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  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Folks Operetta has a 'Ball' with musical rarity

    Ravinia music director James Conlon's "Breaking the Silence" crusade to rescue musical works by Jewish composers suppressed by the Nazis and forgotten in the postwar era has found its light-opera counterpart at Chicago Folks Operetta. The troupe has...
  • Breast Cancer Survivor Sharing 'Hymns For The Soul' On New CD

    Breast Cancer Survivor Sharing 'Hymns For The Soul' On New CD
    Jolie Rocke Brown, a gifted, versatile vocalist from Wethersfield who's as much at home soaring on opera arias and celestial hymns as she is getting down with funky blues and earthy jazz, just might, at long last, have the whole world in her hands...
  • Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil

    Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil
    There have been changes at the Hollywood Bowl since Esa-Pekka Salonen's last appearance at the amphitheater six years ago as the Los Angeles Philharmonic music director. That meant Thursday night the now L.A. Phil conductor laureate met for the first...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
  • HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

    HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain
    When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers. Performing as Fitzgerald is vocalist...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Top 3 Places: Scott Marshall, Dina Hall, Roland Kushner, HippieFest, Pop culture at Barnes & Noble

    MAKIN' MUSIC Catch several favorite local musicians in special performances this weekend. On Friday, roots artist Scott Marshall holds a release party for "These Wheels," his CD with Marshall's Highway, 7-11 p.m. at Rascal's Food and Fun, 6616...
  • Hans Zimmer Tribute at the Annenberg Raises $1.2 Million for Israel Philharmonic

    Two giants in their respective fields, Hans Zimmer and Zubin Mehta, held court Wednesday night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, where Zimmer was bestowed a lifetime achievement award by the American Friends of the Israel...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Folks Operetta: The troupe presents the American premiere of Paul Abraham's "Ball at the Savoy," a jazzy, tuneful, singing-and-dancing confection from Weimar-era Berlin, about the revenge of a clever wife on her philandering hubby. Anthony Barrese...