Brad Mehldau, 43, is a virtuoso pianist often cited as among the most influential jazz musicians of his generation. But his insatiable interests and impact stretch well beyond jazz, as these two dates should amply demonstrate. Tuesday, Mehldau will team up with Nickel Creek/Punch Brothers mandolinist/singer Chris Thile, whose technique is as spectacular as Mehldau’s while his bluegrass roots similarly have grown into broad musical tastes along with a love of improvisation.
Only three other women have won the Grand Slam of Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Maureen Connolly did it in 1953, Margaret Court in 1970, and Steffi Graf in 1988. Not even Billie Jean King or Martina Navratilova managed it, and the chances are that Capriati won’t, either.
But I’m not 230 (pounds). We’re both fast. He’s a bigger back. There’s a blunt but effective wit at work here, pressed into the service of misanthropy. “I will help you make ends meet/If you will let me get some sleep,” Mr. Korvette proposes in “Dream Smotherer,” barking each word with spiteful emphasis.
Now, those nails are part of an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Is Fashion Modern, which runs through January 28. The show examines 111 garments and accessories that have had a lasting impact over the past century. The assembled collection includes the little black dress, the pencil skirt, Levi jeans, the hoodie, the Wonderbra, stilettos and Converse All Star sneakers.
Reagan believes that the arbitrary evaluation of unborn lives must stop. He states that this philosophy will lead to further the crimes of infanticide and illustrates this by citing the Indiana case of “Baby Doe.” Baby Doe was allowed to starve to death because the child had Down syndrome. The essence of Reagan argument is that no nation can survive and prosper when a group of individuals look at a child and declare whether that child has value as a human being.
In 1993, Reno Air began offering low cost flights from the Twin Cities to Reno Nevada. Northwest Airlines quickly responded by introducing cheaper fares on overlapping routes. Small airlines say that’s an example of predatory pricing that Northwest and other large airlines use to stifle competition at their hub airports.
We playing against him, I want to beat him as bad as anybody and I never think any differently of that, said Maas, who doubles as Edmonton offensive co ordinator and began his coaching career overlooking Ray and the Argos QBs in 2012. His well being and all that, I never want to see a friend or an opponent get injured while playing. But do I want to have our guys knock the crap out of him? Absolutely.