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Reinventing The Classics...With A Ukulele

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.18.2012 | Arts

Usually when we think of ukuleles we conjure up the warm beaches of Hawaii, not the grey expanse of the United Kingdom. However, the Ukulele Orchestra...

The Carnegie Hall Gala and Drinks With a Queen

Tom Murro | Posted 12.08.2012 | Celebrity
Tom Murro

Wednesday night October 3, I attended Carnegie Hall's 2012-2013 Season Opening Night Gala in NYC with Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen. Hanging ...

The Chicago Children's Choir Heads to Carnegie Hall and Beyond

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

One of Chicago's most brilliant gems will be exporting itself to New York and beyond in the coming months. The Chicago Children's Choir, headed by president and artistic director, Josephine Lee, will perform at Carnegie Hall's opening night gala with the world renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

'Killer on the Keys'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to pianists, only one -- goodness gracious! -- is a great ball of fire. I refer, of course, to Jerry Lee Zezima.

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!

Lucas Kavner

A Child Prodigy For The 21st Century

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Upon first meeting, the virtuoso violinist and nonprofit leader Jourdan Urbach seems like a less eccentric, real-world version of Max Fischer in "Rush...

Carnegia Hall Triumph

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Someone forgot to tell Nina Stemme that the opera season here is supposed to be over. Thank goodness! The Swedish soprano brought a ...

So, Louis C.K. Has A New Album Out Today

Posted 05.11.2012 | Comedy

Ready for more Louis C.K.? You're in luck. The comedian released a brand new album, "WORD: Live at Carnegie Hall," today as a download on his website....

Some People Tweet; Some People Peep

Freddie Gershon | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Freddie Gershon

On May 7, 2012, a brass plaque will be dedicated - In Honor Of Roger Englander whose visionary "peep hole" (created in 1960) opened the eyes of children and music lovers worldwide to the magic behind the music.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

David Browning | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
David Browning

This was the Carnegie Hall debut for soprano Jennifer Rowley and tenor Noah Baetge, likely for mezzo Leann Sandel-Pantaleo and bass Harold Wilson as well. The fact that all four had issues in keeping with the conductor would seem to indict the conductor rather than any of them.

LOOK: Bill Cunningham Honored With Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence

Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

Fashion's elite including the almighty Anna Wintour and Oscar de la Renta were at hand to honor the legendary street photography of Bill Cunningham on...

An Unbroken Circle: The McEuen Sessions Is the Very Best Kind of Family Album

David Wild | Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

The power of The McEuen Sessions has nothing to do with my family, and everything to do with the McEuens, who have created a true family album that reflects the musical experiences of a few lifetime. There are too many highlights here to mention.

LISTEN: Re-Live Judy Garland's Carnegie Hall Performance, 51 Years Later

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

It was called "the greatest night in showbiz history," and remains an inspiration for dozens of present-day pop performers. Exactly 51 years ago on Ap...

Getting To Carnegie Hall With A Vacuum Cleaner And Mozart

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- More than 30 million YouTube views have turned the musical lunacy of a Russian violinist and a Korean pianist into a global hit show, feat...

Judy Garland Lives on at West Hollywood's French Market

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

With 2012 marking the 90th birthday of Judy Garland, there's a special way to celebrate, at West Hollywood's French Market Showroom with acclaimed tribute artist Peter Mac as a triumphant 1960s-era Judy Garland.

Meryl Streep Joins Channing Tatum For Most Random Concert Ever

Posted 03.15.2012 | Entertainment

Meryl Streep and Channing Tatum will join Sting and his wife Trudie Styler’s biennial Rainforest Foundation concert at Carnegie Hall. Streep -- ...

Rolling Stones Don't Attend Their Own Tribute Show

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.15.2012 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones were honored at Carnegie Hall Tuesday night with an all-star tribute show that featured nearly two dozen artists -- from Art Garfun...

Trudie Styler on Rainforest Preservation and Human Spirit

Zoe Helene | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green
Zoe Helene

Styler's annual The 'Sting & Friends' Rainforest Foundation Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall in New City, which marks its 23rd anniversary on April 3, is a celebration of hope and the human spirit.

Berliners Give U.S. Audience Goosebumps

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- When 12-year-old Simon Rattle heard Mahler's Second Symphony live for the first time, he concluded he wanted to be a conductor. Forty-fiv...

Rainforest Fund Announces 2012 Benefit Concert Lineup

Posted 02.24.2012 | Entertainment

The lineup for this year's Rainforest Fund benefit concert has been announced, and the list of artists set to perform at New York City's Carnegie Hall...

Contemporary Bassist & Composer Ben Allison Plays Carnegie Hall

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Often inspired by the music and events of his times, Allison's witty deconstruction of popular songs is one of his most engaging attributes and has let him cross over into a wider audience than is generally afforded most jazz artists.

Jay-Z Rocks Carnegie Hall, Does First Live Performance of 'Glory'

Sheila Marikar | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
Sheila Marikar

"All those lines that divide us, we gonna step on them," Jay-Z declared to the packed house at the start of his hour and a half long set. In fact, he stomped on them.

PHOTOS: Beyonce Shines For Second Night Out

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

Beyonce's stylish return to the public eye continued last night as she attended hubby Jay-Z's final performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City. ...

Jay-Z Performs At Carnegie Hall

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — As Jay-Z transitioned from hit song to hit song at a Carnegie Hall concert Monday night, so did the lighting, changing from red to wh...