Author: Kevin Lee

When Czech composer Bedrich Smetana penned his opera “The Bartered Bride” in the 1860s, little did he realize the comic tale of schemes and unanticipated romance would take a few rewrites before its potential was realized....

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World sounds coming to West Mobile

One of the benefits of modern life has been the exposure to cultural treasures of every sort. Never before has the availability of music transcended so many borders and hemispheres, with the category of “World Music” and its...

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Biennial show unveiled in LoDa

Though it’s not always evident, the Mobile Bay area is lucky to count five institutions of post-high school education — the University of South Alabama, the University of Mobile, Spring Hill College, Bishop State Community...

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Blind pianist center stage for MSO

Nobuyuki Tsujii was born sightless, but not without abundant talent. At the age of 2, he began to peck out melodies on a toy piano after merely hearing his mother hum them. At 4, he began formal study. In 1995, the 7-year-old...

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USA Drama stages stormy Shakespeare

The magician Prospera spends a dozen years perfecting her dark arts in exile on an isolated island with her daughter, Miranda. Finally, she conjures a storm that brings the nobility who wronged her so many years previous and...

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