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James C. Taylor

James C. Taylor

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James is a contributor to the Los Angeles Times and www.andante.com.  He has written for Total Film, The Opera Journal, New Times Los Angeles and other publications. James studied Theater, English and Film at the University of Southern California.


In January, 2007, he was featured in the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts' Wave Reviews.

James C. Taylor on KCRW

It’s no surprise that awards—and awards shows—are more arbitrary and less official than they would have you believe, but this year’s two biggest theater awards have shown just how…

Pysch-o Awards

It’s no surprise that awards—and awards shows—are more arbitrary and less official than they would have you believe, but this year’s two biggest theater awards have shown just how…

from Theatre Talk

Today we're going to talk about the future of theater — and how you may be watching it at movie theaters or even on your laptop...

HD or Not HD: That Is the Future?

Today we're going to talk about the future of theater — and how you may be watching it at movie theaters or even on your laptop...

from Theatre Talk

Last week and this week have been a festival of riches for fans of big, innovative operatic work. The main event that kicked off one week ago was Los Angeles Opera's Ring Festival LA.

L.A.'s Ears Are Ringing

Last week and this week have been a festival of riches for fans of big, innovative operatic work. The main event that kicked off one week ago was Los Angeles Opera's Ring Festival LA.

from Theatre Talk

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Netflix is possibly buying a famous Hollywood movie theater and publishing an awards magazine. Why is the streamer investing in physical buildings and paper?

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Los Angeles clothing designer Waraire Boswell talks fashion in pop culture history.

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