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
Do you think it was a mistake for President Obama to shake the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro even if it was spontaneous? <More Info>
Cuban-American lawmakers voiced disappointment over President Obama shaking the hand of Raul Castro during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, calling it a "propaganda coup" for the Cuban government. The Obama administration says this was NOT a pre-planned encounter and that the day was all about honoring Nelson Mandela.
Do you think installing automatic red light cameras at certain Pittsburgh intersections will result in fewer crashes?