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Jeffrey Biegel Is Rainbow High on New CD: Life According To Chopin: Chopin's Greatest Piano Solos

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

During our recent interview, Jeffrey Biegel described a controlling force in Chopin's writing and how it informs tradition and performance.

Popular Opinion Alert: New Yorkers Want An Ivory Ban

John F. Calvelli | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
John F. Calvelli

As a wave of poaching by organized criminal syndicates has pushed the number of elephants killed in Africa today to a rate of some 35,000 per year, or 96 each day, many in New York and across the United States have been coming to the conclusion that something needs to be done.

Paul McCartney Saves Historic Motown Piano

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER and JEFF KAROUB | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment

DETROIT — An 1877 Steinway grand piano used by Motown greats during the label's 1960s heyday, and restored thanks to Paul McCartney, is back hom...

'Killer on the Keys'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to pianists, only one -- goodness gracious! -- is a great ball of fire. I refer, of course, to Jerry Lee Zezima.

Lucas Kavner

A Child Prodigy For The 21st Century

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Upon first meeting, the virtuoso violinist and nonprofit leader Jourdan Urbach seems like a less eccentric, real-world version of Max Fischer in "Rush...

From A Nursing Home To A Concert Hall

New York Times | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

For years, the donated piano sat upright and unused in a corner of the nursing home's cafeteria. Now and then someone would wheel or wobble over to po...

Paul's Latest Passion Project

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

DETROIT — During a summer visit to a Motown recording studio, former Beatle Paul McCartney wanted to run his fingers along an 1877 Steinway gran...

The Fear Of Magical Thinking

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

When Ehrenreich observes, "It's a mistake to try to turn your anger and resentment and sadness or grief into something else," I'm with her all the way.