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  • Top Lehigh Valley events include jazz festival and Free Comic Book Day

    ALL THAT JAZZ 1 Jazz is front and center again this weekend, as ArtsQuest's fifth annual RiverJazz Festival kicks off and the inaugural Allentown Jazz Fest finishes its run. RiverJazz kicks off Saturday with legendary big band the Glenn Miller Orchestra...
  • Orlando Ballet 2015-16 season

      Orlando Ballet 2015-16 season
    Orlando Ballet's new season at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will be heavy on classics. The troupe unveiled its 2015-16 season Thursday, when it also announced that for the first time in more than 20 years, all its major shows would be...
  • Orlando Ballet to feature live orchestra all season

    Orlando Ballet to feature live orchestra all season
    It's the news that dance and music fans have awaited for decades: For the first time in more than 20 years, every major Orlando Ballet performance next season will be accompanied by a live orchestra. Dumping recorded music is part of his plan to...
  • Crystal Spring shrinks plan for Annapolis development

    Crystal Spring shrinks plan for Annapolis development
    Crystal Spring developers are scaling back their $200 million housing and retail plan after close consultation with leaders of the two city departments responsible for approving construction projects. The updated proposal includes less waterside...
  • Chicago Cultural Center's grand dome is falling apart

    Chicago Cultural Center's grand dome is falling apart
    I think it was a helpful security guard who, upon my first visit to the Chicago Cultural Center, suggested: Be sure to go upstairs and see the world's largest Tiffany stained-glass dome. World's largest? Sold. It took me many more visits to discover...
  • Elgin Youth Symphony shows its stuff at season finale

    Elgin Youth Symphony shows its stuff at season finale
    Rather than just learning how to play the music, students are taught how to really understand the meaning behind it. "We tend to build our seasons rather than just a bunch of concerts. We're not just teaching them how to play an instrument, we're...
  • Here & Now for April 30

    Here & Now for April 30
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, festivals, performances and more. Antioch Show and sale: Antique Bottle Club of Northern Illinois will hold its annual Antiques, Bottles and Collectibles Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 at...
  • School Notes: Woodlands Academy music students earn awards

    School Notes: Woodlands Academy music students earn awards
    School fundraiser, competitions, award, and more. Gurnee Training: The Gurnee police and fire departments will conduct a mass casualty training exercise from 7 a.m. to noon on May 2 at Woodland Intermediate School, 1115 Hunt Club Road. The exercise...
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter is back to basics and loving it

    Mary Chapin Carpenter is back to basics and loving it
    After spending much of a year in isolation booths, connected to nearly 90 musicians via closed-circuit cameras, and singing precisely when an experienced classical conductor told her to, singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter is down to a trio. "I like...
  • REVIEW: Singer Nicole Henry mesmerizing and powerful at Allentown Jazzfest

    REVIEW: Singer Nicole Henry mesmerizing and powerful at Allentown Jazzfest
    Elegant. Powerful. Stylish. Energetic. Mesmerizing. Expressive. Shimmering. Personable. These are some of the words I jotted in my notebook last night as jazz singer Nicole Henry performed in the smallish ballroom at the Renaissance Hotel Allentown in...
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra announces European tour dates

    The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced concert dates for its upcoming European tour, its first with music director Andris Nelsons. The 12-concert, eight-city tour starts Aug. 22 with the first of two concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall. The...