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  • Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans

    Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans
    The stories of thousands of Japanese American citizens detained during World War II because of their ancestry will be shared when a documentary is screened this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese...
  • Violinist Midori is expecting a child

    Violinist Midori is expecting a child
    Midori, the renowned Japanese American violinist who shot to international fame as a child prodigy and grew up in the eyes of the public, is expecting a child of her own. A representative for Midori confirmed the musician's pregnancy, saying that she is...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Concert review: Portland Youth Philharmonic at Grant Park

    The 80th anniversary season of the Grant Park Orchestra is unusual not only for the two commissions that will premiere in August but also the two guest ensembles invited to present concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Both are orchestras of young...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene

    Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene
    The impact of Millennium Park and its gleaming, otherworldly outdoor concert hall, Pritzker Pavilion, on the area's summer classical music scene cannot be overstated. Both have become Chicago icons within the 10 years they have served as the state-of-...
  • Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock
    The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so. The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...
  • Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory

    Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory
    Patti LaBelle tripped over her flowing outfit, and WFTV-Channel 9 lost its signal at Lake Eola. There's nothing quite like live television on the Fourth of July. LaBelle didn't fall. She collected herself, put her soulful stamp on "Over the Rainbow" and...
  • For World Cup, Marin Alsop leads Sao Paulo orchestra in Beethoven's 9th, streamed live

    For World Cup, Marin Alsop leads Sao Paulo orchestra in Beethoven's 9th, streamed live
    Marin Alsop, who led a vigorous account of Beethoven's Ninth last month with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, will conduct that same iconic work on Sunday with her ensemble in Brazil, the Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, as a World Cup salute....
  • District wanted arts school downtown

    When the Three City Center office building opens next year, workers will look out the back windows at a fountain and flowers in Allentown's Arts Park. The 7-year-old park is situated near what is planned to be an arts trail, taking people from...