Thursday, June 19, 2008

Kari G. likens opera stories to News of the Weird – News of the Weird covers opera – Kari G. declares herself a pop culture goddess

10 days ago I concluded that my posts about opera were beginning to sound like Chuck Shepherd’s News of the Weird.

Guess what? Guess what’s in this weeks News of the Weird?

Behold this nugget:
Great Art!

Austrian director Johann Kresnik's re-interpretation of the classic Verdi opera "A Masked Ball" opened for a limited engagement in Berlin in April, aimed at America's "war and the excesses of American society today," he said. In one scene, against a backdrop of the ruins of the World Trade Center, 35 naked senior citizens danced, wearing Mickey Mouse masks. [Agence France-Presse, 4-10-08]
/I got nothing.

-Kari G.

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