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  • 'Hooray for Hollywood' to cap concert season Sunday

    Vince Zabik is comfortable at the keyboards and sings, so he's a regular in the Community Cabaret at Willow Theatre. He was curious when complete strangers, maestro Lorraine Marks-Field and manager Bob Field approached him to sing with their orchestra....
  • Agustina Woodgate: Grin and teddy bear it

    Agustina Woodgate: Grin and teddy bear it
    As an artist who has sewn poetry into the sleeves of used clothing and built castles from bricks of hair pulled from old wigs, Agustina Woodgate is no stranger to the treasures to be found in thrift stores. For her new solo exhibit at the Art and...
  • Pixar movie music performed at symphony pops concert

    Pixar movie music performed at symphony pops concert
    Ever wondered what “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” would sound like performed by a symphony? Now is your chance. On Friday, April 11, the Virginia Symphony Pops will present “Pixar in Concert” at the Ferguson Center for the...
  • Review: At Disney Hall, L.A. Phil elegance amid an earthquake

     Review: At Disney Hall, L.A. Phil elegance amid an earthquake
    If you ever wondered how cool the Los Angeles Philharmonic is under fire, a good test came unexpectedly Friday night, during the orchestra's first concert after concluding a North American tour. Six minutes into the performance of Ravel's complete...
  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
  • River Hill celebrates school diversity at Cultural Awareness Night

    As the song "Timber" rocked through the speakers, the crowd gathered for River Hill High School's Cultural Awareness Night couldn't stay seated — soon everyone joined in for a Zumba demonstration. "I did Zumba," laughed Amy Hairston, the schools...
  • Review: Wynton Marsalis and JALC concert at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Wynton Marsalis and JALC concert at Orchestra Hall
    There's a palpable sense of occasion in the air when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns to Orchestra Hall, and you feel it as soon as you walk into the room. The presence of so many listeners seated on stage around the band, crowding the...
  • Pixar movies come alive at symphony pops concert

    Movie technology gets symphonic treatment when the Virginia Symphony Pops presents "Pixar in Concert" next month. Performances will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Ferguson Center for the Arts, Christopher Newport University, Newport News;...
  • Iranian Americans unite, share culture for New Year celebration

    Wearing a dark blue traditional Iranian garment, Roxanna Ameri followed the rhythm of the music as she marched with others outfitted in festive shades of red, green and purple. Ameri, 18, was among hundreds of Iranians who flocked to the Los Angeles...
  • Five from BSO on deck for Sundays at Three

    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra plays in suitably large concert halls, but its individual members often pop up in smaller halls around the region. A favorite spot is the Sundays at Three chamber music series, for which five Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...