When the United States delegation marches into the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in Sochi on Friday, one athlete representing the country in the sport of luge will be 28 year old Matthew Mortensen of Huntington Station, on Long Island. He spoke with WSHU’s Craig LeMoult Igls, Austria, where he’s training.
For their concerts on Saturday, Feb 8 and Sunday Feb 9 the Stamford Symphony explores the contemporary music of Aaron Jay Kernis, along with favorites by Schumann and Mozart. Kate Remington talked with Music Director, Eckart Preu about the rarely-heard works on the program.
Author Larry Tye is not the first person to write about what the popularity of Superman means about our culture. But as arts critic Joan Baum says in this review of Tye’s book, there’s always more to learn about Superman’s abiding power.