Acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell will try playing in a train station again, though this time he hopes it’s more conducive to making music. Seven years ago, Bell performed incognito for tips in a Washington subway station, but almost no one stopped to listen.
Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor and the human rights lawyer emerged Sunday from the luxury hotel where they were married a day earlier.
“I had a great director who really liked the book,” the Kansas City-reared author said. “David Fincher liked the same things in the book that I liked. He wanted a faithful screen adaptation, not a whole new thing.” The film version opens Friday in Kansas City.
Every time Mark Braud sang the line "we're going to jump and shout, we're going to turn this mother out," during the Preservation Hall Jazz Band's introductory number at the VooDoo Lounge on Friday, the heavyset tuba player Ronell Johnson thrust his substantial frame into the air.