Venue Details

1791 Star Starred
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-7211
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The dinner at the outdoor Patina is good, but for a snack there is a good Taco stand nearby
The Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration of Dance dining Jul 21 2014 star this tip starred
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I wore a nice shirt and pants.
The Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration of Dance dress Jul 21 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

193 ratings
4.9 average rating
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388 events
34 reviews
-26 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

Spectacular.

I don't know what a professional critic or academic might say, but my artistic heart and soul shout SPECTACULAR!

This was Program C, the Jamison/Ailey program.

Jamison is a supremely intelligent choreographer, so underneath...continued

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amaryllis Red Velvet
75 events
58 reviews
44 stars
attended Apr 08 2011

Okay, I've read all the glowing, 5 star reviews (42 of them!) and I'm glad so much enjoyment was had by all. I wholeheartedly agree that this company is a major gift to dance lovers.

Here's the thing, however: I attended the "Program A" show....continued

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94 events
33 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

Entertaining, energizing and uplifting! I can only imagine the impact that Alvin Ailey had on American society in 1960 when Revelations was first performed. Although I have seen it presented on numerous occasions, last night's execution of this...continued

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Website

http://www.musiccenter.org/events/dance_1011_ailey.html

Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about Alvin Ailey ® American Dance Theater at their website.

Description

One of the world’s favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey ® American Dance Theater, returns to the Music Center. Presenting three powerful and memorable programs, the company’s brilliant artistry and passionate energy will bring audiences to their feet night after night. _21st Century Ailey features compelling and exciting works from recent years, All Ailey _features Ailey’s timeless masterpieces, and _20 Years of Jamison _celebrates the phenomenal influence of Judith Jamison in her final season. All programs include the beloved Revelations, which is celebrating 50 years as an enduring classic.

**21st Century Ailey (Program A)

**Anointed (Christopher L. Huggins)

The Hunt (Robert Battle)

The Evolution Of A Secured Feminine (Camille A. Brown)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)   **

All Ailey (Program B)**

Memoria (Alvin Ailey)

Three Black Kings (Alvin Ailey)

Cry ( Alvin Ailey)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)   **

20 Years of Jamison (Program C)** 

Love Stories (Judith Jamison with Robert Battle and Rennie Harris)

Forgotten Time (Judith Jamison)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)

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.