E.J. Dionne | The return of the working-class hero
It was not always this way. In the 1930s, '40s and '50s, the people who operated the trains, worked the machines and tended the farms were stars of film and fiction.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Washington Post
Dionne: The return of the working-class hero
For more than three decades, working-class Americans receded as cultural heroes, replaced in the popular imagination by swashbuckling entrepreneurs, brilliant innovators and shrewd investors who make millions at the touch of a computer key.
Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 12/08/2013
CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND Barre Opera House 12/9-12/9/2013 The Annie Moses Band is an ensemble unlike any in America today.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The top 10 Northwest books of 2013: No. 4 'The Great War' by Joe Sacco
Joe Sacco's latest graphic novel "The Great War" is one continuous illustration of the first day at the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Oregon Symphony opens January recording session to the public
What are you doing on Sunday, Jan. 5? Fresh from its Christmas break, the Oregon Symphony is recording Aaron Copland's splendid Third Symphony, and you can listen in, for $20.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Cleveland Orchestra serves savory American courses on Thanksgiving weekend program...
Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, guest conducts the Cleveland Orchestra this weekend in a program of Barber, Copland and Schumann.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Cleveland Orchestra has lots of ideas to make your holidays brighter
It's the holiday season and along with all the shopping and get togethers we need to take time out for a culture break.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Bun B and Houston Symphony imagine a world without hate at emotionally-charged concert
Martin Fein and Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein, from left, Celina Fein and Mindy Fein at the ADL Houston in Concert Against Hate.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Elmhurst College Choirs to Present Fall Concert Nov. 17
The choirs of Elmhurst College will present a Fall Choral Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, in Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, 190 Prospect Ave. The concert will feature the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Women's Chorus.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
SF Classical Voice
Donato Cabrera: Rolling in the Deep
Sunday, Nov. 17. The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra presents a 90-minute program of Copland, Bloch, and Nielsen.
Teachable Moments: Quiet Copland became 'dean of American music'
"For me, the most important thing is the element of chance that is built into a live performance.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
LA Daily News
Steve Smith: Carl Palmer on tour, The Four Kings reunite and new releases
Carl Palmer, who remains with prog-rock outfit Asia, is undertaking an ongoing tour to pay homage to his former band, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, announced his website.
Princeton Pro Musica Pays Tribute to Veterans Day With Music of Copland, Van, and Williams
Between the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and next year's 70th anniversary of D-Day there are a myriad of opportunities to acknowledge the role of music in and around the military.