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  • 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....
  • Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]

    Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]
    In March 2014, for the first time in over 40 years, a study of the therapeutic benefits of lysergic acid diethylamide — more commonly known as LSD — was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. It showed that LSD-assisted psychotherapy...
  • Ousted Ohio State band leader fights for vindication, job

    Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
  • Festival celebrates Caribbean cultures

    The sights, sounds and smells of the Caribbean filled the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford – just over the Founders Bridge from East Hartford – for the Annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival on Aug. 2. People ate, drank,...
  • Apathetic no more [Commentary]

    Apathetic no more [Commentary]
    The land along the northern edge of the Patapsco serves as the front porch to a bejeweled coastline, the product of a re-making of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a manner and to a degree that could have hardly been imagined a generation ago. And then,...
  • These US 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

    WASHINGTON East Carolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation. It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last...
  • Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stamps

    Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stamps
    Harry Potter, Elvis and Bugs Bunny share one thing in common: Traditional stamp collectors are no fans. Some philatelists say the committee that helps the postmaster general pick new stamps is favoring pop celebrities and fictional characters over...
  • Heavenly video lights up premiere at Grant Park

     Heavenly video lights up premiere at Grant Park
    It's been interesting to compare the ways in which Chicago's two major classical music festivals are combining video and film with live symphonic music this summer. While Ravinia went the commercial route by screening a couple of Hollywood blockbusters,...
  • Meetings with Native American leaders were a good first step for Chiefs' brass

    The fight is approaching in the distance and the Chiefs have found a friend. This is smart business, and with the right breaks can be something more important. The Chiefs are focused on the preaseason right now, and while the coaches are consumed with...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Chicago Sinfonietta: Music director Mei-Ann Chen previews the orchestra's 2014-15 season in its open-air debut in the western suburbs. 8 p.m. Saturday, Cantigny Park, 1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton; $22-$24; 630-260-8162, cantigny.org or...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Addicted to Upscale, 8 p.m. to midnight at 2828 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $10. Call 305-474-9438. Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8; $5 after 3 p.m. plus $1.50 park...