By Andrew Dansby Published 7:33 am CST, Monday, November 12, 2018 Composer Tan Dun Composer Tan Dun Photo: File Photo Photo: File Photo Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Composer Tan Dun Composer Tan Dun Photo: File Photo Tan Dun, Oscar-winning composer, to speak in Houston this week 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Tan Dun is best known in the States for the music he composed for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," music that earned him an Academy Award and a Grammy. But the Chinese composer's work goes back forty years. He'll discuss his life, career and art at a special appearance this week at Asia Society Texas. Befitting Tan's work, which has always drawn from the past while looking to the future, he'll also perform … [Read more...] about Tan Dun, Oscar-winning composer, to speak in Houston this week
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By David Epstein Globe Correspondent November 12, 2018 The region’s stormy pattern continues this week with two coastal storms, each of which will bring significant precipitation and some strong wind. The second storm could bring snow or mixed precipitation to areas quite close to Boston. If this current pattern continues through the whole winter, we are going to be looking at a very stormy cold season. That said, the jet stream could — and is likely to —undergo a change from its current configuration before the peak of winter, so snow haters don’t need to panic just yet. A storm Monday night into Tuesday will bring rain (green) to southern New England and snow (blue) to the mountains. (COD Weather) The first new storm system will move up the coast Tuesday, bringing rain late tonight and continuing through to tomorrow, when the morning … [Read more...] about Winter rides into New England with two nor’easters this week
PUBLISHED: 20:05 11 November 2018 Judy Rimmer Where will there be roadworks this week? Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Plan in advance and avoid hold-ups by finding out what roadworks Highways England are planning over the next week. A11 Fiveways roundabout Mildenhall:Work is currently under way to install traffic lights, road signs, traffic sensing loops and hard standings for mobile speed enforcement, as well as re-lining the roundabout. Lane closures will be in place on the Fiveways roundabout rings between 8pm and 6am on weeknights until Thursday, November 15, with no total closures or diversions required. There will be a total closure of the roundabout and its approaches on Friday, November 16, between 8pm and 6pm. A northbound diversion for the A11 will be in place via the A14 and A134 before re-joining the A11 at Thetford, and a southbound diversion will be in place via the Elveden Road, A134 and A14 before re-joining the A11 at junction 38, both … [Read more...] about Where will roadworks and diversions be in Suffolk and north Essex this week?
PUBLISHED: 05:00 10 November 2018 Megan Aldous Cheerleading coach Chase Fowler was jailed for grooming teenage girls Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE The combined total of those jailed this weeks amounts to 23 years - take a look at why they are behind bars here. Tony Smith, 19, from Willingham, Cambridgeshire, and Charlie Oakley, 26, of Shefford, Bedfordshire, have been jailed for their involvement in a spate of ram raids Picture: BEDFORDSHIRE POLICETwo men have been jailed for a series of ram raids for a combined total of 11 years. Tony Smith, 19 of Schole Road, Willingham, Cambridgeshire, was handed a five year sentence and Charlie Oakley, 26, of George Street, Shefford, Bedfordshire, received six years. They both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burgle in relation to a number of ram raids across the region. They also stole Land Rovers and Audis which were used to ram into the stores and to act as get-away cars.A former Ipswich Man … [Read more...] about A cheerleading coach who was sexting a teen is among those jailed this week
A new storm system is now moving its way from the north across Colorado, bringing chances of snow to the forecast this week in Colorado Springs.A 30 percent chance of snow is expected late Wednesday into Thursday before lunch time, meteorologists at the service said. Freezing drizzle is expected before 9 p.m. Wednesday and fog will settle around the city about 11 p.m. Snow chances continue into Thursday with a high of 37.Friday is expected to be sunny with a high of 43, and a high of 53 is expected in Colorado Springs on Saturday.A 20 percent chance of snow returns Sunday with a high near 35.A weather outlook issued by the service for Colorado in November looks promising with meteorologists predicting a slight tilt towards above normal precipitation totals across the northern half of the state. On average, Colorado Springs receives 4.7 inches of snow throughout November and the average temperature is 38.1 degrees.The average temperature last month in Colorado Springs was 48.1 degrees, … [Read more...] about Forecast: Snow in this week in Colorado Springs; November weather preview