Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi, Part I Ladies and Gentlemen, the incomparable Mr. Joe Green ….I mean Signore Giuseppe Verdi Joe Green. That’s how I first became familiar with the great composer, Giuseppe Verdi. I was in 2nd grade and my father was taking me on my first stroll […]Read more "Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi – Part I"
The Republicans have used the blame game tactic for far too long to avoid issues that require the most dire attention. If now isn’t the time to discuss gun control laws does that mean we wait for the next mass shooting where the number of dead bodies sets a new record extending past Las Vegas’ tragedy?Read more "Negating the Republican Blame Game: A Liberal Editorial"
The new trailer for Brad’s book “Love in the Stars”!Read more "Trailer for Brad Kronen’s book “Love in the Stars”"
In Christianity there is yet another holiday that ends in the suffix “mas” that isn’t widely celebrated or even well known for that matter. This holiday may not have the same shopping power the Western World is already far well familiar with as per a particular day in December but Michaelmas is a special day that takes place during a special time of year just the same.Read more "Merry Michaelmas to All and to All a Good Autumn!"
In astrology, the elements of Air and Fire are considered complementary to each other. The complementary ease of creative output that occurred whenever the Air sign composer partnered up with his Fire signed lyricist of a brother resulted in a song book that is distinctly American and a class unto itself.Read more "Rhapsody in Royal and Pastel Blue: The Complementary Combo of George & Ira Gershwin"
In May of 1994, a celebrity wedding grabbed the world’s attention due to the union being so drastically different from the Hollywood norm and the press first learning of it after it had already taken place. However when given a closer astrological look, the famed marriage of Michael Jackson, Virgo to Lisa Marie Presley, Aquarius could also be seen as two people caught in the spotlight of fame from an early age simply wanting nothing more than to belong.Read more "When Neverland Merged with Graceland – The Marriage of Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley"
Although the Schumann union is praised to this day as one of the best examples of romantic artistry that not even Literature’s Robert and Elizabeth Browning could surpass, the marriage between these Music Masters is thoroughly steeped in that most Mercurial of mentally perceived forces – Duality.Read more "Robert & Clara Schumann: A Mercurial Match Made in Heaven and Hell"