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  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Coin and Stamp Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Volunteer Park Community Center, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation. Free. Call 954-802-4967. Dwelling Projects: To Puerto Rico and Back, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort...
  • Clean Bandit's electronic-classical hit means there's no place it would 'Rather Be'

    Clean Bandit's electronic-classical hit means there's no place it would 'Rather Be'
    British electronic group Clean Bandit, whose summer breakout song “Rather Be” is pushing the top of the pop charts with its funky mix of classical strings with a house/dance beat, wasn’t trying to create a new musical genre when its...
  • 'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'

    'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'
    The Museum of Contemporary Art is going all out for David Bowie — some 400 objects, a gala, a Tumblr blog, a sponsorship from Louis Vuitton. This is understandable; the exhibit, organized by London's Victoria & Albert Museum, is making Chicago its...
  • A talk with Alondra de la Parra, Orlando Philharmonic music-director candidate

    A talk with Alondra de la Parra, Orlando Philharmonic music-director candidate
    Alondra de la Parra doesn't care much for the label "classical music." That's notable because the internationally known conductor could be the Orlando Philharmonic's next music director — the orchestra's top artistic job. "It makes people...
  • Beijing gets a taste of L.A.'s art world in 'The Los Angeles Project'

    Beijing gets a taste of L.A.'s art world in 'The Los Angeles Project'
    Southern Californians walking into the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing might wonder whether they’ve stepped through a time-space portal and been beamed back to Burbank or Hollywood. Painted palm trees soar up the walls of a giant...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Amazonia Vocal Ensemble Concert, 3 p.m. at Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd. Call 954-357-5420. Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Flower Church, 1805 Pierce St., Hollywood. Free. Call 305-951-7349. Barkland Days,...
  • Art picks

    Art picks
    Art Fallout 5 p.m. Oct. 18 in downtown Fort Lauderdale; ArtFallout.Blogspot.com This year's supersize artwalk, created by the Girls' Club Collection's Michelle Weinberg, adds a crush of new exhibits and pop-up installations. New to the blast radius is...
  • Muti begins CSO season with strong Beethoven 9th

     Muti begins CSO season with strong Beethoven 9th
    Perhaps no work in the standard symphonic canon carries so lofty a sense of occasion as Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Indeed, there is nothing in music like the work's noble "Ode to Joy" choral finale, with its impassioned plea for peace and universal...
  • Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama

    Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama
    Twenty years ago, two relatively unknown jazz musicians made their Chicago debuts before a smallish audience in a long-forgotten North Side club called Quicksilver. They played exceptionally well that night in April, 1994, suggesting the world would...
  • Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. Now, the 62-year old is making the rounds on hit Turkish TV shows, part of a ratings race increasingly driven by a...