History Comes Alive at Zurich’s National Museum and Haus Hiltl

by Sandy Bornstein / Nov 25, 2019 /
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When you only have time to visit one museum at a destination, how do you narrow down your choices to just one? Most major cities have a plethora of options. Sometimes, selecting an attraction ends up being decided by logistics. Zurich's National Museum satisfied both my interest in history and was conveniently located near the Zurich central train station. I continued with my history theme when I perused my options for dinner. I was able to find a restaurant with a notable history offering healthy food choices.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

Autumn Stories in Music

by Kerry Dexter / Nov 19, 2019 /
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Autumn: a season turning leaves, of changes in landscape, of conversation, of reflection, of renewal. A season of preparation for holiday celebrations, and for thinking about what oncoming winter may hold. 

Autumn Stories in Music

Feed Me A Cult Classic: Little Shop of Horrors at Stratford Festival

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Hop over to skid row to be enchanted by Stratford Festival's production of Little Shop of Horrors.

There truly is no topping what Stratford puts on. Anything they set their heart to, they go hard, strong, and with all of the passion in the world. You can feel the love put into this show. From the actors to the sets, everything is clean, crisp, and polished.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

Why You Need To See The Unlikely Candidates Live

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Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, The Unlikely Candidates formed at a high school party before going on to release three EPs and log countless miles on the road alongside everyone from Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Heads, Goo Goo Dolls, and Fall Out Boy. 

San Antonio Museum of Art Rocks With New Chinese Acquisition

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Texans like to say that “everything is big in Texas.” But the latest six-and-a-half-ton acquisition by the San Antonio Museum of Art gives credence to the familiar saying.

The city of Wuxi, China, gave the city a 12-foot Taihu rock to help promote Chinese art and culture in the Alamo city. The massive rock was installed in the pavilion behind the museum prior to the recent unveiling. 

10 Places Where History Comes Alive in Munich

by Sandy Bornstein / Nov 12, 2019 /
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The capital of Bavaria, Munich, has a plethora of historical sites. However, time was not in our favor. Our first trip was limited to just a couple of days of touring. To sample Munich’s history, we relied on a friend and our private guide, Chaim Eytan, to show us around. Perhaps a future trip will provide more options. For the time being, here are 10 places where history comes alive in Munich.

22.33 Stories: Crusader in a Conflict Zone (with Fatima Askira)

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

 Crusader in a Conflict Zone (with Fatima Askira)

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