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  • 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...
  • Wedded: Ashley Boarman and Doug Jagoda

    Wedded: Ashley Boarman and Doug Jagoda
    Date: June 6 Her story: Ashley Boarman, 27, grew up in Olney. She is a senior account executive at MGH Inc., an advertising firm based in Owings Mills. Her parents, Jeff and Alice Boarman, live in Olney. His story: Doug Jagoda, 28, was born in New...
  • iTunes releases teen's rap album after he dies from cancer

    iTunes releases teen's rap album after he dies from cancer
    The teenage cancer patient with a gift for rhymes lived long enough to realize his dream of becoming a recording artist, but not to see his debut rap album hit the music charts. Jeff Mortimer, who inspired fellow pediatric patients and adults alike with...
  • Courtney Barnett insists she's not funny and hasn't released a full album

    Courtney Barnett insists she's not funny and hasn't released a full album
    Though Courtney Barnett was born and raised in Australia, the Melbourne-based musician has experienced more success stateside than in her native land, selling out a string of U.S. dates before selling out a single gig back home. “It’s kind...
  • PASSINGS: Lionel Ferbos, Vic Atiyeh, John Fasano

    Lionel Ferbos, 103, a New Orleans trumpeter who was believed to be the oldest working jazz musician, died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, said his granddaughter, Lori Schexnayder. Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades,...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Dick Clark Productions names Amy Thurlow to senior post

    Dick Clark Productions names Amy Thurlow to senior post
    Dick Clark Productions, one of the biggest producers of live awards shows, has tapped Amy Thurlow as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Thurlow most recently was chief financial officer and executive vice president of TV Guide Network,...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy
    Lorin Maazel, who began his career as a child prodigy and went on to conduct many of the world's great orchestras, has died at the age of 84. Maazel died Sunday in Virginia of complications from pneumonia, according to a news release from Castleton...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor
    The review was glowing. Conductor Lorin Maazel held every player in the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his thrall. He strode onstage at the Hollywood Bowl "with a swing and determined vigor that gave evidence of his firm intention," a Times reviewer wrote....
  • Lorin Maazel, 84, remembered: A conductor of the old school

    Lorin Maazel, 84, remembered: A conductor of the old school
    Lorin Maazel, who died Sunday at 84, was a maestro of the old school -- formidable, intimidating, sometimes autocratic. He was an eminence grise before he went gray and an intellectual who brought a kind of cosmopolitan erudition to the world of music. ...