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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....
  • DeMarina Trio presents famous Chinese concerto

    DeMarina Trio presents famous Chinese concerto
    The DeMarina Trio returns to Wesley Church Feb. 22 with a concert that mixes some well-known standards of the clarinet/violin/piano repertoire with something a bit unusual, at least for Western ears. Sharing a program with selections from Bruch's "Eight...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Eschenbach to step down from National Symphony Orchestra

    Christoph Eschenbach plans to step down as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra in 2017 and will become conductor laureate for three years, the orchestra announced Wednesday. Eschenbach, who will be 75 on Friday, decided he will not extend...
  • Beijing uses Chinese New Year to push China's soft power

    Americans tuning in to Friday's Golden State Warriors game might be surprised to find the California team sporting new uniforms. The jerseys will feature Chinese characters on the chest, a Great Wall motif running up the sides, and a goat on the sleeve....
  • 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...