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“Watering the Flowers” Film Series Continues with EMPAC Artists-in-Residence Screenings

Troy, NY — The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pleased to announce the second half of the Watering the Flowers film series, which will feature the work of EMPAC artists-in-residence throughout the Spring 2017 season. Started in Fall 2016, Watering the Flowers takes its title from cinema pioneer Georges Méliès’ 1896 film of the…

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Mahaiwe Announces Three Additions to Summer 2017 Line-up

Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced three additions to the 2017 summer schedule today, including concerts by Pink Martini (July 11), Michael Feinstein (August 6), and Sutton Foster (August 14). The theatre will also collaborate with Shakespeare & Company, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, and OLLI on pre-broadcast lectures before two…

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Filmmakers and BSO racing to finish line for Boston Marathon Documentary

The BSO has previously recorded three movie soundtracks at Symphony Hall: Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan with composer and conductor John Williams in 1998, and Mystic River composed by Clint Eastwood, orchestrated by Pat Hollenbeck, and conducted by Lennie Neuhaus in 2003. The BOSTON soundtrack will be the first work by Mr. Beal performed by the Boston Symphony; the occasion will also mark Mr. Beal’s first time conducting the orchestra.