I {‘Art} Shoes

I am not a shoe person. Maybe it’s because I have such large feet.  I don’t know.  I think shoes are cute and all, but I find that I manage just fine to frequently get through a whole week using only one or two pair.  Last time I bought flip flops was seven years ago.  Either… Continue reading I {‘Art} Shoes

Yield: 1 Wedding Under the Sea with Verdi’s Barbeshop Trio

In anticipation of another fun Arts @ the Aviary  night beginning in just a few hours, let me share last week’s evening with you. INGREDIENTS: 1 soprano 1 tenor 1 accompanist/alto 2 mini-mezzos for comic relief seasoning, to taste 1 book of barbershop quartets or sweet adeline music 1 book of opera duets 1 book of wedding songs… Continue reading Yield: 1 Wedding Under the Sea with Verdi’s Barbeshop Trio

Have Snow Will Sing: Another Writer Looks at Minnesota’s Thriving Art Scene

reblogged from my post at Arts America —– I love Minnesota. Really I do.  Despite the first couple years of my life having been in sunny Puerto Rico, I somehow ended up developing a tolerance for our bitter cold weather. Granted, I am writing this in the middle of a gorgeous spring afternoon, so it’s… Continue reading Have Snow Will Sing: Another Writer Looks at Minnesota’s Thriving Art Scene

A Midsummer Night’s Opera: Pagliacci in the Ruins of a Flour Mill

I just published my first post for http://www.ArtsAmerica.org!! I’ve reblogged it here, but be sure to check out the original post as it is really cool to see my name on such an official blog 🙂 … and because it’s a great site. This story came to my attention as I was doing research for the… Continue reading A Midsummer Night’s Opera: Pagliacci in the Ruins of a Flour Mill