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An Opera Singer's Guide to The Chicago Cubs in The World Series

An Opera Singer's Guide to The Chicago Cubs in The World Series
“See in spate [sudden events] the high cataract [powerful waterfall] storming: All in terror must fly from its path. So in terror flies the foe before me, When I brandish this sword in my wrath” – Handel’s Julius Caesar (translated by Brian Trowell, courtesy of Chandos Records) Baseball, and indeed any sport, is imbued with... Read more »

Save Your Applause til' the End: My Summer of Artistic Triumph (ChicagoNow's Morning Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume II)

Save Your Applause til' the End: My Summer of Artistic Triumph (ChicagoNow's Morning Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume II)
I get home late in in the day, the August sun just starting to set. My 20-year-old body hits the bed in a pile of fatigue and unfathomable happiness. Suddenly, my mood changes as I remember the events of the best summer weekend of my life. I start to weep bitter tears, like a man... Read more »