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  • Concerto competition teaches musicianship

    For more than 20 years, Midwest Young Artists has nurtured and educated some of the most talented young musicians in the country. Located in the Old Stockade Building in Fort Sheridan, the school prepares students by tackling all areas – teamwork,...
  • For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year

    For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year
    Chicago jazz listeners heard great sounds in 2014, including: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Nov. 14, Auditorium Theatre: A little more than a decade ago, the CJP was but a dream of Chicago trumpeter-composer Davis and colleague Mark Ingram....
  • Elmhurst College students perform with Andrea Bocelli

    Elmhurst College students perform with Andrea Bocelli
    Brandon Pisano scheduled a tonsillectomy during his holiday break from his studies at Elmhurst College, but not until after he'd been part of a performance many other singers can only hope to have. He, and 60 other members of the Elmhurst College...
  • The economic and social benefits of a thaw with Iran

    With international negotiations over Iran's nuclear program extended beyond their self-imposed Nov. 24 deadline, talks have now resumed in Geneva. As they move forward, it's important to put those talks in perspective. Frankly, the extension primarily...
  • Pinnock, Rana fill in admirably with L.A. Philharmonic

     Pinnock, Rana fill in admirably with L.A. Philharmonic
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic does not believe in miracles. Being an up-to-date, real-world orchestra surely helps account for its success. But being unsentimental also means that the orchestra seldom programs seasonally, instead collecting Christmas...
  • Laguna Beach's mayor calls for 'art renaissance'

    Laguna Beach's mayor calls for 'art renaissance'
    Laguna Beach's new mayor, Bob Whalen, said the city “needs an art renaissance” and suggested that development of a cultural arts center may be worth pursuing. As he discussed goals for the coming year, Whalen noted that the city has a number...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    CUPCAKE BOWL: ArtsQuest's third annual sweet fundraiser returns 12:30-2:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at the Musikfest Cafe in the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. Sample gourmet cupcakes as local chefs, restaurants and bakeries compete for coveted titles: Best Frosting,...
  • Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula

    Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula
    So, ten lords a-leaping, six geese a-laying, three French hens and a partridge in a pear tree aren't on your Christmas list this year. If they were, it would cost you more than five gold rings, anyway. According to the Christmas Price Index compiled...
  • Review: 'The Nutcracker' from Orlando Ballet

     Review: 'The Nutcracker' from Orlando Ballet
    Orlando Ballet's annual production of "The Nutcracker" has moved to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. In its new home, it hasn't lost any of the visual qualities that make the production such a treat: eye-catching costumes, a handsome set,...
  • D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion

    D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion
    A stunning new exhibit on the Virgin Mary at a Washington museum includes an etching by Rembrandt so intentionally hazy it seemingly captures the precise moment in which the aged Madonna passes from life to death. A 16th-century painting by Caravaggio...
  • Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014

    Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014
    Half of this year's top 10 happened to involve early music. Don't ask why; it's probably just a coincidence. But we need perspective in our hyperactive culture, which maybe, down deep, is not changing as fast as Silicon Valley would like us to believe....