| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Chris Botti is a minimalist when it comes to possessions, but a ... um ... maximumist (is that the word?) when it comes to playing music.
The Grammy-winning trumpeter, who will play the Ferguson Center in Newport News on Friday night, does a wide-...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Plácido Domingo, a longtime soccer fan, will perform a concert in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the World Cup finals. The Spanish tenor is scheduled to perform on July 11 in a concert that will also include pianist Lang Lang and soprano Ana Maria Martinez....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:46 AM
There are less appropriate venues in the city in which to hold a violin recital than the Civic Opera House. Wrigley Field, for example, or the United Center. But the Opera House is problematic enough.
Which would explain why Itzhak Perlman had never...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Filmmaking doesn't get more traditional or timeless than Chinese master Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home," a family drama of guilt, love and reconciliation set during the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. Heartbreaking in its depiction of ordinary lives...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in China, classical pianist Lang Lang splits his time between New York City and Beijing -- when he's not touring, that is. The 30-year-old musician travels about nine months each year for his concerts, his work with the United Nations Children's Fund...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Even with traffic, the drive from the film studios to the concert halls of downtown L.A. or elsewhere across the city is easily doable. Hollywood composers have always known the way. Still, pianist Gloria Cheng opened the 20th anniversary season of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
All eyes may be on the robots of Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder and their sprawling, collaborative Grammy set, but the lineup for the awards telecast just got a new jolt of star power.
Avant-pop singer Lorde and Katy Perry are among the acts recently...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Electronic dance music made a major incursion into the musical mainstream at the 2014 Grammys, as the cryptic, helmeted French duo Daft Punk reaped two of the night's biggest honors and rang up four trophies.
Grammy wealth also was showered on two...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A lot of people in cyberspace Sunday night were loving on the performance of Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons on the broadcast of the 56th Grammy Awards. And fair enough, the duo performance of Lamar’s “M.A.A.D. City” and Imagine...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Frank Dillane ("Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince") is set to topline Catherine Jarvis' "Maestro," based on Peter Goldsworthy's eponymous novel.
Daniel Harvey and Bow Street Films partners Joe Jenckes and David Dickson are producing.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:47 AM
The Virginia Arts Festival is bringing some top-flight musical acts to the region for 2014 including jazz singer Nnenna Freelon, piano master Chick Corea, banjo wizard Bela Fleck, retro-music specialists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Police drummer Stewart...