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  • Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert

     Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert
    Millennium Park, the city's lakefront garden of cultural delights, has for its 10 years proved to be an ideal summer place for Chicago's heavyweight classical organizations to drum up box office for their fall seasons while giving something back to the...
  • Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House

    Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House
    Books about auto racing, baseball and cats will be discussed at programs at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and writing workshops and courses are being offered there. >>On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., five experts from...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
  • Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare

    Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare
    Extravaganza isn't the word that first springs to mind when thinking of Shakespeare, but in the newfangled version of "The Tempest" at South Coast Repertory the goal is clearly to dazzle. The production, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner (author of...
  • Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows

     Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows
    Don't think that just because Elvis Costello is joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic for two shows at the Hollywood Bowl this week that the former Angry Young Man of the British new wave movement has gone soft now that he's turned 60. In fact,...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Leopardi'

    Despite considerable enthusiasm among international cognoscenti for the 19th-century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi, his fame remains largely at home; Mario Martone's "Leopardi" may briefly expand his name abroad, but is unlikely to inspire a fresh wave of...
  • Streamy Awards honor Pitbull and more in live-streaming show

    The winners of the 4th Streamy Awards, which celebrate the best in online video, will be announced live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, and viewers can catch the show -- streaming, of course -- here. This...
  • Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview

    Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview
    A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
  • God gives you strength to match your stress

    Stress is defined by some as the pressure of external forces that strain internal strength, a state of mental or emotional strain. The reality is, we all have stress. Current literature on the subject says very little about eliminating stress, but...
  • The Times' opinion poetry stirs readers' souls

    The Times' opinion poetry stirs readers' souls
    On Sunday, The Times' Opinion section published a handful of the roughly 1,000 submissions it received in response to its call for opinionated poetry. The letters from readers reacting to the selected poems included more entries (deadlines, anyone?),...
  • His own words help bring down New Orleans prosecutor

    Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop. He pulled graveyard shifts to put himself through college and...