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  • OPERA REVIEW: 'Macbeth' at the Harris Theater ★★★½

     OPERA REVIEW: 'Macbeth' at the Harris Theater  ★★★½
    As far as most operatic buffs are concerned, there is only one musical setting of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" – the revised 1865 version of Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece. Leave it to general director Andreas Mitisek, Chicago Opera Theater's dauntless...
  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • Fall music, theater and dance events crowd the calendar

    Fall music, theater and dance events crowd the calendar
    "Where did the summer go," we all ask? And for many of us, the next question is often, "What's coming up on the fall arts scene." The short answer is a diverse lineup of music, theater and dance events promise some outstanding nights in the theater....
  • The doors open to a curious public

    The doors open to a curious public
    Soaring high on the wings of the Eagles' inaugural concert Friday, PPL Center and a legion of volunteers welcomed hundreds of visitors Saturday to Rise Together Allentown, a collaboration featuring tours of the new arena and exhibits by downtown arts...
  • Springfield comes alive as 'The Simpsons' take over Hollywood Bowl

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America's longest-running television series "The Simpsons" came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl....
  • European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich

    European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich
    After nearly a century, Dada — the art movement begun here, in safe Switzerland, to tweak established conditions at a time when the establishment meant the institutions that had led the world into war — is now itself part of the establishment....
  • Springfield comes alive as "The Simpsons" take over Hollywood Bowl

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America's longest-running television series "The Simpsons" came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage...
  • Loop Alliance offers ideas to spruce up Wabash

    Among the dozens of fanciful ideas suggested over the past year for how to transform Wabash Avenue into a more inviting corridor, Martin Stern, chairman of the Chicago Loop Alliance, joked that his favorite entailed putting a bump in the "L" tracks to...
  • City makes amends with Lois Weisberg, ex-cultural affairs commissioner

    City makes amends with Lois Weisberg, ex-cultural affairs commissioner
    On Wednesday night, the public is invited to gather in Millennium Park to honor a crop of legendary Chicago artists and to watch equally legendary performers fete them, free of charge. If not for Michelle Boone, this event would have a different flavor....
  • Social sense: Guide to the fall party season

    Social sense: Guide to the fall party season
    The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
  • Gustavo Dudamel leads an embracing performance in Vienna

    Gustavo Dudamel leads an embracing performance in Vienna
    Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic on Wednesday night in a glorious performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" to open the 2014-15 season at the Theater an der Wien, built in 1801 and the site of many Beethoven premieres. The cream...