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  • Lake Minneola student wins arts festival logo contest

    Kimberly Menendez, a junior at Lake Minneola High, received the highest percentage of votes for her logo design for the inaugural Arts & Cultural Festival, which was held Nov. 14 in Wooton Park in Tavares. Menendez competed with 20 other finalists for a...
  • Allentown Comic Con: Mega show of pop culture and comics

    Allentown Comic Con: Mega show of pop culture and comics
    Meet pop culture icons, shop for comics and collectibles and dress up as a superhero this weekend at the Great Allentown Comic Con, returning to Merchants Square Mall in Allentown. Among the celebrities attending the fifth anniversary show are...
  • Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra
    Violinist (and headbanger) Rachel Barton Pine will join the DuPage Symphony Orchestra for its concert "From Tsarist Times" 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the North Central College campus. "Each of our...
  • How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions

    How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions
    First came the national anthem played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, then a resplendent fanfare by Richard Strauss. But when 22 brass players and a pair of timpanists proclaimed the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 6, 1964, that...
  • A searing account of Shostakovich's Fifth from Marin Alsop and BSO

    A searing account of Shostakovich's Fifth from Marin Alsop and BSO
    Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra served up a remarkably satisfying all-Russian program Thursday night at Meyerhoff Hall, capped by a brilliant account of the mighty Shostakovich Fifth. Conducting from memory, Alsop sculpted an...
  • Holiday events make for busy calendar

    Holiday events make for busy calendar
    Holiday celebrations are getting into full swing, and plenty of events are coming up in the area the rest of this month. Here are many of them: Costa Mesa The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has several holiday shows on the schedule: • "Dr....
  • NEA grants go to musical works about Marilyn Monroe, My Lai massacre

    NEA grants go to musical works about Marilyn Monroe, My Lai massacre
    The arts can make strange bedfellows, and now there’s a reason to mention Marilyn Monroe, Sweeney Todd and William Calley in the same breath. In its latest round of grants, the National Endowment for the Arts has embraced productions by three...
  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story...
  • Sam Smith, BeyoncĂ©, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations

    Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations
    A 22-year-old newcomer, U.K. soul-pop singer Sam Smith, joined Grammy mainstays Beyonce and Pharrell Williams with six nominations each on Friday for the 57th annual Grammy Awards. Smith dominated the four major categories, including a nomination for...
  • Parkland teacher a finalist for Grammy educator award

    Parkland teacher a finalist for Grammy educator award
    Parkland School District teacher Debra Reilly was on stage in an all-day dress rehearsals and doing recording sessions with the three middle school orchestras she oversees on Friday, so she missed a whole day of telephone calls. Among them was one...
  • Coco's Lucky 5's returns; other casino promotions

    Coco's Lucky 5's returns; other casino promotions
    Coco’s Lucky 5’s, probably the most popular promotion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, will return from noon to midnight Saturday, when the casino (5550 NW 40th St., SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com) will give away $555 in free play every...