| Jan 30, 2011
The Art of Old Age
Grand Central: 275 pp., $24.99
Nicholas Delbanco sits on a swivel chair in his second-floor writer's study, his back to the desk, knees bent slightly as he props his feet on the edge of a couch. He...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble will culminate their winter tour with a concert at the Aberdeen Civic Theater at 3 p.m. Sunday.
The theme of the concert is “Band Classics Yesteryear and Today.” The ensembles...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Compass Rose Studio Theater is a new company that opened its first production in Eastport Shopping Center on Oct. 21. Running Thursdays to Sundays through Nov. 20 is the Pulitzer Prize-winning work "Lost in Yonkers."
A welcome addition to our area,...
| May 15, 2011
The popularity of the movie "Water for Elephants" provides an excuse for this parade of powerful pachyderm facts:
1. African and Asian elephants are different species. The African savanna elephant is taller and heavier, has bigger ears and a concave...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Grant Sevdayan has a one-day opening for an anvil player with the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra. No experience is necessary, and no audition will be required.
Sevdayan, the musical director of the nonprofit orchestra that launched two years ago,...
| Jul 28, 2011
Say you're a teenager. It's June and summer is ready to roll around. You have a few choices. You can get a summer job, spend your summer sleeping in late and hanging at the pool, or go right back into a school building and learn more.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Recipe packets line Paradise Canyon Elementary’s cafeteria counter and ingredients for almond cookies are prepped. Summer school students are coloring flags for display in Jamie Sennett’s Cooking Around the World class.
Students across campus...
| May 10, 2009
In March, Xian Zhang made history: The Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra in Milan appointed the 35-year-old conductor to the position of music director, making her the first woman to earn that title with an Italian symphony orchestra. Pope Benedict XVI attended...
| Feb 18, 2009
Orlando Opera has announced three familiar titles for its 2009-10 season, which will begin in November. All productions will be in Carr Performing Arts Centre in downtown Orlando. Subscriptions are $105-$249 and are available at 407-426-1700 or orlando...
| Jul 27, 2009
Betty Allen, one of the first African American singers to reach prominence on the international opera stage, died June 22 of complications from kidney disease at a hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. She was 82.
If contralto Marian Anderson in the 1930s and 1940s...