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You ARE an Opera Ambassador
08 06 2019

You ARE an Opera Ambassador

If you are an opera lover, one way or another you often end up being an opera ambassador.If the subject of opera comes up in “non-opera” company, I beg you to first get these points across: Many people feel they will not understand what’s going on…

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Earring Club is Coming!
08 02 2019

Earring Club is Coming!

I’m always looking for new ways to keep people connected to their favorite opera memories.Lately online I’ve seen things called subscriptions. It’s when people receive surprise items in a certain category every month. It may be clothes, jewelry, b…

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Getting a new vibe!
07 19 2019

Getting a new vibe!

I moved things around in my office this week!I've been wanting to do this for a while but things always come up.This week Andrew had some time to help me and... well.. it was raining, so  this was our exercise that day!My reasons for embarking o…

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Design Notes: Ombra mai fu
06 28 2019

Design Notes: Ombra mai fu

I hadn’t even fully woken up last Saturday when my husband says: “What do you know about Xerxes?”What a way to start the day right? But he knew that there was an opera (Serse) and had just reached that bit of the Bible in his daily reading...Alas…

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Exploring the Tosca Collection
06 13 2019

Exploring the Tosca Collection

I never expected to become as fascinated with Tosca as I did. The plot feels so real, as if such events happen anywhere the world is violently in flux, which can be any day, depending on the place. And put into such an impossible situation what ac…

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Opera Daddy
06 12 2019

Opera Daddy

I once read (in the book Opera For Dummies) that “opera is the crash test simulator for life”. As I muse on opera dads, we can learn a lot about –mostly- what not to do. (But I’ve only got cats so what do I know)Cendrillon – Pandolfe, stand up for…

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