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 |
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 |
It pays to be in the audience at the opening of Madama Butterfly when breaking news is announced.
Posted in Architecture, art, History, Opera North, Theater |
Tagged Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Blow-Me-Down Farm, Cornish Colony, Cornish NH, Evans Haile, Northern Border Regional Commissio, Opera North, Saint Gaudens National Historic Park |
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 |
Opera North. The historic property, now part of Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. A marriage made in heaven! Please read and share. Link is below:
Posted in Architecture, art, History, Opera North, small town, Theater, vermont |
Tagged Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Blow-Me-Down Farm, Cornish NH, Evans Haile, Kiss Me Kate, La belle Hélène, Madama Butterfly, National Parks, Opera North, Pooh Sprague, Saint-Gaudens |
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.
Opera North Brings Professional Opera to the Upper Valley, Again. Bravo! See my review of Tosca, with historic recipe for Chicken Marengo. Yes, really.