Thursday, July 18, 2013
Brooklyn Rider: A Walking Fire - Musical Excursions to Clejani, Budapest, and Esfahan
Experience the excitement of Brooklyn Rider's musical excursion through Romania, Hungary, and Persia while enjoying complimentary food and drink! Praised for its “stunningly imaginative” performances (Lucid Culture), the adventurous, intrepid string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that continues to attract legions of fans and draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics. NPR credits Brooklyn Rider with “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble,” and Vice likens Brooklyn Rider to “motocross daredevils who never screw up a stunt.” For tickets and information, visit http://pittsburghchambermusic.org/BrooklynRider.php
The state Supreme Court ruled 6-0 in favor of allowing 870 Pittsburgh Police officers to live outside of the city limits as long as the residence is within 25 air-miles of City Hall downtown. The president of the FOP, called it a huge win for the city's officers seeking school options or lower tax rates. Mayor Peduto said the city defended the requirement on behalf of the residents who voted overwhelmingly to maintain the residency requirement, but doesn't expect scores of officers to move to the suburbs.
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should the DNC be required to refund Pennsylvania the money paid for staff bonuses and grants awarded to special interests?