Trying Mandolin: How I found myself in a weird place last Friday night

So… Let’s talk about last Friday night. On any given Friday, you can usually find me in one of two places: Curled up in bed catching up on my Netflix shows, or… Out at bar with my friends Fridays are a great time to get out of my workweek headspace. There are no emails or […]

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Dad likes to tell me stories about growing up on a farm. I did not grow up on a farm. I grew up firmly in the suburbs, where the roads are paved, driving ages are enforced, and wearing cowboy boots to class is considered a fashion faux-pas. The farm stories to me feel like the […]

Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites” and the Grip of the Absurd

It is hard to explain to people the power of opera if they just haven’t… you know… had one of “those” moments.