The July e-Newsletter is here for your reading pleasure!
Lyric Opera of Chicago LA CLEMENZA DI TITO (in Italian) COMPOSER: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Approx. Length: 3 hours Sex and power are front and center in Mozart’s riveting La Clemenza di Tito. Can a Roman emperor forgive a woman who either wants to marry him or murder him? And can he pardon the would-be assassin who’s […]
As many of our volunteers know, I love fiber! Back in Pledge Central during any given Drive, I’ll be spinning yarn on a spindle or knitting a small thing like a sock. Many of the phone volunteers love to bring their projects to work on as well. I’ve posted here on the WBJC blog about some of […]
What a fantastic pledge drive!! We did better than anticipated and are just so happy to see the outpouring of support of WBJC and classical music. Thank you to every one of you who called in or pledged online. Members really do make up nearly 70% of our operating costs. We couldn’t do that […]
While I know WBJC’s blog isn’t my blog, I know enough of our members are crafty people (volunteers love to bring in their knitting!) so I thought I’d share a class I took last week with Sara Bixler at The Mannings Hand Weaving School in East Berlin PA. The class was Painted Warps on the […]
Metropolitan Opera Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano Libretto by Luigi Illica Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min, two intermissions After their powerful pairing in Il Trovatore, Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette reunite in Giordano’s melodramatic story of life in times of revolutionary fervor, a passionate tale of the ill-fated love of a dashing poet […]
Metropolitan Opera La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Sung in Italian Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min, two intermissions Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig and Barbara Frittoli star as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, […]
Wow, who knew I could let people pet my cat to reduce stress and rake in the dough! I’m in the wrong business LOL! Here’s a link should the embedded video player not work for you: http://content.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,104576135001_2000212,00.html Related posts: odoriferosity! In our spare time… (part 2)
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15th FUNDRAISING CANCELLED Stick a fork in this pledge drive… we’re done! No more fundraising for this week. For those who have asked: We’re not sure what we’ll be doing to make up the days. More than likely, we’ll add days in the Spring drive, or we could do a quick day or […]
Hi folks! Due to the weather, we will NOT be fundraising on Friday February 14th. Volunteers, no decision has been made yet about Saturday, so please keep an eye out on the website, or your inbox! As always you can call 41-580-5800 and someone at the station can fill you in. Thank you!