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  • 'How to Get Away with Murder' Creator Peter Nowalk on Working with Shonda Rhimes, Diversity on TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On paper, "How to Get Away with Murder" certainly has the auspices to be a "Scandal"-sized hit for ABC when it premieres on Sept. 25 -- a charismatic lead in Oscar nominee Viola Davis, a "fast-paced and frothy" serialized story...
  • BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations

    BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations
    You might suspect some strange jinx, or wonder if the third time's the harm. But the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking a rash of high-profile artist cancellations in stride. On July 29 came the news that actor/singer and star of Showtime's...
  • Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move

    Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move
    The Baltimore Book Festival, once an annual staple in Mount Vernon Square, is smack dab in the touristy Inner Harbor this year, a move that got mostly positive reviews Saturday. Some who took part in the festival in Mount Vernon say they miss the venue...
  • Alsop, BSO make case for Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1

    Alsop, BSO make case for Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1
    An extra spark in the playing at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's first program of the 2014-2015 subscription series a week ago made me think this would turn out to be an exceptional season. Something about the second program this weekend made me even...
  • 'Peruvian Gold' exhibit shines light on obscure, pre-Incan cultures

    WASHINGTON Richard Huff, executive director of Texas' Irving Arts Center, who is retiring in August after 20 years on the job, had been looking to go out on a high note. He appears to have hit it with the arrival next weekend of the "Peruvian Gold:...
  • LGBTQ event planners to bring cultural "takeovers" to Chicago

    LGBTQ event planners to bring cultural "takeovers" to Chicago
    LGBTQ event planners want to help some of Chicago’s cultural attractions roll out the welcome mat for the city’s queer community. The Welcoming Committee, a Boston-based events organization launched in 2012 and expanding to Chicago on Oct....
  • Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide

    Event cinema has come a long way since Bon Jovi broadcast a live gig from London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to 14 cinemas in the U.K. and Germany on Sept. 18, 2002 -- the first of its kind. Today, opera, theater, ballet, classical and contemporary music,...
  • For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity

     For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity
    Riccardo Muti's first full week of subscription concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Center continues the music director's preparation of repertory he and the orchestra will be taking to five European countries in October and November....
  • Council candidates discuss cultural arts center, nude art

    Don't be surprised to see more nudity in public art around Laguna Beach one day. All seven candidates for the City Council said they would be OK with "au naturel" depictions of the human body during a Saturday forum held by Laguna Beach Alliance for the...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is the soloist, playing Lalo's "Symphonie Espagnole" on the season opener under the baton of music director Alan Heatherington. Dvorak's "Carnival Overture" and Brahms' Fourth Symphony complete the...
  • Chuck Klosterman explores the dark side

    Chuck Klosterman explores the dark side
    Read "I Wear the Black Hat," Chuck Klosterman's book about villainy that includes his often-provocative takes on pop culture figures from Kanye West to Bill Clinton, and it's easy to imagine him standing by a set of railroad tracks, sneering and...