Australian stage director Lindy Hume tells why Rossini’s operatic ‘Cinderella’ tale is more than a bed-time fairy tale . . .
Everything else that isn’t a critical review
Expanding San Diego Opera’s mission beyond the confines of the opera house has been a primary goal of General Director David Bennett and his current board of directors. At a press conference this week (September 21) aboard the U.S.S. Midway, Bennett announced a number of community partnerships with local veterans organizations that will unfold in […]
Bill Shannon glides through traffic on a skateboard like a slalom skier…
To be avant-garde or not to be—that is the question examined in concurrent exhibitions exploring late 19th-century American artworks bearing the whips and scorns of time. Assembled by the Timken Museum of Art’s new Curatorial Director Derrick Cartwright, a two-part exhibition mindfully rubs conservative art against a new tide of natural shocks. As organized, such […]
Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man Appears at Hillcrest Landmark Theater with New Documentary on the Silk Road Ensemble
Movie-goers at Saturday’s (July 9) Landmark Hillcrest 7:00 p.m. screening of the recently released documentary “Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble” received an unexpected bonus with the appearance of Chinese virtuoso Wu Man . . .,