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Applauding Broadway's Dancing Stars

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.31.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A couple of weeks ago I went to see An American in Paris with a friend who was only in town for a few days. During the curtain call, instead of applau...

Nick Jonas 'Would Be Lying' If He Said He Hasn't Had Gay Sex

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.31.2016 | Queer Voices

Nick Jonas has said he has no time for accusations of "gay baiting," but the rampant media speculation over his sexuality shows no signs of slowing do...

On My Doorstep: A Florentine Market and a Girls ChoirOn My Doorstep: A Florentine Market and a Girls Choir

Rick Steves | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

You can just bumble through Europe and have fun. But if you make a point to know what's going on and where, you'll bring home more memories.

"Acceptance and Caring Are Two Different Things": Forgiveness in the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus

YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus | Posted 10.12.2016 | Impact
YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus

Jerusalem is a divided and divisive city. Many different communities--defined by religion, culture, ethnicity, language, history and almost anything else people could use to differentiate themselves from one another--live in close proximity but rarely meet.

Boston Symphony Orchestra: Musicians and Helpers

Stanley Ely | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Stanley Ely

The BSO packs everyone, musicians, instruments and helpers, hundreds of folks and tons of equipment, and moves them to the Berkshire Mountains for two months in the summer. A tradition going back decades, the orchestra performs a packed schedule of outdoor concerts.

Music Will Set Us Free

Reuben M. Reynolds III | Posted 07.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Reuben M. Reynolds III

By sharing stories of our lives through music, particularly in places such as Ein Gedi, Jerusalem and Istanbul -- where it is relatively unusual to see artistic expressions of the LGBT experience -- we are planting seeds of change, not only in our audience but in ourselves.

Jews Return, In Gladness and Song, To... Berlin?

Michael Levin | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Michael Levin

Louis Lewandowski may be the greatest German composer you've never heard of. But hearing his setting of Psalm 150, just once, launched the career of America's leading conductor of Jewish music. And hearing his music, just once, launched a festival of his Jewish music... in Berlin.

Rhythm and Bruise: How Cuts to Music and the Arts Hurt Kids and Communities

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Art and music convey important skills that often are overlooked. Researchers have long touted their positive effects on student brain growth and development, but the exercise of those skills in artistic pursuits like band and chorus adds a whole new dimension of teamwork, perseverance and commitment.

Sing for International Women's Day -- with UN Women

Beth Blatt | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Beth Blatt

"One Woman" has reached people all around the world with its message of women's empowerment. It has already spawned a Chinese version, and an Arabic version is about to be released on International Women's Day.

Here We Go Messiah-ing

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

Blah blah blah, music of another old dead guy, you say? What is the point? 272 years ago a German immigrant to England, George Frideric Handel, composed his oratorio Messiah in just 24 days.

The Roaring 20s Appears In Times Square

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts

These days Times Square is possibly avoided more often than sought out, defined by swarms of tourists, overpriced trinkets and all-consuming advertise...

Ava Luna Plays Glasslands For CMJ

Turnstyle | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Seher Sikandar/Turnstyle News See a photo gallery of Ava Luna's CMJ showcase on Turnstyle>> By: Seher Sikandar Here's a band that is g...