Archive for April, 2014

Rest in Peace Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Every once in a while you read a book that makes your world explode, although not always in a good way. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee broke my heart for instance, and ended my innocence forever, but that ...

If Congress Were a Choir – Well, Parliament is!

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm pretty sure I've posted about this great essay written by Margaret Evans, titled If Congress Were a Choir. She makes so many perfect points about compromise and working together in order the create something great and worthwhile. ...

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

The Divide is the book I wanted to write, and I don't know why I didn't, but it's just as well because it looks like Matt Taibbi did an amazing job, and his background was so much better suited for ...

Joyful Noise at Harvard University, April 12, 2014

Monday, April 14th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Joyful Noise, conducted by Allison Fromm, performs at the Beyond the Concert Hall symposium hosted by the Harvard Music Department and Andrew Clark, the Director of Choral Activities at Harvard University. (That's Alice Parker over on the left wearing a ...

My Trip to Harvard

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Thank you so much Andrew Clark (Director of Choral Activities at Harvard University) for inviting me to speak at your symposium. Those Harvard choristers are so lucky to have you. The story about you and Sara Pyszka taking days ...