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  • 20 Lehigh Valley family events for fall

    20 Lehigh Valley family events for fall
    There are all sorts of activities for families this fall — from children's theater and kid-friendly concerts to a circus and farm tours. One event of note this fall: A game by the Harlem Globetrotters will be the first family performance at...
  • Gamergate-related controversy reveals ugly side of gaming community

     
    THE PLAYER This column is usually dedicated to discussing video games, but in the past week and a half, you’d […]...
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
  • 'Rise Together Allentown' celebration Saturday

    'Rise Together Allentown' celebration Saturday
    Take a look inside the shiny new PPL Center in downtown Allentown, celebrate the revitalization of Allentown and experience the offerings of Allentown's arts community during the "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration 1-...
  • Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years

    Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years
    For a quarter of a century, the feisty little indie label Cedille Records has stood out as a plucky survivor in a domestic classical recording business that has been buffeted by a slumping economy, vanishing retail stores, the inexorable advance of pop...
  • Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows

     Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows
    Don't think that just because Elvis Costello is joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic for two shows at the Hollywood Bowl this week that the former Angry Young Man of the British new wave movement has gone soft now that he's turned 60. In fact,...
  • Elvis Costello, Ben Folds harness the L.A. Phil at the Hollywood Bowl

    Elvis Costello, Ben Folds harness the L.A. Phil at the Hollywood Bowl
    Which Elvis Costello would the singer and songwriter born Declan MacManus ferry to the Hollywood Bowl for the first of a two-night stint with the Los Angeles Philharmonic?  So many to choose from, each another piece of an emotional artist: the alienated...
  • Europe Concert Diary: A powerful, commanding Thielemann in Cologne

    Europe Concert Diary: A powerful, commanding Thielemann in Cologne
    The most admired of today’s German conductors, Christian Thielemann is said to be one of the two leading candidates to take over the Berlin Philharmonic when Simon Rattle leaves in four years. The other candidate appears to be Gustavo Dudamel. ...
  • Roots Run Deep at Hollywood in Vienna, Where Randy Newman Is Being Honored

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Vienna might be synonymous with Mozart and Strauss, but Sandra Tomek, founder and director of Hollywood in Vienna, perceives equally strong ties to such movie maestros as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who established...
  • 30 years of explaining things

    A columnist's job is "to explain things," the late, great Tribune columnist Mike Royko memorably declared. The past three decades — from the rise of AIDS, crack cocaine, Ronald Reagan and Madonna to the era of Ebola, medical marijuana, Barack...
  • Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture

    Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture
    Nicole Gasparri had people on their feet. The Zumba fitness instructor and Boca Raton city employee was up and moving with about 30 of her students in the middle of the street, jumping and fist pumping to the music as a crowd cheered. "That was so...