The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 19, 1999


"Of Thee I Sing," the current offering of The Savoyard Light Opera Company, opened at Corey Auditorium last Friday night. This 1931 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical/operetta, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music by George and Ira Gershwin, was highly successful from the day it first appeared. It brought surprisingly current political ...more

The first of four Early Music Concerts began its 19th season in style. Because of a Christmas sale going on in Union Hall, this concert was held upstairs in the candlelit church sanctuary. As Early Music Society President James S. Nicolson's introductory remarks noted, "This was a good omen and a great pleasure to start off the season in such an elevated ...more

Many Carlisle residents were out on the evening of November 2. Most were at the Town Meeting. Some, however, drove to Concord and attended a presentation by Jean Zimmerman and Gil Reavill, authors of Raising Our Athletic Daughters, subtitled How Sports Can Build Self-Esteem and Save Girls' Lives. About 50 people attended the event, sponsored ...more

Two articles in a recent edition of the Mosquito inspired me to reconsider how we might educate the children of Carlisle so that they are prepared for the challenges of the future. We must be willing to examine the past to look for the mistakes that can serve as guides. What if we had been charged with setting the goals for education at the beginning of the ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito