Four Hands Two Pianos at The Stissing Center!

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner and Sophia Zhou by Kevin T McEneaney International pianistic sensation Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner from California, who played for President Obama’s Second Inauguration and many other world luminaries, participated with…

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Bossa Blue Wails at The Stissing Center

From left: Jerry Plotkin, Bobby Sabella, Mark Dann, Brad Cole by Kevin T McEneaney Due to the desert typhoon, or whatever it was that clobbered Las Vegas this weekend, the…

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Nicholas was risen for to pisse

by Bill Schlesinger (Title from Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer, circa 1385 Most of the human body that is not bone is composed of protein, each built with an array of…

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Storm Damage

photo by Bill Keller by Bill Keller Don’t tell me bloodied but unbowedor even bent but unbroken. Green leaves aren’t meant for the ground;arched trunks want to straighten.What didn’t kill them still…

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Autumn Aura

by Kevin T McEneaney When air wafts gusty cool in mature autumn while fallen leaves crinkle yellow, orange, making a shushing sound ground underfoot as hum of insects vanish from…

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Joann Falletta conducts, inspires at Lincoln Center with TŌN

Center: Joann Falletta; Left, Samuel Frois by Kevin T McEneaney Last Sunday Joann Falletta, Conductor of the Buffalo Symphonic Orchestra (which she has transformed into one of the country’s leading…

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Fine Dining

by Bill Schlesinger It is widely acknowledged that consumption of meat, particularly beef, has major negative impacts to the environment.  On the other side of the grocery aisle, fruits and…

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Romantic Triumph at Hotchkiss School

Fabio Witkowski introducing the program by Kevin T McEneaney Artistic Director Fabio Witkowski put together a fabulous program with guest conductor Mariusz Smolij from Poland conducting the Hotchkiss Philharmonic Orchestra.…

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Stephen Sondheim Tribute at Rhinebeck Center

Partriarcho, Crispel, Olson, Sheehy, Boice, Haines, Bradley, Warren, France by Kevin T McEneaney Last year the theater world lost Stephen Sondheim, one of the giants of musical theater. Sondheim was…

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Demons and Lovers at Hudson Hall

by Kevin T McEneaney There is a crisis in this country concerning the arts: most people want stories, drama, and poetry to be realistic, aligned with truthful portrayal of life.…

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