Get Cultured Alexander Hough Taking nothing away from established powerhouses such as the CSO and the Lyric Opera, some of the city’s best classical music performances take place off the beaten path. This Saturday, one of those places will be Wicker Park’s Heaven Gallery, as Fifth House Ensemble performs a concert of American music, including

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Come See Music, Theater, and Some Jacob TV Alex Hough Tonight at the Merit School of Music, the 11 young musicians of Fifth House Ensemble will double as actors in the third act of their Commedia dell’Arte concert series. Fifth House presents unconventional concerts, connecting music with seemingly unrelated things (recently they worked with a

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Brahms After All Bryant Manning George Costanza once recalled that he was only able beat the video game Frogger in high school because of a “perfect combination of Mountain Dew and mozarella, and just the right amount of grease on the joystick.” I suppose a similarly rare combo made for one of my favorite–if not favorite–concerts of the year. As part of the free, weekly

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