Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Harlem Quartet: Take the 'A' Train
The Harlem Quartet, a string quartet, will perform music by Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Billy Strayhorn, Guido Gavilan, and Walter Piston. Join us at 6:30pm for a pre-concert mixer! The Harlem Quartet's mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.
Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that maybe some speech isn't worth defending. Cracks in the ACLU's strict defense of the First Amendment no matter how offensive the speech opened from the moment a counter-protester was killed. A Virginia ACLU leader resigned, tweeting, "What's legal and what's right are sometimes different."
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should Governor Wolf order spending freezes on certain state programs until the revenue package is approved?