Dreams Fulfilled

By SHERRY LUCAS,

Snapping goats in trees in Morocco. Petting llamas on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Resting on a cliff above ancient Petra’s famous Treasury — the perfect perch to marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan, and also imagine horsemen racing through the gorge like they did at the end of “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.”








Orchestra takes on songs of James Taylor, Carole King at Pops Series September 23

By SHERRY LUCAS,

Special to the Sun

“You’ve Got a Friend,” the iconic 1971 Carole King song, also a hit for James Taylor and a Grammy winner for both, tops the playlist and shares its title with a Mississippi Symphony Orchestra concert that celebrates their music with guest singers and orchestral flair.



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