Praised by the Washington Post for her "marvelous violin acrobatics", violinist Sarah Whitney is known for her musical versatility and has been heard worldwide across stages in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the United States. She is recognized as a performer, teacher, entrepreneur and advocate for bringing fresh new ideas to classical music. Based in New York City, she is a member of the acclaimed string quintet SYBARITE5, one of the fastest-rising chamber-music ensembles in the United States. … [Read more...] about Beyond the Notes brings Grammy Award-winning artists to Concord!
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Air America host Rachel Maddow, who’s subbed for Keith Olbermann on Countdown a few times lately, is probably going to get a show on MSNBC soon. Phil Griffin (who you may or may not remember as being an awesome hippie) who just became the president of the network, loves her, and after reading today’s Times story about her, we kind of love her too. (With apologies to Chris Matthews whose job she’s probably going to get. Our love is fickle — what can we say?) Below, six reasons why Rachel Maddow is our new girl crush. … [Read more...] about Why We’re Gay for Rachel Maddow
Rosie O’Donnell’s chief writer at The View was busted for drawing mustaches on pictures of arch-nemesis Elisabeth Hasselback. Accused D.C. Madam Deborah Jeane Palfrey wants to publicize more names from her client list, but ABC News says there are no other even remotely noteworthy names on it. David Blaine wants to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge. (Please!) Mary-Kate Olsen and Matthew Modine are set to join the cast of Weeds. The maps have been removed from Jodi’s Shortcuts, the semi-famous Hamptons traffic-avoidance routes. Callers trying to reach Sarah Silverman as part of an MTV Movie Awards promo have been accidentally dialing some company in Texas. … [Read more...] about Hassling Hasselback
One of Walker’s favorites was the Plum wine dispenser, a small, self-cleaning refrigerated unit that holds four bottles of wine and dispenses the beverage through a needle to prevent oxidation. Its technology scans the bottle’s label to identify the varietal, vintage, region and winery. … [Read more...] about Pet showers and voice-activated toilets: What’s new in kitchen and bath products
“In 2012, she founded the nonprofit the Clara Lionel Foundation Global Scholarship Program [named for her grandparents] for students attending college in the U.S. from Caribbean countries, and supports the Global Partnership for Education and Global Citizen Project, which provides children with access to education in over 60 developing countries, giving priority to girls, and those affected by lack of access to education in the world today.” … [Read more...] about Rihanna’s biggest moments, from humble beginnings to Grammy success