Author Archive: Nili Nathan

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“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre

“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre

“A Bronx Tale” at Hollywood Pantages Theatre – No Wasted Talent Here! How exciting that Chazz Palminteri brings his Broadway hit,  “A Bronx Tale,” back home to Los Angeles where it all began for the writer-actor. I remember back in 1989 the buzz around tinsel town of a new rising star and how the play […]

By November 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts  Presents Renowned Cellist Alicia Weilerstein  Performing the Complete Bach Cello Suites

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents Renowned Cellist Alicia Weilerstein Performing the Complete Bach Cello Suites

 Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:30 pm Renowned cellist Alisa Weilerstein, recipient of a 2011 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, brings her technical precision and impassioned musicianship to the extraordinary task of performing all six of Bach’s solo Cello Suites in a single evening on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at […]

By November 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Sutra

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Sutra

Review by Nili Nathan Photo Credit: RJ Muna “If you say to yourself  — I am not living like that music, like that novel, like that painting, like that dancer, like that musician — I am cheating on myself,” said Alonzo King during the Q&A after the opening of Sutra. You can begin the journey […]

By November 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
LA Opera presents Satyagraha by Philip Glass, conducted by Grant Gershon

LA Opera presents Satyagraha by Philip Glass, conducted by Grant Gershon

Opens October 20th, 2018 through Nov. 11, 2018 (Los Angeles) October 1, 2018 — Plácido Domingo, LA Opera’s Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company premiere of Satyagraha by Philip Glass. “I believe that opera has the power to change lives,” said Mr. Domingo, “and few works exemplify this more than Satyagraha. This […]

By October 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Kindertransport – Play Reading at Wallis Annenberg Nov. 11th

Kindertransport – Play Reading at Wallis Annenberg Nov. 11th

Acclaimed actresses Jane Kaczmarek (“Malcolm in the Middle”) and Kate Burton (“Gray’s Anatomy”) star in a staged reading of the riveting drama Kindertransport by Diane Samuels presented by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with producers Patty Glaser, Paula Holt, Perla Karney and Karen Winnick on Sunday, November 11, 2018, 2 […]

By October 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical is Phenomenal!

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical is Phenomenal!

The Opening Night re-opening of Beautiful at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre was just as phenomenal the second time as it was the first time I saw it on Broadway. Nostalgic, fun and exciting every second – all ages will enjoy the evening. A roar of applause after each song filled the packed house. The final […]

By September 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
LA Opera presents Verdi’s Don Carlo starring Plácido Domingo

LA Opera presents Verdi’s Don Carlo starring Plácido Domingo

LA Opera presents Verdi’s Don Carlo starring Plácido Domingo and conducted by James Conlon September 22 through October 14     Don’t miss…….Plácido Domingo, LA Opera’s Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company’s season-opening presentation of Giuseppe Verdi’s monumental Don Carlo. “I have long considered Don Carlo to be one of Verdi’s greatest […]

By September 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Hershey Felder: Beethoven – Wallis Annenberg

Hershey Felder: Beethoven – Wallis Annenberg

Hershey Felder: Beethoven is mesmerizing — you can’t take your eyes or ears off Hershey Felder! Nothing tops a standing ovation and this production must be on the top of your “must see” list. It’s one of the greatest musical productions of the decade. Hershey Felder returns to The Wallis, bringing Ludwig van Beethoven to […]

Review: “Long Day’s Journey into Night” at Wallis Annenberg

Review: “Long Day’s Journey into Night” at Wallis Annenberg

REVIEWED BY RUTH WALD (Performance of June 10, 2018). Magnificent is the only word for Richard Eyre’s acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Long Day’s Journey into Night,” now playing at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Great parts are hard to come by and great actors […]

Tickets for LA Opera’s Rigoletto

Tickets for LA Opera’s Rigoletto

LA OPERA PRESENTS VERDI’S RIGOLETTO CONDUCTED BY MATTHEW AUCOIN May 12 through June 3 (Los Angeles) April 24, 2018 — Plácido Domingo, LA Opera’s Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company’s spring presentation of Rigoletto, the classic tragedy by Giuseppe Verdi. “I can think of no opera that better demonstrates the power of deeply […]

Review: LA Opera – Rigoletto May 31st

Review: LA Opera – Rigoletto May 31st

Bravo to LA Opera for delivering an outstanding evening of Opera! Sneak Peek Video – Rigoletti Guiseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto takes place in Mantua, Italy. It is the 16th century and men of royalty, means and power were often corrupt. Women were mere objects to do with what they wanted, without objection or public outcry. […]

LA OPERA PRESENTS “Crossing”

LA OPERA PRESENTS “Crossing”

“Crossing” the West Coast Premiere from LA Opera is inspired by poet Walt Whitman’s experiences working in military hospitals during the Civil War. His diary is a messy compilation  as a volunteer nurse. His personal and loving connection to each patient in the hospital is what attracted  Matthew Aucoin (composer, librettist and conductor) to the […]

New Film on Vaccines and Autism Controversy

New Film on Vaccines and Autism Controversy

Who is Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz and why did he make a film (actually, a Docu-Commentary) for Robert De Niro?  “Un-Vaxxed: A Docu-Commentary for Robert De Niro”.   The answer is evident to film festival attendees who were shocked when Robert De Niro, under enormous pressure, pulled the film “VAXXED” from the Tribeca Film Festival. […]

By October 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Trove Auctioneers – Online Auction in Burbank

Trove Auctioneers – Online Auction in Burbank

Website: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/trove-auctioneers I recently went in to to Trove Auctioneers on Magnolia Blvd in Burbank and spoke with the owner, Adrian Danescu. Interesting stuff in there. But, what was most interesting is the online auctions he has.  If you need cash and have quality antiques and vintage, send him a photo and description to: contactus@troveauctioneers.com or […]

By February 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Mayberry Turns Into Mayhem Over Viner Hayes Grier

Mayberry Turns Into Mayhem Over Viner Hayes Grier

Mops of teenage girls lined up at The Mag Park in hopes of meeting famous Viners & YouTubers this morning, as early as 8 am. Hayes Grier’s Meet & Greet brought fans from other cities, even other states. The lines went all the way up Avon Street. The stars showed up around Noon and the […]

By January 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →