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  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...
  • Top dog names of 2014 are also the dullest

     Top dog names of 2014 are also the dullest
    The dog-sitting company Rover.com has released survey results showing the most popular dog names for 2014. The top male name is Max; the top female name is Bella. And yes, the two top-10 lists do show a lack of imagination. Eighteen of the top 20...
  • Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows

     Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows
    When the principal violinist of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra was injured in a car accident in September, she didn't expect her music to be silenced. But lingering pain kept Rimma Bergeron-Langlois from playing. She returns to the Phil for the...
  • First Presbyterian Church in Hampton to hold Young Performing Artists Competition in March

    First Presbyterian Church in Hampton will present its annual Young Performing Artists Competition in March 2015. This will be the 28th year the church has sponsored this important opportunity for young musicians to polish their recital skills and...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall

    Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall
    James Gaffigan first appeared on my radar back in 2002 when he was one of four young conductors who took part in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Synergy project at USC, which sought to build relationships between the conductors and composers. He did...
  • Lehigh Valley events include 'Nutcrackers,' Battle of the Bulge anniversary

    Lehigh Valley events include 'Nutcrackers,' Battle of the Bulge anniversary
    'NUTCRACKERS' Join the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy and other characters of the "Nutcracker" ballet this weekend. Repertory Dance Theatre of Emmaus presents its 28th production, accompanied by Allentown Symphony Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday...
  • Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

    Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo
    The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry. The evolution of Flagler Village into a hub of residential activity continues on Friday with the downtown Fort Lauderdale...
  • Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27

    Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27
    MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert. Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
  • Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society

    Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society
      Q: How old is the society? The Gold Coast Jazz Society was formed in 1992 by Fred Ruffner and avid jazz fans. At that time, there was not a lot of jazz offered in the area. The appetite for jazz seems to be increasing, but we need more age diversity...
  • Classical music: Four joyful 'Messiah' concerts on tap

    Few choral works have worn their age as well as Handel's oratorio "Messiah." Following its April 13, 1742, premiere in Dublin, one critic pronounced the work "the finest Composition of Musick that ever was heard." Yet "Messiah" received a cool reception...