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  • Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed

    Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed
    After years of skirmishing over a rock star's proposal to build a secluded compound on a rugged Malibu ridge, the California Coastal Commission staff recommended Friday that the project move forward — with modifications. U2 guitarist the Edge, a....
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist

    Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist
    His new home was filled with moving boxes, and much of the furniture was still missing in action, but Robert deMaine had the air of someone who has finally settled down. "I apologize for the mess," the cellist said, while showing a reporter through...
  • Metropolitan Opera, two unions agree to a weeklong extension

    The Metropolitan Opera in New York said on Saturday that the current contracts with two of its unions have been extended for approximately one week to allow for an independent study of the opera's finances. The extension will affect the unions...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • CBS and NFL Network to Feature Jay-Z, Rihanna in 'Thursday Night Football' Opening

    Now the home of "Thursday Night Football," CBS is sparing no opportunity for fanfare, with plans to open each game of the series with Jay-Z's Grammy-winning song "Run This Town," featuring Rihanna. The opening will also be accompanied by narration from...
  • Can CSO's new chief fill Rutter's big shoes?

    Can CSO's new chief fill Rutter's big shoes?
    The appointment of Jeff Alexander as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, which the Tribune reported Tuesday and the CSOA confirmed following a board meeting Wednesday morning, surprised even veteran observers of the American...
  • New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday

    New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday
    Classical music has a habit of burning out on birthdays. Two years ago, John Cage’s music was everywhere, what with Los Angeles and the world celebrating the centennial of his birth on Sept. 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown L.A. The party...
  • Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'

     Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'
    As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music. As the frontman for Led Zeppelin, Plant used his pliant voice to create a signature vocal style, hitting...
  • Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos

    Who else but the eclectic, occasionally electronic, string quartet Ethel could find inspiration to create a major multimedia project from documentary images amassed by the Environmental Protection Agency back in the 1970s? Ethel opens the Williams...