Monday, November 12, 2012
Takacs Quartet with Marc-Andre Hamelin
In May, 2012, Gramophone Magazine announced that the Takács Quartet was the only string quartet to be inducted into its first Hall of Fame. Combined with the talent and genius of Marc-Andre Hamelin, who recently received a lifetime achievement prize by the German Record Critic’s Award, this is a concert not to be missed.
President Barack Obama has authorized air strikes inside Syria as part of an effort to root out Islamic State extremists. Meanwhile, Syria has warned the U.S. that it must coordinate with the Syrian government before launching any air strikes on its territory. Some U.S. allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have refused to join the planned military campaign. Russia has also warned against targeted air strikes in Syria without the backing of the United Nations.
Should there be an exemption for school districts that are losing substantial revenue due to the federal healthier school lunch overhaul?