George Bridgetower did not go down in history. but his life is a fascinating tale of incredible virtuosity and fickle fortune. Sonata Mulattica is an upcoming documentary from Spark Media about George Bridgetower, inspired by the poetry of Rita Dove.
As a teacher, you hope to touch a child's life in such a profound way as this little boy's did. Diego Frazão Torquato, 12 year old Brazilian playing the violin at his teacher’s funeral. The teacher had helped him escape poverty and violence through music.
Janet Langhart Cohen's play ANNE & EMMETT is coming to Washington DC's MetroStage May The tragic lives of Anne Frank and Emmett Till come together in one riveting story of intolerance, humanity and hope.