TENOR’S MET DEBUT IN JEANS & T-SHIRT
READ ABOUT it HERE
OBITUARY KUSP 88.9?
ANYONE LISTENING TO the Santa Cruz listener-supported independent radio station over the weekend heard a fairly desperate appeal for funds, a “mayday call” as its announcers put it. Does reality predict that KUSP’s most-recently-revised business model to all-music is unsustainable?
THE PRINCE IS DEAD
WHEN SOMEONE asked Eric Clapton what it was like to be the greatest guitar player in the world, he responded: “I don’t know, ask Prince.” Genius artist redirected music. See him perform with a cohort of stars in George Harrison masterpiece. He’s in the red hat.
SF SYMPHONY LIVE WEBCAST TOMORROW
APRIL 27, 8:15pm, the World Premiere of Auditorium by Mason Bates, via “Facebook Live,” the first major orchestra to live-stream a world premiere in real time to audiences around the globe, for free. To experience Auditorium, viewers should be followers of the SFS Facebook page, and will receive an automatic notification when the stream begins.
ELDON DEDINI AT 95
THIS FRIDAY marks King City’s favorite son’s anniversary. Dedini was a well-known resident and raconteur in Carmel and internationally celebrated as a longtime cartoonist for The New Yorker and Playboy magazines. Years ago I asked him about his interest in drawing women with big boobs. “Well,” he drawled laconically, “that began in junior high.” We miss you Eldon.
EGYPTIAN ARMY BAND destroys La Marseillaise in ‘performance’ for François Hollande. Watch and listen:
PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE
SAL FERRANTELLI came to Monterey Peninsula College in 1981 and was snapped up as founding conductor of I Cantori di Carmel. He and they perform this weekend in Carmel and Pacific Grove. Click HERE
LAST SUNDAY’S memorable Monterey Symphony performance included the sensational regional premiere of a symphony by Paul Hindemith. Click HERE
Scott MacClelland, editor