Shore thing

| June 26, 2012

It’s our third day in our house a block from the beach in Stone Harbor, the Jersey Shore town we hanker to visit at least once a year. Yesterday was stormy and grey with patches of dry, a perfect day to play tourist in tourist-savvy Cape May, down the road apiece. On Sunday, I made […]

Up in the air

| April 22, 2010

I’m off to Europe on a hotel trip today, back May 1. Didn’t think I’d go because of the Iceland volcano, but the Continent seems to have quieted down, and the trip is on. I’ll be in Brussels, Barcelona, Toulon, Marseille, Chantilly and Munich. More train than plane is in the plans; it’ll be interesting […]

Keeping up with Sean Jones

| July 8, 2009

This isn’t exactly breaking news, but it’s exciting nevertheless: Sean Jones, a charismatic young trumpet virtuoso with fabulous leadership abilities, is the new artistic director of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. He’s actually interim artistic director, because he’s testing the Cleveland waters to see whether becoming official artistic director of the CJO will fit in with […]

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