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  • Diversity grows and grows in Skokie Festival of Cultures

    Diversity grows and grows in Skokie Festival of Cultures
    Skokie resident Denise Meuser lifted the jagged, 7-pound slab of dense, pebbled concrete, one side painted with graffiti. Her husband, Stefan, was a student in Berlin studying communications and theater in 1989, when the Berlin Wall came down that had...
  • Plan for popular culture museum fails in Oklahoma Senate

    A $25 million bond proposal for a planned popular culture museum in Tulsa fell one vote short of passage Monday after a state senator said he mistakenly pressed the wrong button on his desk. Meanwhile, the House passed a separate $25 million bond plan to...
  • L.A. Philharmonic breathes fire into Saariaho world premiere

     L.A. Philharmonic breathes fire into Saariaho world premiere
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic has a history with Kaija Saariaho. Now among the world's most admired composers, she was little known outside of her native Finland or adopted Paris 25 years ago when Esa-Pekka Salonen introduced her first orchestral work to...
  • Arab Fest returns to Lake Eola in Orlando

     Arab Fest returns to Lake Eola in Orlando
    The annual Orlando Arab Festival returned to Lake Eola on Sunday for its fifth year, raising the profile of a rising demographic in Central Florida More than 100 vendors surrounded the Walt Disney Amphitheater, where performers ranging from a comedian...
  • Salonen, CSO plumb depths of Debussy's elusive score

     Salonen, CSO plumb depths of Debussy's elusive score
    You had to feel for Esa-Pekka Salonen. The dynamic Finnish conductor was preparing to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's first-ever performances of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande" – already a formidable task, given the daunting demands this...
  • Syrian cultural treasures at Palmyra are at risk, says UNESCO

    Syrian cultural treasures at Palmyra are at risk, says UNESCO
    UNESCO is warning that cultural treasures in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra are at great risk following reports that Islamic State forces have taken over the World Heritage site famous for architectural ruins believed to be thousands of years old....
  • Community news: South Shore Orchestra features Beethovan

    South Shore Orchestra features Beethoven The South Shore Orchestra will perform the music of Beethoven and Hovhaness for its Opening Night Gala concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso. The program...
  • HSO Holds Ovation-Worthy "Bravo" Gala Celebration

    HSO Holds Ovation-Worthy "Bravo" Gala Celebration
    You knew it was going to be a "standing ovation" kind of night Saturday as soon as you walked into the ballroom at the CT Convention Center in Hartford. Dimmed lights, inviting flower-and-linen tablescapes and the HSO tuning-up to provide some...
  • American Wind Symphony Orchestra to tour W.Va. this summer

    An orchestra that uses a barge as its floating home plans a concert tour of West Virginia this summer. The Herald-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1PRlTc0) reports the Pittsburgh-based American Wind Symphony Orchestra will perform in Huntington on June 18. The...
  • Hail and farewell, Ars Viva Symphony

    Hail and farewell, Ars Viva Symphony
    With Alan Heatherington about to trade his musical ministry for a religious ministry, it seemed appropriate that Ars Viva, the midsized symphony orchestra he founded in 1995 and built into one of the area's finest, should play its very last concert to a...
  • Painting demo ends art society's season

    Painting demo ends art society's season
    Local artist Laurie Snow Hein's demonstration signaled the finale of The Wellington Art Society's season May 13 at the Bootz Culture Camp in Royal Palm Beach. "We try always to have a demo. It brings people in and it introduces people to new mediums...