Band-jumping leads to some bright, sometimes unorthodox, pairings.
For the first time in the Middle East, prisoners stage a play and gain insight and respite from overcrowding and anger.
Entrepreneurial Russian changed the course of modern ballet with his inventive and talent-filled Ballets Russes.
Acoustics, vocalists, electronica, and a tribute to legendary Egyptian singer Om Kalsoum.
A Brooklyn band with a retro-pop sound, Phosphorescent's tribute to Willie Nelson, and Van Morrison's 'Astral Weeks' album rerecorded live at the Hollywood Bowl.
Lebanese rap artists take genre back to its socially conscious roots in a society deeply divided.
Despite Langerado's cancellation last week, festival organizers remain bullish.
Some big-name actors return to the stage and stir up the classics.
Guitar superstars, the next generation of Coltrane, Creeley's poetry in song, and more.
Venues for up-and-coming artists are disappearing as copyright licensing fees get stiffer, although some relief is in sight.
Roots music from the early 20th century is experiencing a mini-revival with a series of new CD releases.
This raw and rootsy soundtrack is period-perfect.
A bid to develop and grow musical theater begins with a storied import.
Brazilian and Latin musicians, via San Francisco and Boston, join British electronica wizards, via India, to redefine global musical styles.
From Enya's dulcet tones to Faith Hill's powerhouse vocals to a surprisingly pretty singing saw, peace on earth arrives in tune.
Some old-timers impress with their strengths and some one-of-a-kind talents display growing versatility.
John Adams looks for a stylistic revolution from the next generation of composers.
Old art form is flourishing in US as new opera companies open and works are premiered.
Foreign-born players and whites pick up the slack creating a global appeal and expanded songbook.
Maturing rockers doing what they know best, a rootsy songster with an audible ache, a British trio adding guitar, and more.