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Yo-Yo Ma Joins Rocker to Campaign for US Arts Funding

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum joined cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to increase funding for the arts in a year of deep federal budget cuts.

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Steinway to Sell West 57th St. Showroom to Condo Developer

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. is selling its stake in the Steinway Hall building in New York to JDS Development Group for about $46 million.

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Gergiev Fund Embezzlement Case Postponed

Monday, March 18, 2013

A court in Moscow has postponed initial hearings in the case of two men charged with embezzling 245 million rubles ($8 million) from the charitable foundation of renowned conductor Valery Gergiev.

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Violin That Was Played as Titanic Sank Found, Auction House Says

Friday, March 15, 2013

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.

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Clinton, Minnelli Among Stars at Hamlisch Funeral

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Friends and admirers of Marvin Hamlisch including Bill Clinton and Ann-Margret gathered Tuesday in New York City to bid farewell to the celebrated songwriter hailed as "the people's composer."

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A New Symphony Orchestra for Syracuse?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

They're getting the band back together. Well, the orchestra. Just four months after the Syracuse Symphony filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, plans are now afoot to revive the defunct orchestra.

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Former Sen. Ted Stevens dies in plane crash

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens and eight others crashed in remote southwest Alaska, killing the longtime Republican lawmaker and four other people.


North Korea Fires Artillery off West Coast

Monday, August 09, 2010

North Korea fired about 110 rounds of artillery Monday near its disputed sea border with South Korea, the South's military said, amid high tension over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on North Korea.


U.S. Joins Hiroshima A-bomb Memorial

Friday, August 06, 2010

A U.S. representative participated for the first time Friday in Japan's annual commemoration of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima, in a 65th anniversary event that organizers hope will bolster global efforts toward nuclear disarmament.


Kagan Confirmed as 112th Supreme Ct Justice

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.


Flood-hit Pakistan to Evacuate 500,000 in South

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Pakistani authorities began evacuating half a million people living along the swollen Indus River in the country's south on Thursday, as floods caused by the worst monsoon rains in decades threatened new destruction.

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House Accuses Rangel of 13 Violations

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Congressman will now face an ethics trial on the charges.


NY Gov. Paterson Won't Face Criminal Charges

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson will not face criminal charges for calling up a woman who later dropped domestic violence charges against a top aide, though the aide could still face prosecution, according to an investigative report issued Wednesday.


Oil Spill Work on Hold as Bonnie Approaches

Friday, July 23, 2010

Work to choke off the oil well is at a standstill on Friday. Ships have been ordered to evacuate ahead of approaching Tropical Storm Bonnie.