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  • Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to perilous statehood in Iraq

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - What has long been a dream for the Middle East's Kurds, an independent state, is within reach in Iraq, but Turkey's Kurds, wearied by a 30-year conflict with Ankara, see a brighter future at home, where negotiations could deliver...
  • James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser

     James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser
    The Ravinia Festival is obliging its North Shore constituency with several weeks of broadly appealing orchestral fare to kick off the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's annual residency. Few soloists in the classical realm are better equipped to provide value...
  • Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor

    Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor for a three-year term commencing with the 2015-2016 season. The German conductor, who is principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, made a...
  • Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans

    Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans
    The stories of thousands of Japanese American citizens detained during World War II because of their ancestry will be shared when a documentary is screened this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese...
  • Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad

     Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad
    Forging something worthwhile and lasting from tragedy is difficult at best, but the Sarah C. McCausland New Trier Performing Arts Scholarship was created this year to do just that. Sarah, a 2013 New Trier High School graduate, was very active in...
  • Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans

    Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans
    Every July 7 -- Gustav Mahler's birthday -- I try to set aside some time for listening to his music, which has long been an essential part of my life. As I've written before, the experience of encountering Mahler for the first time changed everything...
  • District wanted arts school downtown

    When the Three City Center office building opens next year, workers will look out the back windows at a fountain and flowers in Allentown's Arts Park. The 7-year-old park is situated near what is planned to be an arts trail, taking people from...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 6 p.m. at Amazing Age Adult Day Stay, 7306 W. Atlantic Blvd., Margate. Free. Call 954-970-9185. Commit 2B Fit, 6:30 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-357-...
  • Potential buyer of New York City Opera objects to delays

    By Edith Honan NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) - A creditor who hopes to rescue the bankrupt New York City Opera filed an objection on Monday to delays in consideration of his bid and called for an independent trustee to be put in charge. Businessman Gene...
  • Violinist Midori is expecting a child

    Violinist Midori is expecting a child
    Midori, the renowned Japanese American violinist who shot to international fame as a child prodigy and grew up in the eyes of the public, is expecting a child of her own. A representative for Midori confirmed the musician's pregnancy, saying that she is...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...