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- Henri Matisse

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  • Largest and Longest-Running Tracking Study of Audiences Across the U.S. Reveals Dramatically Changed Cultural Landscape

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  • Los Angeles’ Top Cultural Arts Leaders Discuss Economic Impact of the Arts in the Southland

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  • The Music Center Honors Southern California’s Leading Teen Artists at 26th Annual Spotlight Awards Show

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  • ONE-THIRTY-FIVE GRAND: 

    Capulet in the City

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  • ACTIVE ARTS CREATIVITY BLOG:

    The Magic of the "Musical" Moment 

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  • EDUCATION BLOG:

    Equitable Access to Arts Education

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  • Alright, since you've nearly made it through your Monday, we think a little prizing is in order! In honor of the National Youth Orchestra of the USA and their upcoming performance at our Walt Disney Concert Hall, we're giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner! All you have to do is leave a comment below with your favorite instrument and you'll be entered to win! Here's more about #NYOUSA's performance: http://bit.ly/1qcT7Xn Good Luck! Read More ›

  • We celebrated National Dance Day this past Saturday in Grand Park and on The Music Center Plaza with our friends from the Dizzy Feet Foundation and So You Think You Can Dance! We had such an amazing time and by the looks of things, you did too! Check out our pictures from the day and be sure to tag yourself if you were there and share with your friends! Read More ›

  • We celebrated National Dance Day this past Saturday in Grand Park and on The Music Center Plaza with our friends from the Dizzy Feet Foundation and So You Think You Can Dance! We had such an amazing time and by the looks of things, you did too! Check out our pictures from the day and be sure to tag yourself if you were there and share with your friends! Read More ›

  • The 2014/15 Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center season highlights signature moments and audience favorites from The Music Center's 50 year history. We celebrate the work of classical and contemporary artists the world over with this stunning program of dance. Featuring engagements with the Australian Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Boyz, Tania Perez-Salas Compania De Danza, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Ballet now and Lucinda Childs Available Light. To Purchase a subscription and learn more about the season visit our website: http://bit.ly/1zREn6U Watch ›

  • Remember, at our summer Ukule-Along classes you don't have to say it, you just have to play it... But just for fun, here are two of our Music Center regulars discussing how to pronounce "Ukulele." Watch ›

  • Do you play the ukulele? Well come play with us! Enjoy making music with hundreds of fellow recreational musicians at our summertime ukulele sessions. Learn drills, songs, techniques and just jam with fellow strummers! Exclusively for adult (18 years and older) amateur musicians only. Kindly bring your own ukulele and music stand. More info: http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/UKULE-ALONG/ Watch ›