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  • Terry Teachout’s ‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’ has world premiere in Orlando

     
    Writer and arts critic Terry Teachout first encountered jazz great Louis Armstrong on “The Ed Sullivan Show” — thanks to his mother. It was the mid-1960s, and Armstrong was singing “Hello, Dolly!” He recalls: “My mom...
  • Professor lectures on East Indian music at Seminole State College

     
    The Fine Arts Department at Seminole State College of Florida will present its first monthly ArtsMatters program on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The program will feature Nandkishor Muley, a professor of ethnomusicology at Stetson University and Rollins College....
  • Global Peace Film Fest — your best bets

     
    Orlando’s Global Peace Film Festival is in its eighth year. So it’s fitting that this annual showcase of films about activism and activists, working for peace, a greener planet and the like should expand to eight venues. Between Tuesday and...
  • Polasek Museum announces officials for 2012 Winter Park Paint Out

     
    David McLeod will co-chair the fourth annual Winter Park Paint Out, which takes place next spring. The event, in which artists paint scenes from around Winter Park while the public watches, is run by the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. The...
  • Theater review: ‘The Sweetest Swing in Baseball’ at Rollins College

     
    Playwright Rebecca Gilman's dark comedy raises a lot of points — too many, I thought — but the Rollins College cast puts some personality into the piece. Read my review of the season opener at the Annie Russell Theatre here: Theater review:...
  • Rollins holds forum today to address campus safety

     
    Rollins College will gather students together today for a forum to try to calm their concerns about campus safety after an armed robber held up two students outside one of the dormitories on Sunday. I wrote an article about Rollins considering...
  • Bach Festival Society ends Fred Rogers series

     
    The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will not present its Fred Rogers Family Series during the 2010-11 season, substituting a music-residency program to provide concerts for young audiences. “The Bach Festival Society is deeply committed to...
  • Deadline near for Young Composers Challenge

     
    A reminder comes from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra that there is still time for aspiring composers to enter the 2010 Young Composers' Challenge. But there's not too much time: All composition entries are due on Aug. 1, 2010. Here are the...
  • Orlando bride to be featured on ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’

     
    Orlando bride Susan Herrada will be featured on TLC's Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta at 9:30 p.m. Friday. The show is taped inside Bridals by Lori in Atlanta, one of the largest and busiest bridal salons in the South. If you're not yet a fan, the show...
  • Reports cite colleges and universities that push for higher black and Hispanic graduation rates

     
    Colleges and universities — including some in Florida — that do better at graduating black and Hispanic students are worth studying to see how others can follow suit, according to The Education Trust. In a report released Monday, Rollins...
  • College rankings: U.S. News & World Report posting latest lists on Tuesday — Here’s a peek at top 25

     
    U.S. News & World Report is offering a peek at the schools taking the top 25 slots on its 2011 list of best national universities. The advance list is in alphabetical order. The actual rankings will be posted here on Tuesday. Because of ties, more than...
  • College rankings: Forbes lists UF No. 1 in Florida

     
    The University of Florida ranks first in Florida in Forbes magazine's annual list of best colleges. Forbes' list of 600 public and private colleges and universities across the country is based on student course evaluations and data that includes gr...