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  • 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...
  • Music boxed sets for the perfect holiday gift

    It's stick-a-big-package-under-the-tree season, and for those who would like to give the gift of music with something more tangible than an iTunes gift card or Spotify subscription, boxed sets conveniently proliferate. The musical bounty includes hefty...
  • Night of connections, musical and personal, for Gustavo Dudamel, L.A. Phil

    Night of connections, musical and personal, for Gustavo Dudamel, L.A. Phil
    Sometimes, as the winter season of a symphony orchestra cruises along, it’s diverting to muse upon connections -- either within a particular program or between that program and surrounding ones. Some connections are intended, and others are left...
  • Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amway Center

    Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amway Center
    Forget the Ting Tinglers – and even the Jing Jinglers. If the Whos down in Whoville really wanted to make noise, they should have consulted the musicians and singers of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the resilient holiday rock opera that returned for...
  • 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...
  • 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...