Thursday, October 30, 2008

Joshua Bell as a street musician in a DC subway!*

By Gene WeingartenWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, April 8, 2007; Page W10Link

HE EMERGED FROM THE METRO AT THE L'ENFANT PLAZA STATION AND POSITIONED HIMSELF AGAINST A WALL BESIDE A TRASH BASKET. By most measures, he was nondescript: a youngish white man in jeans, a long-sleeved T-shirt and a Washington Nationals baseball cap. From a small case, he removed a violin. Placing the open case at his feet, he shrewdly threw in a few dollars and pocket change as seed money, swiveled it to face pedestrian traffic, and began to play. read the full article

* Thank you to the ToDo Institute for bringing this article to our attention.