Monday, April 15, 2013
In the course of just a couple of years, a young French ensemble, the Quatuor Ebene (or, in English, the Ebony Quartet) has become big news on the classical scene. They've been known to modestly call themselves "freelance players," but not just any freelance players win Gramophone Magazine's highly sought-after Record of the Year prize, as they did in 2009
Pennsylvania State Senator John Eichelberger and Representative Stephen Bloom have submitted proposals for a constitutional convention in their respective chambers. They cite recent legislative problems, budget issues, the size of government and term limitations as reasons a convention is needed. Nathan Benefield Director of the Commonwealth Foundation says conventions are often called for by the public when legislatures cannot fix problems on their own. To hold a convention requires an agreement on terms, then they must be approved by voters in a referendum.
Were you disappointed with the President's initial remarks following the violence in Charlottesville?