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  • Family Time: Join Ivy and Bean for a musical at Symphony Hall

    A pair of unlikely best friends will take the stage Sunday in "Ivy + Bean: The Musical" at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. The new musical based on The New York Times best-selling children's books series by Annie Barrows and illustrator Sophie...
  • National preservation trust tabs Southwest Museum a national treasure

    National preservation trust tabs Southwest Museum a national treasure
    After more than a decade of discord over the fate of the Southwest Museum, one of L.A.’s oldest, most distinctive but most underused cultural sites, America’s leading private historic preservation group is stepping in to help devise a workable...
  • Much remains unsaid since the slaughter at Charlie Hebdo

    It's not hard to imagine the scorn that the artists and writers of Charlie Hebdo might heap on the dour protests their deaths provoked. I can see a cartoon lampooning the political luminaries and cultural lions who turned out, trudging along in solemn...
  • Actor Jason Alexander brings his first love -- Broadway tunes -- to the Meyerhoff

    Actor Jason Alexander brings his first love -- Broadway tunes -- to the Meyerhoff
    Jason Alexander fully understands that he will always be most widely known as George Costanza, the highly neurotic, easily angered friend of Jerry Seinfeld on the NBC sitcom "Seinfeld." That's life when you're part of one of the most successful series...
  • Naperville panel names recommendations for $2M events and amenities grants

    Most of those who asked to be included in Naperville’s largest locally funded grant program for the coming budget year are likely to receive less than they requested. Some appear on track to come away empty-handed – a virtual certainty when a...
  • Will Comic-Con leave San Diego? Other cities are making pitches

    Will Comic-Con leave San Diego? Other cities are making pitches
    Comic-Con International, San Diego's lucrative four-day convergence of costumes and commerce, may be ready for a change of scenery. With an expansion of San Diego's convention center stalled, other Southern California convention center operators are...
  • John Adams on a big Beethoven kick in San Francisco

    We cannot escape Beethoven. The big music book of the fall was American musicologist Jan Swafford's epic, 1,077-page "Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph," published less than a year after British broadcaster John Suchet's biography, "Beethoven: The Man...
  • 'Silent Witnesses' meets tales of horror with a quiet love

    'Silent Witnesses' meets tales of horror with a quiet love
    "Silent Witnesses," a modest and compassionate solo work written and performed by Stephanie Satie at the Odyssey Theatre, is based on interviews and conversations with child survivors of the Holocaust. On a darkened and mostly bare stage, Satie portrays...
  • Best bets for Jan. 20

    Best bets for Jan. 20
    Music Diane Schuur: The multiple Grammy-winning vocalist and pianist performs a blend of traditional modern jazz, American Songbook standards, contemporary pop and even some country music. 7 and 9 p.m., Jazziz Nightlife , 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton,...
  • Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans

    Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans
    Pope Francis' decision to declare Father Junipero Serra a saint in recognition of his work as “the evangelizer of the West in the United States” represents a profound insult to Native Americans and an injustice to history. According to...
  • Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family

    Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family
    When Lyric Opera opens a new-to-Chicago production of "Tosca" on Saturday night at the Civic Opera House, a conductor with a relatively familiar name – Jurowski – will be leading Puccini's ever-popular melodrama. But this won't be a Jurowski...