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  • New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

    New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students
    In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays lines on the athletic field and enthusiastically pops out from behind a tree. "Are ya here yet?" the new president of Goucher College says, addressing...
  • The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra

    The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra
    This past week our hills (the San Gabriel Mountains) have been alive with music. It has been a beautiful musicscape, I might add. Last Thursday, jazz artist Louie Beltran had the crowd clapping, singing and dancing at Descanso Gardens' Music on the Main...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
  • NFL Sought Potential Payment From Super Bowl Halftime Show Musicians - Report

    The National Football League has in some cases inquired about the possibility of having the musicians who might play the halftime show for Super Bowl XLIX pay for the privilege of doing so, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The...
  • Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15

    Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15
    The Newberry Consort, Chicago’s flagship early music ensemble, will present three programs for its 2014-15 season. Co-directors David Douglass, violin, and Ellen Hargis, soprano, will be joined by guest instrumentalists and singers for the first...
  • On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

    On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind
    “Once” is a Broadway musical that dares to be different. Not only dares but demands. Stridently. At the top of its voice. This multi-award-winning show from 2013, now on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, goes out of its way to...
  • Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art

    Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art
    Gel Set may have started as Laura Callier's one-woman joke band with nothing but songs about murder, but it has grown into a genuine expression of her art. Callier's sound is ambient and dark, with minimal, airy vocals over hazy synths, some samples and...
  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Reigning Sound dials down volume, amplifies soul

    Reigning Sound dials down volume, amplifies soul
    Greg Cartwright spent a good part of last year testing the limits of amplifiers and eardrums with his reunited Memphis punk band, the Oblivians. A good time was had by all on the heels of a rampaging album, "Desperation." Now it's a new year and a new...
  • Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more

    Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more
     A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows happening in the days ahead Tom Harrell @ The Jazz Bakery's Moveable Feast A richly melodic trumpeter who has performed with a roster of jazz royalty since the '70s that includes Horace Silver, Lee Konitz...
  • Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era

    Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era
    Modern movie stardom is dependent on many things, but perhaps none more so than well-known, good-looking faces appearing in new films. So what would make a high-profile actor decide to spend most of a movie wearing a cartoon face that renders him...