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How the Beatles, My Great Aunt, and Debussy Changed My Life

By Deal W. Hudson

It was the spring of 1970 when Paul McCartney announced he was leaving the Beatles. I had already grown discontent with pop music, the frenetic discord of Jimmy Hendrix touched no part of a young man brought up on Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, and Broadway show tunes. 1,105 more words

Deal Hudson

Viscera/ Afternoon of a Faun/ Tchaikovsky pas de deux/ Carmen: ROH Live

The Royal Ballet’s decision to include mixed programmes in their ROH Live season for the first time is arguably a bold one, and I hope it pays off in their cinema audience figures. 1,489 more words


Royal Ballet quadruple bill with works by Acosta, Balanchine, Robbins & Scarlett live transmission Phoenix Picturehouse 12th November

Enjoy four short ballets in one evening with this quadruple programme from The Royal Ballet, in a live Screen Arts transmission showing at the Phoenix Picturehouse.  129 more words

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new bruises, ancient worlds

For the past week, I have slept with a pillow under my left knee, I’ve had completely un-sing-able compositions stuck in my head, and the sweet start of a callus forming on my right big toe.   294 more words


Today is Claude Debussy's Birthday!

In honor of today being Claude Debussy’s birthday we would like to remember all of the wonderful music that he has made. Claude Debussy was a French composer who was well known for his impressionist music. 520 more words

Classical & Opera

Bok leaps with Beauty

I have been itching to see Bok since last year. My old roommate, a Rhodes drama alumnus, ignited my excitement after raving about it. But although the pros of Bok outweigh its cons, not all my expectations of the production were met. 222 more words

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