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REVIEW: Kurt Elling, 'Passion World' (Concord Jazz) >>

Every single one of singer Kurt Elling's 10 previous albums has been nominated for a Grammy Award (he won in 2009). Now comes album #11, 'Passion World,' five years in the making, a world music potpourri of intriguing images, melodies, sadness and surprise.

WATCH: 2Cellos Take Another Rock Classic to Classical Composition, Duo Breathes New Life Into AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" >>

What do you get when you mix heavy rock with classical celli? You get the latest collaboration from Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser.

Lights Finally Go Out on 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' After Losses of $60 Million

'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Faces $60 Million Loss, Will Close in January >>

The troubled Broadway musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' will close on January 4, after experiencing cast injuries, staff infighting and losses of up to $60 million.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra's Martin Luther King Commission, Paul Brantley's 'The Rebirth of the Dream,' to Involve Local Schools >>

Music and schoolchildren will converge around Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech, thanks to an interesting-sounding project in Memphis, the place where King was assassinated in 1968. The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present a new work called 'The Rebirth of the Dream,' inspired by King's speech, and that work will become a focal point for lessons at elementary schools in the region.

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