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From New York’s Metropolitan Opera House to Milan’s La Scale

My behind the scenes visit to The Met was led by Robert. P., a knowledgeable friend who knows his stuff cold and imparts info to opera buffs and limited-English speakers who never heard of Tosca with equal friendliness. The Met, … Continue reading

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Talk to the Animals

St. Francis is the patron saint of animals. On Sunday, October 2nd, thousands of people and animals of every type gathered at New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine for the saint’s feast which includes the annual Blessing of … Continue reading

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Back to the Classics

It’s easy to walk on by the (seemingly) modest house at 67 East 93rd street but once inside, it’s sheer wow. I went to the George F. Baker House courtesy of an art group from one of the “seven sister” … Continue reading

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