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  • RHAM hosts Hebron's Got Talent

    The second-annual Hebron's Got Talent competition on Feb. 6 brought an eclectic mix of performers to the RHAM High School auditorium. Judging this year's event was an equally eclectic group. Chris Ambrose is a retired local educator with 50 years of...
  • Grammys 2015: Kanye West blasts Beck's album of the year win

    Grammys 2015: Kanye West blasts Beck's album of the year win
    Kanye West’s mock stage-rushing during Beck’s acceptance speech for album of the year at the Grammys initially seemed like a fun joke at his own expense. The last time West pulled a similar stunt, it was 2009, and he was protesting Taylor...
  • Planning a summer vacation in the US? Fairs, festivals await you

    Planning a summer vacation in the US? Fairs, festivals await you
    Travelers planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to choose from in various parts of the country this year. Here are a dozen events –just some of what’s on tap for the summer—arranged...
  • Symphony meets the circus in Allentown

    Symphony meets the circus in Allentown
    Most people attend orchestra concerts to hear the music, and most musicians join the orchestras to play it. Yet in the course of their long histories, many symphony orchestras have played host to such added attractions as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Jose...
  • With attendance up, ESO looks to next season

    With attendance up, ESO looks to next season
    Two seasons ago the Elgin Symphony Orchestra averaged 73 percent of capacity at the Hemmens Cultural Center, according to ESO Director of Marketing & Development Cheryl Wendt. Last season that average grew to 79 percent, and the current season...
  • Meet the woman who has made the L.A. Philharmonic the envy of the classical music world

    Meet the woman who has made the L.A. Philharmonic the envy of the classical music world
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic was days away from performing Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte.” Sopranos and tenors had flown in from around the world. Musicians were practicing scales and arpeggios in Walt Disney Concert Hall. The woman behind it...
  • Pianist promises to please with one hand tied behind his back

    The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra plans to tug at the heartstrings of concertgoers on Valentine's Day weekend by unleashing stirring classical music. "Big Romance" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Bethel Church Auditorium...
  • Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic

    Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic
    Last night was the Grammys, also known as The Show Determined to Make You Never Want to Hear One Note of "Stay With Me " Ever Again. And that was the record of the year in the music industry's annual celebration of (what's left of) itself. Imagine how...
  • Early 20th century America presented in 'Ragtime'

    Early 20th century America presented in 'Ragtime'
    A cast of 40 actors in the musical "Ragtime," running now through Feb. 22 at Actors Playhouse, give uplifting performances in a portrayal of early 20th century America within three families. Actors Playhouse created a lavish $390,000 production...
  • Grammy Awards bring gold to revitalized Capitol Records

    Grammy Awards bring gold to revitalized Capitol Records
    As I noted in a recent profile of the Capitol Music Group and its president and chief executive, Steve Barnett, Capitol Records has been on a roll in the two years since it became part of the Universal Music Group following UMG’s purchase of...
  • Never too old to take up the blues harp

    Never too old to take up the blues harp
    My harmonica lesson is squeezed in between those for students far shorter and far younger than me, so waiting my turn is a weekly reminder not to aim for an octave I'm unlikely to reach. It's not that those kids sound better. But they have a lot more...