Seriously now, I am beginning to lose faith in the ability of reality tv shows to actually find true love for people. I heard the news this morning that Jake, the bachelor, and Vienna have parted ways after only three months. Does this mean that the current Bachelorette, Ali, may not actually find her true love? […]
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Although the Vancouver Opera performance of Madama Butterfly is now over, I finally found the pictures of the stage and the backstage area that I took during the backstage tour that the VO was kind enough to invite me along on. The first shot here is of the stage from what I believe to be […]
Well it is the morning after the night before. We are home and the twins are safe and sound having survived an evening with my Sweetheart and I out of the house. So some thoughts on the opening night of Madama Butterfly… Exquisite…beautiful…simple and yet beautiful beyond words…moving…heart-breaking and it all hit so close to […]
6:30pm We have now arrived at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver and are settling in for the Vancouver Opera performance of Madama Butterfly. We will be taking a backstage tour in a few minutes. 7pm We have completed our tour of the backstage of the opera set. My colleague blogger, The Anthology said that […]
Hey did I tell you that tomorrow evening I am going to be live-blogging the Vancouver opera production of Madama Butterfly?! So sweet. I will have backstage access and I am invited to the post-production party for the opening night!! Dontcha know StaceyRobinsmith.com is the newest opera live-blogger!!! Stay tuned folks!! (All the exclamation marks are a […]
Is there a more ridiculous premise for a television program than the premise behind House? What a truly ridiculous premise! For those of you who have not had the agony of watching this silly show, here is the story-line for a typical episode; some poor afflicted person arrives at the hospital where the uber-intelligent Dr House, affectionately […]
It is not that I am a huge fan of Dancing With the Stars or anything, but I have noticed something about the process of the show that does disturb me. On the first night of dancing, the legendary astronaut, 80 year old Buzz Aldrin danced like he was one of the trees that comes alive […]