Jean Lenihan
Jean Lenihan

Jean Lenihan is an award-winning arts journalist with sidelines in editing, teaching and creative writing. Raised in Manhattan in the roaring '70s, she grew up watching and studying dance at the High School of Performing Arts and Sarah Lawrence College plus she holds an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University. Formerly the staff dance critic for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, she now writes regularly for the Los Angeles Times and other outlets. This is not her dog, alas.

Recent Articles
Connecting the Stars of Trisha Brown's Constellation
Connecting the Stars of Trisha Brown's Constellation
Four Trisha Brown site-specific performances, including "Man Walking" and "Roof Piece," were performed around Los Angeles this past weekend.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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