Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Harlem Quartet: Take the 'A' Train
The Harlem Quartet, a string quartet, will perform music by Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Billy Strayhorn, Guido Gavilan, and Walter Piston. Join us at 6:30pm for a pre-concert mixer! The Harlem Quartet's mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.
President Obama has proposed making more Americans eligible for overtime pay. Salaried employees who make up to $50,400 per year would be paid over-time for hours worked over 40 hours in a given week. The increased salary ceiling would bring overtime benefits to about 15 million more workers. Republicans argue that by increasing the overtime threshold will discourage companies from creating jobs, and slowing economic growth.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the Port Authority's proposed charge of $5 for a Connect Card will discourage ridership?