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Chat: Salome

salome-matineeWelcome to La Casa della Cieca for the matinee of Salome starting at the Met at 1:00 pm on Saturday, cher public. Please be sure to read the notice after the jump.  Read more »

To my cher public

ciecaLa Cieca (pictured) begs your pardon for her unexplained absence from the site for the past several days. A little over-enthusiastic pre-Thanksgiving revelry seems to have brought on the mother of all autumn colds, so severe that finally, yesterday, your doyenne checked in with a a handy walk-in medical clinic where she was assured she was thankfully free of influenza. The long and the short of it is, I’m feeling much better now and looking forward to catching up with the news and gossip I hope you’ve been missing. Look for a fresh posting Sunday a.m.

Look who’s talking

Coffee talkLa Cieca is proud to share with her cher public (pictured) the transition of to a new commenting system powered by, which will be in place and running within the next day or so. Read on after the jump!  Read more »

Our sponsors are fresh as paint

La Cieca and the entire gang down at salute our advertisers for the month of April.

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Midway through my season

The most popular postings for the month follow the jump.

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La commedia comincia

Hello, hello, cher public? You called, I can’t hear a thing.

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November reign

A readers’ discussion of Gaetano Donizetti garnered the most pageviews of any parterre posting in November.

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Apocalyptic post

“We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.”

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How firm a foundation

Take a moment, cher public, to thank our splendid advertisers for the month of November.

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Ow, my keyboard!

A milestone of sorts is reached today at La Cieca and her team of experts have posted 7,000 articles on this WordPress-powered site since May 2005.

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