"Creativity takes courage."  
- Henri Matisse

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  • Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater

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  • THE MUSIC CENTER’S SPECTACULAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE CELEBRATES THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER’S MAJOR IMPACT ON LOS ANGELES AND THE PERFORMING ARTS

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  • 50th Anniversary Media Materials

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  • ONE-THIRTY-FIVE GRAND: 

    The official blog of The Music Center – Where you can get the inside scoop on all things Los Angeles, performing arts, culture and creativity.

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  • EDUCATION BLOG:

    Stay up to date on the world of education through the arts. 

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  • We're putting together a fun #picnicDTLA project with @hollywoodbowl @metrolosangeles and @grandpark_la Stay tuned for more! #watchthisspace Read More ›

  • Want to come to Ailey, but don't want to pay the ticket handling fees? There's a way! (Pointe shoes not required for pick up.) Read up: http://wp.me/p4sMGx-hb #TicketTricks #AileyInLA Read More ›

  • Here's the scoop on all the amazing things happening at The Music Center this week: http://bit.ly/1EHYcNq Read More ›

  • Center Dance Arts members were treated to a salon with Paloma Herrera earlier this month at which acclaimed author and dance historian Elizabeth Kaye moderated a discussion with the ABT Principal dancer. This intimate talk celebrated Paloma Herrera's stunning career and gave our members an inside look into Paloma's creative process, why she started dancing, her favorite roles, and thoughts on her upcoming retirement. To learn how you can be a part of CDA and gain access to future salons and events click here: http://bit.ly/1MLuSda Watch ›

  • See one of America's favorite dance companies as they return to The Music Center for 6 performances April 15-19th, 2015! It's the dance event of the Spring! More info & tickets: http://bit.ly/10Ybnws Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk Watch ›

  • Here's a glimpse inside one of our recent Idea Jams for Artizen Lab held at the East LA County Library and featuring a workshop with Mobile Mural Lab! Learn more about Artizen Lab: http://bit.ly/188MNNG Watch ›