Monthly Archives: October 2017

Upcoming Programs

I have several things coming up. On October 26 and 27, I will be speaking for the NYU orchestras. Again, the programs will be in the Frederick Loewe Theatre. More info to come. On October 29, I will be participating … Continue reading

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The MIracle of the Sun

Today, October 13, 2017 is the one hundredth anniversary of the “miracle of the sun,” the culminating event of the apparitions at Fatima. The phenomenon was witnessed by thousands of people, many of whom lived till recent years and whose … Continue reading

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Dandelions in October

This is a first. There are dandelions sprouting on my front lawn. In October. Dandelions are an April flower. They are half a year out of their time. The apothecary’s rose (Rosa gallica officinalis) is budding for the third time … Continue reading

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Pre-Concert Talk

Tonight at 7:30, at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 W. 4th St., I’ll again give a pre-concert talk. The NYUO1 (New York University Orchestra 1) is playing a great program. I hope you can come. It’s free! The program … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

I’ve just woken up to the nightmare in Las Vegas. At this point, over 50 people are definitely dead, making this the worst mass shooting in American history. The count of wounded has doubled in the past hour, from 100+ … Continue reading

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