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  • With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed

    With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed
    "All Hobbits share a love of things that grow," writes Bilbo Baggins at the beginning of the latest Blu-ray release of "The Fellowship of the Ring." If that's true, the little folks of Middle Earth will go gaga over the new "The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy: Extended Edition," arriving this week.
  • Roots Run Deep at Hollywood in Vienna, Where Randy Newman Is Being Honored

    LOS ANGELES ( - Vienna might be synonymous with Mozart and Strauss, but Sandra Tomek, founder and director of Hollywood in Vienna, perceives equally strong ties to such movie maestros as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who established...

    Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Chicago Sinfonietta: Music director Mei-Ann Chen previews the orchestra's 2014-15 season in its open-air debut in the western suburbs. 8 p.m. Saturday, Cantigny Park, 1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton; $22-$24; 630-260-8162, or...

    Film review: Beyond the Planet of the Apes

    It's always darkest before the dawn, goes the saying - but in resuming a franchise already suspended on a downbeat note, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" sees the simian revolution reaching unprecedented levels of bleak anarchy. An altogether smashing...

    James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser

     James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser
    The Ravinia Festival is obliging its North Shore constituency with several weeks of broadly appealing orchestral fare to kick off the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's annual residency. Few soloists in the classical realm are better equipped to provide value...