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  • A Hot Rod Life

    By Andrea Wojcik More than 60 years in the automotive service industry makes Don Gallant a walking history of the street rod scene on the Berlin Turnpike. Gallant's enthusiasm and ingenuity have played a key role in shaping Connecticut’s hot rod...
  • Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers

    A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie. "Richard Avedon: Family Affairs" opens Wednesday at the National Museum of American...
  • WUCF examines kids, classical music connection

    WUCF examines kids, classical music connection
    How to bring classical music to a new generation? In its next episode, "WUCF Artisodes" explores the Daytona Beach Symphony's efforts to reach at-risk youths in Volusia County through the Youth Experiencing Symphony program. The youngsters attend...
  • Korean-language classes are growing in popularity at U.S. colleges

    Korean-language classes are growing in popularity at U.S. colleges
    When Olivia Hernandez was a middle schooler in Oxnard, she became hooked on K-wave — the global phenomenon of South Korean pop music, television and culture. Inspired by the romantic series "My Lovely Sam Soon" and bands like Clazziquai, she...
  • Our say: Last month the arts were in full bloom

    Our say: Last month the arts were in full bloom
    Annapolis was front and center for the arts in March — and we loved it. At the risk of leaving some things out, a brief rundown: The Annapolis Opera wowed crowds with Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte." The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra featured Vadim...
  • A glimpse inside LACMA's hidden Damascus room before its 2016 debut

    A glimpse inside LACMA's hidden Damascus room before its 2016 debut
    In the late 1970s, the Syrian capital of Damascus was experiencing a building boom. In the al-Bahsa quarter, for instance, a clutch of old houses were demolished to make way for a new roadway. Among the homes: an 18th century courtyard house with at least...
  • CALENDAR

    Time Bandits Rx Bandits, the beloved indie rock outfit which began a third-wave ska band and extended their sound to punk, psychedelic and experimental sounds, announced in April 2011 they would stop touring. But a year later, the band was doing live...
  • Austrian pianist headlines 3-day event

    Austrian pianist headlines 3-day event
    Transforming lives is the theme of Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra's Power of Music Festival. Pianist Lisa Smirnova, who headlines the April 10 to 12 event in Frankfort and Chicago Heights, said she can relate to that. "Music allows (us) to discover...
  • Teens excel with Florida Youth Orchestra

    Teens excel with Florida Youth Orchestra
    Shiri Abramson and Liana Hoffman are two Jewish teens who display their love of music by playing five concerts each year with the Florida Youth Orchestra. Since being founding in 1988, the Florida Youth Orchestra has given Abramson, Hoffman and other...
  • April Happenings Around Greater Hartford

    April Happenings Around Greater Hartford
    April is such an optimistic month, full of the promise of spring and the coming summer. This one is particularly filled with entertainment options that will make you grab your calendar and call friends. Battle Of The Titans The Break Thru Music Battle...
  • Tribes face hurdles, cultural concerns, with federal foster care

    WASHINGTON When the federal government opened foster care assistance to Native American tribes in 2008, more than 80 expressed interest in the program. By 2014, however, just 27 tribes had applied and only five had been approved for the federal program,...