At […]

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ALICE BAG AT THE FORD

Alice Bag and her band are playing the Ford Amphitheatre this weekend as part of CULTURE CLASH’S OG SUMMER DESMADRE. Alice will be joined by Tierra and La Victoria. In addition to Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza (Culture Clash), comedians on the bill include Rudy Moreno, Sandra Valls, and Emilio Rivera. And the Pacifico Dance Company will be on hand for […]