Of the great musical artists before the public today, there are a select few who generate not just feelings of admiration but of affection. They are the ones we greet with extended, warm applause just because they've walked on stage. They are the ones ... cont.
By his own admission, Arie Lipsky, music director of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, likes to change things up. “I like contrasts,” he said in a recent phone call. That said, the orchestra's season-opening concert, set for Saturday evening at Hill ... cont.
And 13 is clearly a lucky number for the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, which launched its 2014-15 season Saturday evening at Hill Auditorium with a roof-raising Beethoven Festival. On the bill were three of Beethoven's greatest hits: The Symphony No. cont.
You can pretty much count on the fingers of one hand the classical musicians who can fill a hall without announcing what the heck they'll play when they finally show up in town. My informal poll, limited to living musicians (no fair naming Horowitz ... cont.
by Susan Isaacs. My friend Alicia and I used to meet for yoga a few times a week. We loved the strenuous workout, the relaxation… okay, mostly the strenuous workout. We were actresses in our forties and needed to stay fit. cont.
Susan Isaacs Kohl is a mother, grandmother and author of the book The Best Things Parents Do, four other books on parenting and numerous magazine articles and blogs. Her expertise highlights what parents do that is right ... cont.
by Susan Isaacs. I failed at Lent. The past few years I've observed Lent in various ways: going off social media, not judging my husband's slovenly man cave, and tackling my biggest most besetting sin, the DWR: Driving While ... cont.
I had my characters. Nick and Jane, two Wasps. They'd meet in their senior year at Brown. He would be part of an upper-class Manhattan clan, she from a more modest family in Cincinnati, albeit just as dysfunctional, though in a different way. cont.