Memorial Day is so Much More than a Weekend for Barbecues

As Memorial Day approaches, millions of people around the country will be planning weekend travel trips, backyard barbecues, and time on the water. While Memorial Day weekend is often seen as the official kick-off of summer, this day has a much more significant meaning. In fact, without those who serve in the military, ensuring our continued freedom, there’s a good chance that none of those enjoyable activities would be possible. May we never forget that Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember those who have died while serving.


Royal Scottish National Orchestra Makes Solid American Debut At Broward Center

Many visiting orchestras have performed at the Broward Center but Monday night marked the first concert in the United States by the venerable Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The Ft. Lauderdale performance was the opening of a major American tour by the Glasgow based ensemble under the direction of Principal Conductor Peter Oundjian, part of the Broward Center Classical Series. Violinist Nicola Benedetti, one of Scotland's leading artists, was the featured soloist in Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major.

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