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  • 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...
  • Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest

    Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest
    As Aaron Bryant walked along North Avenue on the night of Freddie Gray's funeral, his photographer's eye noted how the rising flames framed the "waves of police in riot gear" and the wall of ministers calling for calm. Instinctively, the Baltimore man...
  • Legacy of CSO's resident composers resonates beyond Chicago

    Legacy of CSO's resident composers resonates beyond Chicago
    Take a close look at how Chicago's new music environment has evolved in the five seasons that Mason Bates and Anna Clyne have stood at its forefront, and you must conclude they've had a lot to do with making it a livelier, feistier, more inclusive scene....
  • 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...
  • Why men feel the need to carry guns

    Why men feel the need to carry guns
    Since the 1960s, the national conversation on firearms in both political and academic circles has revolved around one main question: Do guns increase crime or reduce it? Are guns tools of escalation or deterrence? Lately, however, social science...
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra's funky 'Multi-Love' grapples with complex romances

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra's funky 'Multi-Love' grapples with complex romances
    Albums about relationship-induced heartbreak aren't uncommon. Albums that explore that concept in the context of polyamorous relationships are undeniably rare. Ruban Nielson, the Portland, Ore.-based, New Zealand-born musician behind psych-pop outfit...
  • 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...
  • Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician

    Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician
    For a man who is about to hear a top symphony orchestra play his first stand-alone score, Bryce Dessner appears surprisingly calm. Dessner will be in the audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 28, listening to Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles...
  • 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...