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  • Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera

    Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera
    Perhaps the most affecting moment among many such moments at the Midwest premiere of composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "The Passenger," Tuesday night at Lyric Opera, came after the cast and creative team had taken their bows on stage at the Civic Opera...
  • HSO, James Delisco To Celebrate Legacy Of Michael Jackson

    HSO, James Delisco To Celebrate Legacy Of Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson died tragically six years ago. But did he ever really go away? In 2011, Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" started circling the globe, offering the specter of MJ's voice surrounded by live musicians and...
  • Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago

    Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
  • Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music

    Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music
    When Chicago guitarist and Catholic priest John Moulder launched the Chi-Town Jazz Festival in 2010, he had no idea if it would last much beyond the first year. Next Wednesday, the sixth annual event will unfold in performances spaces across the Chicago...
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup

    Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup
    The Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band will perform as part of ArtsQuest's RiverJazz festival, completing the lineup for the fifth annual event  Glenn Miller Orchestra will play 7:30 p.m. May 2. Tickets are $32-$39.  The Dirty Dozen...
  • Relive the '80s with 'Flashdance The Musical'

    Remember leg warmers? Off-the-shoulder sweatshirts? Big hair? Relive the fabulous 1980s when the national touring company of "Flashdance: The Musical" comes to Zoellner Arts Center on Friday. The musical is based on the 1983 film, which made a star of...
  • The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year

    The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year
    As I write this column it is a foggy morning with a hint of chill in the air. Thank goodness, at last it feels like February should. Since last chatting with you, Valentine’s Day has gone by, as has the Westminster Kennel Dog Show in New York City....
  • Expose your baby to culture with these fun outings

    Expose your baby to culture with these fun outings
    When you hear howling winds and struggle with mittens that won’t stay on chubby little hands, your instinct may be to stay inside with your baby as much as possible this winter. But, early childhood experts say, there are important reasons not to...
  • Diversity in children's books grew (some) last year

    More children's books featured African-Americans last year, but it may be too early to applaud any real change in publishing. The number of books written by or about African-Americans almost doubled last year to 179, according to the Cooperative...
  • Culture association headquarters moving to NIU

    The Association for Black Culture Centers will move its headquarters to Northern Illinois University's DeKalb campus this July. University officials say the transition is expected to take up to two years. The association is moving from its current...
  • L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall

     L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel will start their 2015-16 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall by rolling over Beethoven's symphonic oeuvre as thoroughly and massively as Chuck Berry or anyone else could wish. The "Immortal...