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  • BROADWAY REVIEW: 'Side Show' at St. James Theatre

    BROADWAY REVIEW: 'Side Show' at St. James Theatre
    NEW YORK — "Come look at the freaks," goes the accusatory opening number of "Side Show," the eclectic and enticing 1997 musical from Bill Russell and Henry Krieger that looks at the struggles of conjoined twins, each eager to escape the carnival,...
  • Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'

    Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'
    For the past 25 years, singer and songwriter Randy Newman has been primarily known for his film scores, and for good reason. Newman has written the music to such iconic films as "Ragtime," "Awakening" and "The Natural," but he's gotten the most...
  • Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with DuPage Symphony Orchestra
    Violinist (and headbanger) Rachel Barton Pine will join the DuPage Symphony Orchestra for its concert "From Tsarist Times" 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the North Central College campus. "Each of our...
  • Watch: Daniel Lanois' motorvating 'Cadillac remix' of Tinariwen track

    Watch: Daniel Lanois' motorvating 'Cadillac remix' of Tinariwen track
    By now we all know about the perils of driving and texting, but what about driving and remixing? Fortunately, veteran producer-musician Daniel Lanois got himself a designated driver before hopping into the back seat of a 1972 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham...
  • PBS39 introduces local children's programs on science, yoga and art

    PBS traditionally has been the go-to place for parents looking for educational programming for their kids. Programs such as "Sesame Street," "Sid the Science Kid," and "Wild Kratts" introduce concepts of reading, numbers and science in engaging ways....
  • Decades in the grave, Louis Armstrong tells Dr John: "play my music"

    By Jeremy Gaunt LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - You can't get much more New Orleans than Dr John and Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong -- so when the former plays the latter, it's enough to get Big Easy fans sitting up. Especially if, as voodoo jazz and blues king...
  • Volunteer group treats music as part of patient care

    PHILADELPHIA The singer-songwriter Matt Duke stood at the end of Sandra Morello's bed in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, strumming his acoustic guitar and belting out one of his own tunes, "Needle and Thread." Her head wrapped in a...
  • For Jim Stafford, jokes, songs still entertain

    For Jim Stafford, jokes, songs still entertain
    Jim Stafford doesn't perform as often as he once did, but the singer-songwriter-comedian known for such hits as "Spiders & Snakes" has worked hard enough to deserve a break. "I was in Branson [Mo.] for 24 years and I did shows pretty much every day,"...
  • A searing account of Shostakovich's Fifth from Marin Alsop and BSO

    A searing account of Shostakovich's Fifth from Marin Alsop and BSO
    Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra served up a remarkably satisfying all-Russian program Thursday night at Meyerhoff Hall, capped by a brilliant account of the mighty Shostakovich Fifth. Conducting from memory, Alsop sculpted an...
  • Review: New Pennsylvania Philharmonic is excellent in Lehigh Valley debut

    Review: New Pennsylvania Philharmonic is excellent in Lehigh Valley debut
    The newly formed Pennsylvania Philharmonic played a lively concert, subtitled "Fascinatin' Rhythms," Friday night in Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center. The concert was preceded by a brief description of the Philharmonic's dual mission: high-quality...
  • East Stroudsburg University urged to keep music programs despite job cuts

    East Stroudsburg University urged to keep music programs despite job cuts
    The normally quiet East Stroudsburg University council of trustees' meeting had standing room only Wednesday as students, faculty and alumni implored university officials to keep the school's music programming. The two remaining tenured music...