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firstname.lastname@example.orgLavinia Reid is taking the classic tale “The Little Mermaid” to new heights — or depths — in her innovative ballet adaptation of the beloved under-the-sea tale. † Reid said she sees the production as a way to marry the...
email@example.comTamara Nuzzaci Park is leaving her job as executive director of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra next month. Park, who was hired for the position in August 2011, said the MSO’s board of directors has formed a search committee to look for her...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arturo Toscanini, Culture
firstname.lastname@example.orgThree women dressed in traditional Song Dynasty garb, one holding a flower, danced in fog as part of the “Qingming Riverside” production performed by the Hong Kong Dance Company at The Maryland Theatre on Tuesday. The production explores...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Fine Artists, Dance, Students, Entertainment
For Hampton resident Jackie Merritt, a concert in Norfolk by Elizabeth Cotten was a life-changing experience. "I didn't get interested in Piedmont blues until that concert," said Merritt, a retired Thomas Nelson Community College art teacher who plays...
New operas don't often score knock-outs. But, if crowd response were the determining factor, "Approaching Ali" sure sounded like a champion Saturday night at the Kennedy Center, where Washington National Opera presented the premiere of this hour-long...
Roger Wolfson's backyard is not unlike the others that dot this rugged Silver Lake hillside — a narrow slip of grass, on a steep incline, with a distant view of the reservoir. But Wolfson's yard, unlike the others, also has a Roman-style...
The Hartford CourantWhat do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse? Go for some Shakespearean magic. That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
Announcement related to death penalty repeal planned Friday BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore County stateís attorney is joining a state lawmaker at an announcement related to Marylandís recent repeal of the death penalty. Scott Shellenberger is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro is looking for singers, dancers and musicians to entertain at summer performances outside select stations. Metro's Art in Transit Program is holding auditions for the "MetroPerforms!" program on June 4 at its headquarters...
Tags: Washington, DC
In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera." The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
Carol Burnett, the trailblazing comedienne whose variety show was a top draw on CBS for over a decade, was named the winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Tuesday. Burnett, 80, will receive the award in an Oct. 20 in a ceremony to be...
A conference to help dancers tackle the Sisyphean task of surviving and succeeding in Los Angeles will feature an unprecedented array of city, county, nonprofit and artistic leaders. The inaugural L.A. Dance Summit, scheduled for June 8 at the...
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