Thursday, July 18, 2013
Brooklyn Rider: A Walking Fire - Musical Excursions to Clejani, Budapest, and Esfahan
Experience the excitement of Brooklyn Rider's musical excursion through Romania, Hungary, and Persia while enjoying complimentary food and drink! Praised for its “stunningly imaginative” performances (Lucid Culture), the adventurous, intrepid string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that continues to attract legions of fans and draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics. NPR credits Brooklyn Rider with “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble,” and Vice likens Brooklyn Rider to “motocross daredevils who never screw up a stunt.” For tickets and information, visit http://pittsburghchambermusic.org/BrooklynRider.php
Mylan Pharmaceuticals based in Canonsburg under increasing pressure from consumers, politicians and the media, reduced the cost of EpiPen their anti-allergy injection medicine. An EpiPen two pack costs $600, compared with $100 charged when first acquired in 2007. Blaming high health insurance deductibles, Mylan will help by doubling their patient assistance program covering incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty level offering discounts u Critics say Mylan needs to lower the price of the drug not to make it easier to pay for it.
Given the controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation should it be shut down permanently?