Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 27

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: WHITNEY MUSEUM INAUGURAL EXHIBITION: AMERICA IS HARD TO SEE

Drawn entirely from the Whitney Museum of American Art’s collection,America Is Hard to See takes the inauguration of the Museum’s new building as an opportunity to reexamine the history of art in the United States from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Comprising more than six hundred works, the exhibition elaborates the themes, […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015 DINNER: FELIDIA

Felidia is the acclaimed Manhattan East Side flagship of Lidia Bastianich, open since 1981. It is here that many of Lidia’s devoted fans find her greeting each guest with the same warmth and passion that she exhibits through her television shows and cookbook.  Executive Chef Fortunato Nicotra has been with Felidia since 1996 and has […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: ANNA BOLENA- OPENING NIGHT

GAETANO DONIZETTI 2015-2016 HD OPERA SEASON SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 @ 12:55 PM RUN TIME: 3 HRS 30 MIN Sondra Radvanovsky embarks on her quest to sing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens, here as Anne Boleyn. Ildar Abdrazakov is King Henry VIII, Jamie Barton is Jane Seymour, the king’s consort, and Stephen Costello plays the […]

September 26

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015- ANNA BOLENA BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

POSSE PHOTOS: IMG_5899

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: IL TROVATORE- OPENING NIGHT

GIUSEPPE VERDI 2015-2016 HD OPERA SEASON SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 @ 8:00 PM RUN TIME: 2 HRS 45 MIN Text courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera website:  http://www.metopera.org CONDUCTOR: Marco Armiliato PRODUCTION: CAST:  Anna Netrebko, Dolora Zajick, Yonghoon Lee, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Stefan Kocan   CAST SHEET & SYNOPSIS: David McVicar’s dramatic production, first seen in 2009, highlights the raw […]

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015- IL TROVATORE BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

POSSE PHOTOS: IMG_5808

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP DINNER: THE MET OPERA GRAND TIER RESTAURANT

The Grand Tier Restaurant and Revlon Bar are located on the Met’s Grand Tier level. Both locations are open two hours before every performance, in an atmosphere highlighted by spectacular chandeliers and original masterpieces by Marc Chagall. Text courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera http://www.metopera.org POSSE PHOTOS:

September 25

NYC OPERA TRIP FALL 2015: NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDENS- FRIDA KAHLO- ART GARDEN LIFE

Today Frida Kahlo is acknowledged worldwide as one of the leading artists of the 20th century. Together with her husband, muralist Diego Rivera, Kahlo created a beautiful garden at the Casa Azul (Blue House), her lifelong home in Coyoacán, Mexico City, which served as both a creative refuge and a source of artistic inspiration. NYBG […]

September 24

NYC OPERA TRIP: THROCKMORTON FINE ART- WOMEN PIONEERS MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1

Women Pioneers Mexican Photography I September 24th, – November 14th, 2015 Throckmorton Fine Art presents views of women, myth, and photography intertwined through nine pioneers who embrace new attitudes for women. Since 1896 through the present, freedom earned through personal decision and efforts includes the early social risks taken in a still-traditional society. Where women […]

THE CARLOS MUSEUM: AFRICAN ART

September 18

SPRAWL! DRAWING OUTSIDE THE LINES

Following up on the High Museum’s successful 2013 exhibition of drawings by Atlanta-based artists titled Drawing Inside the Perimeter, this exhibition presents more than one hundred drawings acquired by the High between June 2013 and May 2015. The exhibition acknowledges drawing as an independent artistic discipline with a long, rich history, one that represents a manner […]

September 12

THE HIGH: MONSTER DRAWING RALLY 2015

Saturday, September 12 1-4PM Get in on the action and watch Georgia artists at work during the High’s second Monster Drawing Rally!  In conjunction with the exhibition Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines and made possible by the Gudmond Vigtel Works on Paper Fund, the rally showcases approximately 75 local artists working in three one-hour shifts […]

September 09

PBA30: IL VOLO MEET & GREET

Alicia Steele, PBA’s Emmy award winning host of This is Atlanta, will introduce IL VOLO and interview the group.   Members of the operatic pop trio IL VOLO include Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto (tenors), and Gianluca Ginoble (baritone). Guests will have an opportunity to meet the guys, have a photo taken by a professional photographer, and enjoy the company of Cornerstone […]

September 04

THE HIGH: SERIOUSLY SILLY: THE ART AND WHIMSY OF MO WILLEMS

Since the publication of his first picture book in 2003, Mo Willems (American, born 1968) has delighted children and parents alike with his prodigious contribution to children’s publishing. After a successful stint in television, Willems turned to writing and illustrating picture books. The beginning was auspicious; Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (2003) garnered a Caldecott […]

September 03

THE HIGH: SPRAWL! DRAWING OUTSIDE THE LINES

Following up on the High Museum’s successful 2013 exhibition of drawings by Atlanta-based artists titled Drawing Inside the Perimeter, this exhibition presents more than one hundred drawings acquired by the High between June 2013 and May 2015. The exhibition acknowledges drawing as an independent artistic discipline with a long, rich history, one that represents a manner […]

September 03

THE HIGH: SEEK ATL WITH MICHAEL ROOKS, BRENDAN CARROLL AND BEN STEELE

Join Michael Rooks and Sprawl! artists Brendan Carroll and Ben Steele at the Hill Auditorium for a conversation about the Atlanta art scene and the delicate art of the studio visit.  Steele and Carroll are members of SeekATL, an organization that provides to the public an opportunity to participate in the often anxiety-provoking artist studio visit which is […]