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  • Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young

    Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young
    No event in Orchestra Hall's jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And none of this year's three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger...
  • Theater pulses in Alan Mandell's veins

    Theater pulses in Alan Mandell's veins
    Seated in the living room of his newly built architectural jewel of a home in Westwood, Alan Mandell had a confession to make. He was nervous about taking on the role of the elderly Gregory Solomon in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price" that...
  • Philanthropic naming rights, and naming wrongs

    Philanthropic naming rights, and naming wrongs
    Poor David Geffen. By giving $100 million to New York's Lincoln Center to rename Avery Fisher Hall after himself, he's become the new focus of a philanthropic debate that has gone on for decades. There are three schools of thought when it comes to big-...
  • Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights

    Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among  Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights
    Mark Morris Dance Group's new staging of the Handel opera "Acis and Galatea" and a world premiere by performance artist Taylor Mac will be among the highlights for the 20th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas to be held this June in New Haven....
  • Review: 'Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies' from Orlando Philharmonic

     Review: 'Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies' from Orlando Philharmonic
    The harp fluttered, chimes rang, a flourish in the strings and we were off to "The Sound of Music" on Saturday. A suite from the beloved musical opened "Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies," a delightful stroll down memory lane courtesy of the Orlando...
  • David Geffen's $100-million gift in N.Y. raises arts-naming issues in L.A.

    David Geffen's $100-million gift in N.Y. raises arts-naming issues in L.A.
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. “What’s in a name?” was a question for Juliet when she was falling for Romeo, but David Geffen’s $100-million gift to Lincoln Center in New York City demonstrates that...
  • How David Geffen's gift to Lincoln Center reflects on Music Center

    How David Geffen's gift to Lincoln Center reflects on Music Center
    With the news Wednesday of David Geffen's $100-million gift to Lincoln Center for the renovation of Avery Fisher Hall — which will be renamed David Geffen Concert Hall — the first sound I thought I heard was a resounding slap in the face of...
  • Les Violons du Roy plays Mozart, Haydn at Lafayette

    Les Violons du Roy plays Mozart, Haydn at Lafayette
    The regal-sounding Les Violons du Roy chamber orchestra takes its name from the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings. Based in Quebec City, the orchestra was formed in 1984 by Bernard Labadie, who still serves as its conductor and...
  • Randy Wexter hired as Purdue Calumet men's golf coach

    Randy Wexter, who has been a PGA professional at Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Illinois, for 24 years, has been hired as men's golf coach at Purdue Calumet. Wexter also has served as director of golf, general manager and consulting general manager...
  • Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas Hytner

    Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas Hytner
    The Juilliard School in New York will confer honorary doctorate degrees on directors Peter Sellars and Nicholas Hytner during its commencement ceremony in May. Honorary degrees also will be given to dancer Suzanne Farrell, jazz artist Dianne Reeves...
  • New York Fashion Week: Kanye West unveils Adidas collaboration

    New York Fashion Week: Kanye West unveils Adidas collaboration
    Rapper/scene-stealer Kanye West unveiled a collaboration with Adidas Originals here Thursday in front of a star-studded audience with possibly one of the highest-wattage front rows in New York Fashion Week history. It included (but was hardly limited to)...