Loving music until the end

Wadad Aziz Saba, former SPU music professor, was a Palestinian Christian who regarded her students as her own children, according to Professor of Music Vernon Wicker. Saba taught in the music department at SPU for 35 years. Rev. M. Louise Holert, who was Saba’s roommate for five years, said that several years ago Saba shared […]

‘Scotland, PA’: Macbeth with side of fries

What do William Shakespeare, leisure suits and McDonald’s all have in common? Each of these becomes an object of satire in Billy Morrisette’s "Scotland, PA" a darkly comic retelling of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth." "The Scottish Play" (as some call "Macbeth") has undergone a few stylistic changes: the setting is Scotland, Pennsylvania, circa 1975, the Bard’s original […]

A&E Calendar

Today Daniel Johnston, Moldy Peaches, Stratford 4 at the Crocodile Cafe Daniel Johnston was at Bumbershoot last year and now he’s back to give those who missed him another chance. An underground hero, Daniel Johnston has been making highly personal music for over two decades now as a way of dealing with his chronic mental […]