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Early morning gluttony. A trip to Sushi Dai

Last year, the owner/chef at a local restaurant we frequent invited us to tour Tsukiji Market with him and enjoy a bit of sushi while we were there. 984 more words

Life In Japan

Allusionary appeal

As a teacher, my life is conveniently segmented into school terms, punctuated by perfect opportunities for theatre-going reflection. A period of contemplation is never a bad thing for absence makes the heart grow fonder, as the platitude goes. 529 more words


Rigoletto in Tel Aviv


Giuseppe Verdi 

The womanizing Duke sings La donna e` mobile as he enjoys his ongoing conquests, while his jester Rigoletto plans a personal vendetta in Verdi’s popular opera about blind love, hate and the wish for revenge. 735 more words


Taking bets on Verdi

In the anticipation leading up to the new season of the Royal Italian Opera in 1853, one might think that a new opera by Verdi would be of interest. 84 more words


Visceral Verdi

Rigoletto (Opera Queensland)

QPAC – Lyric Theatre

March 15 – 29

There is something about opera that makes it a complete theatrical experience. Its stories are big, its staging is large and everything simultaneously bombards the audience. 497 more words


Rigoletto by Boston Lyric Opera hits you right in the gut.

I happened to be at the premiere of the new production of Rigoletto by Boston Lyric Opera. The experience was incredibly emotional and profound. To find out why and how this was achieved I went behind the scenes to talk with  the director, costume designer, set designer and Rigoletto character. 1,543 more words