Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Winds & Piano
This exceptional program combines winds and piano in a diverse collection of works spanning centuries and cultures. Trios by Poulenc and the lesser-known Canteloube, and wind quintets by Milhaud, Ligeti, and Mozart explore and celebrate a vast spectrum of musical colors.
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office reported to a state House Committee that efforts to market itself as a destination for tourists is falling behind neighboring states due to six years of funding cuts now a $10 million budget being outspent by New York 5-1 and Virginia 3-1. Reporting studies showing Pennsylvania losing 37 million visitors-spending $7.7 billion and over $400 million lost in state tax revenue due to underfunding tourism efforts. The report concluded that an investment in tourism generates more income for the Commonwealth.
If Democrats decide to filibuster Judge Gorsuch nomination should Republicans deploy the nuclear option allowing his confirmation with a simple majority?