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.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California shocked his Republican Congressional colleagues by withdrawing his name from consideration to replace John Boehner of Ohio as Speaker of the House. Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other prominent Republicans have launched a concerted campaign to persuade House Ways and Means Committee chair and former Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to run for the job. McCarthy also has stated that Ryan is the best person to lead the House.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Senator John McCain that the hospital bombing by the U.S. is a terrible accident and NOT a war crime?