Tag: music

  • Moral whiplash

    I am pleased to report that I just enjoyed a Christmas-themed weekend of monumentally-juxtaposed experiences.  On Saturday night, Aurora and I caught the 10 pm show of a burlesque version of Nutcracker, and then on Sunday afternoon, we saw a performance of Handel’s Messiah.  Moral whiplash. I haven’t seen a lot of burlesque, but the Cabaret Administration’s production…

  • Playlist of the Damned

    My fiction-writing friend, Maureen Kilkeary, asked a deep, life-affecting question on her FaceBook page last week, involving the use of music while writing.  The question, basically, was: “Do you or don’t you, and if you do, what kind?”  While I tend to shy away from topics about the process of writing, I feel this question…