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Getting Your Family Involved at the {Guthrie} Theater

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

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

Tonight

Tonight

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

Bird and Byrd on the Value of Voice Lessons

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