How Does Music Change Your Brain?
*Event will now be livestream-only* A quarter century ago, neurologist Oliver Sacks wrote of a young patient whose brain tumor appeared to have cost him his memory—until the music of his favorite group, the Grateful Dead, brought him back to reality. Today, scholars in the field of neuromusicology suggest that music can be a tool to improve our brains—helping children develop faster, improving the performance of athletes and computer programmers, and even reducing the number of mistakes made by physicians.…Find out more »
C.O.L.A. 2021 at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (online)
The C.O.L.A. grant is a long standing annual art grant supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs that is given to individual LA-based, mid-career artists to produce and exhibit a new body of work. Due to the pandemic, the C.O.L.A. exhibition is on view online (rather than its typical home at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in Barnsdall Art Park) for the second year in a row. This year, ten visual artists and four literary/performing artists have…Find out more »
Billie Eilish with the LA Phil & YOLA
Billie Eilish comes to the free online concert series Sound/Stage produced by the LA Phil Media to talk music with Gustavo Dudamel, visit YOLA musicians, and share a performance from her recent Disney+ concert film, Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, that features the GRAMMY Award-winning singer with Dudamel and the LA Phil on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.Find out more »