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#31 BW

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Posted 08 October 2002 - 11:58 AM

Certainly has a more interesting life together - in my opinion....However, you're right it does get expensive to buy those ballet tickets - and I only have 3 in my family!

piccolo - I'm glad to hear your opera company is having some good results by offering tickets at lower prices and encouraging families to attend. I was fortunate to have parents who took us to see plays...and then we bought the records with the music from the plays..OK, they were musicals but still! Because I was exposed to theater and to art museums and cathedrals, etc., I have kept my interest and do my best to expose my offspring to these things as well.

Oddly enough, I've noticed that a number of parents of young would be ballet dancers have never even seen a real, professional ballet performance!:eek: I just don't get it.


Nevertheless, "the Diva Program" seems the way to go. Do you think I might suggest it? ;)

#32 Calliope

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Posted 08 October 2002 - 12:02 PM

It is the same Epstein FF
and he admits in his first chapter that "it takes a snob to know a snob"


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