The Ford Blog
November 18, 2015 | Announcements
It’s no surprise that Spanish Harlem Orchestra’s upcoming show Salsa Navidad at theValley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) will inspire plenty of dancing. Oscar Hernández, band leader of the two-time Grammy-winning group, expects people to be dancing in the aisles by the end of the show.
October 26, 2015 | Announcements
We’re super duper excited to announce the phenomenal LA artists that will be breaking in our new stage next summer!
September 29, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Ford on the Road‘s next stop is the Angel City Jazz Festival to experience the sonic wizardry of Motoko Honda and Vanessa Vo at Bransdall Art Park in Hollywood. To prepare for this leg of our journey, we asked Angel City Jazz Fest’s Rocco Somazzi to recommend some fun things to do before and after the show!
September 21, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
A golf tee, a metal screw and a ruler — not the first things that come to mind when the subject is music. But each of these items had its moment in the spotlight during my recent chat with Motoko Honda, a composer/performer whose sonic improvisations have drawn ecstatic comparisons to Radiohead, John Cage and Prokofiev.
September 16, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Our next Ford on the Road adventure takes us to the beautiful upper ridge of the valley to catch Diavolo | Architecture in Motion’s epic US premiere L’Espace du Temps at theValley Performing Arts Center (VPAC)! To help you plan your trip, VPAC Program and Artistic Administrator Justin Souza shared his favorite things to do in the Northridge area. Take a look!
September 08, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
In anticipation of TAIKOPROJECT andQuetzal‘s upcoming collaboration concertat the Japanese American National Museum, we sat down with TAIKOPROJECT Managing Director Bryan Yamami to discuss his favorite things to do in Little Tokyo!