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Friday Night Sing-Along: Broadway Favorites

Dance Season

  • 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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    Capulet in the City



    The Magic of the "Musical" Moment 



    Equitable Access to Arts Education


  • This past Saturday at the Dizzy Feet Foundation's annual Celebration of Dance Gala, we welcomed a bevy of beautiful dancers, performers, celebrities and dance education activists to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Here's some of our shots from the red carpet... Read More ›

  • Our next Sing-Along is Aug. 1st & we're letting YOU pick the songs! Vote for your fav Broadway tunes: http://bit.ly/1ySJgLJ #BroadwayMyWay Read More ›

  • "Yeah, that was hilarious! Not..." on their own album. 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 ›