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Every year on New Year's Day, hundreds of thousands of people line the streets in Pasadena, Calif., for the Rose Parade. Millions more watch the parade — this year with about 40 floats and 21 bands — on television. For Katie Schlueter and...
The summer season is in full swing, as is the series of free weekly outdoor concerts in the Catonsville area. July 12: Westview Park Summer Concert Series continues with the James Meyer Jazz Band. The show in Westview Neighborhood Park, at the corner of...
Sunday, May 6 First Sunday Arts Festival Opening of the 11th season includes crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Nashville recording artist...
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A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry. A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
A century ago, Baltimore was a bustling, brawling, blue-collar city of 500,000, teeming with trolleys and privies and chimneys that belched coal smoke. The skyline was beveled by breweries and churches. Cardinal Gibbons and Enoch Pratt were people, not...
Times-News, Burlington, N.C.Seasoned musicians and college students get a chance to not only learn from one another, but tackle challenging music through a class now being offered at Elon University. Company Shops Band merged with the Elon University band class earlier this year...
Wittry to receive USC Alumnus Award The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music will present Allentown Symphony Orchestra Conductor Diane Wittry with the Outstanding Alumnus Award on May 16 for her work as a music director, guest...
The operatic world had a banner year in 1813 with the birth of two giants, Verdi and Wagner, both of whom transformed the experience of opera. Lehigh University Choral Arts, under the direction of Steven Sametz and with the assistance of a new member...
“It's not ‘rah, rah, rah,'” Gemze de Lappe says in explaining how you sing “Oklahoma!” The 91-year-old de Lappe hops up from her chair and stoops, bowing low and dusting the air with her hands as if foraging through...
In the eighth grade, my classmates and I got to hear the United States Marine Band, a.k.a. the President's Own, in rehearsal at their barracks in Washington, D.C. We were told this would be the opportunity of a lifetime, a rare chance to hear one of the...
1. A 'Sweetheart' of an evening Sweetheart Casino Big Band Evening will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Casino with card games, wheel games, dice games and more. Heavy hors d'...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGThe audience at Philadelphia's Academy of Music began swooning over Hugh Jackman the moment he appeared on stage Saturday night and didn't stop after he said his last thank you. The Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner, and Oscar nominee won them over as...
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