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  • Eric Idle's Broadway-Opera Mashup: 'I Like to Move the Goal Posts'

    Mash up Eric Idle, "Life of Brian," an orchestra, a full chorus, a handful of formidable Broadway names and a classically structured oratorio, and you've got "Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)." Idle and composer John Du Prez's follow-up to...
  • Kenneth Murrah: Legacy set in his passion for Philharmonic

    Kenneth Murrah: Legacy set in his passion for Philharmonic
    Late November evening light filtered through the oak trees of Central Park. Families reclined on the Winter Park lawn to listen to the the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra "Holiday Pops" Concert. The performance — which included a narration of "A...
  • 'Distracted walkers' are major concern for cities and states

    WASHINGTON They walk in front of cars, and into tree limbs and street signs. They fall off curbs and bridges into wet cement and creek beds. They are distracted walkers who, while calling or texting on mobile phones, have suffered cuts and bruises,...
  • Eventos en Florida Central

    Eventos en Florida Central
    Navidad > VIOLECTRIC HOLIDAY SHOW El quinteto Violectric de cuerdas con teclados y tambores tocará canciones navideñas tradicionales como Jingle Bells, O Christmas Tree y Hanukkah, O Hanukkah mezclándolas con clásicas del rock como Kashmir, Born To...
  • Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion

    Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion
    Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and her firm, Studio Gang Architects, have been selected to design a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The six-story, $325 million addition, which has yet to be designed and which...
  • NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is awake and cruising toward Pluto

     NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is awake and cruising toward Pluto
    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is awake and doing fine. The spacecraft bound for Pluto roused itself from its latest hibernation on Saturday at noon PST. One and a half hours later, it sent a radio signal to Earth to confirm it had successfully turned...
  • Plantation Central Park hosts winter swimming championships

    The Plantation Swim Team, the premier competitive club in the city of Plantation, had an opportunity to head into the pool against the top swim clubs in Florida and across the country during the 24th annual Speedo Winter Championships at the Plantation...
  • Protesters block traffic after officer cleared in chokehold death; U.S. Justice sets probe

    Protesters block traffic after officer cleared in chokehold death; U.S. Justice sets probe
    Thousands of demonstrators disrupted New York City traffic into early Thursday after a grand jury decided not to bring charges against a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Mostly peaceful protests sprung up on...
  • Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.

    Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.
    Protest activity outside Missouri seemed to surpass the number of demonstrations in this St. Louis suburb where the Thanksgiving holiday and cold weather continued to keep tensions below the boil after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police...
  • Plan to ban New York City horse buggies prompts job-loss fears

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of New York City horse-and-buggy drivers could be on the road to unemployment if a ban of the historic trade makes its way through City Council, a union representing carriage drivers said Monday. Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned...
  • The homeless and hungry are welcomed to Thanksgiving feasts

    The homeless and hungry are welcomed to Thanksgiving feasts
    In downtown Los Angeles, a man who calls himself Stickshift grinned while surveying a crowd feasting on plates of turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and green beans. "You might be feeling down in the dumps, but days like this prove there are...