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The Music of Tôru Takemitsu and Japanese New Wave Cinema
Alan Westby, May 26, 2017

As we observe Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Los Angeles Public Library, this is a good occasion to look at some of the interesting examples of Japanese cinema available to our patrons, particularly those featuring scores by composer Tôru


Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)
Alan Westby, March 28, 2017

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is widely recognized both as the most important American woman composer of the Twentieth Century, and as a major figure in the study and preservation of American folk music.


Scott Joplin
Alan Westby, February 21, 2017

2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of the death, at the age of 49, of Scott Joplin, one of America's first great composers, and the composer of arguably the first important American opera: Treemonisha.


Caroline Zakarian, June 28, 2016

On Sunday, May 22 nd the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera performed Mozart: Alpha & Omega in front of a standing-room only crowd in the Taper Auditorium. This title is derived from the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.


Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera
Caroline Zakarian, December 15, 2015

On Saturday, November 14th the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera performed the Art of Coloratura in the Taper Auditorium. This program included highlights from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Leo Delibes, Benjamin Britten, George Frideric Handel and more. 


AIDA: L.A. Metropolitan Opera
Caroline Zakarian, May 26, 2015

A Free Live Music Performance from LA’s Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, May 30th


Elizabeth Graney, April 07, 2015

Did you miss out on our origami bookmark program this weekend?


Don Carlo
Caroline Zakarian, February 02, 2015

A Free Live Music Performance from LA’s Metropolitan Opera

Sunday, February 8, 2015


paper gift bows
Elizabeth Graney, December 16, 2014

Couldn't make it to our last craft program? Never fear!


Yosemite
Art Department, August 29, 2014

Yosemite has been a destination for individuals and families from around the world for generations. If you enjoy the outdoors or being surrounded by the beauty of nature, it is a dream come true. There is so much to see and do at this majestic national park.


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