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Actors, Artists, and A.W. Tozer

C.S. Lewis wrote, while introducing a new translation of Athanasius’s On the Incarnation, that people ought to read two old books for every new book they pick up. 733 more words

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Celebrated pianist Graffman to instruct master class, judge piano finals

World-renowned pianist Gary Graffman has been a major force in the music world since his debut at the age of 18 with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. 142 more words

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Chautauqua Theater Company’s Special Studies goes west

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Alex Levine, 15, Andrew LaFavor, 14, Justin Kuhn, 14, and Gilliam Goldberg, 16, attend the first Go West! Special Studies class with the Chautauqua Theater Company in the Sheldon Hall of Education Monday. 541 more words

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Young students to perform old hits at Voice Program recital

It may not be 1942 and Chautauqua may not be Casablanca, but this evening the students of the Voice Program hope to show that, as time goes by, the world will always welcome lovers. 462 more words

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Things You Hear on NPR: What Could Be Funnier than Losing Your Soul?

Over the weekend NPR played an interview between NPR’s Arun Rath and novelist Douglas Coupland (pronounced “Copeland”).  Coupland’s latest novel doesn’t exactly sound healthy for human consumption: 294 more words

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Minczuk, CSO deliver affecting interpretation of Shostakovich

Review by John Chacona

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Minczuk is joined by pianist Jon Nakamatsu for Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Op. 16 in A Minor. 821 more words

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Review: Macelaru delivers fresh, new sounds from 20th century

Review by Anthony Bannon

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Solo violinist Augustin Hadelich performs an interlude from Dutilleux’s concerto last Thursday in the Amphitheater.

Sometimes the gap between one tradition, or one era, and another seems just too vast to bridge, to make the connection between the comforts of, say, the familiar older melodies when set against the risks of our moment, in this here and now.   1,040 more words

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