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  • Fall 2014 performance arts: Echoes of 1984's Olympic Arts Festival

    Fall 2014 performance arts: Echoes of 1984's Olympic Arts Festival
    A new fall arts season is our perennial reversal of nature. We enter into it anticipating spring's rebirth and renewal, not autumn's death and destruction. The planting, of course, starts early, typically years early. This fall, though, is an occasion...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Classical music and opera listings

    'St. Matthew Passion' and 'The Gospel According to the Other Mary' Oct. 7-8; Nov. 21-Dec. 14 Director Peter Sellars' staging of conductor Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmoniker's presentation of Bach's sacred oratorio has its U.S. premiere as part...
  • 30 years of explaining things

    A columnist's job is "to explain things," the late, great Tribune columnist Mike Royko memorably declared. The past three decades — from the rise of AIDS, crack cocaine, Ronald Reagan and Madonna to the era of Ebola, medical marijuana, Barack...
  • 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....
  • Hilary Hahn out, Pinchas Zukerman in for Baltimore Symphony's season-opener

    Hilary Hahn out, Pinchas Zukerman in for Baltimore Symphony's season-opener
    Hilary Hahn has canceled her scheduled season-opening performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and music director Marin Alsop this weekend due to muscle strain. In mid-July, Hahn announced that she would cancel...
  • Roots Run Deep at Hollywood in Vienna, Where Randy Newman Is Being Honored

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Vienna might be synonymous with Mozart and Strauss, but Sandra Tomek, founder and director of Hollywood in Vienna, perceives equally strong ties to such movie maestros as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who established...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 2 singers carry messages to World Music Festival

     2 singers carry messages to World Music Festival
    Changing a country takes an immense effort, but the tools can be simple. Singers Emel Mathlouthi, of Tunisia, and Aurelio Martinez, of Honduras, just needed their songs to ignite social transformations. Both are coming to Chicago for the World Music...