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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Insider Secrets for Hello World by Brian Sonia-Wallace

The Insider Secrets for Hello World You will carry on to let it operate since you stop by this next report. Nothing might have assisted them longer. Yes, in the event that you should be d…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Things You Won’t Like About VPN Reviews and Things You Will To ensure privacy, it is advisable to be sure you have got a

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Melrose Poetry Bureau goes to LA City Hall by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Brian Sonia-Wallace reports from the front lines in the battle to save Arts funding: City Council meetings are notoriously boring, full of wonky policy and

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Monday, April 10, 2017

“Man of La Mancha” at A Noise Within by Brian Sonia-Wallace

A Noise Within has created a faithful, stunningly designed Man of La Mancha, a 1964 loose musical adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote. The adaptation

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Friday, July 29, 2016

“The Johnny Cycle: Part II – The Shell” – The Speakeasy Society by Brian Sonia-Wallace

  The Johnny Cycle: Part II: The Shell is the second part of a trilogy that The Speakeasy Society is creating, based on Dalton Trumbo’s 1939

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Monday, April 11, 2016

AWP 2016 – a report from the conference by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Watch our AWP 2016 round-up with Brian Sonia-Wallace, reporting for ArtsBeastLA from the conference.   Go here to see Brian’s VIDEO report.   Association of Writers

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

“Women Laughing Alone With Salad” at the Kirk Douglas by Brian Sonia-Wallace

This is a think-piece by Brian Sonia-Wallace. How exciting! No one in the theatre knew how to feel. Half of them left at intermission. Written by

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

“Andy’s World” – Rook Theatre at Son of Semele by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Andy’s world is just that – a world! Quiet on plot, loud on character, this devising cast (Rook Theatre company) has created some magical realism for

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Friday, December 18, 2015

#camerasanddancers and #gettyinspired by Brian Sonia-Wallace

  “The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and

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Friday, October 30, 2015

A Living Exhibition’s Afterlife: I AM ART following Pierre Huyghe at LACMA by Brian Sonia-Wallace

It’s been six months since Pierre Huyghe, a retrospective of the French artist, closed at LACMA. But the thing about having living elements in a gallery is that their lives continue af…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

“Ded!” at the Matrix Theatre – Los Angeles theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Entering the Matrix Theatre to see Ded! is a treat in itself. A calavera looms over the marquis, and two more giant calavera women are holding court in the entryway in their bright dresses. …

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This week: Speakeasy Society’s “The Hollow” – Los Angeles theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Speakeasy Society’s The Hollow has me excited to watch this company grow, and feeling tingly about the future of immersive theatre in Los Angeles. The show is a piece of dinner theatre-cum…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

“Reeling” by Invertigo Dance Theatre moves to Santa Barbara – Los Angeles dance theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Laura Karlin, Artistic Director of Invertigo Dance Theatre, set herself a big challenge with Reeling in the wake of last year’s After it Happened (reviewed here). That piece was a response…

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Pierre Huyghe Retrospective at LACMA – Arts Reporting as Embedded Journalism – Los Angeles art exhibition review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

I stand at the mouth of the gallery. It gapes. And still I stand. I have been hired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to announce each patron’s name as they walk in. “Susan Choi!…

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

“Forever” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre – Los Angeles theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Forever was, to quote an elderly gentleman leaving the theatre, “not my cup of tea.” The latest creation of writer/actress Dael Orlandersmith, this one-woman show is a piece of straight-…

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Invertigo Dance Theatre presents “After it Happened” – Los Angeles dance theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

After it Happened is an intensely theatrical piece of transdisciplinary work by Invertigo Dance Theatre that creates a post-disaster world that manages to be disturbing, beautiful, and very,…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

20th Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of The Oppressed Conference – report by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Brian Sonia-Wallace attended this year’s 20th Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of The Oppressed Conference. Here follows his report.   Every year, a group of theatre artists and educators …

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Brian’s reviews of shows playing at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival – #HFF14 theater festival report Los Angeles by Brian Sonia-Wallace

Bliss Point is Cornerstone Theatre Company’s latest community-based collaboration in its 5-year Hunger Cycle of plays, and this one deals with addiction and recovery communities. It’s a …

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

“The Kharmful Charms of Daniil Kharms” – playing at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival – #HFF14 theater festival report Los Angeles by Brian Sonia-Wallace

    If this production were to play a verb, it would be “to tickle the audience.” An intricate European clown cabaret show that ebulliently descends into punk chaos, The Kharmf…

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Monday, June 2, 2014

“Death of the Author” at The Geffen Playhouse – Los Angeles theater review by Brian Sonia-Wallace

I was simultaneously aroused and intimidated by the intelligence of playwright Steven Drukman’s Death of the Author. This play is highly recommended – but be advised, if you’re not con…

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