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LUDWIG GÖRANSSON

This week in Beverly Hills, Ludwig Göransson—composer for all of Ryan Coogler’s films, and producer of Haim and Childish Gambino—will perform live and join Elvis Mitchell for a conversation about film music and production.   AN EVENING WITH LUDWIG GÖRANSSON Tuesday, January 15, at 7:30 pm. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 9390 Santa […]

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO AND THIRD COAST PERCUSSION

The Windy City is in the house this week at The Wallis with the collaborative performance of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the music ensemble Third Coast Percussion, here for a three-night engagement in Beverly Hills. The West Coast premiere of Emma Portner’s FOR ALL ITS FURY will open the show, prefaced by the composition “Perfectly Voiceless.” […]

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

The structure of LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is a key to its content. A threnody of dependence and addiction that begins at the breakfast table and ends long after last call, Eugene O’Neill’s posthumously produced masterpiece (now on the boards at The Wallis) runs the clock through a familial tale of dashed hopes, loss, […]

BODYTRAFFIC AND PEGGY LEE

Twyla Tharp had her Nine Sinatra Songs, and at the Wallis this week, Bodytraffic presents its take on the Great American Songbook with Matthew Neenan’s A MILLION VOICES, a new dance work set to five Peggy Lee performances, featuring standards by Arlen and Mercer, Irving Berlin, Leiber and Stoller, and, of course, Benny Goodman—the bandleader with whom […]

L.A. DANCE PROJECT AT THE WALLIS

The Los Angeles company premieres of Benjamin Millepied’s SARABANDE and Ohad Naharin’s YAG are among the highlights of L.A. Dance Project’s spring season at The Wallis. Also on the bill: the three Graham pas de deux that make up MARTHA GRAHAM DUETS, and HELIX, choreographed by Justin Peck and set to music by Esa-Pekka Salonen. For […]

LULA WASHINGTON AT THE WALLIS

Lula Washington Dance Theatre will bring three programs of modern dance to The Wallis this week. Program A features excerpts from Washington’s THE MOVEMENT (2004) and Donald Bryd’s COMMUNION (1994), as well as work by Christopher Huggins, Rennie Harris, and a new piece by Anthony Burrell titled TEMPORARY SPACES (2017). Programs B and C will open with the complete THE […]

LULA WASHINGTON — WALLIS PANEL

The Wallis presents SOCIAL ACTIVISM AND THE ARTS—LESSONS FROM THE LEGACY OF DICK GREGORY, a panel dedicated to bringing Gregory’s committed activist message forward as a means to resist, confront, and counter the ongoing and potentially catastrophic reversals in our polity since the presidential election of November 2016. Participants include Joe Morton (who recently played […]