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  • It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great

    It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great
    The last time I talked to trumpeter Clark Terry, a few months ago, he was exultant about the critical acclaim being lavished on the documentary "Keep on Keepin' On," which poetically chronicled his biography and his mentoring of the blind young pianist...
  • Expose your baby to culture with these fun outings

    Expose your baby to culture with these fun outings
    When you hear howling winds and struggle with mittens that won’t stay on chubby little hands, your instinct may be to stay inside with your baby as much as possible this winter. But, early childhood experts say, there are important reasons not to...
  • Glenbrook Orchestra learns from CSO's Riccardo Muti

    A senior at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Ki-Deok Park has been listening to recordings of the Chicago Symphony for years. He's also well aware of the symphony's esteemed music director and conductor, Riccardo Muti, whom Park recently met....
  • Evening of jazz benefits Lake Forest Symphony

    Evening of jazz benefits Lake Forest Symphony
    Hot Jazz on a Cold Night Benefiting: Lake Forest Symphony educational initiatives Location: Onwentsia Club in Lake Forest Date: Feb. 7 Attended: 125 Raised: $60,000 Chairs: Annette Carroll of Lake Forest and Linda Neumann of Lake Bluff...
  • Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

    The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. The suit, which attorneys said was filed late Monday in...
  • Best bets for Feb. 27

    Best bets for Feb. 27
    Music Art Garfunkel: The Grammy-winning American singer, poet and Golden Globe-nominated actor is best known for being one half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. His biggest musical hits have been the softly melodic “All I Know” and “...
  • L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall

     L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel will start their 2015-16 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall by rolling over Beethoven's symphonic oeuvre as thoroughly and massively as Chuck Berry or anyone else could wish. The "Immortal...
  • Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues

    Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues
    Classical music is not dead; it's the experience that is dying. That's the belief of David Lisker, protégé of internationally renown violinist Itzhak Perlman and graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, who said the age of Facebook and Twitter is...
  • Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra hosts dueling violinists

    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra hosts dueling violinists
    "Please tell the audience there will be no blood or violence," said Ilya Kaler, one of the two musicians who are taking part Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra's "Dueling Violins" program on March 1. "But I did send him an email, warning him to wear his helmut...
  • Tower Chorale sings Faure's masterpiece Requiem

    Rehearsing with the Tower Chorale at St. Gregory the Great Church recently, Patrick Godon suggested the choir slightly move their upper torso when singing a particular section of Gabriel Faure's "Requiem." Godon was going for a "sweeter" sound, and the...
  • Deadline nears to apply for Aurora festival funds

    The deadline to apply for city of Aurora funding for neighborhood festivals and special events is next Monday. Applications for funding for all festivals that are scheduled to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31, 2015 are due by 5 p.m. March 2 to...