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Hoodrat, hoodrat, hoochie opera?

June 24, 2011

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In case you don’t know the story behind the opera Carmen by French composer George Bizet, here’s a┬ábrief synopsis for you via hip-hop/R&B songs: Carmen to Don Jose: “My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.” Don Jose to Carmen: “You make me wanna leave the one I’m with and start a new relationship […]

The DJ got us fallin’ in love again: Vail Residency dance party

June 8, 2011

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I wish you could be a fly on the wall and see what I see one night each summer during the Colorado Children’s Chorale Tour Choir Residency Week in Vail, Colorado at the annual dinner and dance party night. (To see pictures from the dinner and dance, please visit the Chorale’s blog by clicking here.) […]