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Embrace the Music of Friends and Lovers

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist With Valentine’s Day soon upon us, what could be better than taking the one you love to a romantic concert and dinner? As the holiday for lovers approaches, it’s time for [&hellip... Read More


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Leonard Bernstein’s CANDIDE @ Long Beach Opera

Published on January 26th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

Life is happy for Candide is Westphalia. He lives in the land’s most beautiful castle, and his beloved Cunégonde has consented to be his wife. No wonder he is so willing to accept Dr. Pangloss’s philosophy [&hellip... Read More


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20 Eyes Looks to the Future

Published on January 22nd, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

Photo and article by Mike Botica, Editorial Intern The Dec. 21 renaming of the intersection of Pacific Avenue and 13th Street after American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland was a homecoming celebration, that coincided with [&hellip... Read More


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The Epic: A Homecoming Show

Published on December 25th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

By Melina Paris,  Music Columnist The show started one hour late. Maybe it was jet lag from a just-concluded world tour or that he was on crutches. Yet, the moment saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his 29-piece [&hellip... Read More


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Alternate Angles

Alternate Angles an Improvisational Experience

Published on September 10th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist A keen curiosity follows me when it comes to renowned vocalist Dwight Trible’s projects. So, when it came to the improvisational music ensemble Alternate Angles, which he led during an Aug. [&hellip... Read More


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Old Friends, Together Again

Published on August 6th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

The New Blues Festival II Labor Day Weekend Blues Bash, a Proper End to Summer By Melina Paris, Music Columnist and Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Bring the lawn chairs and the ice chests. Come Labor Day [&hellip... Read More


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Kamasi Washington’s Release is EPIC

Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Epic, the title of tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington’s latest album, is just that. The three-volume album, which Washington composed and arranged, is a journey through his musical life. Each disc with [&hellip... Read More


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Cruising for the Blues, Looking For The Light

Published on June 26th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

By B. Noel Barr, Music Writer Dude Before I could cross 6th Street, I had to make a quick trip to see what that righteous music that was pulling me down the block on yet another [&hellip... Read More


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