A Fusion of Brazilian and Bachian Notes

Today’s featured article celebrates the life and musical contributions of Heitor Villa-Lobos, a Brazilian composer born in RIO who fused music from the streets of Brazil with Bach-inspired musical structures.  Sixty years ago, Villa-Lobos traveled to Paris where he recorded Bachianas Brasilieras (Brazilian Bachian) pieces.  The rest is history.  Read on!

https://theamericanscholar.org/brazil-by-way-of-bach/#

Memorial Day Travel Forecast

If you’re heading out of town (or out of the country) for Memorial Day, today’s featured article says you aren’t alone.  Compared to last year’s holiday weekend, AAA forecasts an increase of 1 million more travelers–or 12% more than last Memorial Day weekend.  Read on to find out what you can expect, namely higher prices in some instances.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/roadwarriorvoices/2017/05/17/more-people-travel-memorial-day-says-aaa/101782130/#-/web/search/travel-1495023406144-trackingCode-c2XXH2whL8sz0W79TVO7qQ==-articleId-402808348-vv-be7b1950-10fe-4b09-81e4-5bb44e20f1e5

Airports and roads will see high traffic this Memorial