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  • The Crowd: Fond memories of a great man, Henry Segerstrom

    Several years ago, in a private conversation with Henry Segerstrom, the late Orange County native son shared insight into his formative years. "My family was very frugal," Segerstrom offered. "They were hard-working, successful farmers who lived...
  • Concert Artists of Baltimore's 29th season to feature Dinnerstein, Graves, BROS

    Concert Artists of Baltimore's 29th season to feature Dinnerstein, Graves, BROS
    Count on Concert Artists of Baltimore to keep things interesting. This combination of chamber orchestra and chorus, founded and directed by dynamic conductor Edward Polochick, typically offers programs that take intriguing detours from routine paths....
  • Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site

    Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site
    Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday, drawing alarm worldwide about the fate of one of the world’s most spectacular architectural treasures. The apparent capture of the historic city from government...
  • Dulcimer and traditional music festival tops events for Midwest travelers

     Dulcimer and traditional music festival tops events for Midwest travelers
    Illinois June 6-7: Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival, Morris. This is the place to be for fans of hammered and mountain dulcimers. There will be concerts, workshops, vendors, jamming and old-time dancing. 708-756-3857, http://www....
  • Up North for May 21

    Up North for May 21
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048. Solo Show Winners of 2014 Winter Juried Exhibition: Kathy Barnes, Christopher Johns, Karen Murphy, Suellyn Scoon & Jean Sobon; "Retrospective"...
  • CSO hires new principal bassoon

    CSO hires new principal bassoon
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra made it official on Thursday: Keith Buncke has been hired to replace David McGill as the orchestra’s principal bassoon, effective at the start of the CSO’s Ravinia residency on July 6. Buncke, principal bassoon...
  • The evolution of encountering, and embracing, strangers

    The evolution of encountering, and embracing, strangers
    Humans have been around for a couple hundred thousand years, by most calculations. When you consider modern, Westernized humans in that context, we come off as pretty strange in our social interactions. The ways we relate to one another reflect a very...
  • Creative showcase in Miramar

    Artist Timothy Leistner's watercolors and Michael D. Harris' woodwork are the centerpieces of "Spring H2O," the latest exhibit at the Miramar Cultural Center's Ansin Family Art Gallery. "They wanted to bring together spring and water and the idea of the...
  • Datebook: Experimental shoes, art by vets, stories about immigration

    Datebook: Experimental shoes, art by vets, stories about immigration
    Over-the-top shoes. Works produced┬áby military veterans. And a series of collaged paintings that chronicle the lives of modern-day gold prospectors on the San Gabriel River. Plus: works that touch on personal stories of immigration and a painter’s...
  • HSO, Nutmeg Ballet Collaboration Creates Engaging Night Of Music

    HSO, Nutmeg Ballet Collaboration Creates Engaging Night Of Music
    When orchestral music and dance are combined in concert-style programs there are unique challenges for dancers and musicians alike. Musicians need to modify tempos on the fly, and the music needs to stretch suddenly to accommodate physical movement...
  • Samba Fest: A Day Of Brazilian Culture, Music, Food

    Samba Fest: A Day Of Brazilian Culture, Music, Food
    Samba Fest's return to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza on Saturday, May 2, doesn't just signal a ninth consecutive year of Brazilian music and culture in downtown Hartford: It also marks the beginning of another much-needed downtown festival season. "We're...