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  • Best bets for Jan. 20

    Best bets for Jan. 20
    Music Diane Schuur: The multiple Grammy-winning vocalist and pianist performs a blend of traditional modern jazz, American Songbook standards, contemporary pop and even some country music. 7 and 9 p.m., Jazziz Nightlife , 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton,...
  • Ageless Neville Marriner leads the Colburn Orchestra

    Ageless Neville Marriner leads the Colburn Orchestra
    While conductors are supposed to be a long-lived breed, Neville Marriner’s durability is extraordinary. He’s 90, will be 91 on April 15, and he’s still vigorous and active, booked on tours into 2017 and 2018, according to the...
  • Can computers beat critics at naming best movies? Study says maybe

    Move over, critics: Computers are the new film experts in Hollywood. According to a Northwestern University study released Monday, computer analysis has the potential to be as good or better at identifying significant films than human experts in the...
  • Got an hour? Tackle these money tasks

    You've read all the New Year's resolution money-advice articles with their suggestions, sometimes trite, "Skip your morning coffee and save a fortune!" and sometimes vague, "Spend less than you make!" Gee, thanks for that. Sometimes you just need...
  • Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family

    Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family
    When Lyric Opera opens a new-to-Chicago production of "Tosca" on Saturday night at the Civic Opera House, a conductor with a relatively familiar name – Jurowski – will be leading Puccini's ever-popular melodrama. But this won't be a Jurowski...
  • U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz

    U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz
    Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything. The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
  • Guide: West Suburban 2015 major venue preview

    The weather outside is frightful, but local stages are heating up for the second halves of their season. Everyone from legendary acts like Natalie Cole to up-and-comers like comedian Mike Birbiglia will be in the area this winter and spring, and you&...
  • L.A. Chamber Orchestra Executive Director Rachel Fine to depart

    L.A. Chamber Orchestra Executive Director Rachel Fine to depart
    After more than four years leading the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Rachel Fine will step down as executive director Feb. 27, the organization's board of directors announced on Tuesday. Her exit follows the announcement last year that conductor...
  • Henryk Górecki's quirky, final major musical statement

     Henryk Górecki's quirky, final major musical statement
    Henryk Górecki's Fourth Symphony, co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and given its U.S. premiere Friday night in Walt Disney Concert Hall, is powerful and peculiar. Just like the late Polish composer. It is a symphony that was not...
  • Vega Quartet concert spans four generations

    Music, like all great art, evolves over time, with ideas passing from generation to generation, teacher to student, and, in some cases, father to son. It's a living process that will be vividly illustrated when the Vega String Quartet appears at the...
  • Thursday: Phantasy Symphony concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Thursday: Phantasy Symphony concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Watch local musicians play alongside members of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra during a Phantasy Symphony concert, 8:45-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. The free event, presented by the Allentown Symphony Association,...