Fishing for marlin

by Kevin T McEneaney The tradition of fishing in Key West demands that you take a pic of your catch, as evidence of your fabled trophy. Over the past seventy…

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Crescendo: Twentieth Anniversary Concert

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Sunday afternoon at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lime Rock, CT,  Crescendo, at a sold-out concert, delivered an extravagant production and performance of miscellaneous Baroque masterworks…

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Celebrating Twenty Years of Achievement at Bard

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Saturday evening Bard College held a celebration for the twentieth anniversary of Sosnoff Theater at the Fisher Center. This year will also be the twentieth…

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Dream a little dream

by Kevin T McEneaney Diving into the ink-well of dark dreams, I dreamt people could make any object just by thinking about an object: think chair, a bowler hat, or…

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Rebirth of Opera at Hudson Hall

by Kevin T McEneaney You need not take the train or car into Manhattan to hear great opera. You can hear it in Hudson, N.Y. G.F. Handel’s Rodelinda, Regina de…

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The Invisible Birds

by Bill Schlesinger The number of species in a given area, what is often called alpha diversity or species richness, sounds like it would be easy to measure.  Make a…

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The Iceman Cometh, Lands with a Bang in Rhinebeck

by Kevin T. McEneaney Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh (1939) has been revived at The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck. The play was likely inspired by Maxim Gorky’s The…

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First Funeral

by Neil Donnelly Uncle Eddie, large head, black hair, who until that moment, in an open box in a house on Cider Avenue, Belfast, looking healthy on that cold black…

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Clarion: Young Artists Deliver Astonishing Performances

by Kevin T. McEneaney Last Sunday the Clarion Concert directed by Eugenia Zuckerman presented an extraordinary concert at Saint James Place in Great Barrington. Tenor Daniel McGrew, who possesses an…

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Matt Finley & Rio Jazz Swings at Smithfield Church

Matt Finley, Lou Pappas, Larry Ham, and Jeff Siegel by Kevin T McEneaney Cool jazz had its roots in saxophone Prez Lester Young and especially trumpeter Miles Davis’ short-lived nonet…

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