Jun 1, 2006
A New York Times article presents evidence to counter arguments that classical music is withering away. "One way to keep the gloomy reports in perspective is to understand that the rumored death of classical music has been with us for a very long time," writes Allan Kozinn. (Coverage in Current from 2005 of classical music's decline on public radio.)
Posted by Mike at 12:03 PM
The New York Times writes up Garrison Keillor and his seven-bedroom Georgian home in St. Paul, Minn. "The house is so grand that Mr. Keillor and his wife, Jenny Lind Nilsson, a violinist in the Minnesota Opera orchestra, feared their friends might consider them pretentious for buying it."
Posted by Mike at 11:30 AM
Bill Johnston, a former productions chief at Georgia Public Broadcasting, died of a heart attack May 25. He was 64. Colleagues told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Johnston brought drive and ambition to GPB's local TV production at a time when few other stations produced their own programs.
Posted by Mike at 10:32 AM