Over the next couple of years, pianist and composer Haskell Small will be exploring music that is quiet, spacious and mystical. His current concert program explores the thoughtful "Musica Callada", or "Silent Music" of Spanish Composer Federico Mompou. Small will be at the Benedictine Grange in West Redding on Saturday, Oct 26th at 7:30pm. Kate Remington spoke with Small about Mompou's rarely-heard music.
This month is unofficially known as Pinktober as organizations raise awareness and money for women with breast cancer. But the pink image doesn't show the full picture.
Breast Cancer is not a gender specific disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 2,200 men across the country will be diagnosed this year. And because typically men are diagnosed at a later stage, men succumb to the disease at a higher rate than women.
In an effort to save lives, two men with breast cancer in Connecticut are advocating for more awareness and research.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Yale University’s Beinecke library. It’s a world-renowned repository of rare books and manuscripts. WSHU’s Mark Herz toured the now-beloved library with its director, E. C. Shroeder. Schroeder said the modernist cube made up of large marble squares—and surrounded by gothic and neo-classical buildings—was once controversial.