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  • Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center to Host First-Ever International Dance Collaboration and World Premiere of BalletNow™

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  • The Music Center Launches Moves After Dark

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  • GRAND PARK IS THE PLACE TO SPEND A SPECTACULAR LOS ANGELES SUMMER

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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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  • We are hosting National Dance Day on our Music Center plaza again this year! Check out the videos of this year's routines and learn the steps so you can dance with us on July 25th! Also, doesn't our plaza look pretty in the routine videos? ;) #NDD2015 Read More ›

  • It's the LAST day to enter our #BalletNow Night Out! Ticket buyers to the Saturday night show are automatically entered to win a deluxe room accommodation at the DTLA Omni hotel, dinner for two at Noe restaurant & complimentary parking! Enter to win: http://bit.ly/1H7WkTX (No purchase necessary.) Read More ›

  • Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux* is just 1 of many classical ballet favorites in our #BalletNow program. You can see Maria Kochetkova & Dinu Tamazlacaru dance it on Friday night, or Mary Carmen Catoya & Kleber Rebello dance it on Saturday night and Sunday. But in case you've never seen this iconic Balanchine work, here's Tiler Peck of New York City Ballet breaking it down... Video via: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5I5isJBBsA *©The George Balanchine Trust. The performances of Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Balanchine® Ballets, are presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and have been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust. Read More ›