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‘Assassins’ acts as shooting test for senior seminar group

What else would one expect from the man behind one of the bloodiest musicals of all time, “Sweeney Todd,” than another rollicking good time full of bloodlust and murder? Stephen Sondheim did it again with “Assassins,” a controversial musical picked up by the senior music theater majors for one of their seminar pieces. “Assassins” features … Continue reading

A veritable jungle of wild cats roam off of I-85 in Rockwell, N.C., about as far away from the real jungle as possible. Tiger World, a nonprofit private zoo, is worth a visit from anyone who loves animals. Sometimes a well-meaning zoo or private owner buys a threatened or endangered tiger he or she cannot … Continue reading