Kim Askew

lit·er·ar·y/Adjective * Concerning the writing, study, or content of literature, esp. of the kind valued for quality of form.

Feb 20
thebetterangeles:

LA Dance Project has partnered with The Theatre at Ace Hotel, the renovated historic theatre that in its former glory days hosted United Artist film premieres. This weekend will be LA Dance Project’s first performance at The Ace. The three day residency includes the premiere of Reflections, choreographed by director Benjamin Millepied, Murder Ballads with music by The National, and "an exclusive sneak peek of a new piece by Hiroaki Umeda."

thebetterangeles:

LA Dance Project has partnered with The Theatre at Ace Hotel, the renovated historic theatre that in its former glory days hosted United Artist film premieres. This weekend will be LA Dance Project’s first performance at The Ace. The three day residency includes the premiere of Reflections, choreographed by director Benjamin Millepied, Murder Ballads with music by The National, and "an exclusive sneak peek of a new piece by Hiroaki Umeda."


thebetterangeles:

I’ll be at Tchaikovskyfest: A Shakespearean Fantasy next Wednesday night the 26th, and so will Orlando Bloom (as Romeo). “Joined by actors who will present key scenes before each piece, Dudamel celebrates the English playwright whom Tchaikovsky so adored; he once thought of learning English just to read the plays in their original language.”

thebetterangeles:

I’ll be at Tchaikovskyfest: A Shakespearean Fantasy next Wednesday night the 26th, and so will Orlando Bloom (as Romeo). “Joined by actors who will present key scenes before each piece, Dudamel celebrates the English playwright whom Tchaikovsky so adored; he once thought of learning English just to read the plays in their original language.”


Dec 2
thebetterangeles:

At the Norton Simon Museum, Dec. 6 through Mar. 3: Goya’s Don Pedro, Duque de Osuna, on Loan from The Frick Collection, New York. Details and a podcast.

thebetterangeles:

At the Norton Simon Museum, Dec. 6 through Mar. 3: Goya’s Don Pedro, Duque de Osuna, on Loan from The Frick Collection, New York. Details and a podcast.


thebetterangeles:

Charles Dickens’ live dramatic readings of his works were widely popular, and in Independent Shakespeare Co’s A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens, ISC’s talented David Melville will portray Boz performing “nearly all the characters” in the Christmas classic. Dec. 5 - 22 in the ISC Studio. 

thebetterangeles:

Charles Dickens’ live dramatic readings of his works were widely popular, and in Independent Shakespeare Co’s A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens, ISC’s talented David Melville will portray Boz performing “nearly all the characters” in the Christmas classic. Dec. 5 - 22 in the ISC Studio. 


Nov 27

Nov 5
thebetterangeles:

The Friday Noon Concert Series runs all summer long at Scripps’ Balch Auditorium in Claremont and features classical programs including chamber music and chorale. The campus is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. 

thebetterangeles:

The Friday Noon Concert Series runs all summer long at Scripps’ Balch Auditorium in Claremont and features classical programs including chamber music and chorale. The campus is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. 


Sep 21

Sep 7
millionsmillions:

Want to wean yourself off gin, recover from tuberculosis, and work on your novel? Don’t go to Asheville, North Carolina. NPR reports that F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda spent two tumultuous summers in the town, where Zelda was in a psychiatric hospital and Scott was suicidal. For more on the unhappy life of Zelda, read our review of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.

millionsmillions:

Want to wean yourself off gin, recover from tuberculosis, and work on your novel? Don’t go to Asheville, North Carolina. NPR reports that F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda spent two tumultuous summers in the town, where Zelda was in a psychiatric hospital and Scott was suicidal. For more on the unhappy life of Zelda, read our review of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.




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