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Cher Public

  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Can’t wait to see how she portrays Levine, Volpe, Rosalind Elias and Carol Vaness.... 6:14 AM
  • SF Guy: http://www.nytimes .com/2011/06/27/ar ts/alice-playten-a ctress-of-small-fr ame-big-voice-d... 5:09 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Strapping indeed! Thanks for that. I almost spit coffee on the keyboard and it... 4:45 AM
  • La Cieca: For extra points, cher public, a) identify the lead singer in this number from Henry, Sweet Henry,... 4:05 AM
  • Ruxxy: DellaCasaFan thank you for your input but I don’t need to study other cultures to know what is... 3:26 AM
  • tiger1: The same as LMM ! 2:50 AM
  • m. croche: And for those who couldn’t make it, Actual Footage of Batty’s Big Birthday Bash! 1:57 AM
  • m. croche: Watch Batty grow up from a baby to a strapping young man (with sidearm) in this highlights reel... 1:55 AM
  • Buster: Just got his 1934 Pagliacci with Tibbett, and Queena Mario. One of the most exciting Met broadcasts I... 1:42 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Ruxxy says: “Re the veil — to you it may well be the pinnacle of sophistication... 11:57 PM

parterre for the course

No need to crowd, cher public: there’s plenty of room for everyone to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

P.S. I glove you

La Cieca would never kid you, cher public: it’s that time of the week when we discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

“For my first encore…”

La Cieca admits she has nothing prepared, so you, the cher public, will have to keep yourselves amused with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

loge

A loge of their own

Take advantage of this brief interval, cher public, to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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innocence

En retard

Please forgive La Cieca’s tardiness this week, cher public, but she had a major snafu with her toilette.

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loge

Steely gaze

“Is that dear Mr. Plotkin I see?” queries a doyenne.

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moore

Moore, or less

La Cieca suggests the cher public kick off this week’s round of off-topic and general interest discussion with a little speculation as to which of Grace Moore‘s repertoire of operatic roles Miss Kathryn Grayson is enacting on this poster.

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drag

Kind of a drag

La Cieca hopes her cher public will not be at cross purposes when addressing this week’s off-topic and general interest subjects.

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writing

Midnight oil

La Cieca (pictured) is hard at work creating interesting new content for the upcoming week at parterre.com, but in the meantime she urges you to talk among yourselves about off-topic and general interest subjects.

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loge

The ladies who loge

The Met season may (just) be over, but it’s always the right time for discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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