| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:32 AM
How fitting that a festival exploring a theme as vast as "America" should be playing stages across Chicago next month.
For no art form reflects the fundamentals of the American experiment more urgently than jazz, and no city has contributed more to the...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The show will go on for The Capitol Theatre despite failing to reach its annual fundraising goal, theater operations manager Linda Boeckman said Saturday.
Boeckman said organizers were $18,000 shy of reaching their Dec. 31, 2011, goal of $100,000.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:31 AM
In our time, few musicians have addressed the classic American pop song with the scholarly attention of Michael Feinstein – and few scholars have performed this repertory with Feinstein's panache.
So Feinstein's performance this weekend at the...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Some kind of poetic conjunction will occur when jazz singer Diane Hubka performs a recital at Pasadena Presbyterian Church Saturday. Though she works as the church's accountant, what makes the pairing compelling is her lovely sound set in a sanctuary...
| Dec 10, 2012
Arnold Dean never called himself the "Dean of Sports." It was radio hucksterism, it was presumptuous, and he knew it. If the three-word brainchild of a station producer was to be his legacy, well, it would be an orphan from his lips.
Mr. Dean was the...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Music from an era that is filled with history will be preformed at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown at 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 29.
The show In The Mood, billed as a phenomenon among touring...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Three regional concert series are about to open their 2011-2012 season, and they're featuring bargain subscription prices for those who order in time for the Sept. 20, 21 or 24 opening concerts.
Conveniently close to home, all three offer performances...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Step back in time with the music of your life, by attending the American Big Band production coming to the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber, at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Frank Cunsolo, the executive director and chairman of the board of directors,...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Laguna Community Concert Band scored another hit performance Monday at the Festival of Arts.
The concert was a musical triumph that few would have imagined when the idea of a community band was first conceived over a cup of coffee in 1998 at Zinc...