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  • Jim Brickman, coming to Allentown, in nostalgia mode for holiday tour

    Jim Brickman, coming to Allentown, in nostalgia mode for holiday tour
    Jim Brickman couldn't be more pleased by what he sees. "It's snowing," he says in a phone call from Cleveland. "It's a beautiful sight. It means Christmas is near. I can hardly wait since this is my favorite time of the year." Brickman's Christmas...
  • Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry

    Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry
    Spoiler alert! We asked pairs of prominent Baltimoreans — relatives, co-workers and friends — what would make their trees twinkle this holiday season. Here's a peek at what a few of the city's best and brightest would like to receive from...
  • Season of lights, lights and more lights: 'Illumination,' MSI and others

    Season of lights, lights and more lights:  'Illumination,' MSI and others
    These days, the main floor of the Museum of Science and Industry is a little bit like a Christmas tree lot, but without the smell of evergreens, the giant ball of twine or the sketchy dude in the Carhartt jacket. In a long-running holiday tradition, the...
  • Gay college player Derrick Gordon thriving after coming out in offseason

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — All of a sudden Derrick Gordon's voice got excited when asked if he ever had been to Chicago. Gordon, a starting redshirt junior guard at Massachusetts, became the first openly gay Division I college basketball player when he...
  • Review: Kraemer brings stylish verve to CSO's Bach marathon

    Review: Kraemer brings stylish verve to CSO's Bach marathon
    The idea of presenting Bach in bulk is not new but has gained currency in Chicago in recent months. Barely three weeks after the WFMT Bach Organ Project – a 10-concert series devoted to performances of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach...
  • 50 things to do with the kids: Holiday edition

    "Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...
  • 'Video Games Live' in Bethlehem: a wild interactive experience

    'Video Games Live' in Bethlehem: a wild interactive experience
    As the orchestral fanfare swelled to a crescendo, the hero raised his shield, deftly blocking the orc's battle axe, and plunged his sword deep into its neck. In an instant he'd pulled it free and spun around, cutting down three charging goblins in a...
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra is music to my (frostbitten) ears

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra is music to my (frostbitten) ears
    Unfortunately, this past week has confirmed that winter has come early and with a vengeance. As the memories of street fests, al fresco brunches and Sunday softball games fade away, it’s time to compile the winter bucket list before you find...
  • 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite

    'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite
    A vampire is such a handy creature for filmmakers in search of a metaphor or two. Mortality is usually the first bite, and Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning first feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," definitely takes a stab at that. But it is the way...
  • Metro district high-density apartments win unanimous Costa Mesa council OK

    Metro district high-density apartments win unanimous Costa Mesa council OK
    Hundreds more people are going to be calling Costa Mesa's South Coast Metro district home under new plans approved Tuesday night. The City Council unanimously signed off on the Symphony Apartments, a 393-unit complex consisting of two towers about two...
  • Kevin Cole celebrates Gershwin on the 88s

    Kevin Cole celebrates Gershwin on the 88s
    When Kevin Cole sits down to play Friday night at PianoForte Studios, he'll be doing double duty for the cause to which he has devoted his life: the music of George Gershwin. As the country's leading piano interpreter of Gershwin's work, Cole will...