Friday, April 26, 2013
Although I've been writing for a blog, Succeeding in Small Business, that helps small business owners market themselves...
friend Debbie Gardner, editor of PRIME, co-erced me to return to arts and travel reporting after a 10 year hiatus.
My "comeback" travel article on New York:
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The big night for the live performance is this Sunday, April 28, 7PM.
If you're in Springfield, MA, watch the Kurn Hattin Select Choir perform live at the Paramount Theatre at 7PM.
If you're near a TV, watch the show live on WGBY.
If you're near a computer, stream it. Information at wgby.org
Help Kurn Hattin become an audience favorite. Remember KURN. Text it to WGBY during the broadcast.
Details here. http://togetherinsong.wgby.org/
from The Brattleboro Reformer:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An incredible video with Kurn Hattin music director Lisa Bianconi and the kids in the choir.
Organized by Jeff Depelteau and at Suffield on Sunday.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Dr. Acquista's article on obesity appears in the April 23 issue of The Westfield News.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
For Immediate Release: Contact: Myrna Flynn 413-781-2801, ext. 258; firstname.lastname@example.org www.twitter.com/myrnaflynn
WGBY Announces Choirs to Perform at Live Showcase
Judges and viewers selected local singers of all ages for April 28 season finale.
Springfield, MA -- April 17, 2013 – After watching 36 adult and children’s choirs sing in various categories over four weeks, judges and viewers have selected just 9 of the groups to perform at the Together in Song Live Showcase on April 28. Here are the names of the ensembles along with the number of members in each:
Hampshire Young People’s Chorus Chamber Singers (43), Kurn Hattin Homes Select Choir (25), Edward P. Boland Elementary School Chorus (37), Deerfield Academy Chamber Singers (5), Pioneer Valley Chordsmen (13), Amherst Regional High School Chorale (25), Mak’hela: The Jewish Chorus of Western Massachusetts (40), The University of Massachusetts Chorale (100) and Lyrics (48).
Performance categories include gospel, secular classical, sacred classical, pop/doo-wop, folk/world and barbershop.
Kevin Rhodes, conductor of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, will host WGBY’s live production from Springfield’s historic Paramount Theater on Sunday, April 28 from 7-9:00pm. In addition to singing individual pieces, the choirs will perform together during the finale. They will sing the “Together in Song” theme composed, just for this event, by esteemed local musician Clifton “Jerry” Noble.
Reserve your seat for the Live Showcase at the Paramount Theater now! Tickets may be purchased online at www.wgby.org/togetherinsong or by calling 781-2801, ext. 247. We look forward to seeing you as we continue to celebrate the rich choral tradition of western New England.
WGBY (www.wgby.org), a community-supported public broadcasting organization, connects the people of western New England to events, ideas and each other through national PBS programming and locally produced series and specials. With four digital television channels, video on demand, podcasting and streaming video, WGBY is one of the region’s most accessible community institutions, providing lifelong learning opportunities for all. WGBY is available over the air on digital channel 57-1 and on cable throughout western Massachusetts and northwestern Connecticut and can be seen in high definition in western Massachusetts at Comcast 857, Time Warner 1807, Charter 782 and over the air on channel 57.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
Vermont Public Radio interviewed New York Times columnist Jane Brody, who speaks on issues of aging on 4/16/13 at Kurn Hattin Homes. Her appearance is part of Westminster Cares. http://www.vpr.net/news_detail/98141/jane-brody-encourages-end-life-planning/
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Under the auspices of Westminster Cares.
from the Brattleboro Reformer
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
NY Times columnist Jane Brody launches the 25th anniversary Westminster Cares series, April 16 at Kurn Hattin. http://www.ibrattleboro.com/sections/health/ny-times-personal-health-columnist-jane-brody-kicks-westminster-cares-“speaking-agin