Sep 28 2018

Photos: Opus Affair September at Stoddard's Fine Food & Ale

Posted by Boston on Sep 28, 2018 11:23:54 AM | 0 comments | Photos

We had a fine time at Stoddard's Fine Food and Ale!

Sep 25 2018

The Magical World of Skunkadelia

Posted by Alexis Smith on Sep 25, 2018 1:28:17 PM | 0 comments | Interviews

Any story that begins with “well, it all started with a moose…” you know is going to be a good story. This week, the blog decided to do something a little different from our typical profile: we’re focusing on robots—beautiful, fantastic robots. And I mean fantastic, in a quite literal sense. To encounter the work of artist Skunk, you’re transported away from the mundanity of everyday life to a fantasy world where junk-metal comes to life and can emote and have a distinctive personality, to a bicycle chopper gang that pilots choppers through the streets of Somerville with the mission to “BUST THE FUNK”. This week, I entered the world of Skunkadelia.

Sep 18 2018

Podcast: Cerise Jacobs

Posted by Graham Wright on Sep 18, 2018 3:24:34 PM | 0 comments | Interviews, Audio, Podcast, Visionaries

We're launching an Opus Affair podcast! Our first interview is with Cerise Jacobs, the creator and librettist of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Madame White Snake and the founder of White Snake Projects.

Sep 06 2018

Kristo Kondacki on Music as Transformation, 'Sheltering Voices', and Political Exile

Posted by Alexis Smith on Sep 6, 2018 2:39:51 PM | 0 comments | Boston, Interviews

Many of you may have seen a video circulating Facebook featuring an orchestra whose choir was comprised partly of women currently experiencing homelessness. The project, called 'Sheltering Voices', is the brainchild of Kristo Kondacki, co-founder and conductor of the Eureka Ensemble, and has gone viral with cities across the country reaching out to Kondacki in an effort to start similar programs in their home-cities.


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