Monthly Archives: June 2012

In Kepler’s Orbit

by Suzanne Calvin

One of the intersesting aspects of this summer’s Spoleto Festival USA in South Carolina is a new production of Philip Glass’s “Kepler” about the famed German mathematician and astronomer who discovered the laws of planetary motion that now bear his name. Heidi Waleson of “The Wall Street Journal” writes: “Mr. Glass’s signature repetitive musical style deftly […]

The Book is Now Closed

by Suzanne Calvin

I don’t know quite why I am grieving so. His world rarely intersected with ours although he exerted considerable influence on television, theater and film–as well as generations of American writers. Yet the reported death of science fiction’s “poet laureate” Ray Bradbury in Los Angeles last night at the age of 91 is worth noting for its […]

JULY BLAZES AT THE DALLAS OPERA!

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 4, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin (214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org) Or Megan Meister (214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org)   TDO’S CASUAL SUMMER EVENTS SERIES “BARITONES & BEACHBALLS” PRESENTED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE DALLAS OPERA   JULY BLAZES AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~             DALLAS, JUNE 4, 2012 – The Dallas Opera promises a […]

The Talented Ms. Almond–Writ Large

by Suzanne Calvin

I think everybody around these parts is aware of our high regard for Karen Almond, our longtime production photographer at the Dallas Opera. Now, she’ll enjoy a wider audience for her outstanding work as fourteen of her images from performing arts organizations in the Arts District are going on display in the newly remodeled Dallas […]