"Creativity takes courage."  
- Henri Matisse

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  • 2,500 STUDENTS SET THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE FOR THE LARGEST RIBBON DANCE AT 45th ANNUAL BLUE RIBBON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

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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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  • 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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  • Another happy audience member after yesterday's matinee! Today is your last chance to see #AlvinAiley in Los Angeles! Read More ›

  • The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles updated their cover photo. Read More ›

  • Ticket holders for our Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon got treated to a special photo opportunity with dancers Samantha Figgins and Michael Jackson Jr. (On Thursday night) and Samantha Figgins and Collin Heyward (On Saturday Matinee.) Read More ›

  • Picnic Season kicks off April 18th at Grand Park with PicnicDTLA: http://grandparkla.org/ai1ec_event/picnicdtla/ Music: Perspective by In Love With – http://bit.ly/ilwperspective Instagram: @weareinlovewith Made in partnership with The Music Center, Grand Park, Metro Los Angeles and the Hollywood Bowl Watch ›

  • 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 ›