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  • 9-11 tribute: ‘9-11 Anniversary Memorial Concert’ at Rollins College

     
    Singers and musicians from the Bach Festival Society will join with the Rollins Concert Choir and College Orchestra to perform Mozart’s Requiem and Brahm’s Requiem. Mozart’s work asks God to give the departed eternal rest, while Brahms&#...
  • Florida International Piano Competition returns to Orlando

     
    As she gears up for the second Florida International Piano Competition, founder and CEO Ellen Hamilton stays focused on one thing: “How fun it is,” she says brightly. In the competition, 22 pianists ages 18-32 compete over the course of a week...
  • Economists: Government should push for infrastructure spending

     
    With the President preparing for his speech to Congress, I wondered what sort of proposals he might outline if he could deliver the speech in a politics-free vacuum. So I asked three economists what they think the economy could use most right now. Does it...
  • 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...
  • 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...