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  • Sky's the limit for imaginative TSO

    Sky's the limit for imaginative TSO
    From memory-foam mattresses to cordless vacuums, many useful products can be traced to the U.S. space program. Perhaps none comes equipped with the dazzling entertainment value of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the pyro-powered, laser-shooting arena-rock...
  • Kenneth Murrah: Legacy set in his passion for Philharmonic

    Kenneth Murrah: Legacy set in his passion for Philharmonic
    Late November evening light filtered through the oak trees of Central Park. Families reclined on the Winter Park lawn to listen to the the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra "Holiday Pops" Concert. The performance — which included a narration of "A...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

     Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Featured pick Lira Singers: The group celebrates its 50th season with a festive concert of Polish carols, songs and dances, assisted by the Lira Dancers and Lira Symphony, with English narration. 3 p.m. Sunday, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E....
  • Epilogue: Music could not save Aaron Rushing

    Epilogue: Music could not save Aaron Rushing
    For the young musicians attending Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., the band room was a sanctuary. Inside its walls, only good things happened: rehearsals, horsing around, laughter, music. No matter what was occurring in the...
  • Chicago Book Expo: Making connections

    Chicago Book Expo: Making connections
    Great writers can be inspired by places that allow them to congregate and connect. That was a recurring theme of this year's Chicago Book Expo, which last week drew readers, writers and publishers, fusing new bonds within Chicago literary culture old...
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic receiving $20-million gift from David Bohnett

    Los Angeles Philharmonic receiving $20-million gift from David Bohnett
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic is receiving a $20-million gift from technology entrepreneur and philanthropist David Bohnett, the orchestra announced Wednesday. The gift, which is the second largest in the orchestra's history, is being made in recognition...
  • L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder

    L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder
    A prominent Los Angeles tech entrepreneur and former board president of the L.A. Philharmonic announced Wednesday that he will give $20 million to the orchestra, half of it going to endow the top leadership position now held by Deborah Borda. David...
  • Creative designation in Pines

    Creative designation in Pines
    When the Pembroke Pines City Center's arts and cultural building opens in early 2016, it will be named after the city's mayor. In a unanimous decision, city commissioners recently voted to name it the Mayor Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall at...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Dec. 7 Concert The Arundel Vocal Arts Society's 32nd annual Holiday Concert will be held at 3 p.m. at Eastport United Methodist Church, 926 Bay Ridge Ave. in Annapolis. Tickets are $20, free for children 12 and younger with a paying adult....
  • Ben Vereen goes back to his roots

    Ben Vereen goes back to his roots
    In the much buzzed-about film "Top Five," opening in South Florida theaters this weekend, director and star Chris Rock plays a comedian who wants to become a serious actor and change public perception about his one career-defining role. Rock's star-...
  • United Arts hands out $1.4 million in operating grants

     United Arts hands out $1.4 million in operating grants
    Note: This article was edited on Dec. 10 to clarify how grant amounts are decided. Most of Central Florida's largest arts groups will get more money for operating costs in 2015 than they received last year from United Arts, the fundraising...