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William Burroughs

PHOTOS: Cut-Ups - 100 Years of William S. Burroughs at Boo-Hooray >>

Curated by Kevin Young, Johan Kugelberg, Michael P. Daley and Lisa Chinn at Chinatown's Boo-Hooray (in collaboration with Emory University), Cut-Ups celebrates William S. Burroughs' centenary.

William Burroughs

PHOTOS: Cut-Ups - 100 Years of William S. Burroughs at Boo-Hooray >>

Curated by Kevin Young, Johan Kugelberg, Michael P. Daley and Lisa Chinn at Chinatown's Boo-Hooray (in collaboration with Emory University), Cut-Ups celebrates William S. Burroughs' centenary.

Mee Eun Kim

EXCLUSIVE: Classicaite Q&A with Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Keyboard Player Mee Eun Kim >>

In the spirit of the season, we snagged a few minutes on the horn with Trans Siberian's prodigious keyboardist Mee Eun Kim to chat about the Christmas tour season, her start with TSO and just what's next for the ensemble year-round.

Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones

PHOTOS: Herbie Hancock Talks 'Possibilities' with Sasha Frere-Jones >>

Jazz legend, fourteen-time Grammy award winner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Herbie Hancock opened up about his life and career in his highly anticipated memoir, Possibilities. To celebrate, Hancock and New Yorker magazine critic Sasha Frere-Jones discussed the details and answered audience prompted questions Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Rose Cinema as part of the Unbound: A Literary Series.

Lang Lang

PHOTOS: Lang Lang Named HARMAN Global Brand Ambassador, Plays and Signs 'The Mozart Album' (Sony Classical) with Clayton Stephenson's 'Gargoyles' >>

Lang Lang was honored by audio mavens HARMAN last week for his ability to inspire millions to actively participate in music. Especially of the hi-definition kind.

Nicholas Young

PHOTOS: The Bessies Awards 30th Anniversary at the Apollo Theater, with Dr. Chuck Davis, Lisa Kron, NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray >>

Formally known as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, the Bessies celebrated their 30th anniversary Monday night at the Apollo. Hosted by Lisa Kron, the night featured performances by Circus Amok, Mark Morris Dance Group, Urban Bush Women and the mesmerizing Dorrance Dance. New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray gave the opening remarks for the event.

Bryce Dessner

PHOTOS: Bryce Dessner, Geremy Schulick, The Knights at Brookfield Place for 'New Sounds Live' >>

Curated by WNYC’s 'Soundcheck' host John Schaefer; Bryce Dessner of The National performed his own compositions with Brooklyn-based orchestral collective The Knights last night at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place--as part of the three-night series, 'New Sounds Live.'

PHOTOS: Chicago Prepares for the 'Great Chicago Fire Festival,' a Flamboyant Celebration of the City’s Rebirth after 1871

PHOTOS: Chicago Prepares for the 'Great Chicago Fire Festival,' a Flamboyant Celebration of the City’s Rebirth after 1871 >>

The Great Chicago Fire Festival will culminate in a grand public spectacle on Saturday, October 4, involving fire cauldrons, a fireworks display and replicas of three 1871-era buildings set ablaze on the Chicago River.

Nico Muhly

PHOTOS: Richard Reed Parry, Nico Muhly and yMusic Ensemble at Roulette for Ear Heart Music Series >>

Richard Reed Parry performed pieces from his solo debut LP, Music for Heart and Breath, with Nico Muhly and the yMusic Ensemble at Roulette in Brooklyn.

Piano by artist Heather Stadler at Pier 62/63 in Seattle

PHOTOS: Pianos in the Parks, a Playful Public Art Project in Seattle, Encourages You to Tickle the Ivories >>

Artist-designed pianos are popping up in public parks throughout Seattle and King County, and people are invited, nay encouraged, to stop and play them. It’s all part of an interactive public art project called Pianos in the Parks.

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"Most opera heroines--they were the original mean girls."

Andrea Bocelli

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Andrea Bocelli [Photos]

Opera Philadelphia 'Silent Night' [PHOTOS] >>

Opera Philadelphia 'Silent Night' [PHOTOS]

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