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Louisiana Lawmakers Vote To Keep Unconstitutional Law Banning Oral Sex On The Books

Repeal of the unconstitutional law was opposed by the Louisiana Family Forum, a state affiliate of Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council.


Related Topix: Focus on the Family, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Liberal Political News

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Catalyst Quartet to perform concert of classical music at Ware Center

The group consists of Karla Donehew-Perez and Jessie Montgomery on violin, Paul Laraia on viola and Karlos Rodriguez on cello.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit News

Classical quartet Il Divo takes on musical theater with Lea Salonga

Sebastien Izambard, left, Urs Buhler, David Miller and Carlos Marin are doing a program of Broadway tunes for Il Divo's latest tour.


Related Topix: Il Divo, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Opera

This is Local London

Teddington Summer Music makes a very welcome comeback

They're back: Richard Fawkes, co-director of Teddington Summer Music , mayor of Richmond Councillor Meena Bond, Tom Higgin, co-director TSM, and Coun Helen Lee-Parsons After a successful inaugural launch last year, Teddington Summer Music returns this May for a short season of high class music-making by international artists.


The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary to Present Carnegie Hall Concert, 5/31

The Arvo Prt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents a concert in Carnegie Hall devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Prt.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel,

The Globe and Mail

Five classical shows that should not be missed

We're not really saying goodbye to Jeanne Lamon this year, although she is officially stepping down as the music director of the ensemble she has more or less built from scratch into one of the world's finest baroque orchestras.


Related Topix: Canada, Symphony, Arts

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Megadeatha s Dave Mustaine plans orchestra shows

NEW MUSIC: Megadeath frontman Dave Mustaine is planning to perform more classical music in the future after hailing his one-off turn with the San Diego Symphony orchestra a success.


Related Topix: Dave Mustaine, Metal, Symphony, Arts, Oldies, The Four Seasons

Kathy Lee Gifford Joins NextStop Theatre's Into the Woods as the Giant's Wife, 5/1

NextStop Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim 's Into the Woods , running May 1-June 1, 2014, makes a major announcement for the season-closing production.


Related Topix: Stephen Sondheim

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Liberty provost's duties reduced following mix-up

Liberty University Provost Ron Godwin's duties have been reduced following a mix-up involving a biblical studies certificate program.


Related Topix: Liberty University, Benny Hinn Ministries

Star Tribune

Minnesota Opera's 'Magic Flute' goes Hollywood

REVIEW: Minnesota Opera's production puts Mozart's classic into a silent-screen motif.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Mozart, The Magic Flute, Theater, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Te Deum a capella ensemble scores a deux a deux

In this part of Portrait of a City, you will learn about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the history of Vienna.


Related Topix: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lawrence, KS

The Miami Herald

Seraphic Fire announces 2014-15 season, new orchestral collaborator

The biggest news of Seraphic Fire's 2014-15 is the Miami choir's new partnership with an esteemed period-instrument orchestra, the Sebastians.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Vivaldi, Palm Beach County, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman to Perform at The Holland Center, 5/3

Omaha Performing Arts presents Itzhak Perlman in Recital with Rohan de Silva on piano at Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 3, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35 and are available at , 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center , 1200 Douglas St. Perlman and de Silva have ... (more)


Related Topix: Itzhak Perlman, The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television

The New Zealand Herald

From Glass to McGlashan, a mix without borders

Auckland Chamber Orchestra always comes up with programming that takes little heed of barriers and borders.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Bach, Philip Glass

The Kaleidoscope

ArtPlay Parlor Series presents pianist Ji on May 1

Young Concert Artist Ji will perform a program of works by Bach/Busoni, Schubert, Corigliano, Beethoven and Ravel for his ArtPlay show Thursday, May 1. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "a gifted young pianist who is clearly going places," 22-year-old Ji began his career at the age of 10, when he was the youngest pianist to win the New York ... (more)


Related Topix: Bach, Busoni, Beethoven, Schubert, Ravel, New York Philharmonic

Westport Now

Arts Center Presents Orion String Quartet

The Westport Arts Center today presented the critically acclaimed Orion String Quartet at the Seabury Center.


Related Topix: Schubert

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFS musicians present an elegantly balanced program of chamber music selections

This afternoon in Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony presented its latest Chamber Music Series recital of performances by SFS musicians with the occasional assistance of guest artists.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, San Francisco Symphony


Glitzy Olivier Awards honors 'Mormon', 'Ghosts',

The London production of "Book of Mormon" won best musical at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, and its star Gavin Creel took home the award for best actor in a musical.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Stephen Sondheim

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham concert explores melancholy side of instrumental music

Pan Pan, the piano-based project of Bellingham native Sarah Jerns, performs an all-ages concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. in Bellingham.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Philip Glass

Judi Dench, Jude Law up for UK's Olivier Awards

Britain's actress Dame Judy Dench, centre left, attends a State Banquet in honour of the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England.


Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Theater, Arts, Stephen Sondheim