Japanese snow monkeys find novel way to travel during winter 【Video】

The primate parade captured on film stretched well into the distance. Japanese macaques are different to other nonhuman primates, as they live further north and in colder climates that have months of snowfall, earning them the nickname “snow monkeys”. While some of these monkeys like to escape the bitter cold by bathing in onsen hot…

Boston mourns a cherished viola da gamba

The Boston instrument maker Eric Haas has posted tragic news of the death of his wife Janet, a viola da gamba specialist and assistant professor at Berklee. Janet studied viola da gamba with Laura Jeppesen and John Hsu, and performed with the Boston Baroque ensemble La Sonnerie, the viol trio Oriana, the Folger Consort of…