Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

Valerie Evans, 86, of Lenox

On returning to England, she was employed as a private nurse for Sir Winston Churchill, living for several months in the home of Sir Winston and Lady Churchill at Hyde Park Gate.

QUART: Journey into the past

My wife is a painter enamored with color, so we visited a number of London’s art museums.

CITY SKETCHES: A walk on Orchard Street

I still can remember an Orchard Street of the ‘40s and ‘50s where my mother took me, a resentful 12 year old, shopping.

News Brief: State health officials warn of mumps outbreak

The 12 new cases are among adults ranging in age from 20 to 41 and living in Chelsea, Boston and Revere with no known connection to higher education, and public health officials say that may represent a change in the epidemiology of mumps in Massachusetts.

REVIEW: Unexpected beauty at the Diana Felber Gallery

These studio pieces and commentary provide an unprecedented glimpse into the shadowy world of the outlaw street artist. The practice of illegally scribbling text in public places is, by any measure, nothing new. It predates the cuneiform script of ancient Mesopotamia.

LEONARD QUART: City of flux

One wants to see some of the grit and buildings on the Bowery preserved. The street had a distinctive personality, and an aesthetic of its own.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.