Many have asked since yesterday if there will be a memorial of some kind for Gale Hess. Today I was told: No, not yet. There will be a small service for family and close friends, and there may be something else down the road. But, I was told, it will be at least a month away. Said a family member ... More >>
Word began to spread late last night: Gale Hess, said friends, died two days ago. Cancer is to blame, say those who've been close in recent years. Gale was young -- young enough to have been first violinist in the W.T. White Symphony Orchestra in 1973, at least. And she was among the most talented m ... More >>
It's going to be a long week; can you feel it? So before we get all political up in this piece, here's our way of easing into it -- with some five and a half minutes of Joseph Haydn, courtesy the Gyros String Quartet. Yesterday, the group -- which has included, since its inception in 1986, Cafe Noir ... More >>
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