I happened to catch the first 15 minutes or so of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three on TCM last night — one of several films I probably shouldn’t have been allowed to watch as a kid in the ’70s. It’s a great edge-of-your-seat movie, though, as […]
One of the things that I knew I would miss about San Francisco, especially my Richmond District neighborhood, was the fog horns I could hear lowing from the Golden Gate. It’s a narrow path with a lot of shipping traffic in notoriously poor visibility, so there’s a fairly elaborate […]
After my longest blogging hiatus in three years, I hope there are still a few readers out there by RSS and otherwise. Today I attempt to get my feet wet again. We’ll see if I’m able to stick with it.
Following an incredibly stimulating and positive experience at the […]
Stimulating, exhausting, fun, exhausting, interesting, exhausting. Useful? Maybe. (Did I mention exhausting?)
I’m in the middle of the National Performing Arts Convention in Denver, along with thousands of others from every imaginable performing arts discipline.
Here are some highlights in stream-of-consciousness order. (more…)
As you may or may not already know, the National Performing Arts Convention takes place next month in Denver. It is a major event for anyone professionally involved in music, theater or dance. As someone with an interest in opera, theater, orchestral and choral music, I […]
I discovered this service that converts any PDF into a slick browser-based document viewer, and immediately thought it might be a good way to present a score for cursory perusal. After playing around with it, I’m not so sure, but I’d love to know what others think. […]
It’s a 1960 appearance on the television show “I’ve Got a Secret”
I hope this information will be obsolete within a few days, but having done the research, I’d like to help out any other Mac/Sibelius users out there.
If you’re upgrading to Leopard and still using Sibelius 4, you’ll need to get a compatibility patch from Sibelius. Unless, that […]
Saw this on the wall in a corridor in a San Francisco elementary school and had to share. I grew up in Maryland (even though I usually tell people D.C.), so it caught my eye.
No diseases? The “free religion” part I […]