“Play Me, I’m Yours” Los Angeles!

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It’s always fun coming across people playing music when and where you least expect it. Whether at a park, the beach, a street corner or some other location, music enlivens a space and brings people together. For those with the talent and inclination, it’s also a pleasure to spontaneously create music and share it with others.

Los Angeles Plays Host to the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival

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In a few days Los Angeles will host the inaugural Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, organized by the USC Thornton School of Music and the LA Phil, in partnership with The Colburn School and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. This unique event is a celebration of the legendary cellist Gregor Piatigorsky (1903 – 1976), who settled in Los Angeles during the final years of this life. It’s also a gathering of 22 of the world’s top cellists, who will come together for a series of chamber music performances, orchestral concerts, master classes and interactive events.

Get Your Costume Ready – The Edwardian Ball is coming back to Los Angeles!

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When Justin Katz and his San Francisco-based band Rosin Coven set out to celebrate Edward Gorey’s whimsically macabre aesthetic in 1999, little did they know that the event would grow into a beloved Bay Area tradition (one that has recently spread to Los Angeles). But that is exactly what the Edwardian Ball is today.

Curating Los Angeles wishes you a healthy and happy 2012…

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