Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Proving Up is a new opera from Opera Omaha written by Missy Mazzoli (music) and Royce Vavrek (libretto). Wednesday the 26th marked its New York premiere (a second performance on Friday the 28th is already sold out). (Your humble correspondent had never seen an opera in his life before tonight, so if you thought this […]
Have you ever heard of moresche? No? Staff writer Mia Lindheimer heads to the Italian Academy to discover what it’s all about—and why no one but renaissance music enthusiasts seems to know about it. Opera, to most regular people, is simply a high class way to entertain oneself with music. It’s so exclusively high class, […]
Bwog’s theater connoisseur Kyra Bloom reviews the dress rehearsal of CUPAL’s Fall 2013 Opera Untapped. The next showing is Saturday at 5 PM in the Milstein Theater—tickets are $5 at the TIC. Wednesday night, I ventured over to LL2 of the Diana to watch the tech/dress/first-time-in-the-theatre rehearsal of this semester’s Opera Untapped. Needless to say, […]
CUPAL Presents: Opera Untapped was this past Thursday and Friday night in the Lerner Black Box. Our world-famous opera connoisseur and critic, Alexandra Svokos, was in the audience. Experience the enchantment! If you happen to know me at all, you know I want nothing more than a world in which everyone is a loud and […]
This past Thursday night, Russian could be heard echoing through the halls of IAB. This was not a simple run-of-the-mill discussion on the Cold War or the Russian geopolitical threat. It was something much classier! Up and coming opera sensation, Anita Rachvelishvili, was there to discuss her life and what it’s like to be a […]
In which Bwogger Armin Rosen shows first-years how to break out of Morningside without breaking the bank. New York’s expensive, but the cheap bastards among you are in luck. Yes, New York’s notorious cigarette taxes mean that smokers will have to do a little pinching—or, better still, quit smoking altogether. And although $6.50 might seem […]