"Mozart in the Jungle is funny, startling, heartbreaking, informative, and utterly absorbing. Blair Tindall writes like an angel."
--Lee Smith, author, "The Last Girls"
Successful musicians pursue passions in alternate careers -- staying fresh and blasting through the recession.
Universities must set policies for handling sexual harassment
How much are classical musicians really using drugs and alcohol?
Oliver Sacks interview
Music of the soul
World music at UCLA
Amateur chamber musicians fiddle around in SoCal
California's killer weed makes glorious sounds
Ballet and modern dancers rely on healthy, holistic health practices
Among the 18 American orchestras with 52-week contracts, at least 7 pay their music directors more than $1 million, and 3 pay their managers more than $700,000.
Are women conductors hitting a glass ceiling? Or preparing to break into the top-tier orchestras?
Prescription heart medication also calms stage fright.
The last night of live music on Broadway, on the eve of the 2003 musicians' strike.
American musicians relax at a Korean bathhouse in Tokyo.
The cost of commissioning a work of music, from one-minute solo to full-length opera.
Ordinary Americans affected by environmental policies of the Bush administration
A great race between the northeast's high-speed rail and air shuttles.
The edge of land and sea is a riot of life, where humans can wreck what crashing waves cannot in the tidepools that inspired John Steinbeck's greatest work.
A musician confronts her stage fright the natural way...with absolute terror!
Silicon Valley locals recall their long, strange trip through the '60s
What crawls into 24-hour Fitness Gym all night long?