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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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
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
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