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  • LEAP into the Arts Gala scheduled for Feb. 27

    Performing arts students from around the region will showcase their dancing and musical talents at the 8th annual LEAP Into the Arts Gala. The fundraiser will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 27 at Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St. in Schererville....
  • Cirque de la Symphonie an exquisite spectacle

    Imagine a contemporary circus performance where the jugglers, aerialists and contortionists perform to classical music played by a real symphony orchestra rather than to canned music. That's what took place Valentine's Day weekend at Miller Symphony...
  • Sparks, Franz Ferdinand to join forces for 2015 album, tour

    Sparks, Franz Ferdinand to join forces for 2015 album, tour
    Sparks trotted out some intriguing news — and a special guest — during the Los Angeles duo’s homecoming performances over the weekend at the Theater at Ace Hotel in downtown L.A. The band was performing a pair of gigs built around...
  • Eschenbach will end tenure as National Symphony music director in 2017

    Eschenbach will end tenure as National Symphony music director in 2017
    Christoph Eschenbach, who brought an uncommon, if not universally appreciated, musicality to the National Symphony Orchestra when he became music director in 2010, will step down at the end of the 2016-2017 season, after what will be a seven-year in the...
  • 2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; 5 wounded

    A shooting at a free speech event featuring an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad and a second shooting hours later outside a synagogue left two dead and five police officers wounded in Copenhagen, stirring fears that another terror spree was...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music

    'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music
    "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the world of a fictional symphony orchestra, has officially been picked up for a second season, the online company announced Wednesday. The first season of the satirical show, which debuted in...
  • Dirk Meyer likes Orlando Philharmonic's 'outside-the-box' ideas

    Dirk Meyer, a contender for Orlando Philharmonic music director, fondly remembers a guest-conducting stint at the orchestra's 2012 "Symphony in HD" gala — a collaboration with Full Sail University in which high-tech lighting, animation and other...
  • A restaurateur who's an artist outside the kitchen

    A restaurateur who's an artist outside the kitchen
    The guests have hung their coats by the indoor swimming pool of a 23rd-floor penthouse overlooking Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest stadium. In the apartment's soaring atrium, designed like a traditional courtyard home, a chef carves roast duck alongside...
  • NYFW: Tommy Hilfiger, Opening Ceremony and a global love affair

    NYFW: Tommy Hilfiger, Opening Ceremony and a global love affair
    The global love affair with American popular culture was on full display  – albeit in vastly different ways – in the fall 2015 collections of Opening Ceremony and Tommy Hilfiger presented Sunday night and Monday morning respectively....
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Toy museum announces hall of fame for video games

    The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like "Pong" and "Grand Theft Auto" have on culture and society. "Electronic games have changed how...