Culture

Orchestra New England
12:46 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Orchestra New England By Request

Orchestra New England's Colonial Concert
Credit orchestranewengland.org

Orchestra New England has come up with a daring idea for their next concert: every piece they play will be chosen by the audience! You can make your choices on their website, and attend the concert on Saturday, March 7th at Battell Chapel in New Haven, CT.  Kate Remington talked with the orchestra's co-founder and music director, James Sinclair about this unique way to involve the audience.

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Stephen Hough
1:21 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Stephen Hough brings Beethoven to Stamford

Stephen Hough
Credit juilliard.edu

Virtuoso pianist Stephen Hough joins the Stamford Symphony Orchestra for their concerts at the Palace Theater on Saturday, Februrary 14th and Sunday, February 15th.  Kate Remington talked with Stephen about his experiences building a career as a soloist, as well as his advice to up and coming music students.  

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Culture
4:40 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Book Review: The Zone Of Interest

Book critic Joan Baum has this review of a novel set in a concentration camp understood as Auschwitz, the Nazis' most notorious death camp.

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Culture
10:27 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

In Bridgeport, An MLK Day Spent In Service

Millions of Americans get the day off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but thousands of people across the country spend the day volunteering as part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service. They volunteered in Bridgeport, too- about 500 of them, as part of several different community service groups coordinated by the University of Bridgeport.

Some painted walls at a homeless shelter. Others packaged food baskets for needy children. Justin Brantley coordinated about 15 volunteers from Bridgeport public schools.

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Culture
7:24 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Book Review: The Social Climber's Bible

A new book called The Social Climber's Bible mocks the idea of climbing the social ladder, but also tells you how to do it. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.

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