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  • BSO welcomes new year with joyous Beethoven

    BSO welcomes new year with joyous Beethoven
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has charged into the new year delivering a message of cheer and brotherhood. Yes, that means Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the one with the choral “Ode to Joy” at the end. Never mind that the BSO...
  • Thursday: 'JOHN' at Miller Symphony Hall

    Thursday: 'JOHN' at Miller Symphony Hall
    Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre brings its powerful new production, "JOHN," to Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8. The new verbatim dance-theatre work by Lloyd Newson, DV8's artistic director, authentically depicts...
  • Best bets for Jan. 7

    Best bets for Jan. 7
    Music St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra: Conductor Vladimir Lande leads the venerable ensemble in a program of Bernstein and Shostakovich. Cellist Dmitry Kouzov joins the orchestra for Schumann's Cello Concerto. 8 p.m., Kravis Center for the...
  • New Pennsylvania Philharmonic paints a performance as colorful as Disney's Fantasia at Easton's State Theatre

    New Pennsylvania Philharmonic paints a performance as colorful as Disney's Fantasia at Easton's State Theatre
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call While tutu-wearing elephants, dancing toadstools, and illuminated fairies delighted one’s eyes, the glorious sounds of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Elgar filled one’s ears Sunday afternoon at State...
  • Tiempo Libre: Steak and shake

    Tiempo Libre: Steak and shake
    The members of the Miami-based band Tiempo Libre compose music over meals. They get together, cook some rice, beans, fried yucca, tostones and steak, and talk about what's happening in their lives. From those stories, they write lyrics and melodies....
  • Bess Myerson, Miss America who rose in politics and fell in scandal, dies at 90

    Bess Myerson, the former beauty queen, television personality and New York politician who spent four decades in the public eye before her glamorous image was tarnished by scandal, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica....
  • Alsop, BSO deliver spicy program of Stravinsky, Barber, Golijov

    Alsop, BSO deliver spicy program of Stravinsky, Barber, Golijov
    Marin Alsop characterizes her first program of the new year with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as an exploration of "brutality and primitivism," with a bit of inclusiveness and tolerance in the middle for balance. It all adds up to an exhilarating...
  • Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park

    Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park
    While portents of change echo across the local summer music landscape, one hot-weather classical enterprise that remains impervious to change, justifiably so, is the Grant Park Music Festival. Given the successful marriage of municipal sponsorship and...
  • China TV series runs afoul of censors for showing too much cleavage

     China TV series runs afoul of censors for showing too much cleavage
    Shapely breasts, often more ample than Mother Nature bestowed, are objects of desire and status symbols in China these days. Posters featuring buxom ladies touting the benefits of boob jobs, herbal supplements, creams or other methods to boost one's...
  • Unique harp quartet comes to Fermilab stage

    Unique harp quartet comes to Fermilab stage
    As far as harpist Marguerite Lynn Williams is concerned, four is better than one. “The harp is mainly an instrument for soloists,” said Williams, founder of the Chicago Harp Quartet. “And there are a lot of harp duos, but you can do...
  • Theater: Powerful 'John' shown at Allentown's Symphony Hall

    A powerful new production by London contemporary dance company DV8 Physical Theatre will be shown at Miller Symphony Hall Thursday as the first of the Allentown venue's 2015 National Theatre Live series. "John" is a work conceived and directed by...