Monthly Archives: October 2015

Breakfast

I ran short of strawberries this morning for the fruit smoothie so I threw in some frozen blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry mix I had in the freezer. It came out a sort of puce color. Gordon said it looked like … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s First & Second at Disney Hall

Gordon and I went to our final concert of the Immortal Beethoven Festival–the First and Second Symphonies. They also threw in two “Romances”, violin concertos, that I’d never heard of before. The soloist was Simone Porter, a lovely young woman … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Ninth at Disney Hall

Gordon and I went to Disney to hear the LA Phil, the Simon Bolivar Orchestra, and the LA Master Chorale perform Beethoven’s Ninth last night. Wow. The Dude conducted without a score, as usual, and I found his interpretation thoughtful … Continue reading

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Beethoven Festival at Disney Hall

Gordon and I went to hear Beethoven’s 7th and 8th symphonies and the Egmont Overture performed by the Simon Bolivar Symphony at Disney Hall last night. We got to the Hall early because I had to pick up my “free” … Continue reading

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Appropriate

Gordon and I went to Appropriate at the Taper last night. Hmmmm. It was written by Branden Jacobs- Jenkins, an emerging black playwright. He must have been tired of being boxed in writing about black people so the cast was … Continue reading

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