Discovering Los Angeles – The New Avant Garde

While seemingly nobody was looking, Los Angeles has become fertile ground for cutting edge art. “Today, seemingly all of a sudden, theater, dance, music and strange hybrids thereof are cropping up all over the Los Angeles basin. Many of the attractions are well known at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and around the country, although their proliferation represents a decided plus for Southern California. What is really exciting, though, is the steady evolution of an arts sensibility distinctive to this part of the country.”