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  • Ella Fitzgerald Music Festival in Newport News is a sellout

    Ella Fitzgerald Music Festival in Newport News is a sellout
     Grammy-winning R&B singer Chrisette Michelle has sold out her performance this weekend at the Ella Fitzgerald Music Festival in Newport News.  The annual event, at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday. Joann...
  • On tap this weekend: Muppets, comedy, beer

    Looking for something to do? Here are five things to do in the area April 24 to 26. -Village of Orland Park Comedy Improv Team, 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Cultural Arts Center, 14760 Park Lane, Orland Park; 708-403-7275; orlandpark.org. Laugh it up for a...
  • Mary McLeod Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian

    Mary McLeod Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian
    Ashley Robertson wears white gloves as she takes the dress out of a wardrobe case and slides it on a mannequin. "It will damage easily," she says, standing inside what was once Mary McLeod Bethune's home on the Bethune-Cookman University campus. "We...
  • Modern nerd decor takes on a tasteful, adult look

    Modern nerd decor takes on a tasteful, adult look
    A couple of years ago at C2E2, during the second edition of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place, I bought a small terra cotta pot from an older man seated at a table. He never looked at me; he worked for the duration of our...
  • School briefs

    Reisterstown Battle of the Books to be held The Reisterstown Battle of the Books, a tournament held as part of the Baltimore County Public Library Battle of the Books, will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 29. The tournament, which tests...
  • Pacific Symphony shows may move to fairgrounds

    The Pacific Symphony is in talks about possibly relocating its summer series to the Orange County Fairgrounds, a move that would keep the bulk of the orchestra's concerts in Costa Mesa all year long. Since 1987, the Pacific Symphony has played most of...
  • Virginia International Tattoo returns to Norfolk Scope

    Virginia International Tattoo returns to Norfolk Scope
    The Virginia International Tattoo has been called many things — military band parade, fifes and drums extravaganza, bagpipers spectacle. But Scott Jackson, who produces the annual event for the Virginia Arts Festival, likes to use the metaphor of...
  • Orlando Cabaret Festival is where the boys are

      Orlando Cabaret Festival is where the boys are
    For its 13th Orlando Cabaret Festival, Mad Cow Theater has turned to familiar faces. Two of the three headliners — the Broadway Boys and brothers Will and Anthony Nunziata — are making return engagements. The third, The Edge Effect, is based...
  • Area group brings all ages together through music

    In an effort to share the excitement of the stage with budding musicians and music lovers, the JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra is holding an Open Rehearsal Showcase at the Freedom Optimist Hall, in Eldersburg, April 24. The JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra consists...
  • Evanston Symphony Orchestra letting 'Swan Lake' music speak for itself

    Swan Lake without dancers? Yes, and Lawrence Eckerling, Evanston Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor, is happy to tell us why Tchaikovsky's glorious score for that 1877 ballet can easily stand en pointe all by itself. "The score is symphonic,...
  • Six Piano Ensemble thrives on variety

    Beatriz Levi admits the first few years performing with the Six Piano Ensemble, "it was a big challenge to play under a conductor." The Northfield resident was used to performing as a soloist. But she loves it so much that she has remained with the...