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  • Friday: Jazz showcase celebrating 50th anniversary of Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" at Miller Symphony Hall

    Friday: Jazz showcase celebrating 50th anniversary of Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" at Miller Symphony Hall
    NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman and his group, EXPANSIONS, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's iconic jazz album "A Love Supreme," by performing renditions of its recordings and assorted late period ballads, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at...
  • Guide: West Suburban 2015 major venue preview

    The weather outside is frightful, but local stages are heating up for the second halves of their season. Everyone from legendary acts like Natalie Cole to up-and-comers like comedian Mike Birbiglia will be in the area this winter and spring, and you&...
  • Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era

    They don't make American icons like Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein anymore. For decades during the last century, each artist reigned with unchallenged authority in his particular sphere, Thomson as the nation's most brilliant and erudite music...
  • Arts and culture accounted for nearly $700 billion in U.S. GDP

    The arts-and-culture sector of the economy that includes broadcasting, film and publishing industries contributed $698.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012, according to a federal report released Monday. The study by the the National Endowment for...
  • Unique harp quartet comes to Fermilab stage

    Unique harp quartet comes to Fermilab stage
    As far as harpist Marguerite Lynn Williams is concerned, four is better than one. “The harp is mainly an instrument for soloists,” said Williams, founder of the Chicago Harp Quartet. “And there are a lot of harp duos, but you can do...
  • Thursday: Phantasy Symphony concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Thursday: Phantasy Symphony concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Watch local musicians play alongside members of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra during a Phantasy Symphony concert, 8:45-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. The free event, presented by the Allentown Symphony Association,...
  • Elton John, the Who top 2015 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup

    Elton John, the Who top 2015 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup
    Elton John, the Who, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Pitbull, Trombone Shorty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ed Sheeran and T.I. are among dozens of acts slated to play the 2015 Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, one of the biggest and most diverse music...
  • Beverly Hills defeats move to weaken laws protecting historic buildings

    Beverly Hills defeats move to weaken laws protecting historic buildings
    Proponents of architectural preservation heaped praise on Beverly Hills three years ago for passing an ordinance that aimed to save significant buildings from the wrecking ball — or at least those that remained standing after owners knocked down...
  • Ageless Neville Marriner leads the Colburn Orchestra

    Ageless Neville Marriner leads the Colburn Orchestra
    While conductors are supposed to be a long-lived breed, Neville Marriner’s durability is extraordinary. He’s 90, will be 91 on April 15, and he’s still vigorous and active, booked on tours into 2017 and 2018, according to the...
  • Boca theater hosts concert staging of 'Song of Solomon'

    Boca theater hosts concert staging of 'Song of Solomon'
    In a one-night-only performance, the musical "Song of Solomon" gets a concert staging at The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton on Jan. 19 starting at 7:30 p.m. The musical is about an orphan girl in ancient Israel who captures the heart of King Solomon with...
  • Can computers beat critics at naming best movies? Study says maybe

    Move over, critics: Computers are the new film experts in Hollywood. According to a Northwestern University study released Monday, computer analysis has the potential to be as good or better at identifying significant films than human experts in the...