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Frederic Chopin

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  • Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the baker

    Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the baker
    If you know someone whose baked goodies are always a hit, encourage them to keep up the hobby with these kitchen accessories. 1. Jazz up your creations with edible cake glitter ($8), "graffiti" spray paint ($4.50) and even "tattoos" (elegant and wild...
  • On face value, Hahn-Bin delivers a new experience

    On face value, Hahn-Bin delivers a new experience
    A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This hotshot performer...
  • Strike ends, search for funding begins

    Strike ends, search for funding begins
       Mayor Emanuel and his administration are trying to figure out how they will pay for the new contract between the Chicago Teachers' Union and Chicago Public Schools.    The union ended their strike on Tuesday, after the two sides agreed a three percent...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Warsaw

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Warsaw
    WARSAW (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to spare this summer in Warsaw, the capital of Poland for more than 400 years? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a 48-hour visit. Located in central Poland, Warsaw is easily...
  • 3 decades of jazz concerts in Chicago and beyond

    3 decades of jazz concerts in Chicago and beyond
    In 33 years of covering music for the Tribune — first as a freelancer and then as a staffer — I've chronicled great performances across the city and around the world. Many are covered in my newest book, “Let Freedom Swing: Collected...
  • In 'Maestro,' Felder matures into the role of Bernstein

    In 'Maestro,' Felder matures into the role of Bernstein
    A regular visitor to Chicago with a loyal audience he has carefully cultivated over several years, the pianist-showman Hershey Felder has performed solo shows at the Royal George Theatre about George Gershwin, Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
  • Monster Mash: L.A.'s MOCA reports surplus; Michael Grandage resigning from Donmar

     
    -- In the black: The once cash-strapped Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A. finishes the year with a surplus. (Los Angeles Times) -- Resigning: Michael Grandage is stepping down as head of London's Donmar Warehouse in late 2011. (BBC News)......
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian controversy flares again; L.A. stadium in naming deal with Farmers Insurance

     
    Not pleased: A panel advising the Smithsonian Institution moved Monday to prevent the removal of any artwork from museum shows without wide consultation. Meanwhile, protesters marched against the Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough, in Washington....
  • Monster Mash: More changes for Broadway's 'Spider-Man'; Tom Hooper circling big-screen 'Les Miz'

     
    New choreographer hired for Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical...
  • Playhouse launches new Players Club

    The Laguna Playhouse has launched the Players Club with a goal of attracting new theatergoers, rekindling old relationships and helping raise money for the theater's operations. Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson organized the club and its launch at the...
  • 'Prometheus' seeks out classical music in deep space

    'Prometheus' seeks out classical music in deep space
    In space, no one can hear you scream — but everyone can hear the classical music loud and clear. Science-fiction movies have had a long affinity for classical music, and the relationship is a fascinating and complex one. In "Prometheus," Ridley...
  • Nothing like death to liven up a European tour

    Nothing like death to liven up a European tour
    If you're looking for the macabre side of Europe, skip the hokey rip-off "torture museums" and visit a cemetery — they're authentic, artsy and oozing with history. In honor of Halloween, here is a list of some of my favorites. Pere Lachaise...