| May 13, 2014
| 9:21 AM
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The labor and financial drama that has become a discordant leitmotif in the opera and symphonic world could be building for the Metropolitan Opera, America's biggest-budgeted performing arts...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The 2014-15 season on Broadway is shaping up to be just as starry as the current one, with Glenn Close now confirmed for a fall opening in a Rialto revival of "A Delicate Balance" that will also star John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan and Martha Plimpton....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Yahoo is looking to expand its online video offerings with two new original series, the company announced Monday.
The two new half-hour comedy series will come from producers Paul Feig, Mike Tollin and Bryan Gordon. And more than previous Yahoo original...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Network television is attempting to once again defy the laws of gravity.
Next week broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox will test their strength as the industry kicks off its annual springtime ad sales market known as the upfront. The networks...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:13 AM
If nothing else, the large and enthusiastic audience that turned out for the final concert of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's third residency season, Tuesday night at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, was a rebuke to the doomsayers....
| May 6, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Chicago chefs and restaurants continued their streak of a respectable showing at the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards. The annual awards gala, dubbed the “Oscars” of the American culinary scene, was held Monday in New York.
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest cinema group, has hired Stephen Mensch as CEO of its Oriental Movie Industrial Park in Qingdao.
Rose Kuo, former AFI festival head, was appointed CEO of the company's proposed Qingdao International Film Festival....
| May 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The James Beard Foundation Awards, considered the Oscars of the American restaurant scene, is moving its 25th anniversary ceremony to Chicago in 2015. It will be held at the Civic Opera House May 4 and would be the first time the ceremony is hosted...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The James Beard Foundation has been intimately associated with New York City. After all, that was the city Beard himself called home, and in fact, it was the effort to save his old brownstone that led to the organization’s formation in 1986.
| May 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Così fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia.
It's the third production in as many years to unite...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The Shubert Foundation in New York announced the recipients of its 2014 grants on Friday. This year the foundation awarded $22.5 million to non-profit performing arts organizations. 22 Chicago organizations received grants altogether totaling $1.2...