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Southland Sessions

The Music Center’s Spotlight Grand Finale (Preview)

“Spotlight” alum Josh Groban hosts The Music Center’s 33rd annual Spotlight Grand Finale featuring Southern California’s most talented young artists. While showcasing the 14 finalists’ individual performances in acting, ballet, dance and music, the program shines the light on their stories and their Spotlight experience, from virtual auditions to mastery classes with industry experts.

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Audra Mae | Courtesy of the Wallis
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44:06
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Audra Mae - Songs of Joy & Peace with Dylan Meek

One of pop music's great singer/songwriters finds her guiding light close to home. “Audra Mae: Songs of Joy & Peace” grew from that simple reminder that a song can mend the heart.
Season 1 Episode 117
Barbara Morrison at the Wallis | Still from "Barbara Morrison: Standing On Their Shoulders"
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51:29
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Barbara Morrison - Standing On Their Shoulders

Barbara Morrison pays musical tribute to the iconic jazz and blues singers, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald.
Season 1 Episode 116
A publicity shot of André Watts sitting by a piano | Courtesy of Pacific Symphony
Episode
56:06
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Opening Night with Pacific Symphony

Join Maestro Carl St. Clair, Pacific Symphony, and some special guests as they celebrate the opening of their 42nd season with performances by five world-class pianists.
Season 1 Episode 108
Black and white photo of Culture Clash | Harry Gamboa Jr.
Episode
56:39
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Culture Clash’s Totally Fake Latino News

The satirical trio, Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza report from their homes.
Season 1 Episode 107
The Music Center’s Spotlight Grand Finale
Episode
58:00
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The Music Center’s Spotlight Grand Finale

“Spotlight” alum Josh Groban hosts a special performance by SoCal’s most talented teens.
Season 1 Episode 19
Aida Cuevas and La Marisoul at the Soraya | Ricki Quinn, Courtesy of the Soraya
Episode
56:05
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Winner of 2021 Imagen Awards: A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt at The Soraya

Performers pay tribute to Linda Ronstadt. Plus, an interview with the legend herself.
Season 1 Episode 14
Dwight Trible performing at the Watts Towers Festivals | Still from "Southland Sessions" Watts Towers Festivals sls ep11
Episode
54:37
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Watts Towers Festivals

Highlights from the Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum and Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festivals.
Season 1 Episode 11
A woman looks over the concrete Los Angeles River. Still image from Carmen Argote's "Last Light." | Still from "Southland Sessions" Civic Imagination sls ep10 image
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56:05
Southland Sessions

Civic Imagination

Hosted by designer Rosten Woo, this episode explores L.A. civic art and culture during the pandemic.
Season 1 Episode 10
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