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  • New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant

    New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant
    Duke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new...
  • Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?

    Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?
      We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...
  • Muslim Weddings

    Muslim Weddings
    Most people know the traditional wedding vow couples take, but for many of the millions of Muslims in the United States, that’s not the case at all. In fact, the whole Muslim wedding experience is completely unconventional. More than 1 million...
  • A Hot Rod Life

    By Andrea Wojcik More than 60 years in the automotive service industry makes Don Gallant a walking history of the street rod scene on the Berlin Turnpike. Gallant's enthusiasm and ingenuity have played a key role in shaping Connecticut’s hot rod...
  • Concert review: Krzysztof Urbanski leads CSO in Ravinia debut

    Concert review: Krzysztof Urbanski leads CSO in Ravinia debut
    Ravinia is not the first place one would expect to find an important young conductor making his debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. But that's what happened on Thursday night when a rising young podium star from Poland named Krzysztof Urbanski...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include Valley Moto Rally, Great Allentown Comic Con

    VALLEY MOTO RALLY 1 Celebrate the mechanical and technological advancements of motor vehicles – from classic cars to modern motorcycles – at the Valley Moto Rally, noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown. Vehicles,...
  • Lakeside Chamber Players host concert in honor of France's Bastille Day

    Lakeside Chamber Players host concert in honor of France's Bastille Day
    MOUNT DORA — Sunday's concert in honor of Bastille Day — France's Fourth of July — by the Lakeside Chamber Players will be quintessentially French, according to its founder, bassoonist Janet Harris. "The atmosphere will be casual,...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The popular guitarist Milos Karadaglic makes his Ravinia and CSO debut playing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," with pianist Orion Weiss playing Rachmaninov on the same program, led by Robert Moody; 8 p.m. Friday; $25-$50,...
  • Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock
    The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so. The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...
  • Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene

    Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene
    The impact of Millennium Park and its gleaming, otherworldly outdoor concert hall, Pritzker Pavilion, on the area's summer classical music scene cannot be overstated. Both have become Chicago icons within the 10 years they have served as the state-of-...