Posts Tagged ‘Arts’
Mezzo-to-mezzo with Denyce Graves
Leonard Bernstein’s Candide is onstage at the Kennedy Center through May 26th. Recently, I had the immense honor – and pleasure! – of meeting and interviewing internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, who is playing The Old Woman in this production. She’s as lovely as her voice, both personally and physically, and we had a great […]
The Crisis in the Arts: Is Food to Blame?
Don’t you love it (or perhaps get a little jealous) when a writer articulates something you’ve pondered and haven’t been able to put into words? That’s exactly what happened when I read the following New York Times op-ed piece. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/opinion/sunday/how-food-replaced-art-as-high-culture.html?_r=0 My colleagues and I love to eat, and we love to talk about food. I’d […]