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  • Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago

    Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
  • Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music

    Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music
    When Chicago guitarist and Catholic priest John Moulder launched the Chi-Town Jazz Festival in 2010, he had no idea if it would last much beyond the first year. Next Wednesday, the sixth annual event will unfold in performances spaces across the Chicago...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • Relive the '80s with 'Flashdance The Musical'

    Remember leg warmers? Off-the-shoulder sweatshirts? Big hair? Relive the fabulous 1980s when the national touring company of "Flashdance: The Musical" comes to Zoellner Arts Center on Friday. The musical is based on the 1983 film, which made a star of...
  • The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year

    The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year
    As I write this column it is a foggy morning with a hint of chill in the air. Thank goodness, at last it feels like February should. Since last chatting with you, Valentine’s Day has gone by, as has the Westminster Kennel Dog Show in New York City....
  • Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera

    Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera
    Perhaps the most affecting moment among many such moments at the Midwest premiere of composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "The Passenger," Tuesday night at Lyric Opera, came after the cast and creative team had taken their bows on stage at the Civic Opera...
  • Wilco, String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper To Headline 2015 Gathering Of The Vibes

    Wilco, String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper To  Headline 2015 Gathering Of The Vibes
    Bridgeport's favorite yearly celebration of improvisational rock announced its 2015 lineup this morning, which includes Wilco, the String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals and Gregg Allman. The festival takes place (as always) at...
  • Diversity in children's books grew (some) last year

    More children's books featured African-Americans last year, but it may be too early to applaud any real change in publishing. The number of books written by or about African-Americans almost doubled last year to 179, according to the Cooperative...
  • Culture association headquarters moving to NIU

    The Association for Black Culture Centers will move its headquarters to Northern Illinois University's DeKalb campus this July. University officials say the transition is expected to take up to two years. The association is moving from its current...
  • Paint by numbers signup at Donna Klein

    Paint by numbers signup at Donna Klein
    Using the familiar paint by numbers approach, Donna Klein Jewish Academy Friends of the Arts wants to engage the whole community in a joint mural to raise money for their arts, orchestra and programs. The idea is to register online in advance to paint...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Campus Tours Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Learn about the programs provided by Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, see the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center and visit Donna Klein...