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Kyung Wha Chung

ICYMI: New Art, Orchestra Ambitions, Violinist Returns, NY Philharmonic in Michigan, Dance for South African Kids >>

Be it classical music, jazz, theater and dance or even art, film or literature, news still gets packed fresh and tight here at "Classicalite." So, we have some leftover headlines. To wit, in order to keep our readers abreast of each and every one of those arts, "C-lite" has compiled the best headlines--those stories, those people...those URLs getting clicked. Here, then, is "Classicalite's" In Case You Missed It: "For City’s Arts Groups, the World Is Their Oyster," by "The Wall Street Journal" "Classical Music's New Movement: Bob Riley and the Manchester Camerata," by "The Independent" "Overcoming Injury, a Violinist Returns," by "The New York Times" "New York Philharmonic Puts Down Roots in Ann Arbor," by the "Detroit Free Press" "Dansazania Project Turns Dance Studio into Safe Haven for South African Kids," by "The Huffington Post"

Paulilne Malefane

Olivier-Winning 'Magic Flute' Adaptation from South Africa Flutters into NYC's New Victory Theater in November >>

'Impempe Yomlingo' is an adaptation of Mozart's comic opera set in contemporary South Africa, with an orchestra of marimbas, drums and township percussion.

South African Pride: Paul Simon Joins Hugh Masekela's 75th Birthday Celebration at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 4 >>

In celebration of Hugh Masekela's 75th birthday, the South African icon will make an appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center joined by the famous Americana pioneer Paul Simon (April 4 only).

Intelligent Dance Music: South Africa's Cape Town Electronic Music Festival Plugs In at Top Spot for More Than Dubstep

Intelligent Dance Music: South Africa's Cape Town Electronic Music Festival Plugs In at Top Spot for More Than Dubstep >>

Famous for decades for its jazz scene, Cape Town is starting to stand out for its electronic music as lovers of the aural avant-garde establish the southern tip of Africa as a centre of innovation, pushing the boundaries of popular sound.

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 Mandela in Norway to accept his Nobel Peace Prize and sing on behalf of Africa.

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