…look around

Just because it’s June and Pride Month (and the meteorological start of summer) today I’m keeping things colorful. This month is all about equality and celebrating what we have in common and what makes us different (because they both matter).

…have confidence

This week I’m taking a slight detour from the Summer of Blockbusters to visit everyone’s favorite Austrian, singing almost-nun. The Chicago Lyric Opera has staged a beautiful production of “The Sound of Music” and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to gush.

…Start at the Very Beginning

By now you’ve probably all heard opinion upon opinion about NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” that aired on Thursday night. The snark fest began well before the telecast began and continues on. So instead of adding to the deluge of obvious complaints about the production (it’s been firmly established that Carrie Underwood’s acting was…