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Chinese Orchestra To Make Landmark Vatican Performance

Chinese Orchestra To Make Landmark Vatican Performance

The conductor leading the China Philharmonic Orchestra in a landmark concert Wednesday at the Vatican said he feels honored to perform for the pope, saying music breaks down cultural barriers.
New Orleans Sings Praise As Neville Brothers Reunite

New Orleans Sings Praise As Neville Brothers Reunite

The Neville Brothers, who traditionally help close out the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, returned to the big stage Sunday for the first time since Hurricane Katrina flooded and wrecked their homes, along with 80 percent of the city.
Amtrak Plans Celebration Of 'National Train Day'

Amtrak Plans Celebration Of 'National Train Day'

Amtrak is hoping live entertainment, exhibits and a national TV personality will lure people who don't normally take the train into its stations - and then inspire them to return to ride the rails another day.
Diddy Announces Himself In Hollywood

Diddy Announces Himself In Hollywood

When the one-man, publicity-generating whirlwind that is Diddy met the well-oiled hype machine of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, sparks were bound to fly.
Mya Breaks Foot, Postpones Broadway Debut

Mya Breaks Foot, Postpones Broadway Debut

Mya, who was to have made her Broadway debut next month as Velma Kelly in "Chicago," has broken her left foot and will postpone her engagement in the show, producer Barry Weissler announced Tuesday.

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