On a string

by Kevin T McEneaney Believe it or not—it’s on a Greek dish, a young boy of ten dangling a yo-yo! The dish: from 440 BC…. Every household apparently had one:…

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Gilded Age Melodies at Smithfield Church

From left: Max Caplan, Dr. Elizabeth Gerbi, Dr. Christopher Brellochs, Ann Marie Adamick Last Sunday at Smithfield Church a quartet under the direction of Dr. Christopher Brellochs played music associated…

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Samuel Beckett: Conor Lovett Towers at Hudson Hall

Samuel Beckett by Kevin T McEneaney The Beckett Trilogy (dramatic monologue excerpts from the novels Molloy, Malone Dies, and the Unnameable) performed by Irish actor Conor Lovett will convince you…

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Uncertain

by Kevin T McEneaney Gray fog-blanket surrounding house, garden Wonder if fog has seeped into my brain My own history appears lost in fog Difficult to recall my whole childhood…

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Gilded Age Concert at Smithfield Church

by Kevin T McEneaney, Preview Currently streaming on HBO Max is an historical drama set in the Hudson Valley: The Gilded Age, those boom years of the 1880’s when the…

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Afterlife Aesthetic in Baroque Music with Crescendo

Crescendo at Saint James Place, Great Barrington by Kevin T McEneaney Crescendo, under the baton of Director Christine Gevert, provided a sampling of the continuation of Baroque aesthetic in Eastern…

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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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