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Sound, Space, and the City: Civic Performance in Downtown Los Angeles (The City in the Twenty-First Century)

Sound, Space, and the City: Civic Performance in Downtown Los Angeles (The City in the Twenty-First Century)

On summer nights on downtown Los Angeles’s Bunker Hill, Grand Performances presents free public concerts for the people of the city. A hip hop orchestra, a mariachi musician, an Afropop singer, and a Chinese modern dance company are just a few examples of the eclectic range of artists employed to reflect the diversity of LA itself. At these concerts, shared experiences of listening and dancing to the music become sites for the recognition of some of the general aspirations for the performances, for Los Angeles, and for contemporary public life.

In Sound, Space, and the City, Marina Peterson explores the processes—from urban renewal to the performance of ethnicity and the experiences of audiences—through which civic space is c

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