Monthly Archives: March, 2021

Cuomo ally involved in distribution of clergy statement backing governor

Published - March 10, 2021

Charlie King, a longtime ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, worked behind the scenes to distribute a statement on Tuesday from more than two dozen clergy members of color pushing back against calls for New York’s chief executive to resign before the state attorney general’s probe into his conduct is completed, according to multiple signatories on the statement.

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S5-27: Looking North, Part 2

Published - March 6, 2021

“There is no arguing that popular music has a much greater resonance with people, and I feel very driven to make classical music matter in this larger sphere of musics.” – Rose Bolton A while ago, we took a musical trip around the globe, and it seems a good time to do that again.  This week, we’re looking North, to Canada – with works and performances from women recently recognized for their music.   Looking North, Part 2 G.F. Handel:  Dixit Dominus (excerpts) Ottawa Bach Choir; Lisette Canton, director “Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets” Atma 22790 Rose Bolton:  The Coming of

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Senate Dems vary in responses to Cuomo’s alleged misconduct

Published - March 2, 2021

Senate Democrats may agree on the need for an independent investigation into the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but there is a wide schism of opinions among the 43-member majority about what should happen in the interim. A handful of senators, including Jessica Ramos, Alessandra Biaggi, Gustavo Rivera and Jabari Brispot, say unequivocally that Cuomo needs to go now, while the situation is more complicated for other members.

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