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Quickies: Taylor Swift's $100K Birthday Gift, Caroline Shaw & Nico Muhly, James Wood on Britten Books, Monk in Paris '69, Wagner Sculpture

Here's Tay at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in December of 2011--showing off her Harmony Award from the Nashville Symphony.

NYC's SubCulture Underground

Beginning tomorrow, December 17, and going through December 22, SubCulture: Arts Underground will host its first annual holiday concert series. If you're in the New York City area for the holidays, the series promises to feature some of the city's ...

Classicalite's Five Best: More Musicians on 'Sesame Street'

So, apparently lots of you enjoyed our Five Best: Musicians on 'Sesame Street.' Five doesn't really do that great show justice, and besides, Classicalite staff have been besieged with indignant readers asking, "What about the one with...?" Here, ...

READ: South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo Reacts to Nelson Mandela Death

Madiba left us today, age 95, after a long battle with a liver infection. A key anti-apartheid fighter, Mandela spent 27 years in prison before becoming South Africa's first black president. Read the words of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who joined ...

Quickies: Jackie Evancho on Queen Latifah, ASCAP Jazz Honors, Metro North Derailment Kills NYC Chorus, 20 Years of Parterre Box, 'CATS' Movie

Eat your heart out Broadway: Miss Jackie Evancho performing the beloved showtune from Phantom of the Opera..."The Music of the Night."

WATCH: Unusual Video of a Trombonist’s Lips, Shot from Inside the Trombone

Creative uses of new video technology have resulted in an unusual sight: a video of a trombonist’s lips vibrating to make music, shot from inside a trombone mouthpiece...

Legendary Jazz Drummer Chico Hamilton Dead at Age 92

Chico Hamilton, one of the most established and productive drummers in the history of jazz, died at the age of 92 Monday night in New York City. A formal statement was placed on the performer's Facebook page, but no cause was given.

Bloomberg Arts Division, Muse, is Finally Shuttered

Arts journalism takes a heavy blow with Bloomberg's announcement that it will close its arts brand.

Why You Should See Jack Kerouac's 'Big Sur'...the Movie

Jack Kerouac's last acclaimed novel--Big Sur--has been adapted for the big silver screen. Unlike On the Road, Big Sur's adaptation has received critical acclaim. I went to see the movie earlier this month at Cinema Village because I have been a fan ...

Ewan McGregor and Zoe Saldana Join Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic, 'Kill the Trumpet Player'

Actors Ewan McGregor and Zoe Saldana have signed on to Don Cheadle’s movie about Miles Davis, "Kill the Trumpet Player." Cheadle will direct and star in the film, which is currently in preproduction.

The New Hot Five: What the Cows Are Listening To

We know that elephants like percussive Eastern music (well, at least the ones in the elephant orchestra we featured recently). Now, though they don't appear to play, we can clearly see what cows like...

Fantasia Barrino, k.d. lang Star in Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis' 'After Midnight' on Broadway

After Midnight, a Broadway musical featuring original arrangements by jazz great Duke Ellington, melds classic songs from the 1920s and '30s with dance to recreate Harlem's Golden Age and the legendary Cotton Club...

Off Broadway Listing: Michael Gambon, Eileen Atkins Star in Samuel Beckett’s ‘All That Fall’

British actors Michael Gambon and Eileen Atkins are currently starring in Samuel Beckett's All That Fall, which opened on November 11 at the 59E59 Theater in New York. The production is fresh from London's West End, where it enjoyed a critically ...

WATCH: Stephen Fry/Alan Davies at Royal Opera House's Deloitte Ignite Verdi/Wagner Festival

What does great art do to our bodies? In an exciting world first, The Science of Opera with Stephen Fry and Alan Davies saw a team of medical scientists from UCL discovering what happens inside us when we go to the opera. Opera lover Stephen Fry took ...

Don Cheadle Will Play Miles Davis in Biopic

The Associated Press announced today that Don Cheadle will play jazz pioneer Miles Davis in an long-planned, upcoming biopic called Kill the Trumpet Player. Cheadle, who will also be making his directorial debut for the film, and Steven Baigelman ...

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