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10-year-old Malibu violinist impresses across the country

April 23, 2019 by Abhinanda Datta, Interim Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Some are born with an inherent talent, while others have to hone their skills consistently.  Many artists are a bit of both, like Malibu 10-year-old Aidan Fu. 

Fu, a student of Webster Elementary School, has enthralled...

Pepperdine students' culminating work on display until April 27

by Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Underperfection, a studio art thesis exhibit on show at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, opened April 11 with works by four graduating Pepperdine Studio Art students.  

The exhibit merges works from a...

PHOTOS: Pepperdine's 'Taming of the Shrew'

by Staff Report Life & Arts, The Arts

Under the direction of Scott Alan Smith, Pepperdine students staged an adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless play “Taming of the Shrew” from April 3-6 at the Smothers Theatre. 

With multiple subplots, reversal of gender...

Dancers, guests embrace Mexican lore at performance

by Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

With dazzling costumes and lively music, the Pacifico Dance Co., a Los Angeles-based troupe, graced the stage at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theater Sunday, April 14, opening with an excerpt of “Madre de Dolores,” an homage to the Virgin of...