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Great Classical Music Festivals of 2014: Music Academy of the West

Laurence Vittes | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

One of the great places to hear chamber music during the summer is at the Music Academy of the West, in the sleepy town of Montecito up the coast from Los Angeles.

WATCH: This Isn't Your Mother's Classical Music Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts

This isn't your mother's classical music video. The above is a contemporary-styled video complete with gyrating dancers who would seem more at home...

Thanksgiving as Communion

Bridget Fonger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

I was with my 95-year-old friend Adelaide the other night. I always learn from all 9.5 of her decades when we are together. She took me to see Manfr...

Berkeley in Prague

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 08.27.2013 | San Francisco
Nancy Graham Holm

I've missed living in Berkeley but on Monday evening, sitting in Prague, I got to get close to her again. And I thought I would simply burst with pride.

PHOTOS: The Musical City Of Prague

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 03.07.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

It's a city full of music, but don't worry about ordering concert tickets in advance. Prague has concert venues like New York City has Starbucks -- on every other corner and ready to welcome you.

Treme & Beyond: Conversations with Steve Earle, The Belle Brigade and Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Earle spoke to me from Liuzza's in New Orleans, where he had just ordered a Po Boy, and where he is currently filming the second season of HBO's Treme.

The Timeless Romance

Emily K. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Emily K. Schwartz

No matter the season, romance -- in every sense of the word -- continues to endure. If you're lucky, maybe a musical memory or two might tag along for the ride.

Petrov, Dvorak, And Prazak: Classical Music In Southern California

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Pavel Petrov Feb. 18th; Irvine Presbyterian Church, 7:30pm 4445 Alton Parkway Irvine, CA 92604-4705 When I heard the Russian-American pianist Pav...

CultureZohn: The Carnegie Hall Youthquake

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-10-04-carnegie.jpgPrograms with the YouTube Orchestra, Dudamel and Lang Lang make it seem as if this classic hall is shedding its restraints.

Keyboard Controversy: 'Dvorak' Users Protest 'Qwerty' Layouts For Smart Phones

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Dvorak keyboard layout, though around for decades, is as little-known among the general typing population as it is passionately embraced by its de...