| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:59 AM
Single tickets to the 2015 Virginia Arts festival have gone on sale.
The annual spring event will take place April 10 through May 30 in venues from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach.
The opening week includes performances by Ballet Hispanico on April...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Nathan Englander was in college when he first heard the story of Stalin's 1952 purge of Russia's top Yiddish writers. Determined that their story not die with them, he fictionalized their plight in "The Twenty-Seventh Man," the short story that led his...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:32 AM
Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:08 PM
The last time I talked to trumpeter Clark Terry, a few months ago, he was exultant about the critical acclaim being lavished on the documentary "Keep on Keepin' On," which poetically chronicled his biography and his mentoring of the blind young pianist...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:30 AM
HIGHLAND – Residents along the Cady Marsh Ditch between Hart Ditch and Cline Avenue will see some long-awaited cleanup this spring.
Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. met Thursday with residents at the Lincoln Center to talk about the plan with...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:59 PM
With record cold temperatures in the forecast, Waukegan Public School District 60 scheduled classes to start later Thursday, according to district officials.
The delayed start schedule will have classes beginning about two hours later than normal....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:31 PM
For anyone with a modicum of self-awareness — and that only describes a subset of parents applying to private or highly selective public schools — the act of filling out a school application for a kindergartner involves a plethora of dilemmas....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:30 AM
In an announcement that has taken many in the classical-music world by surprise, Alan Gilbert, who has led the New York Philharmonic as music director since 2009, will step down from the podium at the end of the 2016-17 season.
The orchestra made the...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:54 AM
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented one of the most engaging programs Thursday night in its invaluable series of concerts at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.
It was not filled with the kind of chestnuts that organizations...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Having the opportunity to record in the legendary studios of Capitol Records is a feat many will never accomplish. But, for a small group of high school students, the record label home of artists such as Sam Smith, Katy Perry and Mary J. Blige opened...