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Classic winter movies make great holiday gifts

Classic winter movies make great holiday gifts

This holiday season, it’s nice to find economical and personalized gifts for family and friends. With gas prices high, and time of the essence, giving the gift of a timeless, family-friendly movie is always a treat. Here are three films…

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American classical composer George Rochberg

American Classical Composer George Rochberg

“It was empty of expressive emotion and was inadequate to express my grief….it is finished, hollow, meaningless.” Thus the words of George Rochberg about serialism in 1963 when his son Paul succumbed to the ravages of a brain tumor. His…

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Best classic comedies of 1950s, 1960s

I love Lucy

Classic sitcoms have been and continue to be an important part of American culture. They are watched in syndication, studied in college courses, and remembered as breakthrough roles for some of the world’s biggest stars. Here are some of the…

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Fundamental Principles of Classical Instrumental and Vocal Music

Often called “the universal language,” music is a natural expression of human thought and emotions. Few people truly understand the significance or message of music in a culture. Three elements in music convey the deepest feelings contained in the human…

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Classic film review – Martin Scorsese’s controversial 1976 film, Taxi Driver

1976 film Taxi Driver

Before the collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, there was Scorsese and Robert De Niro. Amongst critics Taxi Driver has been described as the director’s best work to date; an American perspective of urban degradation and isolation. Vietnam veteran…

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What’s classic wardrobe staple for you. Isn’t the Little Black Dress (LBD)

Little Black Dress (LBD)

A little black dress is every woman’s safety net. It can make you look taller and thinner and is timelessly chic. There are so many variations on the little black dress and it’s possible to find one to fit every…

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