Will Allen was born to sharecroppers, but never intended to become a farmer himself. Instead he climbed the ranks of basketball until he played professionally. Then he took on the corporate world as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Proctor and Gamble.
You can attend Chicago Sinfonietta’s 25th UnMasked Anniversary Ball -- which is black-tie -- called Music UnMasked: The Colors of Sound this Saturday evening. Well, if you RSVPed by May 25 you could have (though it looks like there's still space).
There's a big debt crisis going on in Greece right now, one that so few people really understand that This American Life even teamed up with Planet Money for a whole episode to explain it.But you can skip that hour (sorry TAL!) because screenwriter and playwright Craig
Long hours on the job, the frenzy of multi-tasking, the responsibility of children and the drudgery of housework leave too many of us with too little time for leisure, play and recreation. But one company thinks it’s found the solution to this problem.
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra has a new music director.The Bloomington-Normal-based orchestra has chosen 41-year-old Massachusetts native Alastair Willis for the position after a search that took two years.