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  • Checking in with: Philharmonic Society of Orange County's John Mangum

    When an organization announces you as its leader in a season brochure and attaches the words "new era" to your name — well, no pressure, right? That's the challenge, and opportunity, that John Mangum had this fall when the Philharmonic Society of...
  • Mount Dora's Laney Jones to play Lincoln Center as finalist in NewSong Contest

    Singer-songwriter Laney Jones of Mount Dora is a finalist in the NewSong Contest, which is produced in partnership with NPR's Mountain Stage, and will perform for the grand prize Saturday at New York's renowned Lincoln Center. A songwriting major at...
  • Gloria Coates' great oddity on display at REDCAT

    Gloria Coates' great oddity on display at REDCAT
    A mesmerizing American symphonist, Gloria Coates is our last maverick. The music establishment has gotten reasonably adept at sweeping up composers — men and women of all backgrounds, races and ages — who break bounds. There are few if any...
  • 'Antidote to Hate' displayed in Miramar

    'Antidote to Hate' displayed in Miramar
    Hoping to highlight critical social issues, the Miramar Cultural Center and ArtServe are hosting the "Art = Antidote to Hate: Celebrating Respect, Equality and Diversity through Art" exhibition. Five South Florida artists explore what society...
  • Ha Jin on 'A Map of Betrayal'

    Ha Jin on 'A Map of Betrayal'
    With one foot in China and the other in the United States, Ha Jin is the quintessential Chinese-American writer. As a teenager, he served in the People's Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution, but later immigrated to the United States —...
  • Diverse celebration in Sunrise

    Diverse celebration in Sunrise
    Sunrise's diverse sights and sounds were on display during its annual Cultural Festival at City Park. Beth Zickar, the city's leisure services director, said the focus this year was mostly on the Caribbean. "We try to bring in entertainment from the...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Featured pick Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The elite New York chamber collective, which recently extended its Harris Theater residency two more seasons, begins its 2014-15 residency with a varied program ranging from works by Dvorak and...
  • Columbia Digest

    'Almost, Maine' The Hammond High School theater department presents a play for the whole family Nov. 13-15 at 8800 Guilford Road. Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. Tickets $12, $10 for students. Special...
  • Boulez touch palpable in CSO concert, even with the master absent

    Boulez touch palpable in CSO concert, even with the master absent
    The burgeoning career of Pablo Heras-Casado makes the young Spaniard one of Pierre Boulez's most successful conducting proteges. So it seems only fitting that a week of Chicago Symphony Orchestra programs honoring Boulez on his upcoming 90th birthday (the...
  • Orbert Davis' Jazz Philharmonic celebrates a decade

    Orbert Davis' Jazz Philharmonic celebrates a decade
    During the past decade, Orbert Davis and his Chicago Jazz Philharmonic have given listeners performances of a sort available nowhere else in American music. From the multimedia sprawl of "The Chicago River" to the vividly pictorial scenes of "Havana...
  • Lehigh Choral Arts performs in Bethlehem, New York City

    Lehigh Choral Arts performs in Bethlehem, New York City
    When the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks face the Lafayette Leopards at Yankee Stadium Nov. 22 for the 150th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry, more than just a game will be celebrated. Both institutions educate students who recognize...