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Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Launches in Los Angeles

Rodney Punt | Posted 01.29.2015 | Arts
Rodney Punt

Performing arts organizations are complicated enterprises to run. Keeping them afloat prompts ever-new experiments. One of the latest is the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, formed by clarinetist cum entrepreneur Benjamin Mitchell and an ambitious group of L.A. musicians, inspired by NY's Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

Fanfare for the Uncommon Manitoban

Brian Horay | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Brian Horay

This weekend, Portlandia's ultimate cover band ended their program with Aaron Copland's Symphony #3 - a composition whose well-known brassy chorales of American triumph made it an easy dedication to the recently terrified people of Boston.

Do NYPD Cops Have To Live In NYC?

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

A local lawmaker is pushing a bill that would require NYPD officers to live primarily within the five boroughs in an attempt to curb racist misconduct...

Lovely, Warm Evening

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

The temperature rose to 60 degrees late yesterday afternoon so on my way home I took an express bus to Belmont Harbor and had a five minute diversion ...