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  • Toby's Columbia brings magic of 'Wizard of Oz' to stage

    Everyone who has ever sat before a television or movie screen to enjoy the fantasy of "The Wizard of Oz" should plan to see how magical this family favorite becomes onstage at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia. The production brings the beloved...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' impresses; Ballet Theatre season ends in style

    Every fan of the 1939 classic film "The Wizard of Oz" should plan to travel to Columbia during the next two months to visit the magical land of Oz at Toby's Dinner Theatre. Toby's production brings the beloved screen characters — Dorothy and...
  • Rhapsody in Gershwin: BSO salutes George and Ira

    Rhapsody in Gershwin: BSO salutes George and Ira
    Another pops program devoted to George Gershwin? Why not? This weekend's Gershwin feast being presented on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops series will hardly be the last. Nearly 75 years after his death at the age of 39, the composer's...
  • Trend Watch: Get ready for Valentine's Day

    Trend Watch: Get ready for Valentine's Day
    "Bring back that loving feeling," so the song says, and with Valentine's Day here, there are plenty of ways to do that. Here are just a few ideas. The Californian at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa has a special menu for the big night...
  • Goodspeed Artists Colony Participants Named

    The names of 35 established and emerging writers, composers and lyricists representing teams for 20 developing shows -- including the creators of "Urinetown" -- will converge on the Goodspeed campus in East Haddam at the end of January to be the inaugural...
  • A Classical Voice For Hartford Stage's 'Breath & Imagination'

    A Classical Voice For Hartford Stage's 'Breath & Imagination'
    Jubilant Sykes has sung classical and spiritual music at the Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, London's Barbican Centre and the Hollywood Bowl. But Hartford Stage is a decidedly different venue for a veteran of...
  • Jazz band puts on captivating show

    Jazz band puts on captivating show
    Jazz aficionados gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa this week to listen to the hard-swinging Jeff Hamilton Trio. Hamilton's trio was a hit at the indoor Newport Beach Jazz Party in February. But during Wednesday's Sunset Jazz in...
  • Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer

    Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer
    Margaret Whiting, a pop singer for television, film, cabaret and Broadway whose recordings of such standards as "That Old Black Magic" and "Come Rain or Come Shine" sold millions of copies in the 1940s and '50s, has died. She was 86. Whiting died...
  • Paul McCartney to release album of covers, two new songs

     
    Paul McCartney will be releasing a new album of classic American songs, along with two new ones, on February 7, 2012, he announced on Monday....
  • New book says the piano is most important instrument of all

     
    Despite its full title of “A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians – from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between,” the book is intentionally not encyclopedic. Its vignette-like structure...
  • Album review: Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom'

     
    Paul McCartney has released a new album of cover songs called "Kisses on the Bottom." For Times pop music critic Randall Roberts, the question to ponder is no longer "Is Paul dead?," but rather, "Is Paul retired?"...
  • Theater review: 'Hoboken to Hollywood' at the Edgemar

     
    It's a mass seduction. A guy saunters in, snappily attired in a single-breasted charcoal suit. Setting aside his fedora, he turns his sexily hooded eyes to the audience and, as the band strikes up, emits a dreamy baritone. The clock......