A sure sign of summer’s approach is the realization that this weekend’s Metropolitan Opera HD telecast of “Elektra” is the final one of the 2015-2016 series. If the length of several of the Met productions has deterred some from attending these spectacular HD events, note that the running time of “Elektra” is under two hours.
Located near the Korean-based Kumho Tire plant on Ga. 247, Kum O Jung is currently operating on a very limited menu. Some of the items they offered when they first opened have been crossed off until the owners feel satisfied with the quality of those items.
A leading figure in local music stopped me on the sidewalk back in 1979 and asked how on earth I found something to write about every week. Now, here it is 2016, with local entertainment and culture exploding, and a leading local resident stopped me on the sidewalk to bemoan that he had been downtown — on a weeknight no less — but had encountered far more good stuff than he could attend.
Spring has certainly sprung. Like it or not, our brains are slowly accepting the realization that summer is coming. Thankfully, a smart person invented air conditioning, swimming holes and cold beverages to provide comfort during our long summer months.
The Tubman Museum celebrates African culture and history with its 20th annual Pan African Festival happening Friday through Sunday on Cherry Street Plaza and inside the museum’s new 49,000-square-foot facility.