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    Tuesday, August 7th

    Summer Discussion Series

    Join TDO's Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Dr. Stephen Dubberly, head of the UNT opera program, and WRR 101.1 FM's Kurt Rongey for a lively, in-depth discussion about the music of The Aspern Papers. Stephen is known for his animated talks and spontaneous performances; the question is: how will he inspire you?

    If you miss it, hear it on Inside the Dallas Opera on WRR 101.1 FM on Saturday, August 11 at noon. More info

    Time 6:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, Hamon Hall (map)

    Cost FREE with RSVP

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    Monday, August 13th

    Monday Night at the Movies

    The Aspern Papers (2010), directed by Mariana Hellmund. Doors open at 7pm.

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Studio Movie Grill, Royal Lane (map)

    Cost FREE with RSVP

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    Tuesday, August 14th

    Cheesy Opera Happy Hour

    Love cheese? Wonder what the connection could be to The Aspern Papers? Then join us as we savor wine and nosh on cheese selections hand-picked by cheesemonger and owner Rich Rogers, specifically chosen for how they relate to The Aspern Papers. Will it be the setting of the opera? Country of the librettist? The only way to know is to buy your ticket today!

    Time 6:30pm

    Where Scardello Artisan Cheese (map)

    Cost $15 pre-order and pay at the door. Limited to first 40 people to RSVP.

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    Wednesday, August 15th

    Wine Wednesday

    Interested in learning about new and different wines? Then join us for a casual wine tasting at Komali. Chef and owner Abraham Salum will hand-pick wines using the setting of The Aspern Papers or the composer's heritage as inspiration. Sip, swirl, savor! Small bites, some created exclusively for this event, will be provided to enjoy with the wine.

    Time 6:30pm

    Where Komali Contemporary Mexican Cuisine (map)

    Cost $20 pre-order. Walk-ups taken if space allows.

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    Friday, August 17th

    'Til Midnight at the Nasher

    The art doesn't go home at night, and neither will we! Join us for a curator guided tour. Learn why certain pieces were chosen for the Nasher Sculpture Center gardens then a rousing discussion with Dr. Stephen Dubberly, head of the UNT opera program and we'll end the evening with a performance featuring Jennifer Chung. Come for one portion or stay for the entire evening. Museum open 'til Midnight. More info

    Time 6:00pm

    Where Nasher Sculpture Center (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP necessary, but come early to claim your seat!

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    Tuesday, August 21st

    brownbags@theopera (Postponed)

    Due to rain, today's brownbags@theopera event has been postponed. Please check back for a new date either later this week or next. Our apologies and we hope to see you soon!

    Work or live near the Winspear? Then bring your lunch or grab a bite from one of the many food trucks, find a comfortable seat under the canopy in Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and join us for a noontime recital featuring TDO soprano soloist Jennifer Youngs.

    Watch a clip from June's brownbags@theopera featuring Laura Begley.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park outside Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP required!

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    Thursday, August 23rd

    cooking@theopera

    Demonstration cooking class with Featured Chef Abraham Salum, Executive Chef and Owner of Salum and Komali. More info

    Time 7:00pm

    Where Central Market Plano (map)

    Cost $25 pre-order. Walk-ups are taken if space allows.

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    Tuesday, August 28th

    brownbags@theopera

    Work or live near the Winspear? Then bring your lunch or grab a bite from one of the many food trucks, find a comfortable seat under the canopy in Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and join us for a noontime recital featuring TDO soprano soloist Jennifer Youngs.

    Watch a clip from June's brownbags@theopera featuring Laura Begley.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park outside Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP required!