Performing Arts

Cultural commune.

An architectural luminary and a fashion-house great will come together in Paris this fall with the opening of the Fondation Louis Vuitton in a new Frank Gehry–designed building.

Radio nowhere.

Gone are the glory days of the mainstream radio serials, but the concept has been revived in the form of Welcome to Night Vale. The popular podcast takes the form of a community radio show that describes the unnatural goings-on in the fictional, absurdly humorous desert town of Night Vale.

Evolution within.

From amphibians to Neanderthals to primates to man, so goes the tale of the evolution of humankind and the overarching theme of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem. The production opens today in Vancouver, before travelling to New Zealand and Australia.

Celebrating our 15th anniversary.

Whether retracing moments of glory in product development or divulging the traits and strategies that allow their companies, products, and personas to shine, these business and media personalities have been candid about their approaches to success.

Celebrating our 15th anniversary.

Onstage, professional performers capture our imaginations with their graceful, energetic, and thought-provoking pieces; they hold our attention, and we are transported.

A new star.

Beverly Hills has a new shining star. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts opened in October in the heart of one of the world’s most desirable zip codes.

Enigma of Einaudi.

Audiences clearly adore Ludovico Einaudi, if the demands for encores and multiple standing ovations—which greeted him on his most recent North American tour—are any indication. Accompanied by a 10-piece orchestra, the Italian pianist and composer is expanding his popularity everywhere he goes.

The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

Let’s, for a moment, play that game “If you could invite anyone to dinner…” Our imaginary table has space for seven guests, each of a different nationality, and all must be living, working masters of their art.