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  • Summerfest features Roman orchestra in symphonic series

    Symphony of the Americas is presenting its 23rd annual Summerfest, a concert series fusing global artistic and cultural traditions with South Florida's music scene. This year, the highlight is the Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, which has performed...
  • CFCArts presents Mozart's Mass in C Minor

     CFCArts presents Mozart's Mass in C Minor
    Central Florida Community Arts' fourth annual Summer Classical Season concert will feature Mozart's Mass in C Minor K. 427. The 75-voice CFCArts Summer Classical Choir will perform the work, along with a full chamber orchestra. This unfinished work of...
  • Pundits Say Showbiz Is Ripe for a Twee-Peat

    Is Twee an ominous cultural force -- and am I an unwitting perpetrator? The Twee tribe is being both praised and condemned in current books and articles. I've taken some heat, too. That's because this is the 30th anniversary of a movie I put together...
  • Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'

    Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'
    It's not easy being a feminist these days (not that it ever was), in part because the push for equality for women managed to pick up a lot of negative baggage over the decades. Today, many people — including many women — think of feminism as a...
  • Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl

    Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl
    The Hollywood Bowl has always been a venue for trying out new talent. With high-definition video now part of the equation, the temptation for the Los Angeles Philharmonic to entice the most attractive young performers must be greater than ever....
  • Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]

    Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]
    In March 2014, for the first time in over 40 years, a study of the therapeutic benefits of lysergic acid diethylamide — more commonly known as LSD — was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. It showed that LSD-assisted psychotherapy...
  • Ousted Ohio State band leader fights for vindication, job

    Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
  • Tony Bennett on Lady Gaga, and his dreams for his 90th birthday

    Tony Bennett on Lady Gaga, and his dreams for his 90th birthday
    It seems safe to say that there aren't a lot of 88-year-olds who listen to Lady Gaga. And only one who records with her. That would be Tony Bennett, who celebrated his most recent birthday on Sunday, brings his apparently inextinguishable art to the...
  • Festival celebrates Caribbean cultures

    The sights, sounds and smells of the Caribbean filled the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford – just over the Founders Bridge from East Hartford – for the Annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival on Aug. 2. People ate, drank,...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
  • Apathetic no more [Commentary]

    Apathetic no more [Commentary]
    The land along the northern edge of the Patapsco serves as the front porch to a bejeweled coastline, the product of a re-making of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a manner and to a degree that could have hardly been imagined a generation ago. And then,...