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Guess what!!!: Judge won’t allow delay of Boston Marathon bombing trial due to the recent attacks in Paris — Newsweek (@Newsweek)|


article: Porgy and Bess (Summertime with Miles Davis Porgy and Bess 1958)


Porgy and Bess

The folk opera Porgy and Bess is American composer George Gershwin’s most ambitious work. Controversial since its release in 1935 for its depiction of African Americans, it tells the story of Porgy, a crippled black man living in the slums of Charleston, South Carolina, and his attempts to rescue Bess from Crown, her pimp, and Sportin’ Life, a drug dealer. Which song from the show is one of the most popular cover songs ever, with an estimated 30,000 different versions recorded? More… Discuss

Summertime Miles Davis Porgy and Bess 1958

Holidays Concert at euzicasa: Rhapsody In Blue, by George Gershwin (great compositions/performances)


Rhapsody In Blue: Gershwin

word: parry


parry 

Definition: (verb) To deflect, evade, or avoid.
Synonyms: hedge, sidestep, skirt, circumvent, dodge, elude, duck
Usage: He parried every inquiry so successfully that soon he was the one asking the questions. Discuss.

quotation: Abraham Lincoln As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.


Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Discuss

Today’s Birhtday: CHARLES PONZI (1882)


Charles Ponzi (1882)

Possibly the most famous con man in history, Ponzi is now synonymous with a particular type of ruinous investment scheme. By promising impossibly high returns on a “get rich quick” scheme, Ponzi attracted enough new investors to use their money to pay off old investors, which made his outfit appear successful and solvent. It was not. After a series of trials, he was deported from the US, but in at least one case in 1922, he was found not guilty. Who was his lawyer at that trial? More… Discuss