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  • Arena threatens Symphony Hall parking harmony

    Will Allentown's newest attraction freeze out one of its oldest? For years, Miller Symphony Hall has leased the parking garage at Sixth and Linden streets for the use of its patrons — many of whom are older and need to park close to the...
  • Review: An imperfect premiere from Bolcom at Grant Park

    Review: An imperfect premiere from Bolcom at Grant Park
    The final pair of concerts of the Grant Park Music Festival's 80th season this weekend features a world premiere of a commission from this year's composer in residence that could not have been what anybody expected. It's in the category of Concerto...
  • How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision

    How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision
    Too often the Middle East is reduced to just that: the "Middle East" — a blanket term defining a large swath of territory in Western Asia and North Africa, a news-hour shorthand for territorial conflicts and civil unrest. But "Middle East" does...
  • 'Don Giovanni' launches Ravinia's Mozart mini-fest in high style

    'Don Giovanni' launches Ravinia's Mozart mini-fest in high style
    Can you have too much Mozart? The question is worth asking at a time when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is closing out its summer residency at Ravinia with semistaged concert performances of two of the Mozart-Da Ponte operas, "Don Giovanni" and "The...
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Fair/Festival   Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs,  games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and  Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
  • Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season

     Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season
    The A&H Museums — Maitland has an extensive lineup of exhibitions and events, including the return of Art31, its monthlong celebration of art and culture. The A&H also gets into the Charles Dickens spirit, with a yuletide transformation of its...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: James Conlon conducts a second and final semistaged concert performance of Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni," with Christopher Maltman, Tamara Wilson, Aga Mikolaj, Ailyn Perez and Saimir Pirgu heading the cast. David Lefkowich...
  • Valley Vivaldi concert to feature Allentown classical guitarist Zachary Grim

    The final concert in the summer's popular Valley Vivaldi concert series takes place Sunday at Wesley Church in Bethlehem, with music by Telemann, Corelli, Tartini, Bach and, of course, Vivaldi. Of special note is Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in D Major,...
  • Police brutality is everyone's problem

    Police brutality is everyone's problem
    When the details of Trayvon Martin’s death became public, everyone from fed-up moms to A-list celebs expressed outrage over the senseless death of a black kid at the hands of a wannabe cop. It seemed like the whole world knew about Trayvon. But...
  • Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl

    Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl
    Having served as principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl a decade ago, Leonard Slatkin knows a little something about the difficulty of trying to move a 2,000-pound gorilla. He had hoped to enliven the L.A. Phil's...