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  • Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music

    Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music
    Comedian Jack Benny once introduced Dorothy Buffum Chandler and her husband, Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, as Mr. and Mrs. Pavilion. This was very funny because the Times building has a Norman Chandler Pavilion and we all know about the...
  • Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang

     Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang
    While some orchestras offer musical sugarplums at holiday time, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is giving its public a clear choice this year. The 20th and final annual edition of "Welcome Yule!" focuses on popular Christmas fare while the weekend...
  • D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion

    D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion
    A stunning new exhibit on the Virgin Mary at a Washington museum includes an etching by Rembrandt so intentionally hazy it seemingly captures the precise moment in which the aged Madonna passes from life to death. A 16th-century painting by Caravaggio...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot

    'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot
    All that follows the first several paragraphs of this review will constitute an endorsement, so I encourage you to keep reading past the negative opening remarks, as I would encourage you to keep watching "Mozart in the Jungle," whose first season...
  • Best bets for Dec. 19

    Best bets for Dec. 19
    Family Hanukkah Under the Stars: Temple Beth El's annual family-friendly holiday celebration includes food, bounce houses, face painting, hair wraps, crafts, services and a songfest for kids. 5 p.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton,...
  • City gets $25,000 from NEA for arts plan

    Laguna Beach is one of 919 cities or agencies nationwide awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, according to a news release. Endowment Chairwoman Jane Chu announced Dec. 2 that the city would receive $25,000 after a two-year grant...
  • In a kingdom of books, nation's librarian champions digital age

    WASHINGTON The setting was certainly regal: the ornamental hall of the Library of Congress' Beaux Arts-style Thomas Jefferson Building. So were the trappings: a band of trumpeters at each interior arch, with red herald banners hanging from their...
  • Baltimore arts organizations receive $125,000 in federal grants

    Baltimore arts organizations receive $125,000 in federal grants
    Five Baltimore arts organizations, including Center Stage and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, have been awarded grants totaling $125,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts. The awards, announced last week, were part of $29 million in grants...
  • Noted violinist Lindsay Deutsch to solo at Allentown holiday concert

    Noted violinist Lindsay Deutsch to solo at Allentown holiday concert
    When the Lehigh Valley Junior String Philharmonic and the Young People's Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley present their 39th annual holiday concert Dec. 21 at Miller Symphony Hall, they'll have a special guest as soloist. One could hardly find a better...
  • Top conductors departing San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony

    Top conductors departing San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony
    The top conductors of the San Diego Opera and the San Diego Symphony will be departing their respective organizations in the months to come. Karen Keltner, who has been resident conductor of San Diego Opera since the early 1980s, will step down  Feb. 1,...
  • CSO's Izotov to take leave of absence

    CSO's Izotov to take leave of absence
    Eugene Izotov, the widely respected principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2006, will take a leave of absence from the orchestra for the 2015-16 season to play principal oboe with the San Francisco Symphony. The San Francisco orchestra...