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  • San Francisco Symphony musicians go out on strike

     
    Lugging picket signs and instrument cases in front of the concert hall where they perform, musicians from San Francisco's acclaimed symphony orchestra went on strike Wednesday, causing the cancellation of at least one performance and throwing an East Coast tou
  • Best of the Web

     
    Continuing along the path of “big-picture” story telling, this week’s selections look at projects that are built out of collaboration. It is the combination of individual experiences and stories, that when told together give a wider...

    Kongar-ol Ondar dies at 51; master of Tuvan throat singing

    Kongar-ol Ondar dies at 51; master of Tuvan throat singing
    What do Richard Feynman, Willie Nelson, Frank Zappa and Boris Yeltsin have in common? The answer was embodied in a radiant, round-faced Siberian singer named Kongar-ol Ondar, whose voice was unlike any in the western world. Ondar was a master of...

    Maria Tallchief dies at 88; American prima ballerina

    Maria Tallchief dies at 88; American prima ballerina
    Maria Tallchief, one of the first great stars of American ballet, who grew up on an Oklahoma Indian reservation and became an artistic inspiration for renowned choreographer George Balanchine, has died. She was 88. Tallchief, who was married to...

    Van Cliburn dies at 78; pianist who gave U.S. a Cold War victory

     Van Cliburn dies at 78; pianist who gave U.S. a Cold War victory
    After a tense decade of air raid sirens, duck-and-cover drills and fears of Soviet superiority, hope for America came in an unlikely form in the late 1950s: a lanky, 23-year-old Texan with a head full of curls and huge hands that ranged across a piano...