The first half of the program was less promising on paper and more engaging in practice. The evening’s conductor was James Judd, a Brit, who was efficient and brisk in a vivid reading of Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” A new critical edition of the work came out in the fall the NSO has already performed it that restores Gershwin’s original orchestration, including the tuning of the four car horns that are among the piece’s signatures and that sounded here more disparate and random and street like than we are used to hearing them. It’s a leaner, brighter version, and it was a great fit for the energy and ardor of the young players, from a thicket of saxophonists to the really wonderful concertmaster, Paul Halberstadt..
Of course, she looked as chic as ever for her day on Centre Court, shunning traditional tennis whites for a red dress. When teamed with an animal print Diane Von Furstenberg clutch bag and nude court heels, it classic Kate with a twist. Bennett and we love the fit and flare shape.
Still, there has been some pushback on whether Hollywood has to step up its game. Actor WIll Smith, who is in the best actor race for his NFL medical drama “Concussion,” recently argued he has rarely faced racism in the film business. And legendary director William Friedkin (“The Exorcist,” “The French Connection”) has thrown cold water on the notion that minorities and women don get the same opportunities as whites behind the camera.
Our mission: to learn to control the Rapide as we skidded around a tight circle. In theory, this sounded great. I watch my fellow students go first, learn from their mistakes, then nail the exercise when my turn came. Other than that, the best and the worst thing about the location is that you 4 hours from anywhere. This is good, because within 4 hours you can drive to: Nuremburg, Stuttgart, Munich, Frankfurt, Strasbourg, Prague, Geneva, Salzburg, Vienna, Dresden, and probably the Netherlands or Luxembourg if open it up on the Autobahn. Four day passes happen once a month and if you don go somewhere on a four day then you a fucking square, there so much shit to do it not even funny.
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