NOISE A TIME AGO: 1984 | Start Classified

The year is 1984. It’s hardly spring yet. Metallica have not yet released their second album, Iron Maiden are on the 4ththWith power slave in progress. Steve Vai only debuted at the beginning of the year Flex capable. Celtic Frost, atheist, Hiand sepulture (among many others) were newly founded this year. These are just a … Read more

Artistic mom with ‘big heart’ died while searching for recovery on Staten Island | Start Classified

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of two stories that explore the life and tragic loss of Melissa Veltidi, whose disturbing death occurred while being cared for at Amethyst House, Staten Island’s only sober residential home for women. Melissa Veltidi of Haverstraw, Rockland County, died on July 22, 2021 at the age of 27 after … Read more

Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs with celebrated violinist at Weis Center | to applause | Start Classified

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to the Weis Center on Friday 14 October at 7.30pm. The renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti is introduced. The internationally acclaimed Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is one of Scotland’s National Performing Companies. Founded in 1974 and funded by the Scottish Government, SCO aims to … Read more

The Seen Through Horses campaign brings together equestrianism and mental health: Strengths | Start Classified

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – The Achievement Centers for Children recently partnered with Horses for Mental Health to bring the equestrian and mental health sectors together in a peer-to-peer awareness and fundraising campaign called Seen Through Horses. Achievement Centers for Children’s Camp Cheerful has offered a therapeutic horsemanship program for many years and is a Premier Accredited … Read more

America: Pros or Cons? | The New Yorker | Start Classified

Since we have democracy, we need arguments to make it work. These long-dead Athenians voted only after discussion in the assembly; Democratic theory has always maintained that good decisions emerge from intellectual struggle. So it’s important to ask – how’s it going? In two recent shows in New York, the theater explores the usefulness of … Read more

Meet Dutch cellist Saskia Rao-de Haas playing Hindustani music – The New Indian Express | Start Classified

Some compelling stories in the realm of Hindu classical music are born outside of India. One of them is the Dutch cellist Saskia Rao-de Haas. The 51-year-old musician, who has lived in culturally rich Delhi for decades, has seamlessly integrated the cello – an Italian stringed instrument from the violin family – into Hindu music … Read more