Quintessence of Quinn and the JSO: students' perspectives

...sonority.Luanne Homzy stepped onto the stage to run her bow across our heartstrings with the well known but never tiring "Meditation" from the opera "Thais" by Jules Massenet. By the way, when she loosened the tension on the hair of her bow in order...
Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

1. Last night Juneau experienced 18 hours, 13 minutes and 32 seconds of daylight. My wife and I spent the other 5 hours, 46 minutes and 28 seconds trying to put the kids to sleep - until sunrise, when they woke up for good.
Mindfulness and cancer prevention

...audience had just participated in her meditation exercises, part of her "Stress Less...her point on the correlation between meditation and improved health.While there are...the audience practice two different meditation exercises for the close of her presentation...
New conductor Quinn to lead Juneau Symphony in fall concert Oct. 24 and 25

...performance.The program will open with Dimitri Shostakovich's "Festive Overture," followed by Jules Massenet's "Meditation from Thais," featuring Luanne Homzy on violin, and will conclude with Antonin Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9 in E minor...
What's happening this week

...Music Director and Conductor Troy Quinn. "New Beginnings" program features Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Massenet's Meditation from Thais and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (New World Symphony). Concert Conversation starts one hour before the concert...
Petersburg artist opens solo show at Anchorage Museum

...originally from southern New Jersey and studied painting and drawing in Albany, New York, before moving to Petersburg.Meditations on landscape, the human condition, and the passage of time are presented in "It Could Go Either Way," a video installation...
Recent Alaska books

...Alaska Press, The Alaska Literary Series, February 2014). This book-length poem is centered on writer John Morgan's meditations and revelations while traveling on the Copper River in Southcentral Alaska, guided by mystic poet Kabir. Artwork for the...
The best books of 2014

...reviewer Larry Lebowitz called Kirn's book "riveting and disturbing," adding that the author's "self-lacerating meditations on class, art, vanity, ambition, betrayal and delusion elevate the material beyond its pulpy core.""Can't We Talk...
Funter Bay Traverse

...step, no matter the gentle intent, the history of the earth is changed.Glen Ray deeply enjoys life in Juneau and exploring spiritual qualities of ordinary experience through the lenses of meditation, qigong, tai chi and sculpture.
At least 12 killed when Egyptian forces fire on Mexican tour

...El Tamawi has been leading Spanish and Latin American groups since 1990, and specializes in leading groups interested in meditation.Rachael Stewart, a business partner of Rafael Bejarano who lives in San Clemente, California, said the tour group of...
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