Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 21

MET OPERA HD: NORMA

“Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, […]

October 17

THE HIGH: Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amelie Klein and Zanele Muholi

Join us for an afternoon conversation with Vitra Design Museum curator Amelie Klein and South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. They will discuss Muholi’s development as a photographer, and her advocacy on behalf of the South African LGBTQ community as it relates to the larger context of contemporary African art. Don’t miss this opportunity to […]

October 14

MET OPERA HD: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE

Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length German version of Mozart’s magical fable, seen in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production, which captures both the opera’s earthy comedy and its noble mysticism. Die Zauberflöte—a sublime fairy tale that moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism—was written for a theater located just outside Vienna with the […]

October 14

TOUCHING UP THE WAKE-UP MURAL ON TENELLE STREET WITH FABIAN & CNN GREAT BIG STORY

Fabian asked me to come by Tenelle Street while he touched up the Wake Up Mural.  CNN was filming him touch up the mural for Great Big Story.  I was on hand to hand him spray paint, hold the ladder and touch up the bottom of the mural that I could reach from the ground. […]

October 13

MAKING AFRICA: A CONTINENT OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN OPENING PARTY

Start your weekend at the High and be one of the first to experience our newest exhibition, Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, before it officially opens to the public. Enjoy guided tours of Making Africa at 7 and 8 p.m. along with drinks for purchase throughout the night. Also enjoy live music by HOT 107.9’s DJ Kash, special […]

October 13

THE HIGH: TECHNICOLOR-JAIME HAYON, AMY ELKINS- BLACK IS THE DAY BLACK IS THE NIGHT, PAUL GRAHAM- THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE, AND THE MELLON UNDERGRADUATE CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP GALLERY SHOW

TECHNICOLOR: JAIME HAYON Enter the vibrant world of Technicolor, an immersive installation in the Museum’s Anne Cox Chambers Wing featuring dramatic new works by Jaime Hayon (Spanish, born 1974). Hanging from the ceiling are six large-scale textiles based on designs Hayon created for last summer’s piazza installation Tiovivo (those murals are still on view at […]

October 07

LUNCH WITH ANGEL JOY BLUE

We took Angel to lunch at Bergdorfs to celebrate her debut as Mimi at The Metropolitan Opera.  I relished having her all to myself so that we could chat and about opera and life. It means so much to me to be able to really talk to someone about opera that knows what I am […]