Saturday , 15 December 2018

New York String Orchestra Seminar Celebrates 50 Years

New York String Orchestra Seminar Celebrates 50 Years

With the holiday season in full swing, performing arts traditions abound in the city. This Christmas, the New York String Orchestra Seminar turns 50, celebrating half a century of mentoring talented young artists and giving them a boost onto the world stage. ...

One of Michelangelo’s Poems

One of Michelangelo’s Poems

On the Brink of Death Now hath my life across a stormy sea Like a frail bark reached that wide port where all Are bidden, ere the final reckoning fall Of good and evil for eternity. Now know I well ...

Ancient Chinese Stories: Rich but Unaware

Ancient Chinese Stories: Rich but Unaware

Long ago, a poor man visited his relatives, who treated him with generosity and kindness. He fell asleep in his seat after drinking and having a rich meal. Suddenly, the host had to leave right away to handle a business ...

The Legend of the Yellow Crane Tower

The Legend of the Yellow Crane Tower

The Yellow Crane Tower is one of the Four Great Towers in China. It stands along the Yangtze River and overlooks Wuhan City in Hubei Province. Many poets, including Cui Hao and Li Bai, have written famous poems about the ...