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  • To close the year, 10 great performances of 2014

     To close the year, 10 great performances of 2014
    Here's a great way to end the year with this column, a celebration of 10 of the great performances of 2014. In alphabetical order: Amy J. Carle in "Gidion's Knot": Viewed in the intimate confines of Profiles Theatre, Amy J. Carle's performance as the...
  • Organ Noels in new location for Christmas

    It seems to have become a tradition, if doing something five years in a row at the same time each year counts as a tradition, of writing about the Christmas Day Organ Noels that Stephen Williams, former organist and director of music at St. John's...
  • Somber Christmas, gatherings banned in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leoneans observed a somber Christmas in their homes on Thursday, after the government banned traditionally boisterous holiday celebrations to prevent the spread of deadly Ebola in the worst-hit country. Small groups of Christians in formal...
  • January performances in Hampton Roads you won't want to miss

    Welcome to the day after Christmas. The packages have all been unwrapped and the figgy pudding has been eaten. It's a good time to reflect on what the new year will bring. Lucky for us, some unusual artists will be visiting our concert halls in January....
  • Will Meryl Davis, Charlie White's fairytale lead back to Olympics?

    Let's start with the two big questions that follow around Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Olympic Gold medalists in ice dance. First, the one that continues to pop up from the tabloids: Is Davis dating Maksim Chmerkovskiy, her partner from "Dancing...
  • In Theory: Should public displays of faith be taken out of sports?

    All across sports, athletes are known to express their religious faith, from pointing to the heavens after a score to thanking their respective higher power in post-game interviews. According to a blog post on the Economist website, FIFA, the...
  • REVIEW: 'The Merry Widow' by Light Opera Works

    REVIEW: 'The Merry Widow' by Light Opera Works
    When Light Opera Works produced "The Merry Widow" in 2005, starring Stacey Tappan and Larry Adams, the company was greeted with reviews remarking on the frolicsome pleasures of Franz Lehar's quintessential Viennese operetta, then 100 years old but replete...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    New Philharmonic: Music director Kirk Muspratt is joined by tenor soloist John Irvin, of Lyric's Ryan Opera Center, to ring out the old and ring in the new, at the orchestra's annual New Year's Eve pops concerts. The festive program, to be presented three...
  • REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages

    REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages
    If you didn’t see Justin Timberlake at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, don’t worry. He’ll be back. For years to come. The concert left little doubt that Timberlake is a performer for the ages: someone who...
  • Pinnock, Rana fill in admirably with L.A. Philharmonic

     Pinnock, Rana fill in admirably with L.A. Philharmonic
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic does not believe in miracles. Being an up-to-date, real-world orchestra surely helps account for its success. But being unsentimental also means that the orchestra seldom programs seasonally, instead collecting Christmas...
  • Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula

    Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula
    So, ten lords a-leaping, six geese a-laying, three French hens and a partridge in a pear tree aren't on your Christmas list this year. If they were, it would cost you more than five gold rings, anyway. According to the Christmas Price Index compiled...