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  • Hotels question Palm Beach County plans to raise hotel tax

    Hotels question Palm Beach County plans to raise hotel tax
    Palm Beach County's proposed hotel tax increase is raising concerns about how to spend the money, even before it gets the go-ahead to be tacked onto hotel bills. The County Commission Tuesday decides whether to raise the tax on hotel stays and other...
  • Music boxed sets for the perfect holiday gift

    It's stick-a-big-package-under-the-tree season, and for those who would like to give the gift of music with something more tangible than an iTunes gift card or Spotify subscription, boxed sets conveniently proliferate. The musical bounty includes hefty...
  • 'Paris Is Burning' Receives Cinema Eye Honor (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking has selected Jennie Livingston's documentary "Paris Is Burning" for its 2015 Legacy Award. The 1990 film is a portrait of gender, race and culture in the waning days of New York City's Drag Balls in the...
  • NU Winter Chamber Fest's 2015 lineup

    NU Winter Chamber Fest's 2015 lineup
    The Lincoln String Quartet, pianists Winston Choi and Alessio Bax, violinist Simone Lamsma, Bienen School of Music faculty and Chicago Symphony Orchestra members are among the artists taking part in the school’s 19th annual Winter Chamber Music...
  • Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amway Center

    Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amway Center
    Forget the Ting Tinglers – and even the Jing Jinglers. If the Whos down in Whoville really wanted to make noise, they should have consulted the musicians and singers of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the resilient holiday rock opera that returned for...
  • Top dog names of 2014 are also the dullest

     Top dog names of 2014 are also the dullest
    The dog-sitting company Rover.com has released survey results showing the most popular dog names for 2014. The top male name is Max; the top female name is Bella. And yes, the two top-10 lists do show a lack of imagination. Eighteen of the top 20...
  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...
  • Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows

     Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows
    When the principal violinist of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra was injured in a car accident in September, she didn't expect her music to be silenced. But lingering pain kept Rimma Bergeron-Langlois from playing. She returns to the Phil for the...
  • First Presbyterian Church in Hampton to hold Young Performing Artists Competition in March

    First Presbyterian Church in Hampton will present its annual Young Performing Artists Competition in March 2015. This will be the 28th year the church has sponsored this important opportunity for young musicians to polish their recital skills and...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall

    Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall
    James Gaffigan first appeared on my radar back in 2002 when he was one of four young conductors who took part in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Synergy project at USC, which sought to build relationships between the conductors and composers. He did...