Articles from Monterey Herald - Carmel

Barbara Rose Shuler: Bach Fest opens with a bang

By Barbara Rose Shuler


The 81st Carmel Bach Festival opened with an immense 20th-century wallop. Saturday night, the sold-out Sunset auditorium included many Bach fans without a doubt, but the night belonged to Carl Orff and his famous choral masterpiece, “Carmina Burana.” Performed by the full ensemble led by the Festival’s principal conductor and artistic director Paul Goodwin, this well-known, morally titillating opus proved a strange, revealing and powerful beginning gambit.

Carmel's Do Re Mi Music & Video preparing to close its doors after 41 years

Carmel >> For 41 years, Carmel’s Do Re Mi Music & Video has been the go-to place for locals looking for vinyl records and viewing material not easily found elsewhere. Now the shop, with its inventory of CDs, DVDs, books, guitars, ukuleles, turntables and vintage posters and goods, is going out of business and to clear out its inventory, items are 25 to 35 percent off.