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  • Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music

    Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music
    Comedian Jack Benny once introduced Dorothy Buffum Chandler and her husband, Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, as Mr. and Mrs. Pavilion. This was very funny because the Times building has a Norman Chandler Pavilion and we all know about the...
  • Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang

     Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang
    While some orchestras offer musical sugarplums at holiday time, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is giving its public a clear choice this year. The 20th and final annual edition of "Welcome Yule!" focuses on popular Christmas fare while the weekend...
  • Best bets for Dec. 19

    Best bets for Dec. 19
    Family Hanukkah Under the Stars: Temple Beth El's annual family-friendly holiday celebration includes food, bounce houses, face painting, hair wraps, crafts, services and a songfest for kids. 5 p.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton,...
  • City gets $25,000 from NEA for arts plan

    Laguna Beach is one of 919 cities or agencies nationwide awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, according to a news release. Endowment Chairwoman Jane Chu announced Dec. 2 that the city would receive $25,000 after a two-year grant...
  • In a kingdom of books, nation's librarian champions digital age

    WASHINGTON The setting was certainly regal: the ornamental hall of the Library of Congress' Beaux Arts-style Thomas Jefferson Building. So were the trappings: a band of trumpeters at each interior arch, with red herald banners hanging from their...
  • Noted violinist Lindsay Deutsch to solo at Allentown holiday concert

    Noted violinist Lindsay Deutsch to solo at Allentown holiday concert
    When the Lehigh Valley Junior String Philharmonic and the Young People's Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley present their 39th annual holiday concert Dec. 21 at Miller Symphony Hall, they'll have a special guest as soloist. One could hardly find a better...
  • Top conductors departing San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony

    Top conductors departing San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony
    The top conductors of the San Diego Opera and the San Diego Symphony will be departing their respective organizations in the months to come. Karen Keltner, who has been resident conductor of San Diego Opera since the early 1980s, will step down  Feb. 1,...
  • Columbia Digest

    Holiday lights The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, is on view through Sunday, Jan. 4, at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays...
  • Hotels question Palm Beach County plans to raise hotel tax

    Hotels question Palm Beach County plans to raise hotel tax
    Palm Beach County's proposed hotel tax increase is raising concerns about how to spend the money, even before it gets the go-ahead to be tacked onto hotel bills. The County Commission Tuesday decides whether to raise the tax on hotel stays and other...
  • NU Winter Chamber Fest's 2015 lineup

    NU Winter Chamber Fest's 2015 lineup
    The Lincoln String Quartet, pianists Winston Choi and Alessio Bax, violinist Simone Lamsma, Bienen School of Music faculty and Chicago Symphony Orchestra members are among the artists taking part in the school’s 19th annual Winter Chamber Music...
  • 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...