Harold Hecuba Presents…

Tonight we started working on a concert version of Bizet’s Carmen.  It’s a Spanish tale, sung in French by an American Choir, conducted by a Russian.  It will be a real international affair with all the songs you know by heart. Of course, I know very different words to these tunes.  My knowledge of Carmen … Continue reading Harold Hecuba Presents…

Lie of the Devil

After watching last night’s documentary on the Tomb of Jesus, I got to thinking about those that would dismiss everything simply because it doesn’t fit in with their faith.  The convenient phrase would be that it is a "lie of the Devil." I find that to be a highly useful phrase.  If you don’t agree … Continue reading Lie of the Devil

Archeoporn

That was one of the terms used by a panelist on the discussion program following Discovery’s "The Tomb of Jesus Revealed" to describe the program. We watched the entire two hour program and found the ideas intriguing, albeit not "compelling" as Simcha Jacobovici, the filmmaker, contends. I found it to be about as intriguing as … Continue reading Archeoporn