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  • DVD Review: The classic 'On the Waterfront' surfaces

    DVD Review: The classic 'On the Waterfront' surfaces
    You don't have to approve of Elia Kazan's testimony before HUAC to recognize his 1954 “On the Waterfront” as a brilliant film, whose influence changed the face of American movies. Somehow both lyrical and hard-edged at the same time, this tale of mobsters on the docks of Hoboken won in almost all of the most important Oscar categories.
  • Annette O'Toole, Jeff McCarthy Star In New Transgender Musical

    Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. opens its season with a revival of the Leonard Bernstein-Betty Comden-Adolph Green musical “On the Town” on its main stage, playing June 12 to July 13. John Rando directs with choreography by Josh Bergasse...

    Turning to music of Elgar to mark deaths in two families

    Turning to music of Elgar to mark deaths in two families
    If you don't mind, I'd like to devote some blog space to something very personal. Last Saturday, my warm and witty father, Ken Smith, died, an event that has not fully registered on the family he led for so long. On Tuesday, in the midst of preparing for...

    Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season

    Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season
    There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion. “Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...

    Il Volo charms sold-out Fillmore with 'Love' and happiness

    Il Volo charms sold-out Fillmore with 'Love' and happiness
    When Il Volo fans around the country tune into the “We Are Love” PBS special filmed Tuesday night in front of an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd at the Fillmore Miami Beach, they’ll get plenty of the teen trio’s snappy fashion,...