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  • Music education aids in brain development, vital to learning

    As a 7-year-old pianist, I experienced the joy of learning Beethoven's "Fur Elise." My eyes deciphered the notes on the page, my ears guided me to depress the right keys, and my fingers translated the symbols on the page with the right speed, rhythm,...
  • Weekend fundraiser helps musicians at Stagg High School

    Weekend fundraiser helps musicians at Stagg High School
    Everything from locally made dog treats to sports memorabilia was being sold Saturday at a craft show at Stagg High School in Palos Hills. The fundraiser was held to support the music programs there. "We raise funds so we can keep the costs down for...
  • SXSW 2015: The festival changes, but for the better?

    SXSW 2015: The festival changes, but for the better?
    A prevailing notion at the South by Southwest music festival, which concluded here Sunday, was that this year's edition delivered a much-needed course correction. Having spent the better part of a week trudging around downtown Austin — from...
  • Harris Theater's 2015-16 schedule: more classical music

    Harris Theater's 2015-16 schedule: more classical music
    Looking ahead to the planned unveiling this fall of its newly expanded Randolph Street lobby and other physical improvements, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance has announced a significantly expanded season of classical music events for 2015-16....
  • St. Augustine calendar of events

    St. Augustine calendar of events
    Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area. April April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
  • OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces

    OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces
    The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest is presenting a program of Spanish music and what a program it is! Titled "Images of Spain," the selections contain two of the most lively and luscious evocations of that Mediterranean country in classical music...
  • Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster bring 'The Best Show' to Lincoln Hall

    Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster bring 'The Best Show' to Lincoln Hall
    Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster, the comedy duo behind the popular podcast/radio program “The Best Show” made a hilarious stop at Lincoln Hall for their first tour ever. For those unfamiliar with the pair, Scharpling is a veteran radio host...
  • Allentown Jazz Fest adds art museum, new hotel ballroom as performance venues

    Allentown Jazz Fest adds art museum, new hotel ballroom as performance venues
    Allentown Jazz Fest has added Allentown Art Museum and the ballroom in the city’s new Renaissance Hotel as concert venues for the fledgling music festival that will hold its first year downtown in late April and early May. The museum will hold a...
  • Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment a formidable team at SXSW

    Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment a formidable team at SXSW
    Two years ago at the South by Southwest Music Conference, Chance the Rapper tried to animate his 15-minute performances with wired energy and a hoarse voice, as if demanding that indifferent audiences pay attention. Early Saturday morning at the...
  • Foreigner, Carmel choir rock sold-out Genesee Theatre

    Foreigner, Carmel choir rock sold-out Genesee Theatre
    Though some weren't immediately familiar with the band Foreigner, members of Carmel Catholic High School's show choir did know the song "I Want to Know What Love Is." "I kind of knew about them beforehand, but when I told my parents we were performing...
  • Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett lets her lyrics do the talking

    Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett lets her lyrics do the talking
    In the hours before her recent art exhibition and music performance in downtown Los Angeles, Australian singer and illustrator Courtney Barnett stood uncomfortably by her black-and-white drawings of chairs. Loungers, dining chairs, office chairs, fold-...