Linkages has learned the sad news that Richard (Dick) Fitts, the founder of our organization, has passed away.Continue reading Remembering Dick Fitts
Hey, there was a friendship concert in January. Here is the link. Thanks again to Howard Spindler for pulling together a great show. And next year, there will be punch and cookies again.Continue reading Friendship Concert
Seneca Falls Dialogs 2020
Our board member, Barbara LeSavoy, PhD is an organizer for the Seneca Falls Dialogs. This event happens every other year, in Seneca Falls, NY. It is a wide-ranging discussion of women’s issues. Due to the virus that changed everything, the Dialogs are online this year. This means the event is free, and available worldwide. Registration is still required. The event is October 23 and 24, 2020. more here
A Message from the Mayor
The mayor of Veliky Novgorod, Rochester’s sister city, Sergey Busurin, sent a letter to our Mayor, Lovely Warren. This year is the 30th anniversary of the sister-city relationship.
Linkages, Russia and Covid-19
The Covid-19 public health crisis has left no corner of the globe untouched and Russia, including our sister city, Velikiy Novgorod, has not been exempted. At this writing, Russia is the world’s fourth most-affected country in terms of infections, behind the US, Brazil and India. Russia now reports nearly 830,000 cases.Continue reading Linkages, Russia and Covid-19
A Message from Veliky Novgorod
Our friends in Veliky Novgorod sent a moving message of hope and friendship:
https://vk.com/video492134657_456239033?list=70fddcc29d771b0813Continue reading A Message from Veliky Novgorod
Linkages Message of Hope
Alas, all sorts of wonderful activities were planned for the spring and summer of 2020. The virus has put all the plans on hold.
Harp Concert Friday Jan 31, 2020
Here is a suggestion. This concert is not connected to Linkages, but it sounds promising.
Coming straight from his Carnegie Hall debut, Russian Harpist Alexander Boldachev joins RPO Principal Harpist Grace Browning for an evening of harp music like you’ve never heard before — this Friday, January 31st at 6:00 pm at Third Presbyterian Church. Tickets available at the door on on eventbrite (hosted by the Rochester Harp Society).
random notes on travel
Here are random notes from webguy Roger. There is absolutely no guarantee of accuracy or usefulness. Continue reading random notes on travel