Soulful, spiritual, aspirational: Yuval Ron Ensemble revisits Spain’s Golden Age

Dance · Music
The first time I heard the music of virtuoso guitarist Yuval Ron was, gosh, it must have been twenty years ago, in an intimate concert at a private home — his own. Packed into a living room on three sides in chairs arranged three rows deep, a group of total strangers passed an indelible evening ...

Flying high, then down to earth: dance at LAX

Dance · Music
A highlight of  “Everywhere Nowhere,” choreographer Sarah Elgart’s rich installation presented this weekend in a courtyard at Los Angeles International Airport, was the dance maker in a Hitchcockian cameo-role. Dressed as a peasant, a field laborer, in hobbled Elgart, her back bent beneath the weight of a huge thatch of wheat, a vision of pathos ...