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1 of 8 View 8 Items Tracy Aviary Tracy Aviary’s resident Andean condor, Andy, is celebrating his 59th bird-day on Saturday. SALT LAKE CITY — Celebrate the Utah Jazz making the playoffs with Elvis, Alexander Hamilton and Andy, a 59-year-old condor. (Also, by watching the Jazz play, of course.) The much-anticipated Broadway show is finally here. If you weren't able to get tickets, there are plenty of other fun options including Thanksgiving Point's beautiful Tulip Festival, Provo band The National Parks and a stamp show. "Whose Live Anyway?" Starring members of the popular TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" this 90-minute improv show features hilarious games, scenes and songs. The quartet of comics is led by veteran Ryan Stiles. As usual, be ready to yell out suggestions, and if you're lucky, you may be serenaded with a song in the style of a Broadway show tune. Get ready to laugh April 13, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, U., … [Read more...] about Your Weekend: A visit from ‘Hamilton,’ Elvis and a 59-year-old condor
By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; [email protected]) and Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; [email protected]) Good Saturday morning. Bush v. Gore election was 15 years ago today.Story Continued Below ROADS NOT TAKEN: Jon Meacham’s “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” out Tuesday from Random House, reveals something that even many Bush family members didn’t know: President Nixon had chosen then-Congressman Bush as an assistant to later-imprisoned chief of staff Bob Haldeman. Bush went along with the appointment, even though he wanted to be U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nixon quickly changed his mind, and Bush went to the U.N. It seems pretty certain that if he had kept his small office in the West Wing, neither Bush -- nor his son – would have won the Oval. MEACHAM EXCERPT: In December, 1970, after Bush had lost his race of U.S. Senate in Texas, White House adviser Peter “Flanigan brought the White House’s offer to Bush … [Read more...] about POLITICO Playbook, presented by Chevron — 41’s LUCKY BREAK: Named a Haldeman underling, but Nixon changed mind – CARSON’S CLIMB-DOWN: ‘I guess it could have been more clarified’ – GARRETT GRAFF runs for office – POUNDER to Marco – KENDRA leaves W.H.
Remembrances Remembering Cabaret Star Wesla Whitfield Listen · 9:12 9:12 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/586386904/586568378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Whitfield, who died Feb. 9, started in the San Francisco Opera in the 1970s before moving on to piano bars. She later performed regularly at New York's Algonquin Hotel. Originally broadcast in 1988. DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. Wesla Whitfield, the opera singer turned cabaret singer celebrated for her treatment of songs from the Great American Songbook, died last Friday at age 70. She is survived by her husband, jazz pianist Mike Greensill, who teamed with her acclaimed cabaret performances nationwide, including regular appearances at the famed Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel. Wesla began in the course … [Read more...] about Remembering Cabaret Star Wesla Whitfield
If you head out to hear William Clark Green bring his Texas brand of music to St. Louis, he may be wondering how you ever heard of him. He’s glad you did, for sure, but he has topped the Texas country charts, not the mainstream stuff that gets played around here. “I don’t care how they hear us — I just want people to have the option of hearing us, and they either like it or they don’t,” he said last week from his Texas home, where furniture assembly (“Ikea — it’s a pain in the ass”) slightly delayed a phone interview. “But I’m very proud of what we’ve done,” he said, referring to his music — not the furniture. What he’s done includes five albums, Texas chart hits such as ”She Likes the Beatles” and “Sympathy” and — finally — paying off the $5,000 loan he took out in his early 20s to cut that first album. Green, now 31, paid off the loan about a year and a … [Read more...] about Getting music heard is the mission for Texas country star William Clark Green