MY DAILY CALENDAR FOR MONDAY, DAY 280 OF 2013: Well, I’ve had a very busy and exciting weekend. On Saturday, I went to the first Met Opera Live in HD broadcast of the Fall Season at the newly refurbished theater in the Saint Louis Art Museum. On the way to the theater I checked out some new art …


Chiura Obata’s Hanging Scroll Setting Sun Of Sacramento Valley (1922)


Striding Eagle – Venetian Carving – 16th Century


 And finally a gigantic wall filling painting by Roy Lichtenstein in the hallway leading to the newly refurbished Farrell Auditorium.

DSC07826The Auditorium has always been a great venue with wood paneled walls for great acoustics.  The restoration has added new carpeting, seating a new larger permanent screen and first class stereo sound system. And the video projection system is even brighter and sharper.  In other words, it was made for showing the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD satellite transmissions.Met Opera

The opera, Tchaikovsky’s retelling of the Pushkin novel Eugene Onegin was first rate. A GREAT OPENING to the opera season!

Today’s Origami Challenge – Japanese Lanterns:DSC07848


Today’s Mensa Puzzle:DSC07851


About Robert Edler

... a somewhat unknown and/or imaginary actor, writer, director, producer, photographer, friend, brother, uncle and all round good fellow that you really should get to know because he lives with that most glamorous fourpaw Mademoiselle Renee. (Mlle. Renee for short)

Posted on October 7, 2013, in MY DAILY CALENDAR and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. The Lichtenstein–I like it!

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