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Ad Libs: Imagining arias on El Camino

Uploaded: Jul 8, 2010
Here's what downtown Menlo Park should do with all those gaping spaces on El Camino Real that used to hold car dealerships. Opera.

An enterprising company called Overtone Industries is putting on contemporary opera in a vacant Nissan auto-dealership warehouse in Southern California this month. That's what I'm talkin' about.

The piece, called "Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands," is three hours long, about two characters trying to make sense of their identities and life experiences with the help of a government agency. Sounds like a Menlo Park City Council meeting, only shorter. ...

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of ,
on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:14 pm

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We need something to bring large inside audiences back to the peninsula. The Circle Star, with all her faults, brought us some good stuff.


Posted by Rebecca Wallace, a resident of ,
on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:34 pm

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Yes. And whither the Fox?


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