Getting Your Family Involved at the {Guthrie} Theater

I just wrote this for my husband’s site and part way through was thinking that it would have been more fitting for mine… guess it’s a ‘two-birds-for-one’ sort of deal 🙂 Nathan Bird This weekend was full of some really spectacular festivities at Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater. Nathan had the honor of being one of the… Continue reading Getting Your Family Involved at the {Guthrie} Theater

Sweet French Song by Georges Moustaki

French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki passed away today. This song was playing on the radio as I drove home late tonight. I had never heard of him before.  The music is beautiful. One cannot but think of a French cafe.  I’ve never been to a French cafe (unless watching Sabrina counts [I know, it doesn’t]), but… Continue reading Sweet French Song by Georges Moustaki

Tonight

Dessert + Poems

A good night. The return of the long-silent “Arts at the Aviary” Sunday evening gathering. Here are some slices of what went down… Meet John. {insert picture of John with your imagination} John has an audition tomorrow at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater. He wanted feedback on his audition selection – a song from The Light… Continue reading Tonight

Bird and Byrd on the Value of Voice Lessons

The other day I found a perfect excerpt to share with you.  In my beloved Weiss & Taruskin textbook from college lie some words as true today as they were when written 425 years ago. William Byrd, who I like to believe is one of my husband’s ancestors, was a 16th century English church composer and… Continue reading Bird and Byrd on the Value of Voice Lessons