KNPR talks with Damaris Morales of The Zirna Trio, a Las Vegas-based group. This weekend, the group will be performing the works of neglected women classical composers Fanny Mendelssohn, Melanie Bonis, and Amy Beach.
If you dial up artprize.org, the home screen will inform you — under the rubric “Plan your visit” — that there will be “more than 1,500 works of art” at some 160 venues “across three square miles of Grand Rapids, Michigan” for a few weeks in Septe
When Patrick Gaffey first encountered Bishr Hijazi’s Arab Ensemble, it consisted of Hijazi, playing the oud, and three percussionists. “You could see that he could use somebody who could play a little bit more legato,” says Gaffey, the county cultural-program supervisor who runs the Winchester Cultural Center.
Las Vegans Michael Monson and Tony Flanagan wanted to capture a part of Vegas that locals may ignore and tourists are oblivious to. They went out and photographed some of the largest construction projects in the Valley that never finished like the Echelon.
When Noelle Garcia was a girl, her Dad went to prison for killing a man with a shotgun. She only remembers his care packages - letters and bags of Cheetos - and the one year he came back, briefly, before he died.