June 29, 2011
2011 Write Your Own Opera! Contest Winning Story Announced
The Fight to be Favorite
By Spencer Williams
Fourth Grader at General Greene Elementary
Beth Adams, Music Teacher
Rachel Harrison, Fourth Grade
Language Arts Teacher
Astro the hamster is a black hamster with an orange tuft of hair on his head
Oscar the cat is an orange tabby
Thunder the dog is a German shepherd
Sissy the parrot is an African gray
Drake the iguana is a green iguana
Cody is the pet owner
In an ordinary house on an ordinary street, there lived a man named Cody. Cody loved animals. He loved them so much that he had five pets. There was Oscar the cat, Astro the hamster, Thunder the dog, Sissy the parrot, and Drake the iguana. They all got along very well until one day...
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About Spencer Williams
Spencer Williams will be a rising fifth grader at General Greene Elementary School next fall. He was one of 102 students to enter Greensboro Opera's 2011 Write Your Own Opera! contest. Congratulations, Spencer!
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One night only! $75 per person
Tickets are still available for our June 30th fundraiser cabaret.
Call to make your reservation - Greensboro Opera: 336.273.9472
My, my, my Mimi
Mimi was spotted out and about in June.
Here she is at Eclectic by Nature on June 11, above; and at the Summer Solstice Festival on June 19, below. Yes, she was a real live doll - Janet Hendley, Greensboro Opera VP of Special Events.
I wonder where we'll see Mimi next...perhaps on Monday in the downtown Fun 4th Parade?
Do you want to bring Mimi to life? Do you have somewhere in mind for Mimi to stop by? Let us know! firstname.lastname@example.org
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An American Songbook
Toast 30 years of GO and 50 years of Eastern Music Festival at our fourth annual summer cabaret.
Tuesday, July 19 - 8PM
Wednesday, July 20 - 8PM
by Giacomo Puccini
One night only!
Saturday, November 5 - 8PM
Artwork by Anne Kiefaber.
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