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  • laddie: I remember hearing Bonney’s Susanna on the Met Saturday broadcast many years ago. It was jaw... 2:02 AM
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  • Rackon: Met live stream worked fine for me via Chrome on my android. 10:27 PM

Fill up the stocking

La Cieca has once again hauled out the holly, climbed down the chimney, sliced up the tinsel and hung some fruitcake on that evergreen bough… which can only mean one thing: the Parterre Holiday Store is open for business! (Note that, as with all Amazon purchases linked from parterre.com, the site will receive a handsome kickback commission on every product you purchase.)

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