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Scenes from Moby Dick
It's almost here. The posters have been hung up around town, the playbills have been sent to the printers, and the performers are perfecting their parts. Let me tell you a little bit about a fun even...
9/24/13 at 2:22 PM Barber Of Seville staging well underway 10/17/12 at 12:56 PM
Final Dress! 10/28/11 at 8:59 AM
A Priceless Dessert...Red Wine Chocolate Cake
Every June for the past eight years Tony and I have hosted the Sarellos Dinner for the Opera, an evening of music, food, wine and friendship to benefit the Fargo-Moorhead Opera. It is the opera compa...
6/26/13 at 9:05 PM A Night of Food, Wine, Friendship, and Opera! 6/10/13 at 12:47 PM
Heavenly Cream of Parsnip Soup 12/13/12 at 2:23 PM
Opera on the Prairie?
I had a wonderful time last week in Bismarck at the ND Writers and Bloggers Workshop, and my mind is spinning with ideas for upcoming stories. I joined a great group of creative North Dakotans, who ar...
6/10/13 at 12:04 PM
Music Monday: Easter, Opera, and Flash Mobs
Yesterday was Easter. I could just stop writing there and let the thought of that sentence sink in. Yesterday was not Easter in the secular sense with the bunny and the candy it was also the day on...
4/1/13 at 7:00 AM Broadway Comes to Me! 12/16/11 at 7:30 AM
During the "first" Thanksgiving in 1621, Pilgrims and Native Americans did not focus on what was different between them, but instead concentrated on what they all shared. They sat down together to giv...
11/19/12 at 1:32 PM Putting the Art in Artistic ... Sweet Conclusions! 11/15/12 at 12:05 PM
A Fargo-Moorhead RV Adventure for the Whole Family
Traveling across the United States in an RV provides many simple pleasures and a lot of adventure. You are sure to eventually make your way to Fargo-Moorhead area of North Dakota and Minnesota at some...
6/27/12 at 3:25 PM
Singing Down Under
Patti Graetz's career has taken her down -- down under, that is. The 1983 Concordia graduate is a performer voice teacher and conductor in Melbourne, Australia. Graetz had a voice teacher who encoura...
6/26/12 at 4:33 PM More Than 50 Featured in 'Fidelio' 4/13/12 at 9:01 AM
Vive la différence!
It's that time of year again - time to admit that I watch America's Got Talent faithfully all summer long. When I am traveling or unable to watch it live I DVR it. I don't want to miss a single zany, ...
6/14/12 at 8:18 PM
The Final Leg
My 11-month stay in China ended with the three-week journey you've been following me on. This three-week journey ended with a brief bit in the historic city, Xi'an. After this stop, my trek through ...
9/28/11 at 11:27 AM
What Opera Means To Me featuring Travis Bregier
What Opera Means To Me This video is the second installment featuring Die Fledermaus cast members as they discuss the importance of opera in their lives. Die Fledermaus, presented by the NDSU Opera ...
4/4/11 at 12:40 PM Hallo from Norway! 4/1/11 at 10:57 AM
What Opera Means To Me 3/28/11 at 2:20 PM
Experienced professor gives studentsâ€™ skills a makeover
BY RACHEL LEINGANG email@example.com Film studies junior Samuel Johnson had never worn makeup before. After taking theater professor Ricky Greenwells principles of makeup for stage and film, Jo...
3/29/11 at 5:00 AM
Lisbon Opera House
As far as I know I've never spoken in a building that's part of the National Register of Historic Places--until last night. Last night I was invited to entertain the folks who work for First National ...
12/12/10 at 7:13 AM
Soprano Stella Zambalis to perform with FM Opera this weekend
It's a good weekend for opera lovers in the area. I'm currently working on a preview of the upcoming Fargo-Moorhead Opera performances of Engelbert Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel Friday and Sunday...
10/25/10 at 8:27 PM
Barbarella Plus Music Plus Mustache Equals... Milk?
I've heard of some pretty strange marketing campaigns over the years: alternative reality games such as The Beast, which was meant to promote the movie A.I., Burger King's infamous square butts comme...
11/24/09 at 11:01 AM