| Jun 23, 2011
Mark and Heather Bankert
Neuman and Jo Ann Bankert Jr., of Columbia, announce the marriage of their son, Mark Morris Bankert, to Heather Elaine Seals, daughter of Eugene and Elaine Seals Jr., of Morganton, N.C., on May 7, 2011.
The groom is a 2005...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:45 PM
There are several innovative health-related programs for seniors in Howard County, which I want to spread the word about. One is a Parkinson'sdance group at Vantage House, a continuing care residential facility for seniors in Columbia, and the other is...
| Jul 13, 2012
Tony-winning costume designer
Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Fairfield University has announced its 2012-2013 season, and it includes the usual wide array of events, from fine art exhibits and lectures to Grammy-winning musicians and dance troupes.
As far as music goes, the Quick Center will host concerts by the...
| May 16, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Fans of Barbara Cook who were expecting to catch the Broadway legend Saturday at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge will have to wait a little longer.
Cook, 84, has postponed the concert after experiencing "an unexpected reaction to...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas
June 16-30 at various venues throughout downtown New Haven. A full schedule of the dozens of festival events can be found online or at the Arts & Ideas information booth on New Haven Green during the festival....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Mark Morris Dance Group
June 21-22, 8 p.m., pre-show discussions at 7 p.m., $20-$50, Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven, artidea.org
On the heels of a successful debut in China, where choreographer Mark Morris received the honorific title of...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide.
These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 8:58 PM
Blues guitarist and singer
Phillip Walker, 73, a blues guitarist and singer who backed such stars as Etta James and Lowell Fulson, died of heart failure Thursday in Palm Springs, said Marc Lipkin, publicity director for Alligator Records....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Ojai Music Festival -- one of the country's premier venues for new music -- will feature a typically eclectic line-up for its 2012 edition, curated by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes. Prior to the summer festival, organizers will host a one-evening gala...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Laura Bleiberg looks back at the highlights in dance for 2011....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mark Swed reviews English National Opera's new production of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer." There is no controversy, thanks, no doubt, to a combination of political soft-pedaling, strong theater and great music well performed....