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  • Amid all the fretting about classical music's future, some worries about its past

    Amid all the fretting about classical music's future, some worries about its past
    Day after day, someone somewhere discusses the state of classical music, typically with a degree of concern about its long-term survivability. This has been going on for ages, of course, but it has generated something of a cottage industry in recent...
  • Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season

    Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season
    The 66th season at the Peabody Auditorium offers comedy, music, dance and Broadway touring shows. Among the stars in the lineup are Jerry Seinfeld, Aaron Tippin, Lewis Black and Joan Rivers. The Broadway shows are led by perennial favorite "Mamma Mia!"...
  • Miramar plans $5.6M entertainment complex

    Miramar leaders are hoping to make the city an entertainment destination. Valerie Norman Gammon was recently appointed its director of cultural affairs. The former media executive is responsible for branding and marketing the city. "We can bring major...
  • Summerfest features Roman orchestra in symphonic series

    Symphony of the Americas is presenting its 23rd annual Summerfest, a concert series fusing global artistic and cultural traditions with South Florida's music scene. This year, the highlight is the Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, which has performed...
  • CFCArts presents Mozart's Mass in C Minor

     CFCArts presents Mozart's Mass in C Minor
    Central Florida Community Arts' fourth annual Summer Classical Season concert will feature Mozart's Mass in C Minor K. 427. The 75-voice CFCArts Summer Classical Choir will perform the work, along with a full chamber orchestra. This unfinished work of...
  • Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

    In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening, who'...
  • Pundits Say Showbiz Is Ripe for a Twee-Peat

    Is Twee an ominous cultural force -- and am I an unwitting perpetrator? The Twee tribe is being both praised and condemned in current books and articles. I've taken some heat, too. That's because this is the 30th anniversary of a movie I put together...
  • Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'

    Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'
    It's not easy being a feminist these days (not that it ever was), in part because the push for equality for women managed to pick up a lot of negative baggage over the decades. Today, many people — including many women — think of feminism as a...
  • 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,...
  • Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl

    Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl
    The Hollywood Bowl has always been a venue for trying out new talent. With high-definition video now part of the equation, the temptation for the Los Angeles Philharmonic to entice the most attractive young performers must be greater than ever....
  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...