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  • China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln...
  • Potential sites to honor DuSable Museum founder

    Potential sites to honor DuSable Museum founder
    A cultural center, a city park and even some beaches are among the potential sites that could be named in honor of Margaret Burroughs, the co-founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History. And the longstanding request to rename 31st Street...
  • Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions

    Federal mediators announced Monday that the Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement with two of its biggest unions, suggesting that a lockout will likely be avoided. The announcement comes about a month before the New York company is set to...
  • At Hollywood Bowl, Nicholas McGegan is the man for all seasons

     At Hollywood Bowl, Nicholas McGegan is the man for all seasons
    The Hollywood Bowl this summer seems to be taking few chances by playing favorites. Leaving adventure to the other Los Angeles Philharmonic seasons in Walt Disney Concert Hall, otherwise adventurous conductors and performers have leaned heavily on top...
  • Rush Limbaugh Concerned Media Coverage of Robin Williams' Death Could Lead to Copycat Suicides

    By Jason Hughes LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - On Rush Limbaugh's radio show Tuesday, he was asked about the apparent suicide of Robin Williams. A caller said that the media used to downplay celebrity suicide, but that this has changed, surmising that there...
  • Why Salonen's 'Universe of Sound: The Planets' L.A. stop was canceled

    Why Salonen's 'Universe of Sound: The Planets' L.A. stop was canceled
    For more than 30 years, L.A. audiences and arts funders have followed Esa-Pekka Salonen down new pathways into classical music. But funders and fundraisers stumbled when faced with the former Los Angeles Philharmonic music director's latest ramble,...
  • Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed

    Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed
    WEST HARTFORD — UConn is accepting public comment on what should be done with its Asylum Avenue campus, and some town administrators and members of the public weighed in at a meeting Tuesday. Jason Coite, environmental compliance manager for UConn,...
  • Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl

    Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl
    Having served as principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl a decade ago, Leonard Slatkin knows a little something about the difficulty of trying to move a 2,000-pound gorilla. He had hoped to enliven the L.A. Phil's...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Broward Model Boat Club Public Instruction, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. $1.50 park entry. Call 954-687-6462. Coin, Currency, Jewelry and Collectible Show, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N....
  • Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist

    Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist
    His new home was filled with moving boxes, and much of the furniture was still missing in action, but Robert deMaine had the air of someone who has finally settled down. "I apologize for the mess," the cellist said, while showing a reporter through...