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  • The Los Angeles Philharmonic faces up to a daunting future

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic faces up to a daunting future
    On a serene summer evening, Deborah Borda, chief executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, settled into her box seat at the Hollywood Bowl. As the musicians took the stage, a woman yelled in Borda's direction: "We can't keep doing Mahler if we want to...
  • Working closely with the arts is just good business

    Working closely with the arts is just good business
    In Nepal, a teen bride wails as she leaves her family home. In Afghanistan, labor begins for a veiled woman on an arid hilltop. In Mexico, teenagers at the beach mingle and preen. Through the transformative power of art we are transported to each poignant...
  • A Cornerstone Of Hartford's Polish Community

    Lottie Pozniak was an ambassador of Polish culture in Hartford from the 1940's into the 1990's. She founded a Polish cultural organization, taught Polish traditions in the public schools, performed in Polish dances and plays and was a leader in her church...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city

    L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city
    Vivian Trejo practices the French horn above a row of bodegas on a broken street. She opens her score sheet. A boy hollers in the alley, a plane skims the haze beyond her window. She presses her lips to a silver mouthpiece, blows through coiled steel...
  • Martha Argerich mesmerizes the L.A. Phil

    Martha Argerich mesmerizes the L.A. Phil
    Her daughter calls her, in a recent documentary, a goddess. And the audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Thursday night was not about to disagree when Martha Argerich walked on stage to play Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic....
  • Year of the Ram ushered in at South Coast Plaza ceremony

    Year of the Ram ushered in at South Coast Plaza ceremony
    South Coast Plaza officials rolled out the red carpet Thursday evening to welcome Consul-General ambassador Liu Jian and other notable officials to the retail center's "Year of the Ram" private opening ceremony. The center's 11-day celebration of the...
  • Theater in western Md. marks 100th year with renovation

    Supporters of the performing arts in Hagerstown are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the renovated Maryland Theatre. The Herald-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/1CorGi2 ) that the venue reopened Thursday after a $1.5 million project to replace the seats...
  • TV Picks: Bosch, Mozart, Gotham

    TV Picks: Bosch, Mozart, Gotham
    “Bosch” The long-awaited adaptation of Michael Connelly’s beloved detective series is now on Amazon's streaming service with Titus Welliver as Hieronymous “Harry” Bosch, solver of mysteries and protector of the thin blue...
  • Park Ridge orchestra salutes military in pre-Presidents Day concert

    The Park Ridge Civic Orchestra marked a night of patriotic music in time for Presidents Day with its "Americana" concert on Feb. 11. Singer Wayne Messmer was the special celebrity guest of the night in which veterans and current members of the U.S....
  • New choices offered to Deerfield middle schoolers

    New choices offered to Deerfield middle schoolers
    Eighth graders at Shepard and Caruso Middle Schools will get to choose some of their courses next year for the first time in their academic careers. A middle school curriculum change to move band and orchestra into the school day as a class for credit...
  • Romantic balladeers swing in Valentine's Day shows

    Romantic balladeers swing in Valentine's Day shows
    Through either a glorious fluke of programming or rather ingenious planning, or both, three unusually charismatic male jazz singers will be serenading the Chicago area this Valentine's Day weekend. That's a remarkable confluence of talent considering...