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EAT / DON GIOVANNI MANCHESTER

A while back I took a trip to Manchester for the weekend with my boyfriend and booked a table for dinner at Don Giovanni, a restaurant recommended to us by friends and family. 200 more words

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Book review: Sent to the devil

Sent to the devil

Author:
Laura Lebow
Publisher:
Minotaur Books

US Release date:
April 5, 2016
Pages:
379
ISBN:
978-1250053565
also available as ebook
Genre: 1,060 more words

Historical Novels

This Week: Steven Jarvi with the KSO, UT Opera's 'Don Giovanni' at the Bijou

Here are a few of this week’s classical music offerings.

Monday, April 11, 2016
Navy Band Great Lakes: Fair Winds
Woodwind quintet, Guest artist recital… 183 more words

Classical Music

Opera as Idea and Performance: Class 2

2nd week of spring quarter is finished – and with that comes another post about the opera class I am taking at the Law School (where President Obama visited just yesterday – right next to my dorm!!). 691 more words

NEW TAKES ON OLD TALES

One genre I personally find fascinating is the “new look at classics” book: modern writers looking at Shakespeare, for instance, or creating backstories for neglected characters in famous books (e.g., Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, telling the story of Rochester’s first wife in Jane Eyre).   496 more words

Birds and other things - March 2016

This posts covers a few (mainly bird-oriented) events in March. 1,330 more words

Ancient Titillation, Yada, Yada, Yada

I’ll be honest: I’m getting pretty sick of The Tale of Genji. It’s not even so much because of the confusion of trying to keep track of stray characters wandering in, or of who’s who in general; the translator warned us about that hitch, so I was ready for it. 781 more words

Boring Reading