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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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Good outdoor restaurant and options for sandwiches; or the cafe in Disney Hall across the street.
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Ample parking for $9 under the Music Center.
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252 events
83 reviews
437 stars
attended Feb 23 2006

New and old performances from an American classic company!

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91 events
33 reviews
78 stars
attended Feb 22 2006

Absolutely fantastic. I wish I'd gotten tickets for every performance.

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attended Feb 23 2006

The program was the one I wanted to see on Alvin Ailey's week at the Music Center. The Judith Jamison piece Reminiscences was lovely. The David Parson piece was easy, and I chose not to stay for Revelations. It's wondefful, but doesn't need to...continued

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Description

Seen by over 21 million fans in 48 states and 68 countries on six continents, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has long been one of the most respected and beloved international ambassadors of American culture. The celebrated company, led by acclaimed Artistic Director Judith Jamison, continues to spread its inimitable style, energy and athletic grace across the globe – as a trail-blazing leader in concert dance. Two diverse programs will be offered including classic works by Ailey, and contemporary works by renowned choreographers, with all performances ending with the forever inspiring Revelations.

Program A (February 22)

  • Ife/My Heart (West Coast Premiere) — Ronald K. Brown: Solomon Illori, Nikki Giovanni, James H. Bey, Ballet Folklorico Cutumba, Ursula Rucker
  • Love Stories — Judith Jamison with Robert Battle and Rennie Harris/ Stevie Wonder
  • Revelations — Alvin Ailey/ Music: Traditional

Program B (February 23)

  • Reminiscin (West Coast Premiere) — Judith Jamison, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Regina Carter and Diana Krall
  • Shining Star — David Parsons/ Earth, Wind, and Fire
  • Revelations — Alvin Ailey/ Music: Traditional

Program is subject to change.

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

A leader at the cultural heart of Los Angeles County, The Music Center brings to life one of the world’s premier arts destinations by creating opportunities for arts participation, enabling compelling programming and providing firstclass venues and services.

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country, creating a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as “the creative capital” of the world. Celebrated for its illustrious dance programming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center and home to four world-class resident companies- LA Phil, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale – The Music Center is the place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation. In its effort to extend the reach and accessibility of the performing arts, the Music Center is a national model for experiences in which people participate directly through its Active Arts® at The Music Center.

As well, The Music Center presents special productions, events and festivals for children and families, including World City at The Music Center. Each year, over one-million audience members delight in the excitement of live performances on The Music Center’s stages and enjoy free community arts events all year long across its outdoor campus.

The Music Center is also on the forefront of arts education in Los Angeles, providing arts resources to students and teachers in schools and community centers throughout the region. Approximately 500 full-time, seasonal and part-time staff members are employees of The Center and contribute to its operation and success.

The Music Center was developed as an unprecedented public private partnership with Los Angeles County. Through the support of the Board of Supervisors, the County of Los Angeles plays an invaluable role in the successful operation of The Music Center. This relationship has cemented the importance of the arts to the cultural fabric of Los Angeles.