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  • Special event fund a hot topic among council candidates

    Special event fund a hot topic among council candidates
    One of the major topics discussed at the recent Rotary Club of Naperville-sponsored City Council candidate forums was how best to use the city's Special Event and Cultural Amenities fund. Some candidates at the forum were clearly uneasy with the...
  • Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94

    Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on "The Tonight Show," has died. He was 94. Terry's wife announced his death on his website late...
  • Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father

    Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father
    Bob Dylan and Jakob Dylan. Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley. Julio Iglesias and Enrique Iglesias. Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. For the sons of many talented musicians, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Such is the case for David Gottschall...
  • Review: Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Tao Plays Mozart'

     Review: Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Tao Plays Mozart'
    We often hear that love is for the young, but on Saturday the Orlando Philharmonic combined a love-filled program with youthful vitality to create an uplifting evening for music lovers of every age. Mozart was just 26 when he premiered his comic opera...
  • Concert review: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at Orchestra Hall

     Concert review: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at Orchestra Hall
    The skyrocketing final bars of Sergei Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony always provoke an audience roar of approval. But the one that went up Friday night for the Chicago debut of Yannick Nezet-Seguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra was followed by...
  • Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater

     Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater
    French novelist Emile Zola's naturalistic masterpiece of 1867, "Therese Raquin," teems with so many of the juicy elements on which opera feeds – try adulterous passion, murder, guilt and suicide, for starters – that you have to wonder why...
  • Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert

    Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert
    UPDATE: Due to the weather, the concert has been rescheduled for a date in April, to be announced. As J. Spencer Hammond is the first to tell you, he has "always preferred to be under the radar." But the 84-year-old choir director, organist and...
  • Henry Segerstrom, South Coast Plaza developer, dies at 91

    Henry Thomas Segerstrom, a farmer who transformed a family lima bean plot into South Coast Plaza and then used his fortune to help build Orange County's most significant performing arts center, has died. Segerstrom died Friday afternoon at his Newport...
  • Henry Segerstrom, O.C. developer and philanthropist, dies at 91

    Henry Segerstrom, O.C. developer and philanthropist, dies at 91
    Henry T. Segerstrom, the courtly real estate developer and arts philanthropist who was instrumental in transforming Orange County from a provincial bedroom community into a nexus of culture and commerce, has died. He was 91. Segerstrom died Friday at...
  • Pianist promises to please with one hand tied behind his back

    The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra plans to tug at the heartstrings of concertgoers on Valentine's Day weekend by unleashing stirring classical music. "Big Romance" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Bethel Church Auditorium...
  • Elvira set to meet fans at Shock Pop Comic Con

    Cassandra Peterson is just as bubbly and delightful over the phone as you'd imagine she'd be. Fresh from a morning run in Hollywood, Calif., Peterson phoned Take 2 to chat about her lifelong friendship with Paul Reubens, her funniest fan encounters and...