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  • Lake Minneola student wins arts festival logo contest

    Kimberly Menendez, a junior at Lake Minneola High, received the highest percentage of votes for her logo design for the inaugural Arts & Cultural Festival, which was held Nov. 14 in Wooton Park in Tavares. Menendez competed with 20 other finalists for a...
  • Prague's landmark Lennon Wall painted over by anonymous culprits

    Prague's landmark Lennon Wall painted over by anonymous culprits
    Prague's graffiti-covered John Lennon Wall, a favourite photo spot for tourists and a symbol of Western culture under the former Communist regime, was painted completely white on Tuesday. The wall had been a forum for anti-communist calls, love...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • Concertos take the lead at L.A. Phil, L.A. Chamber Orchestra

     Concertos take the lead at L.A. Phil, L.A. Chamber Orchestra
    The concerto is a way of symphonic life. Orchestras spend a lot of money to bring in star soloists to play them, typically in the first half of the concert, and they tend to come from a standard pool of around 50 favorites. Yet the real news at...
  • Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra
    Violinist (and headbanger) Rachel Barton Pine will join the DuPage Symphony Orchestra for its concert "From Tsarist Times" 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the North Central College campus. "Each of our...
  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Madama Butterfly: Puccini’s classic opera, presented by Florida Grand Opera, is the story of the marriage of an American naval officer to a young Japanese geisha girl. The result is a tragic culture clash. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Adrienne Arsht...
  • Black Youth in Action holding annual Debutante Ball this weekend

    Black Youth in Action holding annual Debutante Ball this weekend
    For Black Youth in Action, its annual Debutante Ball marks the glamorous finale of a year of cultural and social education, hard work and community service. On Saturday, Nov. 22, 15 young debutantes in white dresses and gloves will waltz across the...
  • Czech guitarist enthralls Elmhurst students

     Czech guitarist enthralls Elmhurst students
    York Community High School music students sat in rapt silence Friday as they listened to award-winning Czech classical guitarist Vladislav Blaha play selections from music he planned to perform days later in New York's Carnegie Hall. "We're so pleased...
  • 'Under the Skin' screens with live orchestra at the Regent

    'Under the Skin' screens with live orchestra at the Regent
    There are plenty of unsettling details in Jonathan Glazer's film "Under the Skin" -- like Scarlett Johansson luring men into a flesh-dissolving lake, and a cast of extras that didn't know they were being filmed. But perhaps the most unnerving aspect of...
  • Does Tortuga rank with world's best festivals?

    Does Tortuga rank with world's best festivals?
    Is Fort Lauderdale’s Tortuga Music Festival already one of the 300 best festivals in the world? The experts at Fest300 are trying to figure it out, with your help. The cultural website has compiled a list of 270 favorite festivals from around...
  • Orlando In-Home Senior Care Agency: Activities for Seniors and Opportunities to Reminisce, Part II

    Providing an older adult with the opportunity to set a goal, and create a recipe book using new technology to feature favorite family recipes helps reactivate cognitive skills and executive functions. Likewise, music also provides another set of...