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You have been asked once. He lands tonight, on his ship of ghosts, under the scudding skies. His high, thin voice – ecstasy and ruin! Dracul, Dracula: the Lord of Cries! Deny him not his place. The Santa Fe Opera’s 17th world premiere, The Lord of Cries by composer John Corigliano and librettist Mark Adamo, is an exciting new work based on the intersection of two classics of Western literature, The Bacchae by Euripides and Dracula by Bram Stoker. Separated by 24 centuries, The Bacchae and Dracula tell virtually … Read More
Maybe it’s because I grew up in California with parents who were Southern California natives, but avocados have always been a part of my diet. We had them on salads, in omelets, as guacamole, and, of course, we had avocado toast before it was a cultural phenomenon. (When Mom didn’t feel like working hard for a meal, the suggestion might be “Want some avocado on toast?” Of course we did!) Lately, I’ve realized that perhaps my California avocado-loving roots have … Read More