Jennifer Gilroy Ruiz

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Conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights up the San Diego Symphony with sparkling sonics

By promoting assistant conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla to associate conductor next year, the<p>Los Angeles Philharmonichopes to hang on, at least for a little while, to a rising star. That little while is all it can hope for. Word is out, and orchestras in the market for a music director have begun the …

Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking

Megan Washington is one of Australia's premier singer/songwriters. And, since childhood, she has had a stutter. In this bold and personal talk, she …

Own your body's data

The new breed of high-tech self-monitors (measuring heartrate, sleep, steps per day) might seem targeted at competitive athletes. But Talithia …

Why ordinary people need to understand power

Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand …

The danger of silence

"We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don't," says poet and teacher Clint …

Is Spotify Killing Music? [UPDATED]

“We have a new album,” the long-haired, tobacco-toned singer and guitarist tells the small nightclub audience. It’s a foggy night 15 blocks from the …