Dee Dee Bridgewater Quintet, Philadelphia

To Billie With LoveDee Dee Bridgewater channels Billie Holiday in "To Billie With Love"Photo by Mark HigashinoDee Dee Bridgewater QuintetAnnenberg Center for the Performing ArtsPhiladelphiaJune 8 Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater let the spirit of Billie Holiday float in during  ...

Miss Marple, PBS

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple, Series V: A PBS Masterpiece MysteryStarring: Julia McKenzie
PBS stations, Sundays May 23, June 20, and June 27, 2010; 9:00 pm ET/PT
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/marple/series5.htmlJulia McKenzie (Cranford) is back for her second season as Miss Marple in three new  ...

Laurie Anderson, “Delusion”

Laurie Anderson, "Delusion"Laurie Anderson in "Delusion."(Photo by Leland Brewster)Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley May 7-8, 2010Laurie Anderson’s universe is 62 years old, witty as ever, intelligent, politically aware, conscious of its own demise, capable of giving birth to a dog  ...

Music of the Americas, SF

Music of the Americas Matt Small Ensemble (left to right): Rachel Condry, Paula Dreye, Steve Adams,Mitch Marcus, Kymry Esainko, Sarah Jo Zaharako, and Matt Small(Photo by Stuart Brinin)San Francisco Community Music CenterRachel Condry, clarinetWith guest artists: Steve Adams, Paula  ...

Foyle’s War: PBS

"Foyle’s War" Series VI on PBS Masterpiece MysteryMichael Kitchen plays the titular detective in "Foyle's War" on PBS.PBS stations, Sundays May 2, 9, and 15, 2010, 9 p.m. ET/PTStarring: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howellhttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/foyleswar/series6.htmlhttp://www.foyleswar.com/The new sixth season of  ...

Philadelphia Orchestra

Two Conductors Point Out a Band's Strengths -- and WeaknessesCharles Dutoit conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.Photo by Chris LeeThe Philadelphia OrchestraMarch 25-27Conducted by Andrew DavisMozart: Violin Concerto No. 4Elgar: Symphony No. 1April 9-13Conducted by Charles DutoitKarol Szymanowski: Symphony No. 4Debussy:  ...

The Diary of Anne Frank: PBS

The Diary of Anne Frank: A PBS Masterpiece ClassicPBS stations, Sunday, April 11th at 9:00 ET/PT
Starring: Ellie Kendrick, Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig, Felicity Jones
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/annefrank/index.html
A Darlow Smithson Production directed by Jon Jones; adapted by Deborah Moggach; presented on PBS by  ...

The 39 Steps, PBS

The 39 Steps: A PBS Masterpiece ClassicPBS stations, Sunday, February 28th at 9:00 ET/PC
Starring: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/steps/index.html
Producer: BBC; Lynn Horsford
Director: James Hawes
Screenplay: Lizzie Mickery from the book by John Buchan
Series producer and executive producer: WGBH Boston  ...

Faisal Zedan and Ajyal (Generations)

Faisal Zedan and Ajyal (Generations )www.faisalzedan.com We've gotten so used to keeping the world at bay with e-mails, textmessaging and the like --  we  "connect" with a love Interest incyber -- so that real live encounters are something of  ...

The Use and Abuse of Grief in Detective Series

The Use and Abuse of Grief in TV Detective Series: Monk, NCIS, Inspector Lewis, CSI NY, Leverage and The Mentalist        Patrick Jane, The Mentalist                                                                                                                           Detective stories are one of life’s small pleasures. Unlike sci-fi and  ...