Scheherazade told stories to save her life and Lincoln told stories to save a nation !
"How do you bridge the immense distance between this man and our time, between that era, with all its political and emotional implications, and our own?"
“I was playing electric cello. Neither classical nor jazz players were very interested in what I could do. Working with dancers just was a natural fit."
For the Lincoln bicentennial, the Spokane Symphony commissioned American composer Michael Daugherty to write Letters from Lincoln for baritone and orchestra.
Suzan-Lori Parks “The America Play” s hard to describe. In some places it feels like a dream play in other sections a piece of absurdist drama.
February 12th marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Museums across the nation are marking the occasion with elaborate exhibitions, many of which stake their own claim on Lincoln's development. Rebecca Cape from the Lilly Library, noted the unique role Indiana played in Lincoln's life.