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- Henri Matisse

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Friday Night Sing-Along: Broadway Favorites

Dance Downtown: Samba

Drum Downtown: Middle East


  • 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


  • Our new season banners are laid out in Stern Grand Hall & they're bigger than life! #newseason #summerspruce Read More ›

  • Are you coming to our Broadway Sing-Along tomorrow night? Can't wait to see you there and reveal the top songs you voted for on the playlist! Read More ›

  • Did you hear the good news? Our friends Grand Park are putting in a playground! Here's a snap from the groundbreaking ceremony this morning with LA County Supervisor Gloria Molina ... Read More ›

  • 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 ›

  • 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 ›