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  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

     
    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it’s referencing his song “Allentown” in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress...
  • 'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

    'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival
    This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats." The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
  • Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment

    Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment
    Indie pop band Foster the People's "Supermodel" mural in downtown L.A. generated superbuzz last week when it was set to be whitewashed, according to the band, which cited conflicts with city officials over the mural's approval. The online fan petition...
  • Retired CSO violist William Schoen dead at 94

    Retired CSO violist William Schoen dead at 94
    William Schoen had the resume of a life lived in music: 31 years as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's assistant principal violist and assistant principal emeritus, decades performing in the Chicago Arts Quartet and, before that, the Claremont String...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • Sinnett & Symphony - jazz, with strings attached

    Sinnett & Symphony - jazz, with strings attached
     Local jazz man Jae Sinnett has confirmed that he and his trio will be performing with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News.  That is part of a package of new shows the Ferguson Center...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

    In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground." Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin. The president of the venue on...
  • The Crowd: Honoring the leaders of business and arts

    The Crowd: Honoring the leaders of business and arts
    One of Orange County's most dynamic and capable women retired a few years ago after leading an organization known as the Orange County Business Committee for the Arts for some two decades. Betty Moss brought together not only the leaders of the Orange...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Summer Arts Festival Presents "On The Town"

    "On the Town" follows three sailors in the US Navy (Gabey, Chip, and Ozzie) on a 24-hour shore leave in New York City during June 1941, when time is of the essence. Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins, On the Town proves that nothing in life is guaranteed,...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...