Month: December 2018

Alvin Ailey night 2

First, Juba choreographer Robert Battke who we heard at works /process earlier this year was four blue dancers. What was it about. High squeaking violins as the bounced and jerked across the stage. It seemed jumbled and incoherent. Mr Battle redeemed himself with the short energetic Ella. As […]

La Traviata

We heard the double Aria.  Thats right, we had taken our class at the Opera Guild on La Traviata.  Though 97% was way above me I did remember that I would hear a double Aria and I did.  I also noticed in the second act how Verdi gave […]

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When I think about my life sometimes I can’t believe how fortunate I am.  I tend to explain it by saying I had a pretty miserable childhood followed by an even worse marriage so I deserve all the good that I have now.  Especially because i remain happy, […]