Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Apr. 09 2020

Mask maker, mask maker…

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 4 Comments

You’re probably seeing a lot of people wearing masks these days. Some are using paper ones, others are improvising with bandanas or ski masks, and those of us who sew are rejoicing because we finally have a legitimate use for all that scrap fabric that’s been driving our spouses crazy for years! Last week, Jonathan […]

Feb. 27 2013

The Crisis in the Arts: Is Food to Blame?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

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 […]

Mar. 15 2012

”I DON’T want to be an artist, I want to be a prima donna!”

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | 4 Comments

That’s not the only crack up line in “The Music Master,” an opera in one act attributed to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi! Jonathan Palevsky was good enough to introduce this hilarious little comedic gem to me and dub it from LP to CD for last Saturday’s Vocalise.  The tiny bit of scratchiness made me grateful for […]

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