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Foundations Applaud White House Gun-Violence Actions

An emotional President Obama announced Tuesday that he would take executive action to strengthen gun laws.

Five business leaders and philanthropists elected to USC Board of Trustees

David Bohnett, Jeanie Buss, Kathy Leventhal, Kris Popovich and Tracy Sykes bring their experience and expertise to the university

Wallis Annenberg Center taps David Bohnett as chairman

The technology entrepreneur, one of Los Angeles’ most prominent cultural philanthropists, will succeed Jerry Magnin, who has served as chairman for close to three years.

Edward J. Pierce Obituary

Edward Pierce, former General Counsel of, passed away surrounded by family and friends on October 22, 2015. Ed was a major financial and volunteer contributor to GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

David Bohnett: The Avatar of Don Quixote

This C-Suite Quarterly cover story provides an in-depth profile of David Bohnett’s role as a multi-faceted philanthropist.

L.A. Phil’s VAN Beethoven Project Hits All the Right Notes in 3D

Living Out Loud Los Angeles interviews David Bohnett about the LA Philharmonic’s VAN Beethoven virtual reality experience.

L.A. Philharmonic’s Van Beethoven takes virtual reality for a classical spin

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has launched a virtual reality project in which people don VR goggles and Samsung headsets that give them a 3-D, 360-degree experience of four minutes of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, performed by the orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

VAN Beethoven – Los Angeles classical music review

Newly launched is VAN Beethoven — a 4-minute virtual reality experience. It’s a new initiative that aims to introduce the LA Phil to a broader audience base.

LA Philharmonic hits the virtual reality road

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has captured a virtual reality performance of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, which will tour around the city.

Behind the Scenes of a Virtual Reality Beethoven Concert

The LA Phil is outfitting a van with a virtual reality sound and video system in order to bring the symphony experience to people around Los Angeles.