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  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • L.A. museums sign on to 'China Ready' program in bid to draw tourists

     L.A. museums sign on to 'China Ready' program in bid to draw tourists
    Milly Wu marched through the J. Paul Getty Museum's galleries of 19th century European paintings, stopping just long enough to frame Monets, Manets and, of course, Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" with her smartphone camera. With a series of clicks,...
  • Judge reopens Muddy Waters' estate; daughter named administrator

    Judge reopens Muddy Waters' estate; daughter named administrator
    The estate of Muddy Waters was ordered reopened Thursday by a judge who appointed a daughter of the legendary bluesman — who died 32 years ago this month — to act as administrator. DuPage County Judge Paul Fullerton said he agreed with...
  • 'The Messengers' brings tidings of great doom

    'The Messengers' brings tidings of great doom
    Premiering Friday on the CW, "The Messengers" is an eschatological biblical thriller from the network of "Supernatural," "iZombie," "Arrow" and "The 100." In the opening scene, two women in scrubs leave a hospital. "I'd almost lost faith until you guys,...
  • A lifetime love affair with Golden Age movie posters

    A lifetime love affair with Golden Age movie posters
    Think of them as snapshots of dreams, intense jolts of visual stimulation that convey the focused essence of a cinematic experience. I'm talking about movie posters, and I am almost as passionate about this art form as I am about film itself, which is...
  • From Walkman to iTunes in 8 minutes, on film

     From Walkman to iTunes in 8 minutes, on film
    In the upstate New York town of my childhood, there was a music store called Fantasy Records. I remember going in for the first time as a kid with my teenage brother, and whatever unformed ideas I had been nursing about what it meant to be cool suddenly...
  • 'Song From the Forest' stirringly bridges seemingly incongruent worlds

    'Song From the Forest' stirringly bridges seemingly incongruent worlds
    Captivated by the songs of the Bayaka pygmies, New Jersey-born ethnomusicologist Louis Sarno followed the exotic melodies to their Congo River basin source more than two decades ago and ended up canceling his return ticket. But Sarno's new life among...
  • For Russell Crowe, directing 'Water Diviner' is risky; reward is 'freedom'

    For Russell Crowe, directing 'Water Diviner' is risky; reward is 'freedom'
    A movie star whose films have taken in nearly $4 billion globally at the box office can travel around any way they please — limousine, private helicopter, jewel-encrusted rickshaw — but Russell Crowe gets a special charge out of pedaling...
  • LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties

    LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties
    The guest list for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary gala Saturday night might easily be mistaken for that of a Hollywood awards show. Studio executives Robert Iger of Walt Disney Co., Michael Lynton of Sony Entertainment and...
  • Russian guests ride to a triumph with Russian repertory at CSO

     Russian guests ride to a triumph with Russian repertory at CSO
    You could hardly find greater musical contrasts in Russian symphonic music than in the two works that make up the first program of Semyon Bychkov's two-week spring residency with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Both Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 1...
  • Yoko Homo takes you to a musical fantasy world

    Yoko Homo takes you to a musical fantasy world
    There are artists who value their self-esteem, their intelligence and their journey as much as the music itself. That's the impression I got after talking to Kyle Leuck, aka Yoko Homo. His music — brash, open, catchy — suggests a performer who...