February 10, 1990 |
A friend of David Carlson's died, unexpectedly, on her 34th birthday. "I was so grief stricken, I went home and started to write," the composer recalls. "It was an emotional necessity." Two weeks later, he had finished "Rhapsodies." "In that sense, it is a Requiem. Only, it doesn't sound like one," says Carlson.
September 1, 1989 |
A Navy commander, engaging in unusually frank public criticism, said U.S. missile cruiser Vincennes that shot down an Iranian airliner killing 290 people had been given the derogatory nickname "Robo Cruiser" for its aggressive behavior. Cmdr. David Carlson of the frigate Sides, which was in the Persian Gulf at the time of the July 3, 1988, downing, wrote in the September issue of the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings magazine that the aggressiveness of the Vincennes, commanded by Capt.
December 15, 2005 |
IN a move that has drawn fire from some journalism organizations, a Wisconsin radio station has agreed to join the ranks of everything from college football bowl games to public school scoreboards by selling the naming rights of its newsroom to a business. Beginning Jan. 1, the WIBA-FM newsroom in Madison, Wis., will become known as the Amcore Bank News Center. The station is one of more than 1,200 owned by the nation's largest radio broadcaster, San Antonio-based Clear Channel Communications.
May 14, 1998 |
Although Orange County's toll road agency is poised to approve a $16-million design contract today for the final link in its countywide tollway network, two federal agencies that must first give approval have raised serious concerns over whether there's a need for the road at all. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S.
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April 11, 2007 |
Colin Graham, the artistic director of the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, died Friday of respiratory and cardiac arrest at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He was 75. During his 29 years in St. Louis, Graham staged 48 new productions, according to a statement from Charles MacKay, general manager of Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Graham's world premiere production of David Carlson's "Anna Karenina" is scheduled to open April 28 at Florida Grand Opera in Miami and June 3 in St. Louis.
May 11, 2000
Edward J. O'Leary has been named chief executive officer of Irvine-based IStarXchange.com, overseeing the development of an electronic marketplace to serve the $100-billion automotive replacement parts market. The company was formed earlier this year by Toyota Motor Sales USA in Torrance and I2 Technologies Inc. in Dallas. O'Leary, who has 23 years of domestic and international executive experience, most recently served with Federal Mogul Inc. as vice president, sales and distribution.