Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 10:34 am
Think of Savannah, Ga. and an image of the definitive old Southern city comes to mind — Spanish moss-draped parks, Victorian buildings and a lifestyle of elegant repose. Yet for a couple of weeks each spring, before the steamy weather hits, the 279-year-old city transforms into a swinging music party during the Savannah Music Festival.
This week, during the festival's 10th anniversary, we're highlighting concerts (see below) from some of the top chamber music performers.
Nicki Minaj (left) and Madonna perform during the halftime show at the Super Bowl in February. In a song from Madonna's new album, <em>MDNA,</em> the two singers each play with traditionally feminine and masculine gender roles.
Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 11:59 am
The author of Three Cups of Tea has agreed to repay $1 million to a charity he founded, after the Montana Attorney General's office found that he had mismanaged the nonprofit by spending charity money on personal items.
The AP reports that Greg Mortenson misspent Central Asia Institute funds on "family vacations and millions on charter flights."
The AP adds Mortenson pretty much had unchallenged control of the non-profit: