In “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” Wonka promises visitors to his factory a “golden ticket to imagination and adventure.” For one afternoon this November, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend promise the same thing.
The doodles on Google’s home page – animated tributes to Ronald Dahl, Les Paul and Ida Bell Wells, among others – show the value the tech company’s leaders see in the arts and humanities. Google’s HR department sees it as well: In 2010, then-Vice President Marissa Mayer said 80 percent of that year’s hires would have a liberal arts background.
The Brasil Guitar Duo is known for its mature musicianship, and that’s not by accident. João Luiz and Douglas Lora have known one another since adolescence, and their performances are indicative of that.
Craig Warren first heard the Rebel yell at Kings Dominion, an amusement park in Virginia. He was sitting near the back of a wood-track roller coaster, gripping the lap bar as the cars clattered into a tunnel, where everyone screamed.