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  • School Notes: New officers elected to Mundelein High School board

    School Notes: New officers elected to Mundelein High School board
    School events, performances and more. Grayslake Exhibit: Beginning May 29, the Grayslake Post Office will display 12 pieces of Woodland Elementary West student artwork. The display will be part of an official ceremony that will begin at 11:30 a.m.,...
  • Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

    Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78. Belgrave died at an Ann Arbor care facility and the cause of death was heart...
  • Mayfair's got the rhythm for 2015

    When Allentown's Mayfair reinvented itself by moving from the city's often soggy Cedar Creek Park to Allentown Fairgrounds two years ago, the festival focused on reviving the visual arts part of its offerings, especially since the new location offered...
  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, one of...
  • The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more

    The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more
    WEDNESDAY: The Metro Gallery’s Be More Benefit may not have Prince, but it does have great local acts Eze Jackson, Wing Dam, Bond St. District, and more performing to raise money for The Baltimore Community Foundation’s city rebuilding effort....
  • Torggler Institute brings vocal stars to CNU

    Torggler Institute brings vocal stars to CNU
    Once again, the Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up an impressive concert series of opera, pop and Broadway stars. This year's roster over a two-week period in July includes phenomenal vocalist Bobby McFerrin...
  • Passion for music leads new McDaniel graduate to pursue compostion

    Passion for music leads new McDaniel graduate to pursue compostion
    When Victoria Mansfield attended McDaniel College's commencement ceremony on Saturday, she not only received a diploma, but conducted an orchestra to perform the piece "The Stars Are With the Voyager." Mansfield, who began playing the piano at 8, said...
  • What's new for U.S. theme parks in 2015

    What's new for U.S. theme parks in 2015
    ORLANDO, Fla. — A dark, submarine-inspired thrill ride in California and swank new offerings at Downtown Disney all top the summer's must-do list for theme park and amusement fans. For those who want even more extreme summer adventures, a hybrid...
  • El Sistema program founder Steven Liu to leave job

    Steven Liu, founding program director of the Allentown Symphony Association's El Sistema Lehigh Valley, is leaving to return to his native Los Angeles, spend time with family and pursue career opportunities, Symphony Association Executive Director...
  • Mayfair Festival of the Arts schedule of events

    Mayfair Festival of the Arts schedule of events
    FRIDAY, MAY 22, LIBERTY STAGE 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Barymon's Native I & I 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Dana Gaynor Band 8-9:30 p.m.: Steve Brosky & His Big Lil' Band CAFE STAGE 10-11 a.m.: Repertory Dance Theatre Dance Class 11:15-noon: The Literacy Center's...
  • Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture closer to reality

    The 100,000 or so artifacts earmarked for the would-be Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture have for several years been neatly tucked away in numerous boxes at the state's history center in Oklahoma City. While historians pined for the day when they'd be...