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
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy? <More Info>
At a Congressional hearing this past week, a Nigerian human rights lawyer charged that terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy, although the President has said the Islamic State is a terrorist group and does not represent the Islamic faith. The Nigerian lawyer characterized the administration's policy toward Boko Haram and ISIS as a "See no jihad, hear no jihad, say no jihad strategy.''
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think President Obama's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sex assault will make a difference?