July 14

TANGLEWOOD: LA BOHEME

PUCCINI La bohème Semi-staged performance sung in Italian with English supertitles Perhaps the world’s most popular opera, La bohème is an immortal story of love and loss set amidst the charming poverty of bohemian Paris. CAST: Boston Symphony Orchestra Andris Nelsons, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano (Mimì) Jonathan Tetelman, tenor (Rodolfo) Susanna Phillips, soprano (Musetta) Franco Vassallo, […]

June 26

CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER: KING TUT

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of KING TUT: TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH–the largest King Tut exhibition ever toured! Discover over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb–60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt, until now. In […]

June 26

LACMA: RICHARD SERRA’S BAND

Band may qualify as Richard Serra’s magnum opus, representing the fullest expression of the formal vocabulary proffered by his monumental steel arcs and torqued ellipses of the 1980s and ’90s. Band is among the most formally elegant and technically complex works of Serra’s oeuvre, a sculpture that took him two-and-a-half years to develop and which […]

June 25

LACMA: DAVID HOCKNEY: 82 PORTRAITS AND 1 STILL-LIFE

In 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, David Hockney offers a vibrant and intimate view of people with whom he has developed relationships over the past 50 years. The majority of the portraits were painted in Hockney’s Los Angeles studio, all from life and over a period of two or three days, which the artist has […]

June 25

LACMA: CITY AND COSMOS: THE ARTS OF TEOTIHUACAN

The ancient city of Teotihuacan flourished in central Mexico in the first millennium CE. This multi-ethnic, cosmopolitan city was the largest urban center in the Americas in its day. City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan presents recent findings from Mexican national and international archaeological projects excavating at Teotihuacan’s three main pyramids—the Sun, Moon, and […]

June 25

LACMA: DECODING MIMBRES PAINTING: ANCIENT CERAMICS OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

This exhibition will feature over 50 examples of the finely painted ceramic wares produced by the Mimbres people in the region of southwestern New Mexico between 850 and 1150 CE. The hallmark of Mimbres culture are extraordinary black-and-white ceramic bowls, painted with great ingenuity, dexterity, and precision. The bowls are best known for the variety […]

June 25

LACMA: IN THE FIELDS OF EMPTY DAYS: THE INTERSECTION OF PAST AND PRESENT IN IRANIAN ART

In the Fields of Empty Days explores the continuous and inescapable presence of the past in Iranian society. This notion is revealed in art and literature in which ancient kings and heroes are used in later contexts as paradigms of virtue or as objects of derision, while long-gone Shi‘ite saints are evoked as champions of […]