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  • Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff

    Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff
    Coming this fall, Meyerhoff patrons will be able to slurp some oysters before their Offenbach and Orff. A third location for Ryleigh's Oyster is coming to the multi-level restaurant space on Cathedral Street that most recently housed Mari Luna Bistro,...
  • In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty

    In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty
    About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great. I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • Martin Short: No shortage of comedy cred

    Martin Short: No shortage of comedy cred
    Martin Short is a Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor with dozens of films behind him and a small crowd of bizarre characters that follow him everywhere. The "completely mental" Ed Grimley — with slippery cowlick and pants pulled up to his chest...
  • Concert review: Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in season finale

    Concert review: Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in season finale
    Seldom has the Chicago Symphony Orchestra closed its season in such a jubilant mood as the one that gripped a packed Orchestra Hall on Thursday night. Never mind the tight veil of secrecy that shrouds the board's search for a new association chief to...
  • Sovereign Brass' 20th-anniversary concert kicks off Sounds of Summer

     Sovereign Brass' 20<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup>-anniversary concert kicks off Sounds of Summer
    The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra officially moves its summer chamber-music series to its new home at The Plaza Live, beginning Monday, June 23. Previously held at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, the five-concert Sounds of Summer Series will feature...
  • The Crowd: Gala dips into California history

    The Crowd: Gala dips into California history
    Orange County has become the center of the world of charitable galas. Arguably, there are more fundraising extravaganzas night after night and week after week, not just during the social season but throughout the year, than anywhere else. Intense...
  • 12 groups receive new United Arts grants

    12 groups receive new United Arts grants
    United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
  • Storm cuts short Grant Park concert

     Storm cuts short Grant Park concert
    Call it the Grant Park concert that almost was. As in soggy, man, soggy. The Wednesday night Grant Park Music Festival event was another exasperating – also losing, this time – wrangle with the storm gods that tests the resilience of the...
  • Thomas Wilkins named principal conductor of Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

    Thomas Wilkins named principal conductor of Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
    Conductor Thomas Wilkins has been a familiar face to classical music fans in Los Angeles since at least 2008, when he was appointed principal guest conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. On Thursday, Wilkins officially took on a new title with the...
  • CFCArts presents 'Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music'

     CFCArts presents 'Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music'
    Central Florida Community Arts presents "Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music" this Friday, June 20. The concert features the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra. More than 100 orchestra and rock musicians will come together to present a...