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  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Community: Season celebrated in music and comedy

    Community: Season celebrated in music and comedy
    A variety of music and entertainers helped to make the “Christmas Musical Spectacular” just that at the Alex Theatre on Dec. 13. The concert was a fundraiser for the new Los Angeles Premiere Orchestra, which is expected to have its debut...
  • Roosevelt University's Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125 years

     Roosevelt University's Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125 years
    Dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world" when it was built in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University celebrated its 125th anniversary Dec. 9 with more than 2,000 in attendance at the theater. "Living the History — 125 Years of the...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    New Philharmonic: Music director Kirk Muspratt is joined by tenor soloist John Irvin, of Lyric's Ryan Opera Center, to ring out the old and ring in the new, at the orchestra's annual New Year's Eve pops concerts. The festive program, to be presented three...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot

    'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot
    All that follows the first several paragraphs of this review will constitute an endorsement, so I encourage you to keep reading past the negative opening remarks, as I would encourage you to keep watching "Mozart in the Jungle," whose first season...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Columbia Digest

    Holiday lights The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, is on view through Sunday, Jan. 4, at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays...