Daily Archives: February 11, 2012

Beyond ‘Extreme Chopin’

It’s not so much “Extreme Chopin” that pianist Brian Ganz is dedicating himself to. That would seemingly involve performing the Polish master’s repertoire while riding a motorcycle or perhaps playing while the keyboard is on fire, Jerry Lee Lewis style. By “Extreme,” Ganz, the accomplished musician and artist in residence at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, […]

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Saturday TV: Jean Shrimpton and Valentine Flicks

Karen Gillan of “Doctor Who” portrays iconic model Jean Shrimpton in a new film about how fashion changed in the early ’60s. In John McKay’s “We’ll Take Manhattan” (Ovation, 8 p.m.) it was all due to the eye of rebel photographer David Bailey, played by Aneurin Barnard, who took a set of iconic photos during […]

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