SHAKESPEARE ENDS, CORRIDOS! BEGINS
SANTA CRUZ SEASON ends this weekend. Luis Valdez’ Corridos! Tales of Passion and Revolution opens in Salinas. Click our CALENDAR for details.
LAST WEEK’S Performing Arts People person was Dawn Walker, principal flute of the Monterey Symphony and a member of the Carmel Bach Festival orchestra. This week it’s Forrest Byram, principal tuba for the Monterey, Santa Cruz and Cabrillo Festival orchestras (among others.) To read both, click HERE (Byram photo by rr jones)
VOCAL CORD INJURIES
WHY ARE SO MANY SINGERS suffering? Steven M. Zeitels, surgeon and director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Voice Center, explains the causes and treatment to Vulture’s Lauretta Charlton. Click HERE
TWYLA THARP CELEBRATES HER 50TH
BRILLIANT CHEEKY dancer/choreographer reflects on her legacy. From the New York Times. Click HERE
HOW THE 1968 WILLIAM F BUCKLEY/GORE VIDAL on-air confrontation changed the buzz game forever. Richard Brody writes if for The New Yorker. Click HERE
CLASSICAL MUSIC TAKES A VACATION
FOLLOWING the Cabrillo Festival, classical musicians get a well-deserved holiday before the regular fall-winter-spring seasons start up in October. An exception is Philip Glass’ Days & Nights Festival in Big Sur and Monterey in late September. Stay tuned.
Scott MacClelland, editor