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November 18, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: The Poem On Opening the Manuscript of a Late Quartet in the Music Archive, Krakow                                  -by Ruth Padel “A new manner of part-writing, and, thank God, less lack of imagination than before.” -Beethoven, 1825. Does being […]

November 15, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday! 1948 – Mackenzie King retires after 22 years as Prime Minister of Canada.  Go to article » POINTS OF PROGRESS: ANTARTICA NASA reports the atmosphere’s ozone hole near the South Pole is the smallest since […]

November 14, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On this day in… 1666-First blood transfusion. 1840, Claude Monet was born. 1896, the leading magazine for automobile enthusiasts, The Horseless Age, reported that Great Britain had just abolished the “red flag law,” which required motorists to […]

November 13, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: The planet Mercury just made news by transiting the sun. The innermost planet in the solar system, Mercury orbits in a zippy 88 days. The Romans named it after the speedy messenger of the gods (Hermes to […]

November 12, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Age is just a number. Japanese multimedia artist Yayoi Kusama isn’t slowing down at age 90. Her latest exhibition could have New Yorkers waiting up to 2 hours to spend a single minute in one of her […]