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  • Starting off our Saturday w/ some #UkuleleLove! #ukulealong #lionsleepstonight Read More ›

  • Our 4 little swans headed to Grand Performances to catch the India Jazz Suites tap dancing performance tonight! They just love dance in #DTLA! Read More ›

  • We're turning 50 & we're celebrating with a "risky adventure," with LA Phil and L.A. Dance Project: http://fw.to/CXd18mb via Los Angeles Times Entertainment Read More ›

  • Diavolo challenged and we accepted. Here is The Music Center's official Ice Bucket Challenge Video! In return we challenge Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts! We as individuals have been donating towards ALS research to help find a cure, and you can too: http://bit.ly/1vsQ14J Watch ›

  • In the weeks leading up to National Ballet of Canada's Romeo & Juliet this month, we hosted a fun series on Instagram called #CapuletInTheCity, in which we posted pictures of Juliet Capulet all over Los Angeles, as she made her way from the coast to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Well, the show is long over, but we're still pretty smitten with our Juliet snaps around the city. So here's a little throwback to earlier this month, with a little behind the scenes film we made of #CapuletInTheCity! Watch ›

  • 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 ›