Posts tagged "leonard bernstein"

"The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face": A letter from Obama on Trump's Inauguration Day

"The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face": A letter from Obama on Trump's Inauguration Day
Barack Obama, President of The United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington D.C. 20500 Donald, As I leave this office, I am filled with conflicting emotion. When I first sat in this desk eight years ago, I was considered an underdog, an untouchable. More than 150 years after the end of The Civil War,... Read more »

Steven picks the Top 5 Songs that should be sung at Donald Trump's Inauguration!

Steven picks the Top 5 Songs that should be sung at Donald Trump's Inauguration!
As performers announce they’re performing at Toddler-in-Chief Donald Trump’s Inauguration on Friday (and, for the most part, subsequently pull out), the following question rears its ugly head: What songs can you possibly sing that will epitomize who Donald Trump really is? There are billions of songs that have been written in a plethora of genres,... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: Then & Now (A Memoir) by Broadway Icon Barbara Cook (Harper, 6/16)

Steven's Book Reviews: Then & Now (A Memoir) by Broadway Icon Barbara Cook (Harper, 6/16)
There truly very few memoirs that I can say that I “wished were longer.” Substandard memoirs, especially by celebrities, fall into one of two warring camps: the ones that are catty, overly-gossipy, and sermonic, and the ones that are dull as dishwater, with the personality of the woman at church that falls asleep during mass... Read more »
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