things of little relevance


vanity of vanities
November 21, 2009, 12:06 pm
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The “Kepler” opera by Philip Glass—one of my favorite things I’ve seen this semester! Calling it an opera is slightly misleading, it was really just a Philip Glass concert. The libretto was not great. Maybe it’s a translation issue. When I saw Dr. Atomic last year, the libretto was also sub-par; I think basing a libretto on primary scientific documents is interesting in theory, but in practice…

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You are turning into you know who. It’s very cute though, and the Kepler opera does look like it might be worth seeing.

p.s. I have just read an absolutely amazing article on Thomas More. It’s by a London dentist! It came out in the British Dental Journal, I’ll send it to you. I want this man to fix all my teeth, even the non-caviated ones, and read The Utopia to me in lieu of anesthesia. It would be much better than my current dentis woes.

Comment by Carla

wow wow wow kepler!

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