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Orchestra to perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Thursday evening

Orchestra to perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Thursday evening

November 20, 2013

On Thursday, the University’s Sinfonia da Camera will perform Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s choral masterpiece “Requiem.” The professor chamber orchestra’s rendition of “Requiem” will pay homage to the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth.  Verdi wrote “Requiem” in 1874 to commemorate th...

“The Office”: A show that comforts, entertains and inspires

November 14, 2013

I laughed. I cried. I laughed while I cried. I cried while I laughed. But mostly I just laughed. Not many people have that effect on me, so when they do, it generates a rare and special bond that holds tight and lasts a lifetime. If I never love again, I will be OK because I will always be at peace ...