Today at the Editor’s glance: Weather: Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
In Court: A status hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. in the case of Larry Cavallaro before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins, in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse.
Canadian Brass at the Flagler Auditorium, 7 p.m., 5500 State Road 100, Palm Coast. With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group. Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences. Each of their concerts will show the full range from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them – from formal classical presentation to music served up with lively dialogue and theatrical effects. The hallmark of any Canadian Brass performance is entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and, most of all, fun – but never at the expense of the music: Whatever the style, the music is central and performed with utmost dedication, skill and excellence. With four decades under their belts, Canadian Brass continues to thrill audiences around the world – and they don’t look like they are letting up anytime soon! Book tickets here.
Notably: Why isn’t Chris Rock pressing charges? Had it been acting, he’d have earned his Oscar. But it was merely barbaric. And why, in an assault witnessed by millions, does it require only the victim to pursue charges?
It’s Pearl Bailey’s birth anniversary (2018).
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“When he had spoken, some of the gods encouraged Jupiter’s anger, shouting their approval of his words, while others consented silently. They were all saddened though at this destruction of the human species, and questioned what the future of the world would be free of humanity. Who would honor their altars with incense? Did he mean to surrender the world to the ravages of wild creatures? In answer the king of the gods calmed their anxiety, the rest would be his concern, and he promised them a people different from the first, of a marvelous creation.
Now he was ready to hurl his lightning-bolts at the whole world but feared that the sacred heavens might burst into flame from the fires below, and burn to the furthest pole: and he remembered that a time was fated to come when sea and land, and the untouched courts of the skies would ignite, and the troubled mass of the world be besieged by fire. So he set aside the weapons the Cyclopes forged, and resolved on a different punishment, to send down rain from the whole sky and drown humanity beneath the waves.”
–From Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” (Book I, lines 244-273).
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