The thriving arts scene in Lebanon NH. My article just published in Image Magazine
Posted in art, Small business, small town, Uncategorized, writing |
Tagged Ava Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon NH, Lebanon Opera House, Lucky's Coffee Garage, Mascoma River Greenway, Opera North, Scratch, Upper Valley, Upper Valley Music Center |
Oh yes, bringing it to the Blow-Me-Down Farm in historic Cornish NH
Check out my piece about artist Susan Wilson’s work at AVA, and upcoming Yeast Nation.
Posted in art, small town, Theater |
Tagged Ava Gallery and Art Center, City Center Ballet, Clara’s Dream, Jonathan Verge, Lebanon High School, Lebanon Opera House, Susan Wilson, The Nutcracker, Yeast Nation |
I got to go back to high school if only for a couple of hours. This is a great story about what Lebanon High School drama students are doing. More to come.
I learned much about the Upper Valley Music Center, right in my own town of Lebanon NH, in writing this piece. And the 1810 historic building is gorgeous.
Posted in art, History, Music, Opera North, small town |
Tagged Ava Gallery and Art Center, Benjamin Van Vliet, Boisvert, Lebanon Library, Lebanon NH, Lebanon Opera House, Opera North, Upper Valley Music Center |
Opening night! Opera North knocks this one out of the park. Here is my review:
Posted in art, Opera North, small town, Theater |
Tagged Augusta Caso, Jinwon Park, John Bartenstein, Lebanon NH, Lebanon Opera House, Madama Butterfly, Michael Brandenburg, Puccini, Russell Treyz, SeungHyeon Baek, Summerfest 2017 |
Should she? Opera North celebrates its 35th season. My review. Madama Butterfly opens tonight.
Posted in art, dance, gender roles, Music, Opera North, Theater, Women |
Tagged Bob Watson, Broadway, Cole Porter, George Dvorsky, Jeffrey Grover, Jim Watson, Katherine McLaughlin, Kiss Me Kate, Lebanon NH, Lebanon Opera House, Louis Burkot, Luke Hawkins, Naomi Louisa O'Connell, Opera North, The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare |
I sat through this concert and it quickly became evident that rating these singers was going to be impossible. They were that good. Read about this amazing program and what Opera North is up to this summer in my latest piece for ArtfulEdge.
Upper Valley: if you have teenagers, or like them, this will be of interest. These kids run all aspects of the show in addition to putting on a production each year. Curtain goes up for one weekend only starting on March 3. Read about it here: