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  • FSU gets $8.5M grant to find answers to dyslexia

     
    Researchers at Florida State University won an $8.5 million grant last month from the National Institutes of Health to help further the understanding and treatment of dyslexia and other learning disabilities, the university announced. As many as 15 to...
  • Pasadena Symphony: Michael Stern takes baton for ailing DePreist

     
    Pasadena Symphony artistic advisor James DePreist is recovering from heart surgery; Michael Stern will replace him for its April 28 program at the Ambassador Auditorium....
  • Primetime Views: 'What holiday tradition are you most looking forward to?'

    We asked Chicago and suburban residents: 'What holiday tradition are you most looking forward to?' Here's what they had to say: Grace Alfano - 75, Willowbrook - "For Christmas Eve my husband dresses up as Santa Claus. We used to have a lot more of the...
  • Toy soldiers

    Harley-Davidsons bearing Barbie dolls and stuffed animals idled Sunday morning in south Glendale at the starting point of the 23rd annual L.A. Toy Ride. Event coordinator Richard Wagner said more than 1,000 riders would roar to the Fred Jordan Mission...
  • Remixing Racist History: DJ Spooky revamps American film's most notorious specter in Rebirth of a Nation

    Remixing Racist History: DJ Spooky revamps American film's most notorious specter in Rebirth of a Nation
    DJ Spooky lectures and screens Rebirth of a Nation $15-$20, 7 p.m., May 17. Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, (860) 247-0998, marktwainhouse.org   D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation occupies a particularly peculiar role in the history...
  • Israeli musicians plan to break Richard Wagner taboo

    Israeli musicians plan to break Richard Wagner taboo
    A classical music event in Israel is expected to break the country's taboo on performing the music of Richard Wagner, the 19th century German composer and a well-known anti-Semite. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported this week that the event,...
  • Richard Wagner performance canceled in Israel amid dispute

    Richard Wagner performance canceled in Israel amid dispute
    A planned performance of the music of Richard Wagner in Israel has been abruptly canceled following an apparent disagreement between the presenter and Tel Aviv University, which was supposed to host the event. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports the...
  • Volunteers strip naked for Spencer Tunick's 'Ring' cycle project

    Volunteers strip naked for Spencer Tunick's 'Ring' cycle project
    Hundreds of people stripped naked in a Munich, Germany, public square over the weekend for the latest installation by Spencer Tunick, the American photographer who specializes in assembling large numbers of naked bodies for his conceptual projects....
  • Israeli Holocaust museum changes exhibit featuring Pope Pius XII

    Israeli Holocaust museum changes exhibit featuring Pope Pius XII
    A Holocaust museum in Israel has slightly softened its rhetoric regarding the inaction of Pope Pius XII in the face of the deportation of Jews during World War II. Yad Vashem -- the cultural center for Holocaust studies in Jerusalem -- changed the wording...
  • 'Prometheus' seeks out classical music in deep space

    'Prometheus' seeks out classical music in deep space
    In space, no one can hear you scream — but everyone can hear the classical music loud and clear. Science-fiction movies have had a long affinity for classical music, and the relationship is a fascinating and complex one. In "Prometheus," Ridley...
  • Mark Morris Group Heads Dance, Theater Shows at International Festival in New Haven

    Mark Morris Group Heads Dance, Theater Shows at International Festival in New Haven
    The Mark Morris Dance Group will be among the headliners in the dance and theater section of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas which runs in New Haven June 16 to 30.   The Festival presents a rare opportunity for audiences to experience three...
  • Daniel Barenboim conducts Israeli-Arab orchestra for Pope

    Daniel Barenboim conducts Israeli-Arab orchestra for Pope
    Pope Benedict XVI attended a classical concert Wednesday that doubled as a political event in which the leader of the Catholic Church called for peace in the Middle East. Conductor Daniel Barenboim led members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a...