Opera Povera: Full Pink Moon A Live Stream Performance

On Tuesday, April 7, to mark the full pink moon, CalArts alum Sean Griffin’s (Music MFA 95) opera design and performance consortium Opera Povera is hosting a worldwide live stream performance of Lunar Opera, a 1999 open-form people’s opera by visionary composer Pauline Oliveros. Directed by...

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CalArtians Featured in The Wire’s ’50 Best Albums of 2019′

In case you missed the January edition of the British avant-garde music magazine The Wire, several notable CalArtians were featured in its year-End List of the Top 50 Releases of 2019 in music.  Computer music pioneer Carl Stone (Music BFA 74) released two albums in 2019, both of which were...

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Wajatta Headlines NHM’s First Friday Series March 6

Wajatta is John Tejada and Reggie Watts. | Image: The1point8 The musical duo Wajatta—Reggie Watts and CalArts faculty John Tejada—headlines the First Fridays music and science series at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles tomorrow (March 6). They’re playing in support of Wajatta’s...

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For One Night Only: We’re Gonna Die at the Bootleg Theater

Creative Producing student Sophie Blumberg (Theater MFA 20) presents her capstone project We’re Gonna Die at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday (Feb. 20). Directed by Monty Cole (Theater MFA 19), and featuring CalArts’ Herb Alpert School of Music alumni band Laugh Queens and a...

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Dada Divas: Jacqueline Bobak’s Experimental Opera at REDCAT

On Saturday, Feb. 8, REDCAT presents the world premiere of Dada Divas, an experimental opera by Jacqueline Bobak, faculty in The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts. Created by Bobak, an acclaimed veteran singer and composer, Dada Divas unearths and celebrates the works and lives of the Dada...

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Soundstream 2020 Live at the Troubadour

In recent years, it’s been tradition for graduating artists from The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts to perform a one-night showcase at the historic Troubadour music club in West Hollywood.  On Monday night (Feb. 10), CalArts students join the club’s roster of legendary troubadours who’ve...

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