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  • SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans

     SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans
    Old money, meet new yuan. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has never held a concert to officially mark Chinese New Year, but that changes Thursday night when the Phil kicks off a three-concert series featuring Chinese soloists at Walt Disney Concert Hall....
  • Don Draper's suit, fedora and bar cart will go to the Smithsonian

    Don Draper's suit, fedora and bar cart will go to the Smithsonian
    Don Draper is headed for the Smithsonian.  The gray suit and fedora worn by Jon Hamm as the enigmatic lead in the landmark series "Mad Men" will join the permanent collection at the Washington, D.C., museum in a ceremony on March 27, AMC announced...
  • Best bets for Feb. 22

    Best bets for Feb. 22
    Music Rance Allen Group: The Grammy and Dove-nominated trio combines gospel with soulful, contemporary R&B. 4 p.m., Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, free, 305-949-6722, arshtcenter.org. Copeland Davis: The...
  • Henry Segerstrom, O.C. developer and philanthropist, dies at 91

    Henry Segerstrom, O.C. developer and philanthropist, dies at 91
    Henry T. Segerstrom, the courtly real estate developer and arts philanthropist who was instrumental in transforming Orange County from a provincial bedroom community into a nexus of culture and commerce, has died. He was 91. Segerstrom died Friday at...
  • How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood

    How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood
    Be prepared. In the first three minutes of "House of Cards" Season 3, Frank Underwood will do something that will shock you, no matter how cynical and jaded you might think you are about political leaders. That he is now president of the United States...
  • Muti is back with the CSO, weighty Mozart Requiem in tow

    Muti is back with the CSO, weighty Mozart Requiem in tow
    Riccardo Muti may be a strict constructionist when it comes to his beloved Giuseppe Verdi, but with respect to Mozart's music, his interpretations harken to performance attitudes beloved of earlier generations of great European musicians, especially those...
  • Steve Lippia brings Sinatra to life in a concert celebrating his 100th birthday

    Steve Lippia brings Sinatra to life in a concert celebrating his 100th birthday
    It was nearly 20 years ago when Tino Barzie, an old friend of Frank Sinatra's who had at one time managed the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, came into possession of a singer's demo tape that shocked him. So surprised at the voice he heard that he decided he...
  • Weill stepping down as Carnegie Hall board chairman

    Sanford I. Weill is stepping down as chairman of Carnegie Hall's board of trustees. The New York City concert hall said Thursday that the board will now be headed by Ronald O. Perelman. Weill, who's being lauded for his leadership in Carnegie Hall's...
  • Symphony Orchestra a gem in Allentown's renaissance

    Symphony Orchestra a gem in Allentown's renaissance
    Bravo to Diane Wittry and the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for the fantastic Cirque de Symphonie show on Sunday. The orchestra at Miller Symphony Hall is truly a gem in the renaissance of Allentown. Thanks again for a great show. The free parking was also...
  • CFCArts orchestra presents 'Love Song'

    CFCArts orchestra presents 'Love Song'
    Central Florida Community Arts presents "Love Song" this weekend, Feb. 20-21,  a concert featuring the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra. The nonprofit organization says this concert will help extend that “Valentine’s Day” feeling one more...
  • Symphony in C, 1 of 3 training orchestras, taps new director

    One of the three professional training orchestras in the United States is getting a new music director. Camden, New Jersey-based Symphony in C announced Thursday that Bulgarian-born conductor Stilian Kirov will take the baton July 1. Kirov is the...