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Of Robert Redford, London, and the Power of Travel

Marci Rich | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Marci Rich

Plucked from the rituals of my satisfying but ordinary life, I was time's fugitive, granted six days to witness and experience sights and sounds (and fragrances, like the lemon verbena that haunts me still) that I never expected to encounter.

Music Saved My Life... Now I Want To Pass It On!

Rosanna Whitfield | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
Rosanna Whitfield

Music definitely saved my life, and I feel privileged to be able to pass on this gift to others around the world.

Novak Djokovic and the Crowd Whisperer of the U.S. Open

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports
Sam Sommers

A video has been making the internet rounds showing tennis star Novak Djokovic dancing himself silly after a victory at the U.S. Open, but Djokovic's impromptu dance performance wasn't actually impromptu.

On the Culture Front: Sting at the Met, She & Him, Wolf Parade, and The Pretty Trap

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The Pretty Trap is a short one-act by Tennessee Williams that takes its title from the overbearing matriarch's belief that "all women are a pretty trap."

Sting's Innovative 'Symphonicities' Enchants

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Thorp

I went to see his latest tour 'Symphonicities' last night at the Jiffy Lube Pavilion; a performance in which Sting has re-imagined his favorite songs for symphonic arrangement with a 45-piece orchestra.

Sting's Symphonicity Tour is Coming to the Met (and Docking in a Town Near You, Too).

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Sting can interweave major and minor-key moods like no one else.

Stradivari Violin Sells For $1.2 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Stradivari owned by the first woman to play in the strings section of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has sold for $1.2 million. Christie's auctio...