From Fresno to Carnegie Hall and Beyond
» Sammy LoProto
The first time Jes Therkelsen stumbled onto a red-eye flight out of the Jersey shore, he was headed east, halfway around the world. On Friday he was headed west for a new job, home and adventure. Welcome to Fresno, Professor Therkelsen!
Even 100 years after Igor Stravinsky ignited the musical world with his masterpiece, “Firebird Suite,” students around the world still perform it.
The Fresno State winery came alive Thursday night with the celebration of Le Vin Nouveau, sharing its freshly made wines with the local community.
Millions of Americans were stunned to see the images on their TV screen on the morning of 9/11; one of them was a young student from Visalia.
RiverTree Volunteers kicked off another project in conjunction with San Joaquin River Trail Council in the foothills, and this time, students from Smittcamp Family Honors College chipped in.
Soft blue lights whispered romance. The bartender polished crystal, the waitress delivered drinks. The jazz quartet laid down smooth riffs on stage while the cameramen were frozen in time.
California residents usually sleep right through earthquakes. In rural India, tremors are considered rare. But, how ironic is it that an earthquake in India would be the catalyst to bring a unique art exhibit to Fresno State?
Have you ever taped a shiny penny to a postcard destined for the Columbia Record Club, in N.Y.? Corey Whitehead’s mother remembers all too well. He can still hear her asking where in the heck were all these LP records coming from.