2021 Freedman Classical Fellowship finalists announced

The four finalists for this year’s Freedman Classical Fellowship have been announced. Awarded by the Freedman Foundation, the scholarship aims to reward and support musicians under the age of 30 who engage in composition and musical performance in innovative and creative ways. Freedman Fellowship finalists Eliza Shephard, Kyla Matsuura-Miller, Molly …

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“I am ready to start living my life without fear”

“Sonya” told jurors that she was an intern at a radio station when she visited R. Kelly in Chicago and was sexually assaulted. REUTERS / Jane Rosenberg A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual assault says she can live “fearlessly” after her conviction. The woman, who testified under the …

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George Frayne, aka Commander Cody, dies at 77

SARATOGA SPRINGS – George Frayne IV, who turned the name of a 1950s sci-fi character into a lifelong alias as frontman of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, died on Sunday, friends said. Resident of the Thermal City since the mid-1990s, he was 77 years old and had been …

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