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Officials from the LGBT rights group, Oregon United for Marriage, announced on Tuesday that they have gained enough signatures to place a marriage equality initiative on the November 2014 ballot, which will give Oregon voters the chance to repeal a ban on gay marriage, the Daily Kos reports.
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Violinist Joshua Bell might not seem part of the classical-crossover class to which mavericks Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer belong.
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Celebrated American artist Erykah Badu will be the star attraction at the 15th Cape Town International Jazz festival.
REVIEW: Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of the Judy Garland film sweeps a viewer into its mysterious world like the tornado that spirits Dorothy from Kansas to Oz.
There's sad news out of New Orleans this morning as Larry McKinley has passed away.
But in fact, 2013 has produced a bumper crop of quality musical boxed sets, as the capsule reviews of pop, roots, classical and jazz collections below reveal.
The great Andy Williams died a year ago, but he lives on now, in a most timely manner, on Andy Williams-The Complete Christmas Recordings , a new two-disc compilation that includes the chart-topping The Andy Williams Christmas Album and Merry Christmas , along with his 1974 album Christmas Present .
There is little uglier in this world than rent seeking, particularly when it's specifically aimed at eliminating competition by reducing opportunity for others.
The "Piano Man" who became one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with such hits as "Just the Way You Are," "Uptown Girl" and "Allentown" was awarded the nation's highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.
The world renowned St Albans pianist, dubbed the "Godfather of British Jazz", Stan Tracey, has died following a long battle with cancer.
Born James Oscar Smith in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA. Smith was influenced by both gospel and blues.
Aside from racial and ethnic slurs, there aren't many words that prompt a more immediate and visceral response than "hipster."
Monaural recorded sound has made a comeback, and it's more than a gimmick-for proof just listen to Miles Davis's classic work in its original format.
Editor's note: CNN Contributor Bob Greene is a bestselling author whose 25 books include "Late Edition: A Love Story"; "When We Get to Surf City: A Journey Through America in Pursuit of Rock and Roll, Friendship, and Dreams"; and "Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen."
Decked out in 1940s throwback tailored dresses and perfectly coiffed curls, the Victory Belles seem delightfully out of place in the age of hip-hop.
The five 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees - comprising opera singer Martina Arroyo; pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer Herbie Hancock; pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel ; actress Shirley MacLaine ; and musician and songwriter Carlos Santana - are saluted in a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage Dec. 8.