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  • Letters From The Editor: Staying awake through all that jazz

    My wife and I are trying to raise our daughter to appreciate the arts — not in a nose-in-the-air way, but in a manner that recognizes the importance of helping her develop both sides of the brain. We want her to know a little bit more about...
  • Winter jazz preview: From Dianne Reeves to Sonny Rollins, a hot lineup

    Winter jazz preview: From Dianne Reeves to Sonny Rollins, a hot lineup
    A buoyant winter season ahead includes: "Shadowgraph: Octets by Franz Schubert and George Lewis": The innovative thinkers at the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) perform major works by masters from two centuries and genres. The repertoire...
  • Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival

    Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival
    The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
  • Spring arts preview: Jazz

     
    A look ahead at upcoming events in jazz...
  • Album review: Exene Cervenka's 'The Excitement of Maybe'

     
    With her eclectic, thrift store-haunting style — part silent-era movie queen, part art-school urchin — Exene Cervenka has always been one to collage disparate eras and styles. Cervenka’s artwork — rooted in crafts and assemblage &#...
  • Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins, Stew and global warming concert to highlight UCLA Live season

     
    UCLA Live 2011-12 season highlights include Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins and concert on global warming...
  • The Arts on TV: Eric Clapton; Jackie Evancho; Clint Eastwood; Tommy Emmanuel

     
    “Movie: A Year Ago in Winter” ** (2008) 8 p.m., Thursday Sundance: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler. An artist befriends a troubled dancer while painting her portrait for her grieving mother. “Video Games Live” 1 a.m., Thu/...
  • Road trip? Seven Days of Opening Nights showcases arts at FSU

     
    The 14th season of Florida State University’s popular festival of the performing arts, Seven Days of opening Nights, boasts a diverse lineup and an array of educational opportunities for university-level and K-12 students. ┬áRunning from Feb. 9-20,...
  • Jazz review: Stars celebrate Kenny Burrell's birthday at UCLA

     
    B.B. King and his eight-piece band were bracing for their professionalism and blues authenticity. When the two guitarists conversed on the blues, Kenny Burrell looked his happiest. The addition of singers Stevie Wonder and Dee Dee Bridgewater on...
  • Album review: Josh Nelson's 'Discoveries'

     
    Pianist Josh Nelson's fifth album as a bandleader, "Discoveries," is inspired by vintage sci-fi but sounds like the here and now. Chris Barton reviews the album for the Los Angeles Times....
  • Drummer Paul Motian dies at 80

     
    Paul Motian, a beautifully subtle, versatile drummer who recorded with a wealth of jazz artists over his long career, died early Tuesday in New York City. He was 80. First rising to prominence as a member of Bill Evans' trio on landmark recordings, Paul...
  • Grammys: Jazz nominees mix fresh faces with familiar reliables

     
    Chick Corea, Sonny Rollins and L.A. great Gerald Wilson are among the nominees. Young pianist Gerald Clayton also receives a nod in a crowded instrumental album field....