Monthly Archives: February 2016

Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini   (born February 29, 1792, Pesaro, Papal States [Italy]—died November 13, 1868, Passy, near Paris,France), Italian composer noted for his operas, particularly his comic operas, of which The Barber of Seville (1816), Cinderella (1817), and Semiramide (1823) are among the best known. Of his later, larger-scale dramatic operas, the most widely … Continue reading

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Opera, backstage

Jules Cheret’s  Grand théâtre de l’exposition. Palais des enfants … At work on a “scrim” tacked to the deck of the San Diego Opera Scenic Studio’s paintshop on Commercial Ave. In the late 80’s and early 90’s I was lucky to … Continue reading

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Marjorie Nodelman @ Oceanside Museum of Art

What a wonderful thing it is to see artist Marjorie Nodelman’s fantastic artwork @ the Oceanside Museum of Art, through 1/8/2017. Her husband, artist Bob Neidringhaus with Doug Simay of OMA present such a strong and beautiful tribute to Marjorie’s life and … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll!

Hey, everybody, let’s have some fun You only live but once And when you’re dead you’re done So let the good times roll Let the good times roll I don’t care if you’re young or old Get together, let the … Continue reading

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portrait of modern composer, Alban Berg

born Feb. 9, 1885 pen & ink on paper   http://www.britannica.com/biography/Alban-Berg

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we’re calling for a bit more rain…

“Here in southern California we could use a bit more of the wet stuff” said Pegleg, (a local sea otter) when asked his seasoned prediction yesterday. News source: The SD Onion & Turnip Review

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