Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi Part VII One of the Bard of Avon’s biggest fans was none other the Father of Italian Opera, Giuseppe Verdi The “Brindisi” or Drinking Song from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Macbeth” Even the Maestro, himself, can be a star struck fan of artistic greatness. In fact, […]Read more "Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi, Part VII"
The Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus singing his signature role as that not so nice guy, The Duke of Mantua from Verdi’s “Rigoletto” La Donna e Mobile from Verdi’s “Rigoletto” Necessity dictates we should start with that most popular of toe tapping ditties penned by the Maestro that everyone and their Italian grandmother can hum in their […]Read more "Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi, Part II"
The new trailer for Brad’s book “Love in the Stars”!Read more "Trailer for Brad Kronen’s book “Love in the Stars”"
An ancient depiction from the year 525 BC of the Disabled God on his “winged chariot” which we in the modern day would term a wheelchair. On Mount Olympus, all was perfect. So thought Hera, Queen of the Gods as she stood from her palace in the clouds surveying her divine Kingdom at the dawn of […]Read more "Divine Disabilities – The Myth of Hephaestus the Disabled God"
In Part I of this series we saw how the changing date for when Easter occurs is determined by the most astrological of ways. But as we now shall see, Astrology plays a much bigger role with this holiday beyond just its yearly changing date.Read more "The Astrology of Easter – Part II"
Did you ever wonder why Christmas falls on the same day of the year but Easter doesn’t?
Why does Easter have bunnies delivering eggs? Bunnies don’t lay eggs….do they?
What’s with all the pastels?
Ah, the mysteries associated with that m
Why is lamb eaten at Easter and not rabbit?
Ah, the mysteries associated with that most unique of holidays better known as Easter.Read more "The Astrology of Easter – Part I"
The holiday known as St. Patrick’s Day is much more than just rowdy leprechauns and even rowdier parades – March 17th celebrates the life of an actual man whose exemplary deeds and actions elevated him to sainthood. Hibernophile. Celtophile. Gallophile. The terms above refer to those who admire any and all things related to the Emerald Isle along […]Read more "The Truth Behind St. Patrick’s Day"