The latest entry in an annual ritual.
On Sunday evening I watched the tech rehearsal of the first act of Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's "Lost in the Stars," based on Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country." The opera was presented at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2012. As then, the Washington National Opera production features Eric Owens as Stephen Kumalo, and the same creative team.
This opera only runs from Feb. 12 through Feb. 20. The singing and staging of this powerful work about South Africa under Apartheid are first rate.
This is fun. It just goes to show you that also-rans can have their uses.
President Obama was right to speak at an American mosque, as Jeb Bush agreed.
Actress Susan Sarandon slammed Hillary's record on gay rights. She overlooked her launch of a global LGBT initiative in December 2011 as Secretary of State in Geneva:
Then there's this.
Uh oh, Congress saw its shadow, so DC gets 225 more years of abject debasement of the democratic rights we hold dear pic.twitter.com/j3fHA1Cb7N— Council of DC (@councilofdc) February 2, 2016