Monthly Archives: July 2008

Forever Amber

by Suzanne Calvin

If you were lucky enough to attend the 20th annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition this past spring, you heard several tremendously talented young singers, including the top prize winner, 22-year-old Amber Wellborn. The lyric soprano from UNT recently took first place at the Texoma Regional NATS and was a Regional Finalist at the Metropolitan […]

James Levine's Perfect Timing

by tdoadmin

We all thought it rather suspicious that a medical team in New York would remove James Levine’s right kidney merely because of a cyst. Now, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (where Levine serves as Music Director in addition to his responsibilities at the Metropolitan Opera) has confirmed that a small cancerous growth had been found. Fortunately, […]

James Levine’s Perfect Timing

by Suzanne Calvin

We all thought it rather suspicious that a medical team in New York would remove James Levine’s right kidney merely because of a cyst. Now, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (where Levine serves as Music Director in addition to his responsibilities at the Metropolitan Opera) has confirmed that a small cancerous growth had been found. Fortunately, […]

Don't Non-Totalitarian Athletes Need Our Support?

by tdoadmin

I’m shocked and dismayed at the looming “performance gap” and its potential to derail the medal hopes of American athletes participating in the upcoming Beijing Summer Olympic Games. The Russians have beaten us to the proverbial punch, yet again. Wouldn’t you think that in the interest of national security and global image that the U. […]

Don’t Non-Totalitarian Athletes Need Our Support?

by Suzanne Calvin

I’m shocked and dismayed at the looming “performance gap” and its potential to derail the medal hopes of American athletes participating in the upcoming Beijing Summer Olympic Games. The Russians have beaten us to the proverbial punch, yet again. Wouldn’t you think that in the interest of national security and global image that the U. […]