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  • New York Comic Con cosplay gallery: On the scene at the pop culture expo

     
    George Clooney kicked off New York Comic Con with a surprise appearance at the pop culture expo to promote his […]...
  • IndieCade pushes gaming industry buttons by promoting alternatives

     
    THE PLAYER Gaming culture today stands at a crossroads. Games are regularly being studied and critiqued as the cultural force […]...
  • Twigs break, cans bang and L.A. Philharmonic soars with Mahler

    Twigs break, cans bang and L.A. Philharmonic soars with Mahler
    Halfway through his current five-year contract as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel turned, as he often has at significant junctures in his career, to Gustav Mahler. For his first subscription concert of the new season at...
  • Review: Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra with Cirque de la Symphonie

    Review: Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra with Cirque de la Symphonie
    A new recorded preshow announcement at the Bob Carr Theater explains that the venue is now run by the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, and politely reminds patrons to turn off their cell phones. Based on the flickering phone screens I...
  • Ahmad Jamal is still surprising at 84

    Ahmad Jamal is still surprising at 84
    When Ahmad Jamal sits down to work, he's not just playing the piano – he's playing the band. With a pointed finger, he cues one musician for a solo that may last but a bar or two. With two open palms, he signals a slight crescendo, then suddenly...
  • In Jim Thorpe: Orchestra plays music for silent films

    In Jim Thorpe: Orchestra plays music for silent films
    Experience the sights (and sounds) of the early 1900s silent film era. Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performs music in sync with various silent films 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe. Presented by JTAMS Productions, "The...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.  Local jazz legend Jae Sinnett and his trio will play a special show with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Ferguson Center in...
  • Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert

    Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert
    With a major European tour set to launch in less than a week, the last thing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra management needed was the sudden withdrawal of a guest conductor. That's what took place earlier this week when Jaap van Zweden canceled his...
  • Dudamel, L.A. Phil scale down amid Andsnes' elegant Beethoven

     Dudamel, L.A. Phil scale down amid Andsnes' elegant Beethoven
    Three years ago the Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes began a "Beethoven Journey," a four-year project devoted to performing and exploring Beethoven's music for piano and orchestra. He has toured and recorded the five piano concertos and Choral Fantasy,...
  • A 'Flute' from Africa renews Mozart's musical magic

    A 'Flute' from Africa renews Mozart's musical magic
    The Isango Ensemble, one of the world's most unusual, interesting and important theater and opera companies, doesn't distinguish between African theater and European opera. Nor does the company from Cape Town, South Africa, acknowledge barriers between...
  • Annapolis Chorale's prominence reflects Green's thumb for growth

    Annapolis Chorale's prominence reflects Green's thumb for growth
    The 2014-2015 season of Live Arts Maryland's Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra promises to be a celebration of music director J. Ernest Green's 30 years with the organization. Green has enriched Anne Arundel County's cultural scene by...