Author Archives: Rick Westover

Murry Sidlin on the power of music and art in the face of the Holocaust

Murry Sidlin, Founder of The Defiant Requiem Foundation

Murry Sidlin, Founder of The Defiant Requiem Foundation

Earlier this week, Murry Sidlin, founder and president of The Defiant Requiem Foundation, joined Rick Westover Wednesday for Music in the Morning. He spoke on the power of Verdi’s Requiem as an outlet of defiance for the prisoners held at Terezín during the Holocaust.
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515 Art Gallery connects students with professional artists

515 Art Gallery in downtown Clare. Photo by Rick Westover.

515 Art Gallery in downtown Clare. Photo by Rick Westover.

It’s a misty, gray afternoon out front of the 515 Gallery, but for Kim Kleinhardt and her students the smiles are genuine as they set up for their latest exhibit, Tree-scape.
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