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  • Symphony Spectacular Specials

    Symphony Spectacular Specials
    On Saturday, Dec. 20, The Hartford Symphony presents Holiday Cirque Spectacular, a performance that incudes aerialists, contortionists, juggling, music, an audience sing-along and a visit from Santa. Shows are at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Student tickets are $10...
  • Signature Sounds Celebrates 20 Years Of Americana

    Signature Sounds Celebrates 20 Years Of Americana
    Four headliners and 17 bands in total help celebrate the impending 20th anniversary of Signature Sounds, a Northampton, Mass. label formed in 1995 by label president Jim Olsen and Mark Thayer, who launched Signature Sounds Recording Studio in 1982, across...
  • El Sistema founder, Gustavo Dudamel are targets of scathing new book

    El Sistema founder, Gustavo Dudamel are targets of scathing new book
    Everyone loves El Sistema, Venezuela's revolutionary music education program — which serves hundreds of thousands of students, many in the barrios — and produced Gustavo Dudamel. Its founder, José Antonio Abreu, has been heralded as a national...
  • Holiday events make for busy calendar

    Holiday events make for busy calendar
    Holiday celebrations are getting into full swing, and plenty of events are coming up in the area the rest of this month. Here are many of them: Costa Mesa The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has several holiday shows on the schedule: • "Dr....
  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story...
  • Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations

    Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations
    A 22-year-old newcomer, U.K. soul-pop singer Sam Smith, joined Grammy mainstays Beyonce and Pharrell Williams with six nominations each on Friday for the 57th annual Grammy Awards. Smith dominated the four major categories, including a nomination for...
  • Parkland teacher a finalist for Grammy educator award

    Parkland teacher a finalist for Grammy educator award
    Parkland School District teacher Debra Reilly was on stage in an all-day dress rehearsals and doing recording sessions with the three middle school orchestras she oversees on Friday, so she missed a whole day of telephone calls. Among them was one...
  • Night of connections, musical and personal, for Gustavo Dudamel, L.A. Phil

    Night of connections, musical and personal, for Gustavo Dudamel, L.A. Phil
    Sometimes, as the winter season of a symphony orchestra cruises along, it’s diverting to muse upon connections -- either within a particular program or between that program and surrounding ones. Some connections are intended, and others are left...
  • Coco's Lucky 5's returns; other casino promotions

    Coco's Lucky 5's returns; other casino promotions
    Coco’s Lucky 5’s, probably the most popular promotion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, will return from noon to midnight Saturday, when the casino (5550 NW 40th St., SeminoleCasinoCoconutCreek.com) will give away $555 in free play every...
  • Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative

    Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative
    The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
  • 15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 8-14

    Monday, Dec. 8: "HOLIDAYS OF LIGHT" AND "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD" Monday and Tuesday are the Illinois Free Days this month at MSI, which means general admission is gratis for state residents. That makes it the perfect chance to catch the popular...