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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...
  • My Time: South River band, orchestra, choir perform at Disney World

    My Time: South River band, orchestra, choir perform at Disney World
    Members of South River High School orchestra, choir and marching band became stars of their own Disney show on March 27 and 28 when they entertained resort guests at the Epcot Park. The groups traveled from Edgewater to the Walt Disney World Resort in...
  • Jim Powers retires as Virginia Choral Society's artistic director

    Jim Powers retires as Virginia Choral Society's artistic director
    The Virginia Choral Society is losing its long-time artistic director with the retirement of Jim Powers. His final performances will be conducting the May 1-3 concerts that close the current season. Powers, 65, has served as the choral group's musical...
  • Iconic songwriter coming to Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall for tribute to country great?

    Iconic songwriter coming to Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall for tribute to country great?
    Songwriters Hall of Famer Jimmy Webb, who wrote many of the iconic hits of Glenn Campbell’s career – such as "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston," will perform a show paying tribute to the singer at Allentown&...
  • Neil Simon's 'Rumors' presented at The Lincoln Center

    'Rumors' When: May 1-10 Where: The Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove Tickets: $13-$16 Information: 630-415-3682; Groveplayers.org One of Neil Simon's most well-known plays is coming to Downers Grove. The Grove Players will present...
  • Bethlehem Bach Festival 're-imagined' for 108th year

    The music of J.S. Bach invites innovation and experimentation like that of no other composer. No matter how many times we hear his music performed, there always is something new to learn and something different to listen for. So it is with the 108th...
  • Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance

    Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance
    The way Bryan Tuk sees it, Allentown's new JazzFest could never have happened without the makeover of the city's downtown in the past year. The new six-day, 16-performance, eight-venue celebration of America's indigenous music form, which kicks off...
  • Elgin Symphony Orchestra promises emotional season finale

    Elgin Symphony Orchestra When: May 2-3 Where: Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin Tickets: $25-$60 Information: 847-888-4000 or http://www.elginsymphony.org The music will stir the senses. "People can expect an absolutely emotionally...
  • Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16

    The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever...
  • Lynne Williamson Is A Protector of Ethnic Cultural Heritage

    Lynne Williamson Is A Protector of Ethnic Cultural Heritage
    Lynne Williamson is really good at making a pest of herself. It's part of her job. Williamson goes to ethnic restaurants and asks the workers who the artists are in their community. She goes to celebrations and hangs around in the background taking...
  • Q&A: David Gelb on 'Chef's Table,' Netflix series featuring 6 obsessive chefs

    Q&A: David Gelb on 'Chef's Table,' Netflix series featuring 6 obsessive chefs
    In pitching his six-part docu-series, “Chef’s Table," which debuts April 26¬†on Netflix, creator David Gelb’s bestselling point was “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” his 2011 documentary about Tokyo’s most esteemed sushi master,...